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INTERCOT > News > July 2006

News Archive - July 2006

July 28, 2006

Cinderella Castle Transformation

The transition of Cinderella Castle from the "Happiest Celebration on Earth" into the "Year of a Million Dreams" promotion is slated to begin September 10, 2006. Cranes and other equipment will reportedly be brought into the park, but little work is scheduled to be done during normal operational hours. The project will consist of repainting, the removal of decorations and the preparation and installation of the "Year of a Million Dreams" Royal Bedchamber. In conjunction with the transformation the current stage show Cinderellabration,  gifted from Tokyo Disney as part of the "Happiest Celebration on Earth", will make its final bow on September 16, 2006.
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July 25, 2006

Radisson Resort Offers End of Summer Discount

The Radisson Resort Orlando - Celebration is offering visitors of INTERCOT an exclusive $59.95 per night room rate for the dates of August 22nd - September 30th. 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. Call today and save!

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July 23, 2006

Epcot Food And Wine Festival Events Released

To mark the 11th anniversary of the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, Walt Disney World guests can sample new tastes with old-world flavors and cook with the experts. During the six-week-long festival September 29 through November 12, Future World and World Showcase will overflow with food, wine and beer experiences. Bookings begin at 7:00 a.m. ET July 31 for the 2006 ticketed events. Events can be booked by calling (407) WDW-DINE. Park admission is required unless otherwise noted.

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July 19, 2006

Mickey's Magic Show Premieres at MGM Studios

Abracadabra! It’s Disney Live! presents Mickey’s Magic Show! Mickey, Minnie and a host of Disney friends come together with magicians to perform magic from legendary Disney films right before your eyes. The presentation, is part of "Playhouse Disney in Concert," at Disney-MGM Studios. The entertainment offering is part of Magical Beginnings, a new program created to make traveling to Disney parks with preschoolers and toddlers easier than ever. Other preschool favorites scheduled to appear throughout the seven-week series, August 13-September 30, include The Doodlebops, The Wiggles and Johnny and the Sprites.

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July 13, 2006

Annual Passholder Discounts Announced

Disney has released room-only discounts, at select resorts, for Annual Passholders vacationing August 27 through September 30, 2006. Ask for code FAU. This code gives you a flat discount off from rack rates; $20 off Value resorts, $45 savings on Moderate resorts and  a $75 savings on Deluxe and Home Away From Home resorts. The number of rooms offered at these rates is limited. For details 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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July 10, 2006

Walt Disney World Resort Specials Released

Disney has released resort specials for room-only rates and Magic Your Way packages for travelers vacationing at Walt Disney World between August 19 - September 30, 2006. Room-only rates range from $64+ per night for Value Resorts, $99+ per night for Moderate Resorts and $170+ per night for Deluxe Resorts, if available. Rooms are subject to availability. Reservations must be booked by  August 18, 2006. For details on these and other special rates call INTERCOT's Official Travel Agency, Magical Journeys at 1-570-785-3283, or visit their website and fill out a quote form.

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July 6, 2006

New Pirate & Princess Party Announced

On select dates January through March 2007, the Magic Kingdom will be host to a new  “Pirate & Princess Party” event. Guests will embark on a quest for beads and chocolate treasures, be witness to a Pirate and Princess parade, character greetings, fireworks spectacular and some of the most popular attractions. Experience Pirate Coves and Princess Courts filled with treasures and special themed entertainment. The event will be held from 7:30 pm - 12:30 am on January: 22, 26 & 29, February: 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 23 & 26 and March: 2, 5, & 8. Tickets are on sale now. $36.95 (Ages 10+) and $29.95 (Ages 3-9) for advance purchases. Call (407) W-DISNEY.

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July 1, 2006

Pirates of the Caribbean Reopens Today

The classic Magic Kingdom attraction, Pirates of the Caribbean has reopened after its lengthy rehab. Captain Jack Sparrow and his nemesis Barbossa have been woven into the attraction's most familiar scenes. At this time the ride is expected to remain open through the published re-opening date of July 7th.  However there is potential for some down-time on the ride to work out any bugs in the newly added effects.

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Park Calendar Released for January 2007

Walt Disney World Resort has released it's Extra Magic Hours, Operating and Event schedules for January 2007. For guests visiting during this time, you will want to visit the Park Hours and Events pages to aid in planning your trip. Remember, all times and schedules are subject to change, so check back often.


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