Other Resorts News

Saratoga Springs was not originally on track to be the seventh DVC resort.  In September 2001, Disney issued a press release announcing the construction of a new Vacation Club property adjacent to the Eagle Pines golf course.  The resort was not actually given a name, but in lieu of any other label it is frequently referred to as the “Eagle Pines” resort in DVC circles.

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An article printed in the Springfield, MO News-Leader speculates about a possible Disney link to a theme park development in Newton County near Branson, MO.  Per the article, a man affiliated with a company called ARM Risk attended a commissioner’s meeting on April 12th and proceeded to make inquiries regarding possible changes to the county’s road system to accommodate a proposed theme park project.  Materials given to the commissioners indicate first-phase construction costs of $1.1 billion, a 100-acre theme park and six hotels plus a number of ancillary projects.   

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Al Lutz over at MiceAge.com reports that January 24th will be a red letter day for the Disney Vacation Club as it reveals plans for the first property located at the Disneyland Resort.  According to Lutz, the announcement will feature details on a 300-room expansion to the Grand Californian resort which includes a modest 50-unit DVC component. 

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