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Disney’s Epcot Prepares to Launch New Attractions in Late 2019
Disney’s Epcot Prepares to Launch New Attractions in Late 2019

One of the most visible changes will be seen only after dark, with the new Epcot Forever fireworks and laser light display—featuring the classic Epcot visuals that will connect to the original focus of this technology and innovation wonderland. Illuminations, the current end-of-day show at Epcot, will be officially retired in the fall to give way for the new and exciting Epcot Forever lights and pyrotechnics show.

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Enjoy Animal Encounters at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay this Summer
Enjoy Animal Encounters at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay this Summer

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay continues to make waves with their new Animal Encounters experience, which lets guests get closer than ever before to this exciting species. Located 75 miles west of Vista Cay Resort by Millenium, the theme park is known for blending the traditional zoo experience with adrenaline-pumping roller coasters and other attractions.

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New Roller Coaster coming to SeaWorld Orlando in 2020
New Roller Coaster Coming to SeaWorld Orlando in 2020

The new coaster is expected to feature an Arctic theme, using a snowy or frozen backdrop as the main theme of the new roller coaster at SeaWorld Orlando. Furthermore, staying true to its animal life focus, the marine adventure park is expected to feature a variety of birds of prey that leave in the Arctic circle.

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Disney’s Magic Kingdom Ranks Number One in Theme-Park Attendance
Disney’s Magic Kingdom Ranks Number One in Theme-Park Attendance

Constantly evolving and reinventing its existing lands, attractions and rides to keep up with the changing park attendee preferences—and technology trends—Disney’s Magic Kingdom continues to draw crowds of people of all ages who come to meet Mickey Mouse, Minnie, Donald Duck, Goofy, and the rest of Disney’s character gang.

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Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure Opens June 13th

It's been a while since the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Hogsmeade has had an update and we are excited to share that Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure at Universal's Islands of Adventure is about to open next week. This roller coaster is replacing the former Dragon Challenge and further expands the Harry Potter-themed world within this Universal Studios park. The ride is expected to be fully open by mid-June and the progress reported by visitors shows that Universal is ready to launch.

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Universal Islands of Adventure Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Universal’s Islands of Adventures Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

Even for those of us who have lived in Orlando for more than a couple of decades, the thought of thinking of a time when Universal’s Islands of Adventure was not yet a theme park seems distant. However, it was on May 28, 1999, that this new theme park opened its doors and changed the landscape of Orlando as a multi-theme park vacation destination. As a sibling to the Universal Orlando theme park, which opened a decade earlier, Universal’s Islands of Adventure continues to attract guests seeking to immerse in the action and suspense of classic and blockbusting movies.

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Orlando Keeps Breaking Records with 75 Million Visitors Last Year
Orlando Keeps Breaking Records with 75 Million Visitors Last Year

Visit Orlando, Central Florida’s tourism marketing agency, reported a record-breaking number of visitors to the region—and the number is expected to continue growing

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SeaWorld Manatee Rescue
Florida Manatees Get a New Lease on Life Thanks to SeaWorld Orlando

As one of Florida's endangered wildlife species, manatee population in the state's rivers and lakes has been threatened by human interaction. It is not uncommon to see manatees bearing the scars caused by propellers on boats and in some rare cases, manatees have been known to die after ingesting plastic objects, finishing gear and other man-made materials.

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Voodoo Doughnut: A Premium Donut Fix at Universal CityWalk™ Orlando
Voodoo Doughnut: A Premium Donut Fix at Universal CityWalk™ Orlando

Donut lovers rejoiced when they first heard that Voodoo Doughnut was coming to Orlando. And when they heard it making Universal City Walk its new location, we all knew right away they were coming to the best place where it could please both tourists and locals alike—outside of its original home in Portland, OR.

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Disney Hollywood Studios Celebrates 30th Anniversary
Disney Hollywood Studios Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Orlando’s first movie-themed park first opened its gates in May 1989 with the name “Disney MGM Studios” and it immediately made Central Florida the vacation capital of the world

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Introducing our New Millenium Loyalty Rewards Program

Spring is here and it is a time for blooming flowers, gentle breezes and loyalty rewards—at least that’s how Vista Cay Resort by Millenium sees this exciting season. And the opportunity to get rewarded increases the more you visit our amazing property in sunny Orlando, Florida.

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Discover Tigris—the Newest Roller Coaster at Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay
Discover Tigris—the Newest Roller Coaster at Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay

Set to open on April 19th, 2019, the new Tigris roller coaster at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay will have an unreal set of looping twists--including an exhilarating forward-and-backward motion. In addition, its adrenaline-inducing drops will be pushing your excitement to its limits and roller coaster fans will be thrilled to ride it over and over again.

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Sesame Street® Now Open at SeaWorld Orlando

Sesame Street® is an entertainment institution of transgenerational reach, dating back to the 1960s when this TV program was conceived as a wholesome educational opportunity to help children learn basic language and math—transcending beyond the many social challenges of that decade.

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Disney Returns to its Origins with Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway

Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway is expected to open its doors in Fall 2019, just before the grand opening of its most anticipated new addition—the new immersive Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge land. The vintage mouse-themed attraction is based on the original Mickey Mouse film shorts, released in the 1930s for the enjoyment of countless people who flocked to their town’s cinemas to view silent films.

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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Begins its 60th Anniversary Celebration
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Begins its 60th Anniversary Celebration

Since it first opened in March 1959, the adventure-themed park has continued to evolve into a modern and sophisticated immersive entertainment experience for people of all ages

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SeaWorld Orlando Continues its Mission to Save Endangered Species
SeaWorld Orlando Continues its Mission to Save Endangered Species

After suffering from cold stunning, a group of the rare Kemp’s ridley sea turtles—which are deemed a critically endangered species—were captured for treatment in an effort to ensure their survival. These rare breed of sea turtles are known to thrive in warm water, which is why Audubon executed their rescue from the frigid Atlantic waters.

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Disney Springs Warms Up for the New NBA Experience this Summer
Disney Springs Warms Up for the New NBA Experience this Summer

The NBA Experience at Disney Springs will create a completely new entertainment venue that will include hands-on activities based on the energy and action of an NBA match. This includes a variety of activities where guests can pass, shoot and even dunk a basketball, just like an NBA player would.

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Orlando’s Discovery Cove Becomes a Certified as an Autism Center by IBCCES
Orlando’s Discovery Cove Becomes a Certified as an Autism Center by IBCCES

The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards certification makes Discovery Cove the first all-inclusive animal interaction park in the United States

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Upcoming Conventions: Sunshine Volleyball Classic—a USA Volleyball Event

The Sunshine Volleyball Classic is one of the most awaited championships in the volleyball world, featuring teams from every corner of the nation converging in Orlando, Florida

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Universal Studios Mardi Gras is Back and it’s Better than Ever!

Spring is almost here—and a colorful celebration awaits as the newest edition of Universal Studios' Mardi Gras has just begun in Orlando, Florida

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Disney’s EPCOT is Gearing Up for its Annual Flower & Garden Festival
Disney’s EPCOT is Gearing Up for its Annual Flower & Garden Festival

As Spring quickly approaches, Disney is getting ready to transform its EPCOT theme park into a gardener’ dream come true with its annual

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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay - 5th Annual Food & Wine Festival
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Readies for its 5th Annual Food & Wine Festival

Tourists and locals alike are getting ready to celebrate the next edition of the 5th Annual Food & Wine Festival at Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay, which includes concerts from a variety of Pop/Rock, R&B and Latin music giants.

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