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Feb 04, 2015, 10:56 ET
Kids will love the Splash Zone, featuring interactive fountains that launch blasts of water 30 feet into the air. Curtains of water, fog nozzles, and other special water features ensure hours of fun.

Experience Spring Break Fun In the Sun at Four Seasons Resort Orlando.

In many areas, March is the month with the greatest snowfall, and even April can be quite chilly; but in Orlando, it's the time of year when the...

May 14, 2014, 09:00 ET
Four Seasons Luxury Meets Disney Magic. Signature Four Seasons guest service, combined with the magic of Disney and amazing resort amenities, ensures a one-of-a-kind experience at Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort. (PRNewsFoto/Four Seasons Resort Orlando)

Four Seasons Luxury Meets Disney Magic

Opening this August, one of the most delightful aspects of the new Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World® Resort is its...

Feb 03, 2014, 17:47 ET
(FEB. 3, 2014): Super Bowl XLVIII MVP Malcolm Smith rides Feb. 3, 2014 with Mickey Mouse in a parade through the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Smith, a linebacker for the Seattle Seahawks, helped lead his team to a 43-8 victory last night over the Denver Broncos in East Rutherford, N.J. After the game, Smith became the NFL's first defensive player to star in the iconic Disney Parks commercial where he proclaimed "I'm Going to Disney World!" (Matt Stroshane, photographer).  (PRNewsFoto/Walt Disney World Resort)

Malcolm Smith of the Seattle Seahawks Celebrates Super Bowl XLVIII Win with Victory Parade at Walt Disney World Resort

 The victory atmosphere moved south from New Jersey to Walt Disney World Resort Monday where Seattle Seahawks linebacker Malcolm Smith...

Jun 14, 2013, 11:00 ET

Disney Parks Celebrate a Star-Spangled July Fourth -- All Week Long! Fireworks, Patriotic Parades and More Anchor Independence Week

Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort guests won't have to wait until the Fourth of July to celebrate America's birthday. They can choose...

May 15, 2013, 11:34 ET
Marceline neighborhood announced at Golden Oak at Walt Disney World Resort.  (PRNewsFoto/Golden Oak at Walt Disney World Resort)

New Marceline Neighborhood in Golden Oak at Walt Disney World Resort Now on Sale

Following brisk sales of homesites, Golden Oak at Walt Disney World Resort announced plans for its newest neighborhood, Marceline.  Sale of...

Mar 14, 2013, 11:24 ET

Disney Anuncia un Nuevo Concepto: Disney Springs

Walt Disney World Resort anunció la transformación de Downtown Disney a un nuevo concepto, Disney Springs. La transformación, que se...

Mar 14, 2013, 10:00 ET

Disney Unveils Vision for Disney Springs

 Walt Disney World Resort today announced the multi-year transformation of Downtown Disney into Disney Springs, a unique destination that will...

Feb 04, 2013, 00:19 ET

Baltimore Ravens Quarterback Joe Flacco "Going to Disney World" to Celebrate Super Bowl XLVII Victory

 In this city rich in traditions, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco on Sunday shouted five words ingrained in the traditions of American...

Dec 06, 2012, 10:32 ET

Gran Celebración por la Apertura de New Fantasyland, la Expansión Más Grande en la Historia de Magic Kingdom en Walt Disney World Resort

La estrella de "Érase una vez" debutó un "fueron felices para siempre" en la gran apertura el jueves de New Fantasyland, la...

Dec 06, 2012, 10:22 ET

Grand Celebration Opens New Fantasyland, Largest Expansion Ever at Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom

 The star of "Once Upon a Time" kicked off the "happily ever after" at the grand opening Thursday of New Fantasyland, the largest expansion in...

Jan 27, 2012, 09:36 ET

Disney-Style Salute Planned for Fifth-Year Anniversary as 100 Students are Selected for Disney's Dreamers Academy

   Walt Disney World Resort today announced the list of 100 high school students from across the U.S. who have been selected to...

Dec 06, 2011, 19:20 ET
FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Larry Silverstein, president and CEO of Silverstein Properties, Mickey Mouse, Meg Crofton, president, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Operations, U.S. and France, and Kathleen Taylor, president and CEO of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts.  (PRNewsFoto/Walt Disney World Resort)

Construction Begins on Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort

 Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts kicked off construction of its luxury resort at Walt Disney World Resort today, in a groundbreaking...

Aug 24, 2011, 10:30 ET

Walt Disney World Resort Links with Arnold Palmer Golf Management to Tee Up Even More Magic for Disney Golfers

Walt Disney World Resort and Arnold Palmer Golf Management have signed a 20-year strategic alliance to create even more magic for Disney golfers....

Aug 24, 2011, 09:00 ET
A view of the outdoor space within Da Vinci by CAHILL, one of the Showcase Village Homes now open at Golden Oak at Walt Disney World Resort.  (PRNewsFoto/Walt Disney World Resort, Dan Forer)

Early Buyers Prepare to Move in to Golden Oak Homes; Three Furnished Showcase Homes Open for Tours

For most people, a visit to Walt Disney World is reason to celebrate.  But that wasn't quite enough for two families from Oklahoma and West...

Jun 30, 2011, 08:10 ET

Nominations Open for the 2012 Disney's Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence Magazine

Plans are underway for the 2012 Disney's Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence Magazine. Parents, teachers, mentors and youth can nominate...

May 30, 2011, 11:09 ET

Scotty McCreery Celebrates 'American Idol' Win at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida

To celebrate his May 25 win on the popular "American Idol" television show, country music singer Scotty McCreery today was honored in a celebratory...

May 20, 2011, 11:37 ET

George Lucas y Bob Iger de Disney, inauguran atracción Star Tours en Walt Disney World Resort

George Lucas, creador de Star Wars™ [La Guerra de las Galaxias] y el presidente y director ejecutivo de Disney Bob Iger, blandieron sus...

May 20, 2011, 10:48 ET

Star Wars Creator George Lucas and Disney's Bob Iger Launch Star Tours Attraction at Walt Disney World Resort

Star Wars™ creator George Lucas and Disney President and CEO Bob Iger wielded lightsabers amid a legion of stormtroopers Friday to open "Star...

Mar 11, 2011, 14:44 ET

2011 Disney's Dreamers Academy Students Take 'Deep Dives' in Quest to Scale Higher Peaks in Career Interests and Lives

Space Mountain, Splash Mountain and Big Thunder Mountain might have been on their "To-Do List," but the 110 high school students who came to Walt...

Mar 02, 2011, 18:00 ET

Steve Harvey, Essence Magazine and a Star-Studded Celebrity Line-up of VIPs Join Disney to Host 2011 Disney's Dreamers Academy

Steve Harvey, Essence magazine and a star-studded line-up of VIP entertainment and sports figures, motivational speakers and world-class business...