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Guests go for a ride in a Captain-guided tour aboard an amphibious auto, known as an Amphicar, on Lake Buena Vista at Downtown Disney, as part of the waterfront adventures offered at The BOATHOUSE restaurant. The BOATHOUSE: Great Food, Waterfront Dining, Dream Boats, is a new upscale, waterfront dining experience in the heart of Downtown Disney with a gourmet menu featuring steaks, chops, fresh seafood and a raw bar. The BOATHOUSE from Schussler Creative is one of the new venues in The Landing, the first of four planned neighborhoods as Downtown Disney transitions to Disney Springs. Completion of Disney Springs is set for 2016. Downtown Disney is located at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Matt Stroshane)

Posted on May 28th, 2015

Summer Just Got a Whole Lot Cooler

Walt Disney World Resort is celebrating summertime with its Coolest Summer Ever festivities, and they've got the coolest host "ever"—Olaf, from "Frozen," of course.
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The Spa Sommelier helps guests customize their spa experience and treatment.

Posted on May 26th, 2015

Adult Treats & Family Fun

We found three properties around the globe that offer your clients a few adult beverage treats—and one with lots of family fun, too.
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Views of the The Inn at Newport Ranch.

Posted on May 22nd, 2015

Tailored Experiences at New U.S. Properties

Whether it's the great outdoors, a trendy hotel vibe, or a laid-back ambiance, these new U.S. properties will offer your clients experiences tailored to their specific likes.
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USTOA

Posted on May 21st, 2015

USTOA Releases its Spring 2015 Packaged Travel Index

USTOA has released its spring 2015 Packaged Travel Index and it reveals that there's been an increase in travel spending by survey respondents this year of 8.3 percent and more have already booked travel this year—34 percent compared to 26 percent in the fall of 2014.
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Space Mountain at Tomorrowland, Magic Kingdom.

Posted on May 14th, 2015

Magic Kingdom Open for 24 Hours

To launch the traditional start of summer vacation season and as part of its Coolest Summer Ever celebration, Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort will open for 24 hours nonstop May 22-23, from 6 a.m. to 6 a.m., over Memorial Day Weekend.
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Skull Island Reign Of Kong rendering.

Posted on May 8th, 2015

Universal Announces Two New Offerings

Universal Parks & Resorts recently announced two new additions to its park offerings—King Kong and a Ninetendo world.
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During National Bike Month, Florida Kimpton hotels encourage guests to explore local attractions by bike. (Photo Credit: Kimpton's Surfcomber Miami.)

Posted on May 4th, 2015

Explore by Bike at Kimpton Hotels

May is National Bike Month, and select Kimpton hotels are encouraging guests to explore local attractions on a Kimpton-branded public bike with its Spin & Sip promotion.
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Orlando World Center Marriott.

Posted on May 1st, 2015

Onsite Review: Orlando World Center Marriott

My recent visit to Orlando included thrilling rides, a bit of pampering, tasty meals, and even a fireworks show...all without stepping foot in any of the destination’s theme parks.
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The Orlando Eye.

Posted on May 1st, 2015

What’s New in Orlando

Central Florida’s economic engine, Orlando, became the first-ever in the U.S. to welcome over 60 million visitors last year, and in 2015, tourists will find more reasons to visit Orlando now that new attractions are on the horizon.
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Norwegian Cruise Line’s 4,200-passenger Norwegian Escape.

Posted on May 1st, 2015

New Ships Bulletin

The cruise industry is booming and fleets are expanding, so we put together a list of some new cruise ships coming down the pipeline.
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