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Disney News Round-Up: New Holiday Vacation Package, New Transport Vehicle at Animal Kingdom Lodge, and More

Happy middle of the week! We're back with another Disney news round-up and today we're talking about the new holiday vacation package from Disney, more updates on the dog policy, and a few other items.

Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks Reopen After Hurricane Irma

The Walt Disney World Resort felt the force of Hurricane Irma Sunday night after the hurricane took a turn and headed north to Orlando. The theme parks were closed Sunday and Monday due to the storm, but the Resort hotels were full of guests riding out the wind and rain.

Disney News Round-up: Rivers of Light Live-Stream, Minnie Van Service Expands, and More

Happy Tuesday! We're back with another news round-up from Walt Disney World! Today we have news about a Rivers of Light live-stream event, an expansion of the Minnie Vans service, and much more. Read on to find out more.

Disney News: New Menu Items at Jiko - The Cooking Place and Disney Restaurants Win Golden Fork Award

Happy Wednesday! We made it to the middle of the week again and today we have some delicious Disney food news to share with you, including some exciting news from Jiko - The Cooking Place at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge.

Walt Disney World Resort Announces New Vacation Deals for Early 2017

If you're thinking about taking a Walt Disney World vacation in the early part of 2017, listen up! Disney recently announced a couple of new vacation deals, including the Play, Stay, Dine, & Save package that features a dining plan!

Disney News Round-up: Disney Parks Moms Panel Applications Open, Princess Jasmine Makeover, and More

Happy Friday and welcome to today's Disney news round-up! In today's new we're talking about the applications for the 2017 Disney Parks Moms Panel, a new runDisney race season and much more. Let's check out what's been going on.

Several Walt Disney World Resort Hotels Make Conde Nast Readers’ Choice List

Several Walt Disney World Resort hotels were listed as some of the best hotels in Florida in the 2015 Conde Nast Readers' Choice Awards. The survey included responses from more than 128,000 travelers and results were based on ratings and comments.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Granted Accreditation by Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Disney's Animal Kingdom and Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge were recently granted re-accreditation by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Only those zoos and aquariums that meet the highest standards of animal care and management will be accredited.

Disney Research Using Video to Detect Behavior of Giraffes at Night

Researchers with the Disney Research have developed a new video technique that will automatically detect unusual giraffe behaviors at night. The technique was tested by monitoring four giraffes at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge.

Disney Transport Digital Bus Arrival Screen Spotted at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Kidani Village

Waiting for a Disney bus to take you from a resort to a theme park can often be a frustrating guessing game.

But, guests who are waiting for the bus at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge Kidani Village no longer have to guess on the bus arrival time thanks to the digital arrival screen that is available at the bus stop.

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Top 5 Pool Bars At Walt Disney World

When I take a rest day from the Walt Disney World Parks, I love to enjoy a nice cocktail while soaking up the sun next to a sparkling blue pool. The feature pools maintain a family atmosphere (no swim-up bars and vegas hot parties) while making Grown-ups comfortable amidst lushly detailed landscapes, beautifully themed pools, and superior Disney service. These five fantastic poolside bars are tops when it comes to a relaxing day in the sun, be sure to follow the links for full articles about each bar.

Asante Faux Watches At Disney's Kidani Village

One of my favorite things about the Walt Disney World Resort is all the exquisite little details that the Imagineers use to create an atmosphere. It's these details combined into a larger theme that transports the delights the guest senses and transports them to another time or place. Every now and then in this world of fantasy the Imagineers will even include some genuine cultural treasure. The art and artifacts on display at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge are some of the best.

5 Reasons to Stay at the Animal Kingdom Lodge

Wake up, walk out onto your balcony, and take in views of an African savanna. This is just the beginning of the many amazing possibilities that await you at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge.

Here are 5 reasons why you should consider staying at the Animal Kingdom Lodge on your next visit.

The Art of Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge is a true jewel in the crown of Walt Disney World Resorts. Not only do its unique savannas and animal programs make the resort experience exciting, but is is home to the largest collection of African Art outside of the African Continent.

Walt Disney World Resort Comparisons: Overall Recreation

Last week we took a look at the differences between value, moderate and deluxe resorts when it comes to the pools, but a swimming isn't the only form of recreation that can be found at Walt Disney World for folks who would like to spend some time outside of the Parks. Many of the beautiful Disney hotel properties also offer other recreation opportunities to enjoy while you are a guest.

Four Unique Breakfasts at the Disney Resorts

Last week we covered four fantastic breakfast eateries inside the Disney Parks. This week we're taking a look at a couple fan favorites, and some truly unique breakfast options at Walt Disney World. Whether you're staying at one of the hotels, want to get some resort hopping in, or head to Downtown Disney for some shopping, these eateries are going to help fuel both your body and spirit so you're in top condition for your day ahead.

Weekly DVC Member Events at Walt Disney World

For a long time now the Disney Vacation Club has offered it's members a fun weekly event at Walt Disney World called Welcome Home Wednesday at Disney's BoardWalk Inn. Every Wednesdays inside the Atlantic Dance Hall from 2-3 p.m. Members gather together for a little fun, while they get to learn the lastest information about what's going on in DVC.

Disney's Deluxe Resort Hotels

For folks who love to hit the parks and don't spend much time at their hotel during vacation, Disney's Value resorts are fantastic. But what if you're looking to slow down, and take it easy? Can you even do that at Walt Disney World? I say you can, and that Disney's Deluxe Resorts are the perfect place to escape for a relaxed and luxurious grown up vacation.

Disney Animal Kingdom Lodge's Victoria Falls Lounge

Mezzanine View of Victoria Falls LoungeVictoria Falls is the tranquil Lounge just off the lobby of Animal Kingdom Lodge's Jambo House at the Walt Disney World Resort. The friendly little nook is perched above the waterfalls flowing down to the check in area on Boma. Guests with a table in this dimly lit retreat can peer over the railing and watch the diners below in bustling restaurant Boma.

Three Fantastic African Safaris at Walt Disney World Resort

Kilimanjaro Safaris, located at Disney's Animal Kingdom is one of the parks most popular regular attractions. A favorite for guests of all ages, it takes on a trip through the Harambe Wildlife Reserve. You can board a rugged open-sided safari vehicle that will transport you on a unique expedition snaking through a wildlife preserve where with a little Disney magic the animals seemingly roam free. You'll be treated to up close views of cheetah, giraffe, zebras, lions, rhinos and elephants just to name a few.