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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.

WestJet Debuts New ‘Magic Plane’ Featuring Sorcerer Mickey

WestJet recently unveiled its newest custom-painted aircraft and this one features Sorcerer Mickey and has been dubbed the "Magic Plane."

The aircraft was unveiled on December 2 by WestJet, WestJet Vacations, and Walt Disney Parks & Resorts (Canada) and made its inaugural flight on December 3 from Calgary to Orlando.

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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.

Halloween Treats Sweep Into The Magic Kingdom

Seasonal goodies are a treasured tradition at Walt Disney World, and the spooky goodies inspired by a hauntingly good time have arrived. Foodie fans will be pleased with the growing selection of both sweet and savory delicacies. The list below will let you know what will be around daily, and what you can expect as an exclusive snack for Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party guests.

5 More Things To Do On Your Departure Day At Disney

People are always asking me what to do on days at Walt Disney World that they don't really have the time to get in a Park visit. We've explored some of the many options offered in our previous post What To Do On Arrival & Departure Days At Walt Disney World, but it really just scratches the surface. Here are 5 more things to do on your departure day at Disney.

Walt Disney World’s Free Dining Offer Is Back For 2018

Walt Disney World's Free Dining Offer is back for 2018! The popular vacation incentive is being offered to guests looking to book select dates in August, September, November, and December 2018.

Top 5 Ways to Cure Your Disney Vacation Hangover

We've all been there. Maybe it happens as soon as you board the not-so-Magical Express to the airport, or maybe it happens as you exit Walt Disney World property and see that very sad sign where Mickey says "See You Real Soon." Reality sets in and you realize that you're suffering from the Disney Vacation Hangover, also known as the post-Disney vacation blues.

Trattoria al Forno Opens at Disney’s Boardwalk

The newest restaurant at the Walt Disney World Resort is officially open. Trattoria al Forno, located at Disney's BoardWalk Inn, started serving guests on December 18 and is open for breakfast and dinner seatings.

Price of Walt Disney World Theme Park Tickets Increased for Second Time in Less Than a Year

For the second time in less than a year, the Walt Disney World Resort has raised the price of admission for all four theme parks.

A one-day ticket for the Magic Kingdom will now cost $99 for guests age 10 and older. This $4 increase makes the Magic Kingdom the most expensive Disney Park.

Celebrate the New Year with Fine Dining and Fireworks at the Walt Disney World Resort

If you're ringing in 2014 at the Walt Disney World Resort, there are many magical and delicious ways to celebrate.

The Magic Kingdom will be presenting Holiday Wishes: Celebrate the Spirit of the Season at 9 p.m. on December 30 and 31, and there will be a special presentation of Fantasy in the Sky Fireworks at 11:50 p.m. on both nights.

If you're spending New Year's Eve at the Magic Kingdom, there's a special ticket fireworks dinner and dessert party at the Tomorrowland Terrace.