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INTERCOT > News > April 2008

News Archive - April 2008

April 28, 2008

Gaylord Palms Special May Rates Released!

The Gaylord Palms Resort is offering an exclusive rate available only to INTERCOT of $129 for 21 dates in May! Dates at $129: 1-3; 8–12; 15–18; 21–27; 30–31. Located just minutes from Disney's main gate, the resort offers top-notch guest accommodations, four acres of themed experiences under glass, including innovative restaurants, fascinating shops, live entertainment and much more.  For details on this special visit the Gaylord Palms Resort's web site below and fill out a quote form.

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April 22, 2008

"Yeti" Footprint Presented to Animal Kingdom

Happy 10th Birthday, Animal Kingdom! Josh Gates, (pictured right) host of the Sci-Fi Channel series “Destination Truth,” presents a cast of what is believed to be a “yeti” footprint to Joe Rohde, Vice President & Executive Designer of Walt Disney Imagineering at the Expedition Everest attraction. Gates and his expedition team found the footprint while filming an episode of “Destination Truth” in Nepal in November 2007. The cast will soon be placed on display at Expedition Everest, a Himalayan-themed, high-speed, coaster-like attraction where guests come face-to-face with a yeti.

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April 12, 2008

Star Wars Weekend Guest List Announced

Warwick Davis will be hosting all four Star Wars Weekends this year. Davis played the Ewok hero Wicket in Return of the Jedi and Anakin's young friend Wald in Episode I. Other celebrities appearing during the event are Peter Mayhew, Jeremy Bulloch, Daniel Logan, David Prowse and more. Star Wars Weekends blast into orbit June 6 and will be held four consecutive weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) through June 29, 2008 and are included with regular theme park admission.

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April 9, 2008

Toy Story Mania! Preview Dates Announced

Disney has announced special Annual Passholder previews for Disney's Hollywood Studio's newest attraction; Toy Story Mania!.  Previews will be held, between 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., Saturday May 10 through Monday, May 12, 2008. Valid Passholder ID is required when attending this preview. Toy Story Mania! is the new interactive 4-D attraction inspired by Disney•Pixar's "Toy Story" films.

Attraction Information

April 7, 2008

2008 Free Dining Offer Released

Walt Disney World Resort announced today the return of "free dining" for guests purchasing select "Magic Your Way" packages on certain dates in August and September. Now through June 22, guests can buy one of these five-night/six-day packages for stays most nights Aug. 24-Sept. 20, 2008, and receive the Disney Dining Plan at no additional charge. Packages for families of four start at $57 a day per person (select Value Resorts), $73 a day pp (standard select Moderate Resorts) and $104 a day pp in a studio at Disney's Saratoga Springs.  For full details including limitations, 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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April 1, 2008

Park Calendar Released for October 2008

The Walt Disney World Resort has released it's Extra Magic Hours, Operating and Event schedules for October 2008. 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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