Bay Lake Tower Set to Open August 4, and Other DVC News

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Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort is scheduled to open on Aug. 4, 2009. The Treehouse Villas at Saratoga Springs Resort are scheduled to open this summer, but no date has been released. All 60 “treehouses” are scheduled to open simultaneously.

Members with ownership interests in Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort may begin making reservations for their new home resort on Feb. 8. On that same date, Members with ownership interests at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort may begin making reservations for the resort’s new Treehouse Villas accommodations.

All Disney Vacation Club Members may book reservations for Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort and the Treehouse Villas accommodations at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa beginning on Feb. 22.

Construction of Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort remains ahead of schedule, putting the new Disney Vacation Club Resort on pace for an estimated opening on Aug. 4.

How exactly will members be able to make reservations next week for the Treehouse Villas when an opening date has not yet been announced? We haven’t heard anything about this minor issue yet.

In other DVC news, the Online Check-In Service currently being rolled out at select Disney resorts will launch for Disney Vacation Club Members on Feb. 24.

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Jason Diffendal

Jason has been a lifelong fan of the Disney parks since his first visit at age 2. His biennial pilgrimages during his childhood accelerated into semi-annual visits by the year 2000, when he also Joined the Disney Vacation Club. Luckily, Jason’s bride-to-be was also a Disney fan, which allowed his infatuation with the Disney parks to continue, and ultimately culminated in their wedding at Disney's Wedding Pavilion in September 2003. Early in 2007, Jason began his involvement with the planning for what became Celebration 25, the unofficial fan gathering to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Epcot®. Soon thereafter, Jason met Tom Corless at a pin trading meet in New Jersey, and became part of the WDW News Today podcast starting with Episode 17. Jason has been involved with the WDWNT Network ever since, and can't seem to escape no matter how hard he tries.
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