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  • Blog Post: Will the Virtual Porthole give Disney Cruise Line the inside track when it comes to booking inside staterooms?

    In my last article for JHM , we talked about the origins of the cruise ship and all of the changes that the cruise industry underwent as sea travel moved from a mode of transportation to a vacation experience. One of the most significant changes the industry has experienced has been the explosion in...
  • Blog Post: What sort of perks are in the works for the Disney Dream?

    Anyone who’s a fan of the film " Titanic " or has any interest in sea travel at all will recall the romantic and heady days of the ocean liner. These immense ships, designed to swiftly sail primarily between Europe and the United States before the days of air travel, were often opulent...
  • Blog Post: Travel Thursday: Disney Wonder wanders north to Alaska starting in 2011

    Last month at the D23 EXPO , the Disney Cruise Line announced that they would begin offering cruises to Alaska & the Pacific Coast in the summer of 2011. Disney Cruise Line President Karl Holz reveals the Line's new destination at a special presentation last month at the D23 EXPO Photo by Angela...
  • Blog Post: Mickey varies the menu at Walt Disney World

    Once upon a time, if you wanted to get away from the crowds at the Magic Kingdom , you hopped on a bus and then headed over to the Lake Buena Vista Village. Where – if you could find a seat by the window – you could then kick back a cocktail or two at Cap’n Jacks Oyster Bar and watch...
  • Blog Post: "Adventures by Disney" lets you travel to the United Kingdom & France in style

    Sometimes it's hard being a Disney "geek" when your spouse does not share your enthusiasm for all things Mouse. While my idea of an ideal vacation has always been and continues to be a trip to one of the Disney theme parks, my long-suffering and ever-patient wife finally had enough and...
  • Blog Post: A Mouseketrips Mouseke-tip: How to make eating out at Disney World NOT take a bite out of your wallet

    I remember sack lunches. You know, those meals lovingly packed by Mom each day before you headed off to school. The ones that contained, by the time you got around to opening the tattered brown bag, a completely flattened PB&J, a baggie of what were once full-sized potato chips, a well-bruised apple...
  • Blog Post: A Mouseketrips Mouseke-tip: There's more to meet the eye when the Disney Cruise Line heads west

    Most of you know by now that the Disney Cruise Line will, for the first time, be visiting the West Coast next year. As part of the Disneyland's 50th anniversary celebration, the "Disney Magic" will be moved from its home port of Port Canaveral, Florida and will take up residence at the...
  • Blog Post: When it comes to WDW annual passes, membership definitely has its privileges

    While borrowing liberally from the folks at that green credit card company for the title of this article, the subject of today's article deals not with charging goods and services in countries around the globe but with saving you some green on your next Walt Disney World Vacation. You might already...
  • Blog Post: Touring the Walt Disney World Resorts That Never Were

    One of the most frequent questions asked of Mouseketrips staff members by first-time Walt Disney World visitors is whether to pay the premium rates required to stay in one of the Disney resorts on property or select an off-site hotel and save quite a bit of money. Our response, being the Disney dweebs...
  • Blog Post: Exploring WDW's Grand Floridian Resort Hotel

    Facts and Figures The flagship resort of all Disney properties is the 867-room Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. Completed in 1988 as the fifth Disney resort, it ushered in Michael Eisner's "Disney Decade" of building and expansions at Walt Disney World. Inspired by the Hotel de Coronado in San Diego...
  • Blog Post: Exploring WDW's Polynesian Resort Hotel

    Facts and Figures The second of the Magic Kingdom's two original resorts, the Polynesian opened on October 1, 1971 as the Polynesian Village Resort. The Polynesian is styled in a south pacific islands theme, with each of its 11 "longhouses" and 855 rooms carrying in a lush, tropical decor. Palm trees...
  • Blog Post: Exploring WDW's Contemporary Resort Hotel

    Hey, gang! Jim Hill here. Given that it's the start of a new year, I thought that it was high time that we actually tried a few new things around here. (More importantly, given that JimHillMedia.com has spent the last 10 days beating up on the Walt Disney Company for its mishandling of the closure of...
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