28, 2010 Official
Grand Opening Caught on Video
and Gary attended the ESPN Wide World of Sports Grand Opening this past week
and had a front row view of the ceremony. In the video, Garrett Hartley of
the New Orleans Saints kicks a field goal thru the entrance to officially
open the venue.
Atlanta Braves Suit up for Spring Training
Baseball’s Atlanta Braves will return for their 14th exhibition season at
Walt Disney World Resort in March 2010. Champion Stadium at the newly
rebranded ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, where the Atlanta Braves will
take the field to prepare for the upcoming season, features more than 9,500
seats, four luxury skyboxes, and multiple open-air suites and patios. The
double-decker stadium offers many of the amenities of today’s major league
ballparks. Stadium seats, bleachers and a grassy knoll all provide fans with
an intimate sports experience like no other.
Park Calendar Released for September
World Resort has released it's
Extra Magic Hours, Operating and Event schedules for September 2010. 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.
INTERCOT Tweeting Live from the ESPN
Wide World of Sports Grand Opening
John and Dpamac (Gary) are live at the Walt Disney World - ESPN Wide World
of Sports Grand Opening Thursday and Friday. They've been invited to share
in the fun, and in turn, you get to peek behind the curtain by following the
Official INTERCOT Twitter Account.
Exclusive Harry Potter Vacation Package Announced by Universal Orlando
It’s one of
the most highly anticipated theme park entertainment experiences of our
generation and, for the first time, guests can now book an exclusive
vacation package to visit The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal
Orlando Resort with their families. “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Vacation Package” includes accommodations at an on-site hotel at Universal
Orlando Resort and admission to both Universal Orlando theme parks – along
with a wide-range of benefits available only by booking through
Universal Orlando Resort.
INTERCOT Live @ Disney Press Event
Melanears is live at the Walt Disney World - Give a Day, Get a Day Press
Event. She's live on Twitter today and tomorrow. You can follow Melanears
via the Official INTERCOT Twitter
Account and keep up to date on what's happening. Among the exciting
things announced so far - The Main Street Electrical Parade is coming back,
new fireworks will debut at the Magic Kingdom, the Tower of Terror is
getting a new sequence and more!
10, 2010 Dining
Additions Coming to Epcot
dining additions are coming to Epcot World Showcase, at the Italy pavilion
and Mexico pavilion. In Italy, an authentic Neapolitan pizzeria is under
construction with opening planned for fall 2010 in time for the Epcot
International Food & Wine Festival.
At Mexico, the popular Cantina de San Angel restaurant is expanding, and
will feature 400 seats with al fresco seating for lunch and a perfect place
for viewing “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth,” the nightly Epcot
fireworks spectacular. Opening is also is set for fall 2010.
8, 2010 Drew
Brees is Going to Disney World!
Drew Brees led the New
Orleans Saints to a Super Bowl victory over the Indianapolis Colts in South
Florida, so what do you think he’s going to do next? He's Going to Disney
World, of course! After making several memorable plays against the Colts in
the 31-17 Super Bowl XLIV win, Drew looked into the TV cameras and
proclaimed the famous phrase. Drew is appearing in a nationwide commercial
this week and heading to Walt Disney World Resort Monday at where he’ll
celebrate his team’s magical Super Bowl win with a ticker tape parade down
at Main Street USA at 11:55 a.m.
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