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The Four Seasons Orlando Offers a New Level of Luxury in the Orlando Area

When the Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort opens later this summer guests will experience a unique and personal level of luxury.

This includes the ability to request their favorite beverages be stocked in the room's mini-fridges, a free kids club, and luxury car rental for trips to the Disney theme parks.

Transitions Optical Signs Agreement to Sponsor Signature Events at Walt Disney World Resort

Several signature events at the Walt Disney World Resort have a new sponsor.

Transitions Optical Inc. recently signed an agreement with the Walt Disney World Resort to become a sponsor of several events including the runDisney series, the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, and the Festival of the Masters in Downtown Disney.

The company will also be sponsoring the Atlanta Braves spring training at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

The Atlanta Braves Report for Spring Training at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

Despite the never-ending winter in the northern half of the country, baseball season is right around the corner, and the Atlanta Braves have reported for spring training in Orlando.

For the 17th year, the Braves spring training is taking place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort. Pitchers reported on February 14 and the rest of the team reported February 18.

Destination America Network to Air ‘Disney Week’ Beginning March 3

For one week next month, Disney fans will get a behind-the-scenes look at Disney parks, resorts, and cruise line during Disney Week on Destination America.

The week long programming event will highlight Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, and the Walt Disney World Resort theme parks and hotels.

PUSH the Talking Trash Can is No Longer in the Magic Kingdom

PUSH the talking trash can has been removed from the Magic Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort.

There were rumors of his departure for nearly a week before it was made official, and fans even took to social media to save the beloved trash can, creating a Facebook page in an effort to "Save PUSH."

The animatronic trash can was created by and is owned by an Orlando-based product development company, Real Simple Ideas LLC.

Unionized Walt Disney World Employees Preparing to Negotiate for Higher Wages

Nearly 37,000 unionized employees at the Walt Disney World Resort are preparing to negotiate for higher wages when their contract expires next month.

The workers are represented by six different local unions as part of a coalition called the Services Trade Council.

Disney Vacation Club Introduces Membership Magic

Disney Vacation Club members now have more reasons to love the DVC.

Disney Vacation Club recently launched a new program called "Membership Magic" aimed at giving more enhancements with their membership including exclusive vacation options, money-saving discounts, and more.

Walt Disney World Cast Members Participate in Fourth Annual Holiday Bird Count

Walt Disney World cast members and their families recently had a chance to take part in the 4th Annual Walt Disney World Resort Holiday Bird Count guided by Disney's Animal Program experts.

During the bird count more than 24,000 birds representing 119 species were counted at the Walt Disney World Resort and surrounding areas. This number set a new record for the most birds and species observed in the last four years.

Walt Disney World Announces Dates for Star Wars Weekends 2014

The Force will be with guests once again in 2014.

The Walt Disney World Resort recently announced the dates for the 2014 Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

Star Wars Weekends are scheduled for each weekend (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) on these dates: May 16-18, May 23-25, May 30-June 1, and June 6-8.

Memory Maker Allows Guests to Download Unlimited Digital Photos at Walt Disney World Resort

The Walt Disney World Resort recently unveiled another option for guests when it comes to viewing and purchasing photos taken by Disney PhotoPass photographers.

The new option is called Memory Maker and it's 100 percent digital. Memory Maker allows guests to download unlimited digital photos of Disney PhotoPass pictures, without having to purchase the photos individually.

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15 Vacation Travel Tips For Your Walt Disney World Arrival Day

Being a savvy Disney Traveler isn't something that comes naturally. It's born of years of delays, bad choices, procedural changes and countless tiny errors made while keeping up on the latest Disney news out there. That's OK though, because the team here at Walt Disney World for Grown-ups is ready to help. We've got 15 Vacation Travel Tips For Your Walt Disney World Arrival Day that will get your Disney vacation off to a great start.

Kick Back With A Rose Gold Sunset Margarita At The Barefoot Pool Bar

Summer 2019 Is Disney's season of the rose gold snacks, and you can find these edible delights in one form or another all across property. Most of the pretty pink treats are of the sugary cupcake variety, but I found one that's got a little more grown-up kick to it. The Barefoot Pool Bar at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort is popular with Disney fans for its reliably friendly bar tenders and pleasing tropical cocktails.

Limited Time Extra, Extra Magic Hours Announced For Select Fall Dates

Everybody's talking about the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disney's Hollywood Studios. This highly anticipated land is expected to bring in guests from around the world just to get a peek. That's why for a limited-time Walt Disney World Resort will be extending an extra special benefit to guests staying at its resort hotels - Extra, Extra Magic Hours.

Channel Your Inner Artist With New Programs At Walt Disney World Resorts

Fun new master classes are popping up at several Walt Disney World Resort hotels to give your family even more vacation adventure. Led by professional artists guests who participate in these programs will create their own Disney inspired masterpieces to cherish forever. It's the perfect way to add a pop of creative magic to your activities outside of the Disney Parks.

Six Benefits To Sleeping In On Your Walt Disney World Vacation

It's vacation time; you've said good-bye to the daily grind, and hello to some rest and relaxation! Relax at Disney? Is that even possible? Most families I know come home telling me that they need a vacation from their vacation. Walt Disney World is packed with more great adventures than should ever be crammed into one trip. None the less, people try. I like to say that I'm an advocate for a kinder, gentler, Disney vacation. One where magical dreams are aided in part by snuggling into plush beds for a good night's sleep.

2019 Military Discounts At Walt Disney World

Disney Parks are honoring active-duty and retired members of the U.S. Military with special offers on theme park admissions and resort stays for most dates in 2019. It's a great way to show our military families that they're appreciated.

A Look Inside Disney's Polynesian Villas Deluxe Studio

On my most recent trip to Walt Disney World I had the experience of spending the night in a Deluxe Studio at Disney's Polynesian Villas & Bungalows. Guests staying at this Disney Deluxe Resort enjoy a taste of the South Pacific on the shores of the Seven Seas Lagoon. A fairly recent addition to one of Walt Disney World's original resort hotels, this classic on the monorail line has only grown in exotic charm over the years.

Go Directly To Your Room With MyDisneyExperience

Skip waiting in line to check-in at your Walt Disney World Resort hotel and head straight to your room! It's easy to do when you use the MyDisneyExperience app. Less time waiting in line at the hotel, means more fun for the whole family!

Deck Your Disney Hotel Room With Holiday Decor From Disney Floral & Gifts

Winter break is an extremely popular time for a Walt Disney world vacation, but being away from home during holidays can sometimes feel a little cold. Especially when the holidays have traditions attached that aren't very portable, like Christmas Trees. But when you travel with Disney you don't have to worry about missing a thing because year after year Disney's Enchanted Florist work overtime to deck the halls like nowhere else.

Magic Is In The Details On Main Street U.S.A.

Walking beneath the Main Street Railroad Station at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, guests find that they have been transported back to a fantasy home town. Main Street U.S.A. is the first land visitors encounter at the Magic Kingdom, and its nostalgic details will have you yearning for a time that never was and yet always will be.