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Disney Vacation Club Announces Skyliner To Disney Riviera Resort

Saturday, Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek was thrilled to announce a sweeping line-up of exciting plans coming to Walt Disney World in time for its 50th Anniversary. One of the exciting new additions is a Disney Vacation Club property called the Disney Riviera Resort.

Siemens to End Sponsorship Deal with the Walt Disney Company

The rumors are true. Siemens, the sponsor of several attractions at Walt Disney World including IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth and Spaceship Earth, is ending its sponsorship deal with the company after more than a decade.

2017 Candlelight Processional Narrators Announced Plus Bookings Open for Dining Packages

The preliminary list of celebrity narrators for this year's Candlelight Processional has been announced and bookings are now open for the Candlelight Processional Dining Packages available at participating Epcot and Epcot-area restaurants.

Disney World Theme Parks Ranked in TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards

Several of the theme parks and water parks at the Walt Disney World Resort were ranked in the top 10 lists of the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards. Disneyland and Disney California Adventure also made the list.

Disney News Round-Up: Hall of Presidents Update, Happily Ever After Merchandise, and More

Happy Tuesday! We have another round of news and rumors in the round-up today including an update about the Magic Kingdom's Hall of Presidents, a rumor about a dark ride coming to Epcot's France Pavilion, and much more.

Disney News Round-Up: Epcot Rumors about New Attractions, Parking Changes, and More

Happy Friday! Today we're talking about Epcot rumors including the possibility of parking changes, new attractions, and maybe even new pavilions in World Showcase. There is no official word regarding any of these changes, but we're betting we'll hear more at next month's D23 Expo.

Disney Rumor Round-up: Changes Ahead for the Hall of Presidents, Paint the Night on the Move, and More

Happy middle of the week! Today we're taking a different spin on our regular Disney news round-up and we're talking about Disney rumors. That's right ... it's all rumors all day, but just for today. Also, these are rumors, which means there is no confirmation. Let's check them out!

Disney’s Yacht Club Resort Offers New Day Cruise

A new daytime cruise around the World Showcase Lagoon is set to depart from Disney's Yacht Club Resort starting June 1. The "Day Cruise Around the World" will take place daily and it isn't cheap, with a price tag of $149 per person.

Details Announced for 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Including New Booths and More

The 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival doesn't start until August 31, but we're already getting some preliminary details. The Festival will run for a record 75 days and it will include a record 35 Marketplace Booths!

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Epcot was one of Walt Disney's original visions. Originally standing for the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow, it was actually intended to be much more of the basis for Walt Disney World than the Magic Kingdom. Eventually however his initial vision proved too grand to be carried out and it became the less expansive park that you see today.

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2020 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival Planning News

Spring is just around the corner and that means it is almost time for one of the most beautiful events of the year, the 2020 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival. This annual event combines the beauty of world gardens with all the delicious food that come out of them creating a festival that celebrates all the best things about plants!

Peek Inside The Epcot Experience And Look Into The Future

Construction walls are up all across the Epcot Theme Park but Walt Disney Imagineering is inviting the casual and curious to witness the progress of Epcot's biggest transformation. Walt Disney Imagineering presents the Epcot Experience is an outstanding preview center that takes guests on a new level of exploration as immersive storytelling combines with brand-new attractions and astonishing interactive experiences to make the Park a one of a kind destination.

New Adventures Coming To Walt Disney World In 2020

People ask me all the time if why I don't get bored traveling to Walt Disney World so often, but long-time Disney fans know that things are always changing in the Vacation Kingdom. It's as easy as pie to make every Disney different, so let's take a look at the exciting and new things coming to Walt Disney World in 2020!

Get Ready For The Epcot Festival Of The Arts

UPDATED 12/12/19: Epcot International Festival of the Arts at Walt Disney World Resort will kick-off its annual global celebration of visual, culinary and performing arts Jan. 17 and continue for 39 days through Feb. 24, 2020.

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday November 8, 2019

Holiday magic is popping up all across the Walt Disney World Resort, and today we're rounding up the special wintry fun that you can find between now and the end of the year on your Disney vacation!

Regal Eagle Smokehouse Coming To Epcot's American Adventure

If Food & Wine Festival has show us anything over the years, it's that the folks at Disney know how to do some classic American barbecue. Well fans, it's time to rejoice because there's a new restaurant coming this winter to the The American Adventure. Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Drafts & Barbecue will have a fast-casual atmosphere where guest can enjoy some down home goodness.

Get Ready To Step Inside The Epcot Experience

Long-time Disney fans have a lot of questions about the upcoming transformations of the Epcot Theme Park at Walt Disney World Resort. While the transformation initiatives have been fan request driven for the most part, no Disney Park has undergone such a massive reimagining. To keep guests up to date and involved in the future of this beloved Park a new discovery center has been opened. Get ready to step inside Walt Disney Imagineering presents the Epcot Experience.

2020 Flower and Garden Festival Dates Announced

Grab your calendars and look forward to springtime travel, because the 27th Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival will be happening March 4 through June 1, 2020. 90 days of everything blooming and bright will return with specially Themed Gardens, How To Garden Seminars, Outdoor Kitchens, the Garden Rocks Concert Series, and the famous Disney topiaries.

Disney Skyliner Gives Guests A New Perspective In Transportation

It just goes to prove that everything old becomes new again. Disney Skyliner is opening to all September 29th at the Walt Disney World Resort, giving guests a new perspective in transportation. This brand-new aerial gondola system glides above the treetops connecting four resorts directly to Disney Parks in a fun and free way to travel.

2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Gear At shopDisney

Want to get a head start on your 2019 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival shopping? Some of the cutest gear available just showed up on the shopDisney website. Chef Minnie is cooking up something special in foodie style this year with a whole lot of pink in play.