Author Archives: Christy Caby

Walt Disney World to Open Planet Hollywood Quick Service Location

The grand opening of the Planet Hollywood Observatory in Disney Springs at Walt Disney World has been a huge success.  The grand opening welcomed celebrities like Britney Spears and Reese Witherspoon to participate in opening festivities.  The original Planet Hollywood location closed last year so that it could be completely renovated and re-imagined as the new restaurant.  Robert Earl, the ...

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Disney Forced to Pay $3.8 Million in Labor Violations to Walt Disney World Resort Employees

Today wasn’t the best news day for Walt Disney World.  The U.S. Department of Labor has been conducting an investigation for 16,399 resort cast members at Walt Disney World.  The payout is said to be $3.8 million, which equals out to around an average $233 per cast member. The investigation found violations in Disney’s record-keeping, adhering the minimum wage laws and ...

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MagicBand 2 Now Available for Purchase at Walt Disney World

MagicBand 2 has been in the packages that are shipped to guests prior to their Walt Disney World vacation for guests staying at a Disney resort.  Now, they are also available for purchase at Walt Disney World for all guests.   The solid color choices cost $12.99 each, plus tax.  The bands with a design will start at $22.99 each, ...

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Walt Disney World Gives Out Free Chocolates in Epcot

Vanuato Kakaw makes authentic Mexican chocolates.  From March 16th to March 20th, Vanuato Kakaw will be giving free chocolate samples to guests visiting Epcot’s Mexico pavilion in Walt Disney World.  They will be in the Plaza De Los Amigos area of the pavilion with their delicious samples.  The chocolates are a delicious combination of various flavors with all types of ...

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Celebration at the Top Extended Through September at Walt Disney World

Celebration at the Top is a new event at California Grill in Disney’s Contemporary Resort at Walt Disney World.  This event was originally planned to run through March, but Disney has announced that it will now run through September.  The event is only offered on select Sundays over the next several months.  Reservations are available now by calling 407-WDW-DINE.  Guests ...

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The Walt Disney World Railroad has Re-Opened at Magic Kingdom

The Walt Disney World Railroad closed in January for a lengthy refurbishment.  It was supposed to re-open in February, but the refurbishment tool longer than planned.  We are happy to report that the Walt Disney World Railroad is finally re-open at the Magic Kingdom and taking guests to the different train stations around the park.  This railroad is a staple ...

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