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Track Listings for Beauty and the Beast Deluxe CD

TheDisneyBlog.com - Tue, 2017-02-07 04:32

We’ve been eagerly anticipating the new soundtrack for Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. The great Alan Menken is back with new versions of his old favorites and a few new songs as well. There were a few songs from the stage musical I had hoped would make it in. “Human...

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Go behind the scenes with Emma Watson on Beauty and the Beast set

TheDisneyBlog.com - Tue, 2017-02-07 04:16

If you’ve been looking to learn more about the secrets of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast then you should be jealous of the Disney Movie Surfers crew who were lucky enough to visit the set and have a chat with Emma Watson, in costume as peasant Belle. We love those...

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My son's 16th Birthday trip

intercot.com - Tue, 2017-02-07 02:04
We said one night at All Star Sports and the rest of the week at POP. Sports was nice. The beds were comfy and the room was cleaned. Pop was ok. First night was awful. The beds needed to tossed. The were droopy in the middle and made awful noises when you move. We tried to make the best of it and try deal with bed. Second issue here was the bathroom sink. I forgot the power strip so I had to charge things by the sink BIG MISTAKE. Something in the faucet broke and I did not realize it was leaking all night. Woke up around 5 ish to my sons phone and 3ds in a huge puddle of water. Called maintenance to get them to fix it. They showed up a few hours later while we were at MK. The 3ds and phone did not survive the water so I talked to Manager about what happened. I tried to let them dry out but they did not turn back on. Since his phone is due for upgrade I told them I will take care of that but I wanted to see what I needed to do to put in a claim. He was was not sure and would have to get back to me. Well about 9 pm ish he called the room to say that he was going to Gamestop to get one but it was 3ds XL. While he was looking for one, I was calling around for one (he is on the autism spectrum and needs it). I let him know I found one at Walmart and it was cheaper than the one he found. He said that he will take care of it. We got a call around 10 pm to say that they were bringing it up to us. I could not thank him enough for getting the issue resolved so quickly. He did advise that I could change rooms since he was not able to replace the mattresses. He said we can go to a new room tonight or in the morning. I opted for morning since it was past bedtime. They did call in the morning (at 6am) with the new room number. That room was a bit better.


Restaurants

Tony's Town Square- This was the worst meal we had all week. Both of us had the steak and changed side to fries, I requested no season on both. Fries were good but the steak had way too much salt and pepper. We asked for them to be med but got one well done and the other very rare.

Cape May for dinner. It was ok, nothing special. We tried the fried clams, fish nuggets, corn, chicken , and clam chowder. There was a small section of desserts.

Be our guest--This was the best meal of the week. We had the steaks with no seasoning and fries. It was cooked perfect!! We were lucky enough to sit in the west wing.

Hollywood and Vine-- Basic buffet food but good. My son favorite was the pretzel rolls and the fruit ( special made since the one on the buffet had something he was allergic to in it). All the characters were fun and entertaining.

Garden Grill Breakfast-- It was good. Enjoyed the sticky buns, fruit bowl, mickey waffles, and the bacon. Booked this one for same day as the dinner at Garden Grill for my son Birthday meals. I found it was odd that they mention the birthday was noted in the system at check in but nothing during or after the meal. I though that might just do it at dinner time so I did not say anything

Garden Grill Dinner-- It was great meal. Enjoyed pot roast, mac and cheese, and mashed potatoes. Turkey was ok ( a bit salty for me). At check in they mention the his birthday was noted on reservation but not his age. I let her know it was his 16th. She said she would let the waiter know. However, I felt a little rushed when we were here for dinner. The waiter came over with the check about 10 minutes after the meal was served. Ummm we have not had dessert yet. Then after we paid we did not see the waiter which was kinda odd. Waited for about 15 minutes after dinner was done for the dessert but gave up waiting so we left. Not sure where the waiter went. Unfortunately, he did not have a birthday cupcake at dinner.
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My son's 16th Birthday trip

intercot.com - Tue, 2017-02-07 02:04
We said one night at All Star Sports and the rest of the week at POP. Sports was nice. The beds were comfy and the room was cleaned. Pop was ok. First night was awful. The beds needed to tossed. The were droopy in the middle and made awful noises when you move. We tried to make the best of it and try deal with bed. Second issue here was the bathroom sink. I forgot the power strip so I had to charge things by the sink BIG MISTAKE. Something in the faucet broke and I did not realize it was leaking all night. Woke up around 5 ish to my sons phone and 3ds in a huge puddle of water. Called maintenance to get them to fix it. They showed up a few hours later while we were at MK. The 3ds and phone did not survive the water so I talked to Manager about what happened. I tried to let them dry out but they did not turn back on. Since his phone is due for upgrade I told them I will take care of that but I wanted to see what I needed to do to put in a claim. He was was not sure and would have to get back to me. Well about 9 pm ish he called the room to say that he was going to Gamestop to get one but it was 3ds XL. While he was looking for one, I was calling around for one (he is on the autism spectrum and needs it). I let him know I found one at Walmart and it was cheaper than the one he found. He said that he will take care of it. We got a call around 10 pm to say that they were bringing it up to us. I could not thank him enough for getting the issue resolved so quickly. He did advise that I could change rooms since he was not able to replace the mattresses. He said we can go to a new room tonight or in the morning. I opted for morning since it was past bedtime. They did call in the morning (at 6am) with the new room number. That room was a bit better.


Restaurants

Tony's Town Square- This was the worst meal we had all week. Both of us had the steak and changed side to fries, I requested no season on both. Fries were good but the steak had way too much salt and pepper. We asked for them to be med but got one well done and the other very rare.

Cape May for dinner. It was ok, nothing special. We tried the fried clams, fish nuggets, corn, chicken , and clam chowder. There was a small section of desserts.

Be our guest--This was the best meal of the week. We had the steaks with no seasoning and fries. It was cooked perfect!! We were lucky enough to sit in the west wing.

Hollywood and Vine-- Basic buffet food but good. My son favorite was the pretzel rolls and the fruit ( special made since the one on the buffet had something he was allergic to in it). All the characters were fun and entertaining.

Garden Grill Breakfast-- It was good. Enjoyed the sticky buns, fruit bowl, mickey waffles, and the bacon. Booked this one for same day as the dinner at Garden Grill for my son Birthday meals. I found it was odd that they mention the birthday was noted in the system at check in but nothing during or after the meal. I though that might just do it at dinner time so I did not say anything

Garden Grill Dinner-- It was great meal. Enjoyed pot roast, mac and cheese, and mashed potatoes. Turkey was ok ( a bit salty for me). At check in they mention the his birthday was noted on reservation but not his age. I let her know it was his 16th. She said she would let the waiter know. However, I felt a little rushed when we were here for dinner. The waiter came over with the check about 10 minutes after the meal was served. Ummm we have not had dessert yet. Then after we paid we did not see the waiter which was kinda odd. Waited for about 15 minutes after dinner was done for the dessert but gave up waiting so we left. Not sure where the waiter went. Unfortunately, he did not have a birthday cupcake at dinner.
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March weather

intercot.com - Tue, 2017-02-07 01:36
Anyone have any experience with the Orlando area or the Bahamas in March? Trying to get a packing list together but no idea what I need. I know it's always chilly at night but are shorts good during the day? R they pools heated in the ship?
Coming from freezing PA anything above 40 is an improvement but some sunshine would be great!
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March weather

intercot.com - Tue, 2017-02-07 01:36
Anyone have any experience with the Orlando area or the Bahamas in March? Trying to get a packing list together but no idea what I need. I know it's always chilly at night but are shorts good during the day? R they pools heated in the ship?
Coming from freezing PA anything above 40 is an improvement but some sunshine would be great!
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D-Living Transforms into Beauty & the Beast Store at Disney Springs

intercot.com - Tue, 2017-02-07 01:21
D-Living has recently transformed its decor and offerings to a full Beauty and the Beast collection:

Quote: Originally Posted by Walt Disney Parks & Resorts ... D-Living, the ultimate home décor store for Disney fans and kids of every age, in Town Center at Disney Springs is now telling a tale as old as time. This dynamic location recently experienced a magical transformation and now features a curated assortment of products inspired by Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.”

... Guests will discover a charming boutique inspired by the opulent castle in “Beauty and the Beast.” Look for home decor, furnishings and goods with a whimsically, modern flair. There is also an extensive collection of framed artwork and collectible figurines featuring characters from the animated feature.

... many details throughout the shop that give a nod to this classic tale. Displays include numerous stacks of books; a paper rose made from book pages; and an ornate Rococo-style bed.

Guests will find unique women’s apparel created especially for this location including three t-shirts and one zip fleece.

It is expected that the store will continue to rotate through different store-wide curated collections. The store originally opened with a collection celebrating Christmas and Winter Holidays. Attached Images      
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D-Living Transforms into Beauty & the Beast Store at Disney Springs

intercot.com - Tue, 2017-02-07 01:21
D-Living has recently transformed its decor and offerings to a full Beauty and the Beast collection:

Quote: Originally Posted by Walt Disney Parks & Resorts ... D-Living, the ultimate home décor store for Disney fans and kids of every age, in Town Center at Disney Springs is now telling a tale as old as time. This dynamic location recently experienced a magical transformation and now features a curated assortment of products inspired by Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.”

... Guests will discover a charming boutique inspired by the opulent castle in “Beauty and the Beast.” Look for home decor, furnishings and goods with a whimsically, modern flair. There is also an extensive collection of framed artwork and collectible figurines featuring characters from the animated feature.

... many details throughout the shop that give a nod to this classic tale. Displays include numerous stacks of books; a paper rose made from book pages; and an ornate Rococo-style bed.

Guests will find unique women’s apparel created especially for this location including three t-shirts and one zip fleece.

It is expected that the store will continue to rotate through different store-wide curated collections. The store originally opened with a collection celebrating Christmas and Winter Holidays. Attached Images      
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New Menu for Gasparilla Island Grill at Disney's Grand Floridian

intercot.com - Tue, 2017-02-07 00:07
Gasparilla Island Grill has a new menu following a recent refurbishment:

Quote: Originally Posted by Disney Parks & Resorts ... Gasparilla Island Grill has reopened with a new menu. Elevated flavors, artisanal ingredients and great attention to detail can be found through each station – hot sandwiches and pizzas, the sandwich and salad bar and the coffee and dessert station. The new tastes are a result of the collaboration several Grand Floridian chefs—including Grand Floridian Executive Chef, Scott Hunnel, Grand Floridian Executive Pastry Chef,Erich Herbitschek and Chef Noah Estabrook.

At the Sandwich Bar, you will see beautifully plated slates of the sandwich ingredients in a glass display. A technique found in boutique bakeries in France, each sandwich is assembled as you order, keeping the bread—which is baked fresh in house daily—perfectly crusty. Look for fresh, high-quality ingredients, such as Tillamook Cheddar on the smoked ham sandwich, Florida orange vinaigrette on the roasted turkey, thick slices of Mozzarella on the grilled vegetable sandwich and roast beef with horseradish. Each sandwich is served with house-made chips. You’ll find the popular “Create-Your-Own-Salad” option in the same area, which can be topped with flank steak or marinated chicken. In the morning, this area becomes a yogurt bar, allowing guests to build parfaits with toppings such as fresh fruits, granola and bananas in a decadent caramel sauce.

To the left of the sandwich bar, you’ll find hot sandwiches and thin crust pizza. Each pizza—which cooks in 90 seconds at 840 degrees—is served on pizza dough made in-house daily by Chef Erich’s team at the Grand Floridian Bakery. Choose from sausage and Mozzarella, fire-roasted tomatoes with basil pesto and a three-cheese blend, or Chef Scott’s favorite, the chicken and mushroom, with a heavenly cream sauce that can only be described as decadent. For hot sandwiches, you’ll find the artisanal burger features 7 ounces of a signature beef blend, bacon and Cheddar cheese on a freshly-baked Brioche bun; a Mahi Mahi “Ruben,” featuring house-made cabbage slaw on marble Rye bread and Chef Noah’s recommendation, the Chicken & Brie is a delicious twist on Chicken Cordon Bleu—with ham, spinach, raspberry mustard on a Brioche bun.

The final station features specialty coffees and beautiful baked goods, pastries and sweets made by the Grand Floridian Bakery. Look for Coconut Pot de Crème, Almond Fruit Tart, Chocolate Mousse Pie, Mickey Brownie, Minnie Mouse Cupcake, and assorted cookies and other sweet treats.


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New Menu for Gasparilla Island Grill at Disney's Grand Floridian

intercot.com - Tue, 2017-02-07 00:07
Gasparilla Island Grill has a new menu following a recent refurbishment:

Quote: Originally Posted by Disney Parks & Resorts ... Gasparilla Island Grill has reopened with a new menu. Elevated flavors, artisanal ingredients and great attention to detail can be found through each station – hot sandwiches and pizzas, the sandwich and salad bar and the coffee and dessert station. The new tastes are a result of the collaboration several Grand Floridian chefs—including Grand Floridian Executive Chef, Scott Hunnel, Grand Floridian Executive Pastry Chef,Erich Herbitschek and Chef Noah Estabrook.

At the Sandwich Bar, you will see beautifully plated slates of the sandwich ingredients in a glass display. A technique found in boutique bakeries in France, each sandwich is assembled as you order, keeping the bread—which is baked fresh in house daily—perfectly crusty. Look for fresh, high-quality ingredients, such as Tillamook Cheddar on the smoked ham sandwich, Florida orange vinaigrette on the roasted turkey, thick slices of Mozzarella on the grilled vegetable sandwich and roast beef with horseradish. Each sandwich is served with house-made chips. You’ll find the popular “Create-Your-Own-Salad” option in the same area, which can be topped with flank steak or marinated chicken. In the morning, this area becomes a yogurt bar, allowing guests to build parfaits with toppings such as fresh fruits, granola and bananas in a decadent caramel sauce.

To the left of the sandwich bar, you’ll find hot sandwiches and thin crust pizza. Each pizza—which cooks in 90 seconds at 840 degrees—is served on pizza dough made in-house daily by Chef Erich’s team at the Grand Floridian Bakery. Choose from sausage and Mozzarella, fire-roasted tomatoes with basil pesto and a three-cheese blend, or Chef Scott’s favorite, the chicken and mushroom, with a heavenly cream sauce that can only be described as decadent. For hot sandwiches, you’ll find the artisanal burger features 7 ounces of a signature beef blend, bacon and Cheddar cheese on a freshly-baked Brioche bun; a Mahi Mahi “Ruben,” featuring house-made cabbage slaw on marble Rye bread and Chef Noah’s recommendation, the Chicken & Brie is a delicious twist on Chicken Cordon Bleu—with ham, spinach, raspberry mustard on a Brioche bun.

The final station features specialty coffees and beautiful baked goods, pastries and sweets made by the Grand Floridian Bakery. Look for Coconut Pot de Crème, Almond Fruit Tart, Chocolate Mousse Pie, Mickey Brownie, Minnie Mouse Cupcake, and assorted cookies and other sweet treats.


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The Magic Kingdom Introduces New 4-Hour Tour Centered on Popular Attractions

intercot.com - Mon, 2017-02-06 23:31
The Magic Kingdom has announced a new tour centered around popular attractions:

Quote: Originally Posted by Disney Parks and Resorts
... The four-hour [Ultimate Disney Classics VIP Tour] is led by Disney VIP Tour Guides, who make navigating the park a breeze by providing you with the highest level of Disney’s world-renowned guest service while you enjoy many of the most beloved Magic Kingdom Park attractions carefree.

During the Ultimate Disney Classics VIP Tour, you’ll be able to experience up to 10 of the most beloved Magic Kingdom Park attractions, including everything from Adventureland must-dos Pirates of the Caribbean and the Jungle Cruise to Fantasyland favorites such as Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid, Dumbo the Flying Elephant, “it’s a small world,” Peter Pan’s Flight, and more attractions throughout the park.

And what visit to Magic Kingdom Park would be complete without saying hello to the mouse that started it all? As part of your tour, you will also get to meet Mickey Mouse! ...

... The Ultimate Disney Classics VIP Tour ($199 plus tax) is offered Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays, and is subject to availability. Call 407-560-4033 to book your tour.
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The Magic Kingdom Introduces New 4-Hour Tour Centered on Popular Attractions

intercot.com - Mon, 2017-02-06 23:31
The Magic Kingdom has announced a new tour centered around popular attractions:

Quote: Originally Posted by Disney Parks and Resorts
... The four-hour [Ultimate Disney Classics VIP Tour] is led by Disney VIP Tour Guides, who make navigating the park a breeze by providing you with the highest level of Disney’s world-renowned guest service while you enjoy many of the most beloved Magic Kingdom Park attractions carefree.

During the Ultimate Disney Classics VIP Tour, you’ll be able to experience up to 10 of the most beloved Magic Kingdom Park attractions, including everything from Adventureland must-dos Pirates of the Caribbean and the Jungle Cruise to Fantasyland favorites such as Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid, Dumbo the Flying Elephant, “it’s a small world,” Peter Pan’s Flight, and more attractions throughout the park.

And what visit to Magic Kingdom Park would be complete without saying hello to the mouse that started it all? As part of your tour, you will also get to meet Mickey Mouse! ...

... The Ultimate Disney Classics VIP Tour ($199 plus tax) is offered Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays, and is subject to availability. Call 407-560-4033 to book your tour.
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Passports for kids

intercot.com - Mon, 2017-02-06 23:20
Hi. I'm traveling with my 2 kids ages 4 and 5 on a 4 night cruise on the Dream to the Bahamas in about 6weeks I was told when I booked I didn't need passports for the kids just birth certificates...myself and hubby do have passports just not the kids. Just wanted to make sure we weren't misinformed!
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Passports for kids

intercot.com - Mon, 2017-02-06 23:20
Hi. I'm traveling with my 2 kids ages 4 and 5 on a 4 night cruise on the Dream to the Bahamas in about 6weeks I was told when I booked I didn't need passports for the kids just birth certificates...myself and hubby do have passports just not the kids. Just wanted to make sure we weren't misinformed!
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Member Lounge in EPCOT Imagination Pavilion

intercot.com - Mon, 2017-02-06 21:17
So how is the member lounge in EPCOT? We will be there in August so we figure it'll be a good break from the heat. Anything else offered there? Thanks.
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Member Lounge in EPCOT Imagination Pavilion

intercot.com - Mon, 2017-02-06 21:17
So how is the member lounge in EPCOT? We will be there in August so we figure it'll be a good break from the heat. Anything else offered there? Thanks.
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Avatar Land Opening Date?

intercot.com - Mon, 2017-02-06 21:08
We will be in WDW 8/26-9/3/17. I am hearing "Summer 2017" for opening of Avatar Land. Any idea if this is likely to happen? Have never seen the movie and cannot say I am overly excited by the opening right now but will certainly want to check it out if it is open. Thanks.
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Avatar Land Opening Date?

intercot.com - Mon, 2017-02-06 21:08
We will be in WDW 8/26-9/3/17. I am hearing "Summer 2017" for opening of Avatar Land. Any idea if this is likely to happen? Have never seen the movie and cannot say I am overly excited by the opening right now but will certainly want to check it out if it is open. Thanks.
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Skipper Canteen Restaurant

intercot.com - Mon, 2017-02-06 21:06
So how is the new Jungle Cruise area restaurant? Thanks
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Skipper Canteen Restaurant

intercot.com - Mon, 2017-02-06 21:06
So how is the new Jungle Cruise area restaurant? Thanks
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