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    Comparing Early Sales For Riviera To Other Resorts

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  • Paid Event Returns To TOTW Lounge On New Year's Eve

    Paid Event Returns To TOTW Lounge On New Year's Eve

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    Disney Confirms Plans For Grand Floridian To Magic Kingdom Walkway

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Caption This: Goofy’s Day on the Water

Authors: Disney Parks Blog

This week’s “Caption This” photo was snapped at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in 1996. Sure looks like Goofy is set for a day on Seven Seas Lagoon in his snazzy swimsuit....

DVCNews Debates: FastPass+

DVCNews Debates

On Thursday, January 23, 2014, Walt Disney World will permanently shutter the last of its paper ticket FASTPASS machines.  Going forward, all 4 parks will only support the FastPass+ product which features precise online scheduling of attraction return times while (presently) allowing only 3 FastPass entitlements per guest, per day.  

While the daily cap--and tiering of attractions at 2 theme parks--is restrictive, the new system does eliminate all guesswork involved in predicting attraction return times and the effort involved in both collecting and later redeeming the paper tickets.    


Topic: How do you feel about the new FastPass+ system?  (Excited?  Angry?  Ambivalent?  Confused?  Optimistic?  Disappointed?)
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2014 Aulani tax update

The formula for Hawaii's Transient Accommodations Tax includes the annual dues figure for stays at Aulani, Disney Vacation Club Villas.  Following is an overview of how the tax amounts have changed with the new 2014 dues.  

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