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Free shuttle bus to Orlando Premium Outlets
June 9 - The Orlando Premium Outlets, located on Vineland Ave and International Drive have now launched a new free hotel shuttle service. The Orlando Premium Outlets Hotel Shopper Shuttle will have... (more)
First artist rendering of Margaritaville Resort
Jun 8 - Margaritaville Resort Orlando has released the first image of their new resort, the first phase is due to open by the end of 2017. Construction has begun already on the resort which is located along Highway 192... (more)
New Dining Package at Tony’s Town Square
Jun 7 - Starting today guests can make reservations for a three-course lunch at Tony’s Town Square Restaurant. The package includes a spot in the reserved viewing area for the Main Street Electrical Parade... (more)
Free Sushi offer at Disney Springs' Morimoto Asia
Jun 6 - Disney Springs’ Morimoto Asia and Cirque du Soleil’s La Nouba have joined together for a special offer for those guests purchasing tickets for the La Nouba show. Present your Cirque du Soleil ticket stub at Morimoto... (more)
Early Morning Magic extended to September
Jun 5 - Reservations for the ‘Early Morning Magic’ special ticketed event at Magic Kingdom have been extended. Disney has now extended the dates available starting from July 10th through until September... (more)
ADRs now available at Skipper Canteen
Jun 4 - Advanced Dining Reservations are now available at Jungle Navigation Co Ltd Skipper Canteen in Magic Kingdom, a restaurant which adds a whole new dimension to theme park dining at Walt Disney World... (more)
Summer Nights at Busch Gardens from June 24th
Jun 3 - Stay late during Summer Nights for live entertainment, nightly fireworks and thrill rides in the dark, including the all-new Cobra’s Curse. The thrills come out at night at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay from June... (more)
‘Summer of Mako’ coming to SeaWorld
Jun 2 - To celebrate the launch of Orlando's tallest, fastest & longest coaster, from June 10th to August 7th visitors to SeaWorld Orlando will be able to enjoy ‘Summer of Mako’... (more)
Anna & Elsa to move from Magic Kingdom
Jun 1 - The Frozen Ever After attraction and Royal Sommerhus character meet and greet, with Anna and Elsa, are both due to open on June 21st at Epcot's Norway pavilion. From that date they will no longer... (more)
News updates from Universal Orlando Resort
May 31 - The Universal Orlando auditions site has revealed a few more details of the experience guests can expect at the new Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen coming to CityWalk... (more)
Speak Like a Whale Day June 11th at DisneyWorld
May 30 - On Saturday, June 11th Walt Disney World will celebrate Speak Like a Whale Day. Taking a cue from everyone’s favorite forgetful blue tang, Dory, and her new friends Bailey, a beluga whale who is convinced his... (more)
Behind the Scenes at Epcot's Frozen attractions
May 29 - Go behind-the-scenes with Walt Disney Imagineering and Sabrina Carpenter from Disney Channel's 'Girl Meets World' for a sneak peek at the Frozen Ever After Attraction & Royal Sommerhus... (more)
‘Jungle Book: Alive with Magic’ show is now open
May 28 - Live singers, dancers, musicians and fire performers celebrate the epic story of The Walt Disney Studios’ “The Jungle Book” in a limited-engagement nighttime extravaganza at Disney’s Animal Kingdom... (more)
STK Orlando now open at Disney Springs
May 27 - STK Orlando is now open at Disney Springs. STK is a modern, chic steakhouse with a trendy and stylish atmosphere, world-class service, and incredible food. Serving reimagined American cuisine... (more)
Jungle Book: Alive with Magic at Animal Kingdom
May 26 - “The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic” nighttime show opens at Disney’s Animal Kingdom May 28th. The show is only playing through until September, with a spectacular celebration on Discovery River... (more)
Sweet & Savoury Crepes outlet at Disney Springs
May 25 - Another new food outlet is now open at Disney Springs. The AristoCrepes kiosk sells savory and sweet crepes with a good choice of fillings, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are also available... (more)
Epcot’s Via Napoli reaches 1 million Pizzas
May 24 - Yesterday Via Napoli at the Epcot Italy pavilion celebrated serving up 1 million pizzas since opening. Pizza guy Charlie Restivo, who’s been at Via Napoli since opening day, says: “We opened in 2010, and... (more)
Universal Orlando now testing Hulk coaster
May 23 - The Incredible Hulk Coaster re-opens at Universal’s Islands of Adventure this summer and testing has now begun. The coaster has been seen in action over the last few days so soft openings are expected soon... (more)
Disney Springs' new restaurant reveals menu
May 22 - The Frontera Cocina restaurant is due to open early summer at Town Center in Disney Springs. Frontera Cocina is the newest Mexican restaurant by renowned Chef Rick Bayless and this week the menu... (more)
Magic Kingdom is the original Disney World park, opened in 1971.
Epcot is an amazing park inspired by Walt Disney's original vision.
Disney's Hollywood Studios reflects the silver screen's golden age.
Exotic animals and amazing theming in Animal Kingdom.
Typhoon Lagoon water park has thrilling slides & a giant wave pool.
Snow in the summer at Blizzard Beach water park in Walt Disney World.