Travel Toodles and Tidbits
Around the Parks
" Let the Magic Begin" debuted in Magic Kingdom this week. The show that replaces The Welcome Show that used to run in front of the train station each morning is full of our favorite characters and takes place on the castle stage.
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2018 Disney World Marathon Packages are available to book until January 15, 2017. Plan ahead now and have your race registration taken care. Marathon weekend is January 3-7, 2018. Packages include your choice of room, tickets, and race registration. Now's the time don't delay!!
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SPECIAL EVENT- SPACE LIMITED
Celebrate 40 years of Star Wars Magic at Star Wars Galactic Nights taking place on April 14, 2017. Space is extremely limited so contact your Destination Specialist today!
This special event will include:
•Rebel Base Activities – The Rebel Base will serve as the event hub with multiple events, hosted shows and more taking place in the center of the park. The Rebel Base is the stop to see “Celebrate the Saga,” a 40-year history of Star Wars that features rarely seen imagery; your Clients can join in on Star Wars dance parties and more.
•Watch “Inside the Saga: Celebrity Chat Show” – Your Clients can catch a celebrity chat show in Epic Theater to learn more about the making of Star Wars films.
•Can’t miss Star Wars photo ops – Your Clients can don their Star Wars finest and enjoy iconic Star Wars backdrops, including Han Solo cast in Carbonite, Jabba the Hutt’s Palace, the Hoth Wampa Cave and more.
•Galactic Nights Stars in Cars Motorcade – This procession will welcome in Star Wars celebrities down Hollywood Blvd.
•Imperial March & March of the First Order – Darth Vader will lead a battalion of Stormtroopers on a dramatic march down Hollywood Blvd to the Event Stage. Captain Phasma will also lead a unit of First Order Stormtroopers through the park, pausing to give a demonstration of power and strength.
•Seize the Saga Interactive Scavenger Hunt – Event Guests are challenged to collect eight clues in the form of puzzle pieces, one for each Star Wars film, at the party’s various photo stops. Each piece can be affixed to the back of the event lanyard to reveal a surprise.
•“Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away” – Your Clients can watch high-energy clips of the best moments from the film saga juxtaposed with character moments on stage, featuring Chewbacca, Darth Vader, Kylo Ren and more.
•“Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular” – The skies will come alive with the power of the Force, as the park’s popular Star Wars-themed nighttime spectacular lights up the night.
The night will also include: the chance to experience Star Tours-The Adventures Continue attraction, Star Wars Launch Bay, AWR Trooper sightings, roaming Droids, Star Wars-themed food and beverage, special merchandise and much more.
Cost is $129 per adult and $124 per child. Guests are encouraged to dress up as their favorite Star Wars character to enjoy the evening.
Disneyland Resort is beginning an all new FASTPASS and PhotoPass option in 2017. Read all about it here.
Disney California Adventure's Food and Wine Festival is returning to the Disneyland Resort March 10- April 16, 2017. If you are interested in visiting now is the time to make your Resort Reservations as rooms are filling quickly!
Star Wars Day is returning to select Disney Caribbean Cruises in 2018! 15 Caribbean Cruises sailing from Port Canaveral January-April 2018 on Disney Fantasy will host the popular Star Wars Day. Guests will enjoy enjoy immersive entertainment and activities that are all a part of the galactic adventure – including interactions with Star Wars Characters, Star Wars-themed family and youth activities, at-sea screenings of Star Warsfilms, unique food and beverage offerings, special merchandise and the “Summon the Force” deck party with a stunning fireworks finale.
Disney Movie News
This is the clip of Disney's All New Live Action Beauty and the Beast that played during the Golden Globe Awards! It has also been announced that Ariana Grande and John Legend will team up to sing the title track for the movie.
Universal Studios Florida
The all new ride “Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon” will open on April 6. Check out the announcement Jimmy Fallon made on his show!
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Beaches in an All Inclusive Family Resort. Thinking of taking the family on the vacation of a lifetime? Beaches is the place to go! Beaches Negril offers 7 restaurants, 6 bars, 7 miles of beach, 2 pools and 1 kiddie pool. It also includes many activities for the family including: Pirates Island Waterpark, landsports, kids camp on the beach, Sesame Street characters, xBox play lounge, and Trench Town (tween hangout). Food is also included with your stay.
Beaches Negril is offering up to 55% off room price, 1 free night, and free catamaran cruise for 5. Discounts are based on availability so don't delay.
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