Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom After Hours Event

One of Castle Dreams Travel Planners, Crystal, and her family were visiting Walt Disney World last week and  were gifted tickets to the Magic Kingdom After Hours Event for April 21 through one of those wonderful magical moments that can only happen at Disney. Continue reading

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Awaken Summer Preview Event, Day 4- Magic Kingdom & Departure

Waking up at 8:30 for me is so strange on a Walt Disney World vacation. I opened my eyes and saw the sun shining on Mike’s face- I smiled, then panicked because I thought it was later than it was! It is check out day and I still had quite a bit to do before we needed to leave by 11am. But, I was lazy and stayed in bed another hour- no one else was awake yet and we needed the rest. Magical Express wasn’t picking us up until 5pm, so we had another full day ahead of us. Continue reading

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Awaken Summer Preview Event, Day 3- WDW Magic Kingdom Extra Magic Hours & Plaza Restaurant

After some much needed power naps in our room at Animal Kingdom Lodge, we were off to the Magic Kingdom for the night. We had a 7:30pm reservation at the Plaza, right on Main Street, and then our Fast Passes begun. Tonight the Magic Kingdom is also open an additional 2 hours for Extra Magic Hours (only for WDW Resort guests), we were hoping to make it- we haven’t been able to yet as our kids were never old enough to make it up that late. Continue reading

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Awaken Summer Preview Event, Day 3- Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, Via Napoli

Another early morning for Mommy while the kids and Mike slept in a bit. My last bit of business was breakfast inside Jiko’s Capetown Wine Room at 8am. Continue reading

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Awaken Summer Preview Event, Day 2 – part 2

Once we finished a spin on Toy Story Mania, after Rock N Roller Coaster, my colleagues and I decided to head back to our rooms to rest a bit before our evening activities. Animal Kingdom Lodge is so relaxing it’s hard to tear yourself away from your balcony when you are staying in a savanna view room… Continue reading

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Free Dining Promotion and Room Discount for Fall 2016 at Walt Disney World Resort

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Awaken Summer Preview Event, Day 2 – part 1

I was up and out by 7:45am- headed, again, to meet my colleagues for our trip to Epcot. We had an exclusive breakfast with Sharon Siskie (Senior Vice President, Sales at Disney Destinations), Lynn Clark (Vice President, International Travel Industry and Southern California Tourist Sales at Disney Parks & Resorts) and Cal Almaguer (Vice President, Domestic Travel Industry and Central Florida Tourist Sales at Disney Parks & Resorts) scheduled as well as a product update. Continue reading

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Awaken Summer Preview Event, Day 1

I could not have been more thrilled to be invited to this event. So much so, Mike and the kids accompanied me to Walt Disney World. We booked a one bedroom villa at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Kidani Village with a savanna view for 3 nights. We were ready for summer to awaken… Continue reading

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What’s New Universal Orlando Resort

Last week I was very fortunate to be invited to a session of Universal and U held in Garden City, NY. I wanted to share some of the valuable information that I learned to help enhance your next Universal Orlando vacation. Continue reading

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Awaken Summer Showcase NYC

This past week I was delighted to be invited to Walt Disney World’s Awaken Summer Showcase in New York City. The event was held in the Edison Ballroom and featured a 3 course meal and lots of neat details on what is in store for guests this summer in Walt Disney World! Continue reading

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