Archive - July 2006
Cinderella Castle Transformation
transition of Cinderella Castle from the "Happiest Celebration on Earth"
into the "Year
of a Million Dreams" promotion is slated to begin September 10, 2006.
Cranes and other equipment will reportedly be brought into the park, but
little work is scheduled to be done during normal operational hours. The
project will consist of repainting, the removal of decorations and the
preparation and installation of the "Year of a Million Dreams" Royal
Bedchamber. In conjunction with the transformation the current stage show
Cinderellabration, gifted from Tokyo Disney as part of the "Happiest
Celebration on Earth", will make its final bow on September 16, 2006.
Details & Discussion
Radisson Resort Offers End of Summer Discount
Radisson Resort Orlando - Celebration is offering visitors of INTERCOT an
exclusive $59.95 per night room rate for the dates of August 22nd -
September 30th. The Radisson Resort Orlando is a Disney Good Neighbor Hotel
and is located only 1.5 miles from Walt Disney World. The resort provides
shuttles to Disney, Sea World and Universal Studios, 718 remodeled guest
rooms, 3 sparkling pools with waterfalls, 2 whirlpools and a 40' water
slide, 5 on site food and beverage outlets. Visit the links below for
details on pricing and to make reservations. Call today and save!
Reserve A Room Now
Food And Wine Festival Events Released
mark the 11th anniversary of the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival,
Walt Disney World guests can sample new tastes with old-world flavors and
cook with the experts. During the six-week-long festival September 29
through November 12, Future World and World Showcase will overflow with
food, wine and beer experiences. Bookings begin at 7:00 a.m. ET July 31 for
the 2006 ticketed events. Events can be booked by calling (407) WDW-DINE.
Park admission is required unless otherwise noted.
Mickey's Magic Show Premieres at MGM Studios
It’s Disney Live! presents Mickey’s Magic Show! Mickey, Minnie and a host of
Disney friends come together with magicians to perform magic from legendary
Disney films right before your eyes. The presentation, is part of "Playhouse
Disney in Concert," at Disney-MGM Studios. The entertainment offering is
part of Magical Beginnings, a new program created to make traveling to
Disney parks with preschoolers and toddlers easier than ever. Other
preschool favorites scheduled to appear throughout the seven-week series,
August 13-September 30, include The Doodlebops, The Wiggles and Johnny and
Further Details & Discussion
Passholder Discounts Announced
has released room-only discounts, at select resorts, for Annual Passholders
vacationing August 27 through September 30, 2006. Ask for code FAU. This
code gives you a flat discount off from rack rates; $20 off Value resorts,
$45 savings on Moderate resorts and a $75 savings on Deluxe and Home Away
From Home resorts. The number of rooms offered at these rates is limited.
For details contact INTERCOT's Official Travel Agency, Magical Journeys at
1-570-785-3283, or visit their
web site and fill out a quote form.
Disney World Resort Specials Released
has released resort specials for room-only rates and Magic Your Way packages
for travelers vacationing at Walt Disney World between August 19 - September
30, 2006. Room-only rates range from $64+ per night for Value Resorts, $99+
per night for Moderate Resorts and $170+ per night for Deluxe Resorts, if
available. Rooms are subject to availability.
must be booked by August 18, 2006.
For details on
these and other special rates call INTERCOT's Official Travel Agency,
Magical Journeys at 1-570-785-3283, or visit their
website and fill out a quote form.
Pirate & Princess Party Announced
select dates January through March 2007, the Magic Kingdom will be host to a
new “Pirate & Princess Party” event. Guests will embark on a quest for
beads and chocolate treasures, be witness to a Pirate and Princess parade,
character greetings, fireworks spectacular and some of the most popular
attractions. Experience Pirate Coves and Princess Courts filled with
treasures and special themed entertainment.
event will be held from 7:30 pm - 12:30 am on January: 22, 26 & 29,
February: 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 23 & 26 and March: 2, 5, & 8. Tickets are on sale
now. $36.95 (Ages 10+) and $29.95 (Ages 3-9) for advance purchases.
Call (407) W-DISNEY.
July 1, 2006
Pirates of the Caribbean Reopens Today
classic Magic Kingdom attraction,
Pirates of the
Caribbean has reopened after its lengthy rehab. Captain Jack Sparrow and his
nemesis Barbossa have been woven into the attraction's most familiar scenes.
At this time the ride is expected to remain open through the published
re-opening date of July 7th. However there is potential for some down-time
on the ride to work out any bugs in the newly added effects.
New Attraction Photos & Details
Released for January 2007
World Resort has released it's
Extra Magic Hours, Operating and Event schedules for January 2007. For
guests visiting during this time, you will want to visit the
Park Hours and
Events pages to aid in planning your trip. Remember, all times and
schedules are subject to change, so check back often.