Hotels & Resorts

Matt Paul’s 3/20-3/21/09 WDW Photo Report

WDWNT videographer and photographer Matt Paul spent last weekend visiting the Walt Disney World Resort and reports back to us with an amazing amount of newsworthy photos to share:

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Let’s go there!

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Anthony Yacullo’s 3/09 WDW Report

WDWNT’s newest staff member, Anthony Yacullo, has just returned from his latest trip to the Walt Disney World Resort and has a number of photos from around the world to share with us:


Construction of Stitch’s Supersonic Celebration continues in Tomorrowland at the Magic Kingdom.


The control booth is coming along nicely as well.

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Jose Eber’s 3/20/09 Contemporary Resort Report

WDWNT Reporter Jose Eber visited Disney’s Contemporary Resort on Friday and has plenty of photos to share featuring the final preparations for the Bay Lake Tower addition this August. Let’s take a look at some of his photos:


The exterior of Bay Lake Tower is almost complete. The bridge is receiving some final touches, including frosted glass.

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Jose Eber’s 3/19/09 WDW Mini-Report

WDWNT reporter Jose Eber has sent us another short report featuring some of his newsworthy findings from around the Walt Disney World Resort. Let’s take … Read more

The Cat’s Out of the Bag (and Spoodles Out of the Boardwalk)

Famous chef Cat Cora (who some of you may know from the few mini-shows she has been a part of for the Disney Travel On-Demand … Read more

Shawn Hutchinson’s 3/15/09 Photo Report

Also at the Disneyland Resort yesterday was Shawn Hutchinson, and he delivered a wealth of photos for us:

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Shawn started off with a walk around the Disneyland Hotel.

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A relatively new sign I believe.

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The lovely Sorcerer’s Hat, which works much better than it’s big brother in Orlando.

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Croc’s Bits ‘n Bites is still closed for refurbishment.

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Robert Ashburn’s 3/13/09 Magic Kingdom Photo Report

Our good friend Robert Ashburn of visited the Magic Kingdom on a less-than supernatural Friday the 13th and has a number of newsworthy photos to share with us:

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Posters for Disney-Pixar’s “Up” and Disney Channel’s “Sonny with a Chance” at the Transportation and Ticket Center

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Some exterior work on the Exposition Hall on Main Street U.S.A.

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Myrna Litt’s 3/15/09 Photo Report

Myrna Litt has returned from a short trip to the Disneyland Resort. Let’s get to her photo report:

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There was some leftover merchandise from the D23 product release and signing in the Disneyana Store this morning.

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This beach towel is only $10 with a $40 purchase.

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Jose Eber’s 3/14/09 Mini-WDW Update

WDWNT Photographer and Videographer Jose Eber has provided us with a video and a number of photos from around the Walt Disney World Resort. Let’s … Read more

Disneyland Resort Restaurants Win 15 Awards At Southern California Restaurant Writers Banquet

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 12, 2009 – Disneyland Resort celebrates 15 new awards for its restaurants and chefs as it prepares to launch the 2009 Disney’s … Read more

Sanaa Restaurant Coming with Kidani Village

When the Kidani Village building containing the villas at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge opens on May 1, 2009, so will a new Walt Disney World … Read more

DLR Photo Report – 3/8/09

Yesterday was a great day to be at the Disneyland Resort, despite it being a little crowded. Here is my latest photo report:


Celebration Point on Main Street USA.


Some awesome flowers at the base.


You’re Invited to Celebrate Today!



The letter popping out of the envelope.

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Check-In Online…. Finally

The new online check-in system for Walt Disney World Resort hotels we told you about many months ago is now finally up and running according … Read more

Jose Eber’s 2/24/09 Bay Lake Tower Update

WDWNT Videographer Jose Eber has returned with a fantastic high definition video of the Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. As previously reported, all … Read more

Matt Paul’s 2/14-2/15/09 Magic Kingdom Photo Report

WDWNT Videographer and Photographer Matt Paul just visited the Walt Disney World resort this past very busy weekend and has a number of newsworthy photos to share of his trip with us:

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The pavement at the very busy Transportation and Ticket Center could use some work

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“Celebrate Today!” banners greet you as you exit towards the Magic Kingdom

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Jose Castillo’s 2/13-14/09 WDW (and Place of Evil) Photo Report

WDWNT Technical Director Jose Castillo has shared some interesting photos from the first two days of his 3 day excursion to Walt Disney World this weekend, so let’s take a look:


Jose started his Friday at Epcot


I love seeing the characters out-and-about rather than confined to the Character Spot, I wish they would bring back “Characters on Holiday”

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