Disney News Roundup



Walt Disney World


Guests looking to get a taste of the Walt Disney World Resort with their little ones, can now purchase a My First Disney Getaway Package. This package gives them the perfect opportunity to enjoy the magic with an affordable getaway price.


Disney Visa Card members can experience the all new Gran Destino Tower at the beautifully re imagined Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort with a special offer. Guests can stay in a water view room in the new tower for just $199 per night, plus tax for stays most nights from July 15-September 28, 2019. 


Guests can enjoy two exciting Walt Disney World offers, including the popular “Free Dining” offer! This is a great opportunity for Guests to come explore all that’s new across the Walt Disney World resort, including Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, opening August 29, 2019. In additions, guests can enjoy fantastic seasonal events such as the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival returning August 29-November 23, 2019 and Epcot International Festival of the Holidays taking place November 29 - December 30, 2019.


On September 29, Disney Skyliner gondolas will take flight and officially begin transporting guests around Walt Disney World Resort.


80's songstress Tiffany has been added to the lineup at this year's Eat to the Beat Concert Series. She will perform hits such as I Think We're Alone Now and Could've Been on September 13 - 15th.


New fireworks, enhanced attractions and more Highlight Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom Park. Guests can look forward to an all new nighttime spectacular hosted by Jack Skellington from The Nightmare Before Christmas, new trick-or-treat trails, and spooky new ride experiences. Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party runs on select nights from August 16 - November 1.


Tony’s Most Merriest Town Square Party is returning this year to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom Park. Guests can raise a glass to the spirit of the season as they mingle in and out of this holly, jolly party to enjoy an assortment of themed food and beverage offerings, including beer and wine in a fun, festive atmosphere complete with a beautiful view of Town Square, upbeat holiday hits, and décor. The evening will also feature entertainment by the one and only Tony himself. Tony’s Most Merriest Town Square Party is available for $99 per person (plus tax) during every Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party event night at Magic Kingdom Park. Admission to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is required to attend.



Disney Cruise Line


Whether it’s cruising around the Caribbean or soaking up the sun on Disney Castaway Cay, Cruise Critic Members agree that Disney Cruise Line is number one. Cruise Critic announced the results of this year’s Cruiser’s Choice Destination Awards and Disney Cruise Line ranked as the top cruise line across three categories:

Top Cruise Line in the Eastern Caribbean, Bahamas and Bermuda

Top Cruise Line in the Western Caribbean and Riviera Maya

Top Cruise Line Private Island (For the fourth consecutive year!)


Eric Crowe is a Vacation Specialist with Coasters & Castles Travel. Contact Eric to help plan your next vacation at ecrowe@coastersandcastlestravel.com