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Airbnb-branded apartment building to open near Walt Disney World

Airbnb wants to prove it can be a landlord-friendly service......»»

Category: topSource: cnnOct 12th, 2017

Here’s What’s Open at Walt Disney World After Hurricane Irma

Some attractions are still closed. The Magic Kingdom is open once again after Hurricane Irma blew through town, .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 12th, 2017

Marty Sklar Helped Design Disney Theme Parks Around the World

Marty Sklar showed up for a part-time job at Walt Disney in 1955 and ended up spending 54 years at the company. He became the creative leader of what the company calls “imagineering,” designing and building theme parks around the world......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 5th, 2017

Inside Disney"s "Pandora: World of Avatar"

Walt Disney World's newest land based on James Cameron's "Avatar" is open to the public. It's a huge investment, and possibly a huge risk, for Disney......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnMay 26th, 2017

Disney reveals opening date for new Typhoon Lagoon attraction

Walt Disney World's newest water ride at Typhoon Lagoon will be ready to welcome guests this spring. The new Miss Adventure Falls family-style raft ride will open on March 12, according to the Disney Parks Blog. The attraction follows the story of a se.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 2nd, 2017

From berries to Belle: A sneak peek at Epcot"s International Flower & Garden Festival

Spring may not have officially sprung, but it's always a good time for a festival at Walt Disney World Resort as Epcot prepares to open the 2017 International Flower & Garden Festival, March 1-May 29. In preparation for opening day, Disney's horticul.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 20th, 2017

Up to 350 apartments planned near Disney

Plans are in motion for a new apartment complex near Walt Disney World. Winter Park-based developer Epoch Residential Dec. 9 filed plans in Orange County for up 350 apartment units with the early name Vista Oaks. Maitland-based Madden Moorhead & Stokes I.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 15th, 2016

Disney: "Avatar" land to open next summer at Animal Kingdom

Walt Disney World visitors will be able to enter Pandora, a land based on the movie “Avatar,” at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park “next summer,” according to Bob Chapek, chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. Chapek shared that and other .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesNov 19th, 2016

Look ahead at new Orlando attractions opening in 2017

There are many new attractions, hotels and entertainment options opening in 2017. Walt Disney World finally is expected to open the Pandora: The World of Avatar expansio n at Disney's Animal Kingdom, Universal Orlando Resort will debut its first on-site .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 7th, 2016

Orlando will have the world's first Airbnb-branded apartments

Florida-bound travelers will soon have another contender to add to their lists         Florida-bound travelers will soon have another contender to add to their lists        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 18th, 2017

Public paychecks: Here are Orange County"s highest-paid employees

You'd think Mayor Teresa Jacobs would be among the highest-paid Orange County employees. After all, the county, which employs thousands of workers, is home to Universal Orlando, SeaWorld Orlando and parts of Walt Disney World. However, you may be surp.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2017

Walt Disney World to welcome dogs at select hotels

Orlando's main economic engine, its $60 billion tourism industry, last year drew a record 68 million people to the region. Walt Disney World is preparing to welcome four-legged friends to its hotels. The theme park company announced four of its h.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2017

Walt Disney World will finally welcome dogs at (some) hotels

The move comes as a growing number of hotels become pet-friendly......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 14th, 2017

At Disney World, 4 hotels in pilot program to accept pets

Four hotels at Walt Disney World Resort will allow guests to bring dogs beginning Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 13th, 2017

Alfond Inn brings Mediterranean charm near Disney World

Located just 20 miles from Walt Disney World, the Alfond In.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkSep 26th, 2017

These Disney Attractions Are Still Closed After Hurricane Irma

Clean-up is taking a bit longer than expected in some spots While the Walt Disney World resorts escaped major damage from Hurricane Irma, cleanup efforts on some attractions are taking a little longer than expected to get up and running. Both the .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 14th, 2017

Irma wrecks tourist spots in Caribbean, spares Disney

Walt Disney World theme parks and Universal Orlando Resort have reopened in Orlando after Hurricane Irma hit Florida, while the Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg planned to reopen Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 13th, 2017

Florida tourism industry starts to bounce back after Irma

Florida’s tourism leaders, from Walt Disney World to Carnival cruises, are quickly getting back to business thanks to Hurricane Irma’s last-minute detour to the west......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 11th, 2017

Walt Disney World Is Hoping to Reopen Pretty Quickly After Hurricane Irma

The parks did experience high winds and rain, but power remained on during the storm. Disney is hoping that good luck and a healthy helping of fairy dust protected the company&#.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 11th, 2017

Irma forces Disney World to close

Hurricane Irma is forcing Walt Disney World to shut down for only the sixth time in the resort's 45-year history......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 10th, 2017

Disney to close for only the 5th time in the park"s history

ORLANDO, Fla. — No Fast Pass for you, Hurricane Irma. Walt Disney World is closing all four of its theme parks for at least two days as Irma is projected to overwhelm the Florida peninsula this weekend. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 10th, 2017