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What’s Behind The Disney Parks Ticket Price Increase

As they say on ABC’s hit show “Once Upon A Time,” magic has a price. If the magic you want to experience is one of Disney’s theme parks, that price has just increased… again. This time with tax and fees … Continue reading

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Transformers: The Ride Begins Soft Openings at Universal Studios Florida

Today was the first day Optimus Prime was revealed atop his perch on the new Transformers: The Ride – 3D at Universal Studios Florida. Autobot leader Optimus Prime stands guard at 28 feet tall and weighs nearly nine tons, beckoning … Continue reading

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Gay Days Bringing Tourism Dollars to Orlando This Week

At a time when the summer season is still just getting started, Gay Days is a welcome boost to Orlando’s tourism industry bringing over 150,000 Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transexual guests and their families to Central Florida. The annual event … Continue reading

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Disney VoluntEARS clean up Florida Coast

Since 1971 Walt Disney World has been a large part of Central Florida tourism. The influence expanded to the coast when the Disney Cruise Line settled in. So it’s nice to see Disney and its cast members giving back to … Continue reading

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Disney World Offering Grants to Central Florida Nonprofits

I worked at a national non-profit located in Central Florida that received millions of dollars in grants and in-kind support from Walt Disney World. It’s cast members were also some of the most generous with their volunteer time. But it’s … Continue reading

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