News Archive - March 2010
March 27, 2010
Park Calendar Released for October
Walt Disney World Resort has released it's
Extra Magic Hours, Operating and Event schedules for October 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.
March 25, 2010
Opening Date Announced for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Ride
Orlando Resort has unveiled the official grand opening date for the
Wizarding World of Harry Potter - June 18, 2010. At the same time, details
and pictures have been presented to the media which give interesting insight
into what will surely be one of the hottest tickets in town, and one of the
most technologically advanced rides that Orlando has seen. There's
speculation the attraction will use "robo-coaster" technology as seen in our
2004 Hilights from the IAAPA Convention below (see the first 2 pictures on
Will the ride use RoboCoaster Tecnology seen at IAAPA in 2004?
March 24, 2010
Annual Passholder Discounts Announced
has released discounts for Annual Passholders vacationing between
June 4 - August 14, 2010. Save 30% at select Value Resorts, 35% at Moderate
Resorts and 40% at Deluxe 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.
Details & Discussion Here
Art Adorns Epcot monorail train
from the upcoming Disney film "TRON: Legacy" adorns one of the trains on the
Epcot monorail line in a photo taken on its first day of operation, March
19, 2010. "TRON: Legacy" is a 3D, high-tech adventure film scheduled to
debut in theaters Dec. 17, 2010.
INTERCOT.com has put together our Bracketology Challenge again
this year for the folks who visit the site and keep it going all year long.
What's at stake? The three best bracketologists will receive INTERCOT swag!
Hey, we know it's not much but cut us a break, Free Stuff is Free Stuff -
and it's all for bragging rights over your fellow INTERCOTees anyway! You
can sign up for the challenge by following the instructions below. Should
you finish in the top 3 spots, you will need to email John at INTERCOT.com
to claim your prize.
Details & Discussion Here
March 5, 2010
Half Marathon Weekend Returns
Princess Half Marathon Weekend presented by Lady Footlocker returns to Walt
Disney World Resort this weekend, March 5-7, 2010.Now in its second year,
the event includes the Disney’s Fit for a Princess Health and Fitness Expo
plus a series of race opportunities – Disney’s Royal Family Kids’ Races, the
Royal Family 5K and the 13.1-mile half marathon. The signature event takes
runners on a course through multiple Walt Disney World theme parks, each
themed around Disney’s beloved princess characters.