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INTERCOT > News > January  2006

News Archive - January 2006

January 24, 2006

The Walt Disney Co. Acquires Pixar Animation

After months of negotiations, the Walt Disney Company has agreed to buy Pixar Animation.  "The addition of Pixar significantly enhances Disney animation, which is a critical creative engine for driving growth across our businesses," Disney Chief Executive Robert Iger said in a press release. Under the terms of the deal, Pixar Chief Executive Steve Jobs will take a seat on the Disney board. The purchase is expected to be completed this summer.

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GardenGrocer.com Joins INTERCOT Sponsors!

GardenGrocer.com allows you to spend more time doing the things you want to do on your vacation and less time at the supermarket. They deliver your order to your home, resort rental or hotel and stock all the name brands you like plus fresh fruits, vegetables and everything else you expect from a supermarket. So just relax, order online and have fun because now the grocery store comes to you.

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January 19, 2006

Tarzan Rocks! Takes Its Final Bow

Tarzan Rocks! will end its seven year run on January 21, when the Theater in the Wild at Disney's Animal Kingdom closes for extensive renovations. No new show details or a completion date have been released at this time.

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January 15, 2006

2006 Star Wars Weekend Dates Released

Once again, the power of the Force and the magic of Disney combine for the family-friendly fan-fest, scheduled for four consecutive weekends beginning May 19, 2006, at Disney's MGM Studios. The event includes special parades, trivia games, meet-and-greet sessions with Star Wars legends and characters and special themed activities. The weekend festivities take place on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and are included with regular theme park admission.

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January 12, 2006

Radisson Resort Offers Winter Specials  

The Radisson Resort Orlando - Celebration, formerly known as the Radisson Resort Parkway, is offering visitors of INTERCOT exclusive room rates for January & February. The Radisson Resort Orlando is a Disney Good Neighbor Hotel and is located only 1.5 miles from Walt Disney World. The resort provides shuttles to Disney, Sea World and Universal Studios, 718 remodeled guest rooms, 3 sparkling pools with waterfalls, 2 whirlpools and a 40' water slide, 5 on site food and beverage outlets. Visit the links below for details on pricing and to make reservations.

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January 11, 2006

Annual Passholder Discounts Announced

Disney has released room-only discounts for Walt Disney World Annual Passholders. There is no longer a 60-day advance booking requirement - as the Best Rate Program has been discontinued. Discounts are currently available through April 13, 2006. The rates vary with the change of "Seasons" and the number of rooms offered is limited. For details on these and other vacation specials contact INTERCOT's Official Travel Agency, Magical Journeys at 1-570-785-3283, or visit their web site and fill out a quote form.

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January 8, 2006

13th Annual Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival - April 21 - June 11

Romance blooms at Epcot April 21-June 11, 2006 for the 13th Annual Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. Topiaries based on decades of happily-ever-after classic stories will add romance and whimsy to the 2006 festivities. Thirty million flowers and trees, lush rose gardens and elaborate topiaries will grace the park's 300 acres. Nightly Flower Power concerts will rock the landscape with live entertainment from top acts of the 60s and '70s.

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