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The Event Orlando Celebrate Their 10th Event at Disney’s Swan & Dolphin

Updated: 02 Oct 2013 01:52:24 PM

This December, The Event will be hosting its 10th event at the Walt Disney Swan and Dolphin Resort at Walt Disney World.

One of the world’s largest talent conventions, The Event is dedicated to offering talented kids and teens (ages 5 to 18) the opportunity to network with Disney stars and industry professionals and the chance to be discovered by some of the globe’s top agents, managers, casting directors, and record labels.

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Kissimmee Memories and Dreams Contest

Updated: 24 Sep 2013 08:05:19 AM

Don’t waste any time waiting to enter this Dream Vacation giveaway!

Open to residents of Canada, entries can be submitted up until September 30th, so be sure to get your submission into the Kissimmee Memories and Dreams contest to be eligible to win a vacation!

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Coca-Cola Extend Your Summer Sweepstakes Gives Away 5 Trips to SeaWorld

Updated: 23 Sep 2013 04:28:26 AM

Enjoy some summer fun for just a little longer by entering Coca-Cola’s 2013 Extend Your Summer Sweepstakes for your chance to win an all-expense paid vacation to SeaWorld!

Sponsored by Coca-Cola and Cinemark, this sweepstakes is offering 5 unforgettable SeaWorld vacations to the SeaWorld location of the winner’s choice.

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Half Price Admission for Florida Residents Though End of 2013

Updated: 29 Aug 2013 08:35:21 AM
This offer is only available online at http://www.wetnwildorlando.com/ and must be purchased in advance.

Florida Residents will and enjoy and experience all the high speed, seriously twisted, multi-person adventures, including signature hits like the Disco H@), Brain Wash, Bubba Tub Flyer and the all new Blastaway Beach, the largest family water play in Florida.

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The Best Times to Visit Walt Disney World

Updated: 28 Aug 2013 04:20:26 AM
One of the most difficult questions to grapple with when planning a Walt Disney World vacation is also one of the most basic: When to visit?

Before making a decision, there are some fundamental factors that should be taken into consideration: Weather, Crowds, Holidays, Park Hours, and Resort Rates.

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Jack Hanna Coming to SeaWorld This September

Updated: 28 Aug 2013 03:25:19 AM
This September, renowned animal expert Jack Hanna will be returning to his basecamp at SeaWorld Orlando for one very special weekend!

On September 14th and 15th, Jack Hanna will be presenting a show at SeaWorld’s Nautilus Theater at 1:15 and 3:15 pm, with first come, first served seating and no additional cost added to park admission.

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Howl-O-Scream theme 2013 at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Updated: 17 Aug 2013 05:15:00 AM
The Halloween season is always a popular time in Florida, as theme parks put on amazing and elaborate events.

This year, Busch Gardens Tampa is hosting Howl-O-Scream 2013.

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Is Star Wars Land Coming to Hollywood Studios?

Updated: 17 Aug 2013 04:52:24 AM
Since Disney bought Lucasfilm and announced plans for making three new Star Wars movies, fans have been clamoring for any new news about anything Star Wars.

Rumor has it that Disney will be bringing some guests, rides, merchandise and food from a galaxy far, far away right to Hollywood Studios in Orlando.

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Harry Potter 3 Day Celebration in January

Updated: 14 Aug 2013 04:15:24 AM
Universal Studios Orlando will be hosting a 3-day “Celebration of Harry Potter” in conjunction with Warner Brothers.

The event will be held from Jan 24th - Jan 26th next year, and will bring together Harry Potter fans and a number of people who were involved in the making of the popular film franchise.

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Disney 2013 Candlelight Processional

Updated: 13 Aug 2013 01:36:15 AM
Now a long-standing Disney tradition, the Disney Candlelight Processional is now in its 43rd year and remains a favorite Yuletide celebration with Disney fans.

For those not in know, The Candlelight Processional is a presentation of the Christmas story through readings by a celebrity narrator, accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and a Mass choir.

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SeaWorld Orlando Weekday Tickets 50 Dollars

Updated: 08 Aug 2013 01:28:37 AM
Theme park tickets are notoriously expensive, and many families have a hard time affording passes.

That’s why the news that SeaWorld is now offering weekday tickets for just $50.00 was universally welcomed.

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Walt Disney World Pin Stations

Updated: 07 Aug 2013 01:48:31 AM
One of the most highly sought after Disney World collectibles are Disney’s pins, available throughout Disney property.

With new characters and designs every year, pin collecting and trading has become a staple for millions of Disney fans.

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Sea World Says Film “Blackfish” is Misleading

Updated: 27 July 2013 07:59:16 AM
Sea World has publicly condemned the documentary film “Blackfish”, which was released on July 19th by Magnolia Pictures.

The documentary attempts to investigate the story of a 2010 incident at the marine park in which Sea World trainer Dawn Brancheau drowned while interacting with a killer whale during a performance.

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Orlando Magical Dining Month Returns in September

Updated: 25 July 2013 01:35:11 AM
Orlando has made a name for itself as the theme park capital of the world, but it’s also fast becoming a culinary capital as well.

Discerning tourists have discerning tastes, and the city has responded with an impressive list of fine dining options.

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Walt Disney World Water Taxi Service

Updated: 22 July 2013 02:25:29 AM
The Magic Kingdom has three 600-guest capacity ferries that operate daily from the Ticketing and Transportation Center to the Magic Kingdom.

Daily operation starts 30 minutes prior to the park opening, and 1.5 hours after park closing.

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History of Walt Disney World

Updated: 17 July 2013 01:54:31 AM
In the early 1960’s, buoyed by the success of Disneyland in California, Walt Disney began buying huge amounts of land in central Florida.

He did this under assumed names and did not announce his plans until November of 1965, when he made an appearance in Florida, stating his intent to build the world’s most spectacular theme park.

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History of Epcot

Updated: 09 July 2013 04:54:18 AM
Imagined by Walt Disney himself, the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow was designed to be a prototype city by example.

Unfortunately, Walt Disney passed away in 1966 and was unable to see his idea come to fruition.

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History of Hollywood Studios

Updated: 09 July 2013 04:05:21 AM
This theme park is a love letter to movie making’s heyday in the 1930s and 1940s in Hollywood, California.

The concept for the park was dreamt up when Imagineers were tasked to add new worlds to Epcot – The Great Movie Ride and The Wonders of Life.

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History of Animal Kingdom

Updated: 09 July 2013 03:30:14 AM
Walt Disney’s unwavering commitment to animal conservation inspired Disney’s newest theme park.

Opened on Earth Day in 1998, Animal Kingdom is the largest of Walt Disney World’s parks, covers over 500 acres, and is home to more than 1700 individual animals and over 250 animal species.

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History of Magic Kingdom

Updated: 09 July 2013 01:35:06 AM
Walt Disney’s vision of building the world’s biggest and best theme park began in the early 1960’s when he started snapping up land in central Florida, bought under different names so no one would suspect a thing.

Bought in different amounts of acreage, the fast real estate deals had tongues wagging – who would buy this much land at these prices?

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Orlando Timeshare Prize Scams

Updated: 25 Jun 2013 05:54:00 AM
Every year during the summer there seems to be more telemarketing in the travel industry where someone receives a phone call saying they have won a vacation.

Recently the BBB reported that the Federal Trade Commission, the Washington State Attorney General’s Office, 27 other states and international authorities in 10 other countries took 191 actions to stop fraudulent timeshare reseller services and travel prizes.

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Universal Orlando New Dining Plan and Free Dining

Updated: 25 Jun 2013 05:05:00 AM
A new dining plan at Universal Orlando goes effect July 1, 2013.

This new plan will be available for guests who stay on site at Universal Orlando Resort as well as those staying at off site hotels

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Epcot  International Food & Wine Festival

Updated: 25 Jun 2013 04:14:00 AM
Get ready all you food and wine lover’s.

The return of Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival is approaching this fall.

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SeaWorld Rescue Team Rehabilitates Animals

Updated: 25 Jun 2013 03:04:00 AM
The tradition of animal rescue goes back more than 40 years and more than 22,000 animals have benefited.

SeaWorld is committed to responding to wildlife emergencies and work in partnership with state, local, and federal agencies.

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Atlantis Space Shuttle Exhibit Opening at Kennedy Space Center

Updated: 24 Jun 2013 8:07:10 AM
The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is ready to open the new Atlantis attraction on June 29, 2013

This is part of a 10-year master plan and a permanent display for the $100 million Visitor Complex.

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Epcot For Teens

Updated: 15 Jun 2013 2:20:10 AM
Epcot, the second theme park built at Walt Disney World, has been continually updated to appeal to a teenage audience.

Some of the most thrilling rides in all of Walt Disney World can be found here, and the food in the World Showcase can satisfy even the hungriest teen – it is just so hard to choose where to eat!

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Walt Disney World Hidden Secrets

Updated: 15 Jun 2013 1:40:07 AM
Walt Disney World’s four parks are carefully planned for optimal enjoyment for everyone – but not everyone knows about the magic that has been built into each park.

For the observant Disney guest, secret trails, folklore, hidden pictures, and talking trashcans can, and will, pop up when you least expect it.

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Magic Kingdom Special Tours

Updated: 14 Jun 2013 8:05:07 AM
Any visit to the Magic Kingdom is, well, magical.

However, if you are looking to make your visit just a bit more exciting and you have the resources, consider booking one of the special tours offered at the Magic Kingdom.

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Epcot Special Tours

Updated: 14 Jun 2013 6:56:00 AM
Any visit to Epcot is special, but if you want to make your visit unforgettable consider taking advantage of one of the following special tours.

Depending on your interest, there are different behind the scenes tours available.

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Animal Kingdom Special Tours

Updated: 14 Jun 2013 6:04:00 AM
Any visit to Animal Kingdom is special, but if you want to make your visit unforgettable consider taking advantage of one of the following special tours.

If you want to get up close and personal with the animals at Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World, consider taking one of their special tours.

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VIP Tour Service or the Backstage Magic Tour

Updated: 14 Jun 2013 5:00:37 AM
Walt Disney World’s magic extends far beyond what you see on the surface.

There is so much planning and attention to detail for guests’ experiences at any of the parks at Walt Disney world it will almost make your head spin.

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Animal Kingdom For Teens | Best Rides & Attractions

Updated: 13 Jun 2013 2:18:37 AM
Animal Kingdom, the newest of Disney’s four theme parks, makes for a fantastic day with the family, and these attractions are especially attractive to tweens and teens – you really need to pay attention to detail to appreciate the effort and thought put into these stops (and most of them have a minimum height requirement).

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Epcot For Senior Citizens: Tips, Suggestions & Surprises

Updated: 13 Jun 2013 1:34:37 AM
A visit to Epcot, while exciting and engaging for senior citizens, is less frenetic than a visit to the other parks in Walt Disney World, and lends itself well to a slower pace and keener observation.

You can easily skip (and not miss) the heart-pumping rides here and still have a thrilling time.

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Hollywood Studios For Seniors Tips, Suggestions & Surprises

Updated: 12 Jun 2013 1:16:37 PM
Even though Hollywood Studios is know for such high octane rides as Tower of Terror and the Rock n’ Rollercoaster, the main point of Hollywood Studios is to celebrate the making of movies, and you can easily fill your day with a celebration of Hollywood – minus the screams!

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Animal Kingdom For Seniors Tips, Suggestions & Surprises

Updated: 12 Jun 2013 12:35:17 PM
Disney’s newest theme park, Animal Kingdom, is essentially a wildlife preserve with amazing sets and Disney attractions.

Walt Disney’s commitment to conservation is on full display in this park, with education programs and even most of the rides talking about the importance of protecting our animal friends.

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Walt Disney World For Seniors Tips, Suggestions & Surprises

Updated: 11 Jun 2013 01:27:47 PM
Walt Disney World is one of the most magical places on earth, and not just for children and families.

The four parks that make up Disney World – The Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom – are filled with attractions, restaurants, shows and spectacles that everyone can enjoy.

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Magic Kingdom For Seniors Tips, Suggestions & Surprises

Updated: 11 Jun 2013 01:40:31 AM
If you think only small tykes get a kick out of the Magic Kingdom, there are some surprises waiting here for you!

Even if you don’t want to join the thrill seekers on the roller coasters, there is plenty for an older audience without the elevated heart rate!

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Walt Disney World For Teenagers | Must Do Attractions

Updated: 08 Jun 2013 03:13:26 AM
Planning a visit to Walt Disney World with teenagers may feel like a challenge.

Yes, Disney does cater to young children, but they also do an amazing job catching – and keeping – the interest of all different age levels, especially if you know what attractions and special events to take advantage of.

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Magic Kingdom Best Rides & Attractions For Teenagers

Updated: 08 Jun 2013 01:26:26 AM
When visiting the Magic Kingdom with your teenagers, unless it is for nostalgia’s sake, skip the crowds in Fantasyland and get the most out of your day in Tomorrowland, Adventureland, Liberty Square and Frontierland.

These sections of the park hold the most thrills and you can also find great places to eat and rest away from the families with small children.

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Hollywood Studios For Teens

Updated: 05 Jun 2013 06:50:31 AM
Arguably the most attractive park in Walt Disney World for teens, Hollywood Studios boasts two major thrill rides, multiple high-octane shows, and familiar action characters.

When you pack your day with the attractions below, no one will be able to complain of boredom.

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Disney World Kid Friendly Attractions

Updated: 05 Jun 2013 05:37:31 AM
Walt Disney World, comprised of the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom, is a playground for everyone, young and old.

Anyone can find the magic at Walt Disney World, and the Imagineers who dreamt up the parks are careful to cater to all ages.

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Attractions Just For Kids at Hollywood Studios

Updated: 30 May 2013 03:10:50 AM
Hollywood Studios may be well known for its thrills and movie making magic, but did you know it is also a perfect playground for young children?

When building a theme park, Disney doesn’t leave anyone out, and that certainly is the case at Hollywood Studios.

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Animal Kingdom for Small Children

Updated: 30 May 2013 01:32:50 AM
Like the rest of Disney’s parks, Animal Kingdom, Disney’s newest theme park, is geared toward the whole family and you can find attractions to suit any age.

Because Animal Kingdom is also the largest of the parks, it is important to plan your day with plenty of breaks if you have small children in the group – and there are some attractions that you just can’t miss.

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Universal Studios is Building Springfield - Simpsons Attraction Expansion

Updated: 28 May 2013 07:03:31 AM
Woo Hoo!

Hot on the news that it will be expanding the explosively popular Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Studios Florida has announced that it will also be building a real-life Springfield from The Simpsons!

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IllumiNations : Reflections of Earth

Updated: 28 May 2013 05:16:31 AM
Each day at Walt Disney World's Epcot ends with the extraordinary IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth, an award-winning, outdoor spectacle which integrates fireworks, lights, music, fountains, and imagery into a celebration of the history of humanity.

First introduced in 1999 as part of the Walt Disney World Millennium Celebration, IllumiNations was so successful with critics and guests that it became a permanent attraction.

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Best Places at Epcot for Small Children

Updated: 27 May 2013 08:10:31 AM
The Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow, or Epcot for short, is Disney’s second theme park and is composed of two areas – Future World and the World Showcase.

There is a lot of ground to cover at Epcot, so if you have young children in your party you can only benefit from a well-planned day at this park.

Here are some suggestions for the best places to take small children at Epcot.

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Best Rides at Magic Kingdom for Small Children

Updated: 27 May 2013 07:11:31 AM
There is no question that Walt Disney World is a magical place for young and old.

Taking small children with you to the parks is a delight – and can be a challenge.

To help you streamline and guide your day in the park, here is a guide, by Land, of places you can’t miss if you are exploring the Magic Kingdom with small children.

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Free Food on Your Birthday in Orlando

Updated: 25 May 2013 05:26:31 AM
What a great way to celebrate a birthday, no matter what year it may be, then to go somewhere where the meal, dessert, or something else is free for the birthday gal or guy.

With a little research on the internet, there are restaurants in a variety of cuisines, meals, prices, and locations that offer up free birthday meals.

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Hidden Secrets of Animal Kingdom

Updated: 22 May 2013 01:50:31 AM
Animal Kingdom, Disney’s newest theme park opened on Earth Day in 1998.

It is the first Disney theme park dedicated to animal conservation, a cause that was important to Walt Disney himself.

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Secrets of Epcot

Updated: 21 May 2013 09:04:00 AM
If there was any way to make Disney World more exciting and magical, you can bet that a Disney Imagineer thought of it already.  

When visiting the parks there are many built in and hidden secrets to find.

Here is a list of some that you can discover when visiting Epcot.

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Florida Resident Discounts for Universal Studios

Updated: 20 May 2013 06:14:20 AM
Universal Studios Florida has plenty of great discounts to offer residents of its home state.

Whether you’re local to Central Florida or are coming in from the shores of Miami Beach, you can take advantage of some of the steepest discounts available for park tickets and hotels this summer at Universal Studios.

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Free Passes for Military Silver Spurs Rodeo

Updated: 20 May 2013 05:36:18 AM
The largest rodeo in the Southeast will be back starting May 31 and June 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee.

This is the 131st Silver Spur Rodeo in Osceola County since 1944.

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10 Questions about Universal’s Harry Potter Expansion

Updated: 20 May 2013 02:01:20 AM
Several more details have emerged regarding the much-anticipated Harry Potter expansion at Universal Studios Florida.

From the construction so far, it appears that it will include scenes from London, reminiscent of both the films and the original book series by J.K. Rowling.

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Secrets of Hollywood Studios

Updated: 17 May 2013 03:02:20 AM
When Walt Disney dreamed of a park where people could understand the magic of movie making, he dreamt it would be in California, the land of Hollywood and movie stars.

However, there was not enough space to realize his vision in California, and plenty in Florida, so that is why Hollywood Studios calls Orlando home.

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Magic Kingdom Secrets & Surprises

Updated: 17 May 2013 02:33:17 AM
Part of the magic of Walt Disney World is the obvious amount of fun that the Imagineers who dreamed up the parks had when creating each spot.

They built surprises and secrets into the rides, décor, and sometimes even the cement.

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Quidam Cirque du Soleil Show

Updated: 16 May 2013 02:39:11 PM
A young girl has lost sight of her dreams and individuality, meets a faceless solitary figure that could be anyone who melts into the passing crowd on a street corner in our anonymous society.

This is Quidam, Cirque du Soleil’s new show opening at the UCF Arena in Orlando with eight performances from May 15-19.

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Can Kissimmee’s US Highway 192 Tourist Strip be Revived?

Updated: 15 May 2013 09:05:33 AM
Once Orange County’s enormous convention center was just a dream at the end of a dead end road called International Drive, and US Highway 192 was where most tourists searched for affordable accommodations and meals and the doorstep for Walt Disney World.

For years now, with economic recessions and hurricanes, the area known as the “Kissimmee-St. Cloud Resort Area” has deteriorated.

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Blue Man Group Orlando Discounts for Teachers

Updated: 15 May 2013 08:47:11 AM
The Blue Man Group loves to poke fun at our culture’s technology by connecting with the audience in clever and inventive ways.

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Monsters University Sweepstakes

Updated: 15 May 2013 08:20:42 AM
There’s a special sweepstakes for Disney Movie Rewards members that could get you the Grand Prize of a family trip worth over $9,700.

Just sign-up for Disney Movie Rewards and earn points by purchasing select Blu-rays and DVDs, then enter the magic code on-line, and earn rewards.

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One Million Moms Protest Disney “Gay Days”

Updated: 13 May 2013 05:40:31 AM
One Million Moms, a division of the American Family Association has an agenda different from Disney when it comes to Orlando’s Walt Disney World’s unofficial “Gay Days.”

The American Family Association is known for threatening to boycott JC Penney after the chain hired Ellen Degeneres as its spokesperson.

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Disney Discounts for Florida Residents

Updated: 13 May 2013 04:53:22 AM
Living in one of the most visited tourist destinations in the country can be an advantage for residents living in Florida.

Disney World Resort with four theme parks, two water parks, extensive and delicious dining experiences available, why not take advantage of all the area offers just for living in the area.

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Ten Free Things to do in Orlando

Updated: 13 May 2013 02:15:11 AM
Orlando is the world’s largest tourist mecca in the US and unarguably has enough theme parks that over 55-million visitors per year visit this popular city.

When a family is concerned about a vacation budget there are quite a few things that are free.

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Sci-Fi City Orlando

Updated: 13 May 2013 01:30:40 AM
Calling all Sci-Fi fanatics, check out Sci-Fi City in Orlando, located at 6006 El Colonial Drive.

This center of the universe store is full of things to do and several special events, including Warmachine Tournament, Game Nights, and Friday Night Magic.

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Harry Potter Expansion is Diagon Alley

Updated: 10 May 2013 06:50:11 AM
It’s official; Universal Orlando announced what has been rumored for a few months.

There is an expansion for the popular Wizarding World of Harry Potter slated to open next year.

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2013 Restaurant and Chef Award Winners

Updated: 10 May 2013 06:20:32 AM
The James Beard Foundation has announced the winners in the 2013 Restaurant and Chef Awards, the culinary equivalent of the Oscars.

The winners were announced at New York’s Lincoln Center and included honors two Orlando chef restaurant owners.

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The Ravenous Pig Restaurant in Winter Park

Updated: 08 May 2013 04:10:17 AM
An American neighborhood gathering spot with the atmosphere of the traditional English pub and a cozy and comfortable ambiance, The Ravenous Pig an elevated dining experience based on the traditional English pub standard.

James and Julie Petrakis, Orlando natives, received their training at the Culinary Institute of America and worked in a variety of prestigious kitchens in the Eastern US before returning to Florida to open their own restaurant.

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Cask & Larder Restaurant in Winter Park

Updated: 08 May 2013 02:57:17 AM
Cask & Larder is reminiscent of the old Public Houses of the South, serving southern-sourced seasonal dishes and made-from scratch items.

The sister restaurant to the James and Julie Petrakis, The Ravenous Pig, Cask & Larder is place for hungry people looking for good food, drink and company.

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Iron Man 3 Memorabilia on Display at Planet Hollywood

Updated: 06 May 2013 02:31:17 AM
Attention all fans of Iron Man, two primary pieces of memorabilia from the Iron Man 3 film are on display at Planet Hollywood Orlando.

The flashy red Audi A8 Spyder is the first thing, located outside the restaurant.

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Best Smokehouse in Town

Updated: 06 May 2013 01:25:15 AM
Rivers Smokehouse is a refined Texas-style smokehouse in Florida.

Absolutely, the 4 Rivers Smokehouse has perfected the art of smoking brisket.

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Disney World On Your Birthday

Updated: 04 May 2013 02:23:15 AM
There is perhaps no place more fun on your birthday than Walt Disney World.

Stop by City Hall at The Magic Kingdom and receive a free birthday badge that's sure to draw birthday wishes from Disney cast members and other guests!

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Clifford the Big Red Dog at the Orlando Science Center

Updated: 03 May 2013 01:40:20 AM
The popular children’s character Clifford the Big Red Dog is the star of a new traveling exhibit that is making its way to the Orlando Science Center on Saturday, May 4th.

Titled “Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog”, the exhibit is geared around “Clifford’s Big Ideas” - 10 simple life lessons to help children understand the world around them.

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Loch Haven Park Area is Orlando's Performing Arts Mecca

Updated: 30 April 2013 07:20:15 AM
Loch Haven Park has been the center for many performing-arts organizations and has now grown to gain national attention.

Loch Haven has been known as the cultural center in the Ivanhoe neighborhood where the Orlando Shakespeare Theatre, Mennello Museum of Art, and the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra are all located.

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Universal Studios Volunteer Opportunities for Give Kids the World

Updated: 29 April 2013 05:41:31 AM
Give Kids the World is a seventy-acre “fantasy” land where children with life threatening illnesses and their families can enjoy a stress-free and cost-free week of indulgences and just plain fun.

Give Kids the World (GKTW) sits right in the heart of Central Florida, very close to the world’s favorite destinations at Orlando.

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PETA Buys 80 SeaWorld Shares

Updated: 29 April 2013 02:42:26 AM
In a somewhat controversial move, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals group (PETA) bought shares in SeaWorld.

Eighty shares totaling more than $2200.00 were purchased last week by PETA.

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Give Kids the World Village

Updated: 23 April 2013 01:38:18 AM
Nothing tugs at the heartstrings like a sick child.

For those with life threatening or terminal illnesses, every day is a gift and one to be enjoyed to the fullest.

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Military Appreciation at LEGOLAND Florida

Updated: 18 April 2013 11:51:48 AM
LEGOLAND Florida has recently announced that they are offering military appreciation days from now until the end of 2013.

Active military members from the Army, Navy, Airforce, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard and the Reserves will receive a one-time single day admission to LEGOLAND and benefit from a 50% discount for family any members and a 10% discount on any additional tickets purchased.

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Win an Orlando Family Vacation Sweepstakes

Updated: 18 April 2013 11:24:25 AM
Visit Orlando is giving you and your family the opportunity to enter into their “Win an Orlando Family Vacation Sweepstakes”. 

The vacation will send a group of up to 4 to Orlando and include round trip coach class air transportation, round trip airport transportation, a 4-night stay at WorldQuest Orlando Resort and 8 single day  park passes to your choice of Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando or SeaWorld Orlando.

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Discovery Cove at SeaWorld Orlando

Updated: 17 April 2013 05:35:11 AM
Dreaming of being stranded on an island, Discovery Cove is the paradise of those dreams.

This luxurious all-inclusive attraction let’s the family experience swimming with exotic fish and rays, pet, feed, and even kiss a dolphin, or hand feed tropical birds in a free flight aviary.

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Safety Tips for Tourist

Updated: 16 April 2013 02:51:20PM
Orlando is generally a safe destination for tourists, but like all places, it is not without its hazards.

However, with the help of a few safety tips you can help ensure that your Orlando vacation goes off without a hitch.

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Golden Corral Buffet Restaurant Near Disney

Updated: 16 April 2013 02:18:29PM
The Golden Corral is a popular all you can eat buffet restaurant chain with several locations in Orlando, including one just minutes outside the entrance to Disney World and Universal Studios.

There are also several locations near our resorts. 

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Cirque Du Soleil’s La Nouba Festive Show

Updated: 15 April 2013 03:27:09AM
La Nouba, translates in English to “the party” or “to live it up,” and is the story of an attic filled with unique and bizarre characters in imaginative and kaleidoscopic costumes, trunks full of memories, and emotional and exhilarating performances.

Performed in a custom-built, freestanding theater at Downtown Disney’s West Side, La Nouba, challenges all of us to return to our childhood dreams of the circus, with daring and unbelievable gymnastics and circus acts, that elicits the simple excitement lost in our childhood.

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15th Anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom 

Updated: 15 April 2013 02:56:10 AM
Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be celebrating its 15th anniversary this year on April 22nd, 2013.

Coinciding with Earth Day, there are numerous special activities planned for this monumental event.

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Turtle Trek Encounter at SeaWorld Orlando

Updated: 12 April 2013 06:23:12 AM
Sea turtles are found in warm climates worldwide, and now you can see them up close in Orlando, Florida!

If you haven’t been there yet, it is definitely worth a visit.

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Flamingo Parade at SeaWorld Orlando

Updated: 12 April 2013 03:40:01 AM
SeaWorld is illuminated with a sea of pink feathers each day as the Flamingo Parade makes its way around the park.

While flamingo lakes and exhibits are not unusual at zoos or wildlife parks, SeaWorld’s Flamingo Parade experience allows you and your family to observe dozens of beautiful Chilean and Caribbean flamingos up close.

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Disney Spirit of Aloha Polynesian Dinner Show

Updated: 11 April 2013 05:49:11 AM
Disney’s Spirit of Aloha dinner show is a family-friendly luau that brings the spirit of Polynesia to Orlando.

The show is held at the beautiful Seven Seas Lagoon in an open-air covered theater. .

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Free Orlando Vacation Sweepstake Contest No Purchase Rquired

Updated: 11 April 2013 03:03:11 AM
The Travel Channelis running a sweepstakes through the month of April to give away a trip for 4 to Orlando.

This ultimate family getaway opportunity is valued at $3,700 and includes entry into Universal Island of Adventure, Universal Studios Florida, Wet n Wild and aBlue Man Group performance.

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Blue Man Group Orlando at Universal City Walk

Updated: 10 April 2013 03:28:11 AM
The Blue Man Group show is one of the highlights of Universal City Walk and has been wowing fans in Orlando since their arrival in 2007.

The show features an innovative trio of men in blue makeup who put on a show like no other.

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Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort

Updated: 10 April 2013 03:10:30 AM
The Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue at The Campsites at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort is a nostalgic dinner show suitable for children and adults of all ages.

The performance takes it cue from the days of the Wild West and incorporates dancing, singing and vaudeville comedy.

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Mickey's Backyard BBQ With Disney Characters

Updated: 10 April 2013 02:52:23 AM
Mickey’s Backyard Barbeque is an outdoor seasonal show at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground that runs on Thursdays and Saturdays from March through December.

Aimed at younger patrons, the barbeque is held under a covered open-air pavilion and features a Western-themed live band, hosts and familiar Disney characters like Goofy, Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse dressed in their best cowboy and cowgirl outfits.

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Free Tickets to Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Updated: 10 April 2013 01:23:10 AM
4 free tickets to one of the world's most famous dinner shows.

We invite you to an open house tour at Encantada Resort.

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Tips for Traveling to Orlando Theme Parks

Updated: 08 April 2013 06:35:11 AM
Orlando is known for the most-visited theme parks in the world.

Knowing and understanding these theme parks will help in scoring some vacation discounts.

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Free Wet N Wild Tickets Timeshare Tour Required

Updated: 08 April 2013 03:33:24 AM
A timeshare tour is the only way to receive free Wet N Wild Tickets.

The 90 minute timeshare tours tours are held daily every morning.

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Free Sleuths Mystery Dinner Show Tickets With Timeshare Presentation

Updated: 08 April 2013 02:30:19 AM
Free ticket offers do come with a catch!

Provided you meet the requirements of participation, you will have to exchange a couple of hours of your vacation time.

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Zebras Leaving Animal Kingdom

Updated: 03 April 2013: 02:28 PM
Sadly, after just a few short months, Walt Disney’s Animal Kingdom has quietly and permanently removed the zebras.

The official reason is acclimation issues for the zebras; others question if the reason is that the animals, although popular, were a bit pesky and aggressive.

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Pirate’s Adventure Treasures of the Seven Seas at Magic Kingdom

Updated: 01 April 2013: 07:38 AM
There’s a new interactive adventure quest debuting spring 2013 in Adventureland at the Magic Kingdom Park.

Pirate’s Adventure Treasures of the Seven Seas will challenge guests to successfully complete five different pirate raids through Adventureland using a pirate map and magic talisman.

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Free Epcot Tickets With Timeshare Package

Updated: 01 April 2013: 07:15 AM
Encantada is a self catering gated development located 5 minutes from Disney's Western Way entrance.

Purchase a two night stay for $99 and receive two free Epcot tickets.

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Cheap Flights to Disney

Updated: 01 April 2013: 07:05 AM
Orlando Sanford International Airport is a public commercial airport located in Sanford, Florida, but was originally constructed as a military installation in 1969.

With new terminal facilities, an easy airport design and stress free experience, Sanford Airport says is said to be Simpler, Faster and Better.

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Free Typhoon Lagoon Tickets With Your Timeshare Package

Updated: 30 March 2013 02:10:18 AM
Typhoon Lagoon is zone of the world's best water parks.

Admission tickets now run $55 for each person page 10 and above.

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World of Chima Water Ride at Legoland Florida

Updated: 29 March 2013 07:27:22 AM
Opening this summer, at Legoland Florida, is the new World of Chima.

This new interactive water ride for ages 2-12 is the centerpiece of the launch of a new product, and a new world at Legoland.

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4 Free Legoland Tickets With Orlando Timeshare Offer

Updated: 26 March 2013 01:35:05 AM
We have hotel and resort packages with free Legoland tickets for families that participate in one of our timeshare seminars.

These seminars run from 90 -120 minutes.

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Free Universal Studios Tickets With a Timeshare Vacation Package

Updated: 21 Mar 2013 03:38:41 AM
Timeshare vacation packages have become very popular with families visiting Universal Studios Florida.

With admission tickets running $95 per person and hotels running $60 + per night, saving money becomes a priority.

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Southern Ground Hornbills Hatch at Busch Gardens

Updated: 21 Mar 2013 03:05:21 AM
Two new Southern Ground Hornbills have been hatched at Busch Gardens.

These two, as yet unnamed, males were hatched February 15th and February 19th and are cute and healthy.

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Antarctic Empire of the Penguin at SeaWorld Orlando

Updated: 20 Mar 2013 05:16:11 AM
The icy winds of the Antarctic will be blowing into SeaWorld Orlando on May 24.

SeaWorld, with over 5.1 million visitors a year, ranked as one of the most visited amusement parks in the US. Experience the Antarctic, above and below, from a penguin’s point of view on this new astonishing ride and walk attraction.

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Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Updated: 19 Mar 2013 05:20:11 PM
May 17th, 2013 marks the start of Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

The weekends bring together the magic of Disney and Star Wars to create something that is truly special.

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$120 Flights to Orlando With Silver Airways

Updated: 18 March 2013 07:42:19 AM
Someone once told the Macon mayor that the Middle Georgia Regional Airport was a “Mickey Mouse operation.”

Now it really will be easier getting to see Mickey from Georgia because Silver Airways recently won the bid to provide flights to Atlanta and Orlando.

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Downtown Disney to Become Disney Springs

Updated: 18 March 2013 07:05:19 AM
Last week the rumored plans to revamp Downtown Disney to Disney Springs was announced by Walt Disney World Resort.

The major transformation for Central Florida will bring over 4,000 new jobs, 1,200 construction jobs, new revenue, and business opportunities to Central Florida.

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Taste of Hollywood to Go with Fantasmic! at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Updated: 16 March 2013 05:35:31 AM
The popular Taste of Hollywood to Go is returning to the Fantasmic! show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios for a limited time.

Starting from March 25th, 2013, you’ll be able to secure a delicious to go with the 25-minute outdoor show as long as seats are available.

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Orlando Tropical Fest at Orlando Festival Park

Updated: 14 March 2013 07:45:31 AM
The Orlando Tropical Fest will be taking place this year on April 7th, from 12pm to 8pm at Orlando Festival Park.

The festival has been organized by Orlando-based  Rene’s Productions to celebrate Hispanic culture and is the first in what will likely become an annual event

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International Drive Trolley

Updated: 14 March 2013 07:06:11 AM
Orlando’s International Drive is filled with great attractions and the International Drive (I Ride) Trolley is an excellent park and ride solution if you’re looking to enjoy the best of the city without the hassle of driving.

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St. Patrick’s Day at Raglan Road

Updated: 13 March 2013 01:30:22 PM
If you’re looking for a family-friendly place to spend St. Patrick’s Day, then look no further than Raglan Road in Downtown Disney.  

The Magic Kingdom is celebrating this fun-filled holiday over two weekends, March 8-10 and March 14-17.

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Earth Day Celebration at Disney Animal Kingdom

Updated: 12 March 2013 05:15:22 AM
Earth Day, held annually on April 22nd, is an international event to celebrate, improve and preserve the earth.

Started in the late 1960’s by environmental activists and concerned lawmakers, Earth Day is now observed by more than 500 million people in 175 countries.

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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Interactive Queue

Updated: 12 March 2013 03:05:16 AM
A new interactive queue has recently opened at the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at Walt Disney World Resort.

The attraction is located in Frontierland and is themed after an old mining town and accompanying railroad that has fallen into disrepair.

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Adventures in Flavor at SeaWorld Orlando

Updated: 09 March 2013 05:41:22 AM
Who says giving up healthy food when going to a theme park is necessary?

Hector Colon, Executive Chef for SeaWorld Orlando, features more than 60 healthy and lighter meals at SeaWorld.

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Baby Aardvark Joins Family at Busch Gardens

Updated: 09 March 2013 03:30:12 AM
A new bundle of joy arrived on February 7 for “Izzy” and “Friz” the new proud parents of the newest baby aardvark at the Busch Gardens.

This is the third of three births for the two, joining sister “Adazee” born last year on March 26 and two year old brother “Zawdi” born April 10, 2011 Aardvarks are a solitary animal and births are uncommon.

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Orlando Timeshare Deals

Updated: 08 March 2013 07:28:30 AM
Going on an Orlando vacation and visiting multiple attractions and theme parks can get expensive.

There are a variety of ways to have a great vacation without spending much money, think about getting a deal at a timeshare.

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Orlando Science Center Partnership With National Geographic Cinema Ventures

Updated: 07 March 2013 03:02:21 AM
There is exciting news in Orlando.

The highly respected National Geographic Cinema Ventures is forming a partnership with the Orlando Science Center.

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How to Survive a Timeshare Presentation

Updated: 07 March 2013 01:20:10 AM
Getting something for free or heavily discounted always sounds appealing in the beginning, but there is a catch when attendance to a timeshare presentation is required.

Timeshares are memberships, sharing ownership and expenses for a group of resorts, that guarantees the quality and price no matter which resort is selected.

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Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer Announces Harry Potter Expansion at Universal Studios

Updated: 05 March 2013 01:10:16 AM
Orlando mayor Buddy Dyer sent Harry Potter fans wild on Feb. 27th when he mentioned the “Expansion of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter,” at his state of the city address.

The mayor further hinted that the expansion would be ready by the summer of 2014.

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Orlando Airfare Tips

Updated: 04 March 2013 04:10:10 AM
There are several useful money saving tips to bear in mind when you are planning your trip to Orlando, Florida.

It is best to search around for good prices and deals.

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Disney’s Military Salute

Updated: 01 March 2013 01:10:10 AM
We all appreciate those that serve our country in the various military branches, past and present.

However, nobody is willing to show these devoted soldiers a better time than Disney.

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365 Days of Mickey Sweepstakes

Updated: 26 Feb 2013 06:31:18 AM
What is it about?

365 Days of Mickey Sweepstakes is one of the latest programs designed by Pixie Vacations, an authorized Disney Vacation Planner, with the purpose of rewarding its customers.

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Daytona Beach Bike Week 2013

Updated: 26 Feb 2013 03:43:16 AM
Daytona Beach Bike Week is one of the most popular annual motorcycle rallies in the US.

This year is the 72nd Bike Week, which is taking place from the 8th to the 17th of March.

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Orlando Magic – Family Fun Days!

Updated: 25 Feb 2013 03:24:51 AM
If you love Orlando, whether you are a resident or visitor, why not check out the major sports team?

The NBA’s Orlando Magic will bring basketball to life for everyone.

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Antarctica – Empire of the Penguin

Updated: 23 Feb 2013 02:39:15 AM
A brand new permanent attraction is opening at SeaWorld Orlando theme park on the 24th May 2013.

The new experience is called Antarctica – Empire of the Penguin!

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Orlando Safety Tips

Updated: 21 Feb 2013 04:43:13 AM
Orlando is popular with tourists and has many exciting attractions to enjoy.

But it is vital to stay safe!

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A Decade of Kissimmee Memories Contest

Updated: 21 Feb 2013 04:17:35 AM
The City of Kissimmee, Florida is giving away vacations.

Being budget conscience these days, wouldn’t it be great to know there was a paid vacation available for the next ten years?

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Disney’s TRYit Tastes For Kids

Updated: 21 Feb 2013 02:06:15 AM
It’s great when kids are willing to try new foods, but it isn’t always an easy task.

Now there is an opportunity to introduce them to adventurous new food, without making the meal.

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Silver Springs Concert Series, 2013

Updated: 21 Feb 2013 01:47:11 AM
It’s that time again.

Silver Springs, the respected theme park featuring glass bottom boats, alligators galore and historical Native American sites and forts, has announced the 2013 concert season.

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Magic Kingdom in Orlando GPS Guide

Updated: 19 Feb 2013 04:18:03 AM
Is your family planning a visit to the Magic Kingdom in Orlando?

This park is large, with miles of sidewalks, special events, attractions, and restaurants.

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Orlando's Great Family Deal

Updated: 19 Feb 2013 03:32:15 AM
Planning a trip to Orlando for a family may include visiting the Magic Kingdom, and a family may look for a way to save money on tickets, lodging and transportation.

One major expense for the family is meals.

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Canadians Won't Need International Drivers License

Updated: 19 Feb 2013 02:14:31 AM
A Florida law requiring non-US drivers to obtain an international driving permit to operate a vehicle in the state came into effect on January 1st, 2013.

This applies both to privately owned vehicles and vehicle rentals.

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Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

Updated: 18 Feb 2013 02:55:26 AM
Spring is a special time at Walt Disney World as it hosts the annual Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival.

All of Disney’s theme parks are seasonally decorated with jaw-dropping displays, but this festival is truly spectacular with magnificent and towering topiaries and floral displays.

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Chocolate Kingdom Kissimmee

Updated: 18 Feb 2013 12:52:15 AM
The Chocolate Kingdom near Orlando offers an interactive factory tour that appeals to the whole family.

Just 10 miles from Disney World, you can indulge your sweet tooth with this unique experience that is both entertaining and educational.

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Cinderella’s Castle Suite and VIP Tour Sweepstakes

Updated: 16 Feb 2013 04:10:05 AM
Who hasn’t dreamed of a spending a night as a real princess in a real castle?

Now, the Walt Disney World Resort is giving you the chance to make those dreams come true.

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How Not To Get Lost at Disney

Updated: 13 Feb 2013 04:10:15 AM
Disney Resorts are the perfect family vacation, but all it takes is one lost child and your happy day dissolves into a clenched stomach, a pounding heart and tears.

Unfortunately, the mix of eager little ones and massive parking lots, hundreds of rides, attractions and restaurants can make it easy to lose track of each other.

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Visiting SeaWorld Orlando With Small Children

Updated: 12 Feb 2013 02:30:20 AM
A visit to Sea World is a highlight of any trip to Orlando, particularly if you are visiting SeaWorld Orlando with small children.

From the wonders of the Manta Aquarium to the playful dolphins and the majesty of Shamu the Killer Whale, there are so many attractions and animals to keep everyone entertained.

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Planning a Trip to Universal Studios Orlando

Updated: 09 Feb 2013 06:30:20 AM
There are a lot of details to hammer out when you are planning a vacation get-away with the family.

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Disney With Small Kids

Updated: 09 Feb 2013 06:05:15 AM
Walt Disney World is known for the magic and mystery that it offers to kids of all ages.

But for a parent who has children under the age of 5, you may feel hesitant to take your toddler into a world where there is so much to see and do that it can actually prove to be a bit too for your little one.

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Where to Watch the Daytona Race in Orlando?

Updated: 1 Feb 2013 02:48:17 AM
Head on over to the NASCAR Sports Grille if you don't have tickets.

The NASCAR Sports Grille , formerly known as the NASCAR Cafe is an exciting racing-themed eatery in Orlando.

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The Florida Mall

Updated: 28 Jan 2013 02:34:07 AM
The Florida Mall is located in Orlando and is the largest indoor shopping mall ii Florida.

The mall opens up daily at 10 am. and closes at 9 p. except on Sunday.

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Time Saving Tips at Disney Parks

Updated: 28 Jan 2013 02:03:45 AM
A trip to Orlando to visit its theme parks can be a family vacation of a lifetime, but there is no denying that fact that places like Disney World and Universal Studios are time consuming attractions.

While any trip to a theme park will involve some waiting, there are a few time saving tips that will help you make the most of your trip to Orlando

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24th Annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival

Updated: 22 Jan 2013 03:13:30 AM
Now enjoying its 24th year, the annual Zora Neal Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities (better known as ZORA Festival) is a celebration of the life and life’s work of Zora Neale Hurston.

Zora Neale Hurston was a folklorist, anthropologist, and a celebrated 20th century writer; the ZORA Festival covers several days and includes a number of artistic expressions.

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Parking Lot Safety at Theme Parks

Updated: 15 Jan 2013 03:52:35 AM
Even at the happiest place on earth there is opportunity for a lot of frustration and disappointment when you leave the parks after a fun-filled day only to find that someone has broken into your family’s car.

An unfortunate reality is that opportunity for crime exists everywhere, even in the safest and most secure of locations.

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Disney Ticket Craigs List Scam – Don’t Get Ripped Off

Updated: 14 Jan 2013 04:48:41 AM
Taking your kids to the many theme parks that call Orlando home is often a dream come true for the little ones!

Getting scammed on the tickets that you bought is one quick way to ensuring a nightmare for the whole family.

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Mardi Gras at Universal Studios

Updated: 14 Jan 2013 04:45:41 AM
You don’t have to make a trip to The Big Easy to get in on the fun of Mardi Gras, with the Mardi Gras festival at Universal Studios.

The world-famous celebration that brings New Orleans to life is a family-fun event that offers a great variety of entertainment choices.

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Timeshare Presentation With Debit Card

Updated: 12 Jan 2013 05:48:41 AM
Tired of not being able to take advantage of an Orlando timeshare vacation package because of not having a major credit?

Isn't frustrating to call around or viewing dozens of sites, then being told or reading that a major credit card is required to attend a presentation?

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Chef Emeril Lagasse’s New Show

Updated: 10 Jan 2013 06:46:05 AM
World-renowned celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse launched a brand new television program that highlights some of Florida’s incredible destinations and dining experiences.

Partnering with the Cooking Channel, Emeril’s new show offered a focus on the beautiful city of Orlando for its premiere episode.

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Star Tours: The Adventure Continues

Updated: 8 Jan 2013 05:35:15 AM
Star Tours: The Adventure Continues is a 3D experience that can be visited multiple times for a different experience with each visit.

Located in the Disney’s Hollywood Studios Theme Park back lot, this ride invites visitors to step on board a Starspeeder 1000 and experience the Star Wars world at light speed.

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Snow White’s Scary Adventures is Closed

Updated: 8 Jan 2013 04:35:15 AM
One of the original attractions at Walt Disney World, Snow White’s Scary Adventures was originally called Snow White’s Adventures.

Located in Fantasyland for more than four decades of providing entertainment for park guests, the Snow White attraction was based on Disney’s 1937 full-length animated feature film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

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Timeshare Scammers Soliciting Timeshare Owners

Updated: 03 Jan 2013 10:30:15 AM
There are an incredible number of benefits to timeshare resorts, but as with everything there is sometimes a bit of a dark side to timeshares.

Unfortunately, the scams and negative aspects of timeshares are given a lot more media time than all of the great benefits that come from staying at a timeshare resort on your next family vacation.

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New Dining Options at Universal Studios

Updated: 27 Nov 2012 07:27:15 AM
With fun comes hunger, something Universal can easily address.

The famed CityWalk cuisine ranges from gourmet hot dogs to fabulous seafood.

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Orlando’s Restaurant Row

Updated: 15 Nov 2012 04:50:10 AM
When vacationers and locals are ready to enjoy good food in Orlando, they usually eat at whatever place is convenient to the attraction they are visiting.

Rarely do they venture outside of this area to see what else Orlando has to offer.

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Aquatica by SeaWorld Orlando

Updated: 15 Nov 2012 04:46:15 AM
Treat your children to the beauty of Aquatica by SeaWorld Orlando.

Rarely do they venture outside of this area to see what else Orlando has to offer.

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CityWalk Universal Studios Orlando

Updated: 12 Nov 2012 02:10:15 AM
Universal Studios CityWalk Orlando has the thing for you.

Since 1993, CityWalk has been entertaining its guests from all walks of life.

Whether you want to be the life of the party, watch the newest movie, or just enjoy your favorite meal, this is your destination to enjoy.

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Cabana Bay Beach Resort

Updated: 09 Nov 2012 03:35:15 AM
Universal Studio Resorts is known for its great hotel accommodations like the Hard Rock Hotel.

Now they are building something new just for those that still wish they could bring back the good old days.

Are you that person, still looking for a resort in Orlando that takes you back to a forgotten time?

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Universal Studios - Saluting the Military

Updated: 05 Nov 2012 03:30:05 AM
Universal Studios Orlando has revived their military salute program.

It is very heartening to see this move which offers much more then the regular military discounts.

Not only this, Universal Studios would also be offering discounts on the tickets for the Blue Man Group show.

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Zebra’s Are Back at Disney

Updated: 2 Nov 2012 01:30:05 AM
The magical place, Disney, has a bit more magic.

Fifteen zebras, part of the Kilimanjaro Safari attraction, have been placed at the Animal Kingdom since February of this year.

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Car Rental Rip Offs & Scams

Updated: 25 Oct 2012 02:05:33 AM
This scenario is played out over and over all across the country.

You've just opened your credit card statement to see an outrageous charge for a recent car rental.

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Columbia Regional Airport to Orlando

Updated: 18 Oct 2012 2:10:33 AM
Frontier Airlines will start nonstop service between Orlando and Columbia Mo. with two weekly nonstop flights beginning on Nov. 20, 2012.

The cheap flights will be on Tuesday's & Saturday's.

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Cirque du Soleil Free Performance

Updated: 16 Oct 2012 4:15:33 AM
Every day throughout October's National Arts and Humanities month, Creative City Project is hosting free, daily events open to the public for artists to create and perform in unexpected, public spaces.

On October 26 Orlando residents are welcome to enjoy a free 30 minute performance of of La Nouba by Cirque du Soleil at the Orlando City Hall Plaza, 400 South Orange Avenue at noon.

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I-Drive Live

Updated: 16 Oct 2012 3:10:33 AM
The Merlin Entertainments and Unicorp National Development I-Drive Live 20-acre development featuring a Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, 25,000-square-foot Sea Life aquarium, hotels, retail, dining and the Orlando Eye, an observation wheel that will carry guests 425 feet into the air has been delayed to the summer of 2014.

The $250 million project is located at the site of the former Mercado shopping-and-dining complex on International Drive.

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SeaWorld Orlando Offering Gluten Free Menu

Updated: 12 Oct 2012 2:19:33 AM
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment is rolling out a food allergy initiative in partnership with  Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN).

If you're one of the millions of families with food allergies, the in-park dining experience at SeaWorld Parks just got better.

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Westgate Resort Employees May Lose Jobs

Updated: 11 Oct 2012 01:30:33 AM
David Siegel the owner of the world's largest privately owned timeshare resorts says if Romney is not elected he may have to layoff people.

An email sent this past Monday stated if any new taxes were imposed on him or his company he must just go ahead and retire in the Caribbean!

Mr. Siegel became a household name for a film documentary "Queen of Versailles".

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SeaWorld's Halloween Spooktacular

Updated: 29 Sep 2012 4:19:33 AM
SeaWorld Orlando is the place to go if you're looking for a fun, kid friendly place to take your kid's trick or treating during Halloween.

Every Saturday & Sunday in October, SeaWorld's Halloween Spooktacular provides a one of a kind experience for your little ones.

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Silver Lake Resort Off Peak Season Deals

Updated: 04 Sep 2012 4:49:33 PM
If you can visit Orlando Florida between these dates:

August 31 - November 15, 2012

November 30 - December 13, 2012

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