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Walt Disney World News

It’s hard to believe that April is already here! Spring is in the air and people are getting outside to enjoy the warmer weather and longer days. With vaccinations increasing and Covid restrictions lessening around the country, lots of people are starting to travel again......

EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival begins July 15 at Walt Disney World Resort! We are thrilled to see extended dates for this festival as it is a favorite for so many! This year’s event will kick off with Global Marketplaces, including the return of......

Starting today, Walt Disney World guests will be able to enjoy a convenient and contactless new option for entering the theme parks and more, as part of the rollout of Disney MagicMobile service! Available now on iPhone and Apple Watch and coming soon to other......

If you follow PPV Inc., you know that we love the excitement, convenience and extra touch of MaGiC that a Disney MagicBand brings to your vacation.  Over the past several months we have learning that the functions of the MagicBand will be incorporated into your......

We are so excited to finally get a sneak peek at the NEWLY RENOVATED rooms at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort!!  You may recall us previously sharing that Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort announced they were giving the rooms a Moana themed facelift.  The fact that they......

News from Disney Parks today; “Epcot has always been a special place where the world comes together to celebrate human achievement. Nothing has embodied this spirit more over the years than the park’s lineup of original nighttime spectaculars. Although we have not yet determined when......

It’s an event five decades in the making! Beginning Oct. 1, Walt Disney World Resort will throw “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” in honor of it’s 50th anniversary, bringing new experiences to all four theme parks and beyond. This milestone is such a big deal, they......

We are now able to book Walt Disney World vacation room and ticket packages for travel now through June of 2022! Historically, we have not been able to offer this booking option until summer for the following calendar year. Due to such uncertain times, Disney......

Walt said it best when he said, “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” Here at PPV inc., we’ve been doing just that! While the past year has been full of ups and downs and the thought of travel has......

During our recent agency trip to Walt Disney World I had the opportunity to spend time in Batuu.  Growing up with a Dad who Loved Star Wars, I was eager to spend time exploring the land. The highlight of the day for me was the opportunity......

Park Hopping has returned to Walt Disney World Resort! On my last trip I was able to park hop on two separate occasions and the process could not have been easier. Just follow these easy steps: In order to park hop you have the “park......

With its beautiful victorian elegance, signature dining experiences and close proximity to the Magic Kingdom, the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa has always been a favorite resort of Disney guests.  However, up until recently, you could only access the Magic Kingdom by monorail or boat. ......

We are so excited that Walt Disney World water parks will be making a comeback this March! Cast Members are working hard to prepare Disney’s Blizzard Beach for its reopening on March 7, 2021. Disney Water Parks fans are roughly one month, one week, two......

It’s not too late to throw a last minute winter/early Spring trip on the books! You may find that Jan-early March could be the ideal time to visit Walt Disney World in 2021 and here are a few reasons WHY: ☑️ The crowds are low!......

We woke up to exciting news from Walt Disney World this morning, Park Hoppers  are making their return as of January 1! The purchase of a Park Hopper ticket gives you the ability to “hop” from one park to another on the same day. So for......

There are countless imagineering projects happening right now all around Walt Disney World. While some projects had been put on hold for a bit due to COVID crazy, many have picked back up and are full steam ahead making great progress each day and we......

TWO OF THE MONORAIL RESORTS ARE GETTING SOME UPDATES CREATING REIMAGINED ROOMS AND WAYS TO GET TO MAGIC KINGDOM Our PPV Inc. team loves the convenience of staying at a monorail resort. These resorts put you right in the heart of Walt Disney World with......

Another festival is returning to EPCOT!  The Taste of EPCOT International Festival of the Arts will run from January 8-February 22, 2021  EPCOT International Festival of the Arts  is a favorite of Team PPV as we typically come together during January for our annual meet-up......

There’s a new way to do characters at Walt Disney World that includes fun interaction with social distancing in mind, and it’s called Character Cavalcades! While character experiences are currently modified to follow guidelines that promote social distancing and safety for guests and cast members,......

With the changes and updates that have happened since the July reopening of Walt Disney World, it’s our job to make sure you are informed and have the best vacation experience possible. It’s also an important reason to use a PPV agent now more than......

Whether grabbing a quick meal on the go or sitting down to celebrate with family and friends, there’s nothing like dining at Walt Disney World Resort. We’re excited to share that even more magic, including expanded mobile order service options and the ability to check-in for reservations......

  We’re looking forward to the holidays and today, we have an update on some of the festive experiences coming to Walt Disney World Resort. Building off of our recent experiences of operating in a new environment, we’ve reimagined the holidays which will, of course, apply current our......

SPOOKTACULAR FALL FUN IS RETURNING TO DISNEY’S MAGIC KINGDOM—Fall décor, treats, costumes and more! Halloween season is a big deal at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom and we are so excited that our guests traveling September 15-October 31 are going to get to join in......

What guests are asking when booking a 2021 Walt Disney Vacation Package and 4 reasons why it is better to book sooner rather than later. This year has been quite eventful and has flipped many lives upside down.  Kids came home to virtual learning, adults......

Introducing ………. The Puppies of PPV In honor of International Dog Day, say hello to our furry friends! These cute and cuddly pals, stationed with our team all across the country, keep us company, rock the Disney gear, and support our love for travel….. as......

Book with confidence in 2020 – What a Walt Disney World vacation package in 2020 looks like, modify/cancel up to check-in…Now is the time for a last-minute trip!   In a normal year, planning a last minute trip to Walt Disney World is doable but......

Character Dining has been a staple of a Walt Disney World vacation for a long time. Meeting Mickey and the gang as you start your day with a hearty breakfast or while enjoying a lunch in the middle of a park day is a magical......

*Feature Pools vs Quiet Pools, current safety measures and the all-important question….Do you need to wear a mask?* Do you ever leave your Walt Disney World vacation and think “I wish we would have spent more time relaxing at the pool.”? Well NOW is your......

Entertainment continues in the parks and one of our favorite new surprises during the reopening phase. As we all know, some experiences that we love have been suspended due to health and safety measures being put in place. Many worried that it wouldn’t “feel like......

Enjoy added peace of mind when you book your next Disney vacation with us! If your plans change, any Disney-imposed change and cancellation fees will be waived up to the date of check-in for reservations with arrivals through December 31, 2020. This new Walt Disney......

Universal News

Feel the rush of the hunt as you race through the jungle alongside Velociraptors. It’s the Jurassic World VelociCoaster, the apex predator of roller coasters. Opening June 10 at Universal Orlando Resort. The Jurassic World VelociCoaster will raise the bar in extreme roller coaster design......

Exciting Holiday News!   Holiday tours can be added to your Universal Orlando Resort vacation package. This three and a half hour tour hits all the holiday highlights! The following offerings are included in the tour. Front of the line access and walking tour of the......

The holidays at Universal have officially kicked off and will run through January 3rd!  Seasonal experiences are included as part of your theme park admission.  You can expect some amazing holiday decor, entertainment, food, and merchandise!!     The Wizarding World of Harry Potter- Universal......

Amp up your fun with 3 extra days at Universal Orlando- with this special offer: Get 3 days FREE when you buy 2 days. Did you know you receive exclusive perks when you book with us? There are many options to consider when visiting Universal Orlando......

BREAKING NEWS: COMING SUMMER 2021 Universal Orlando has a brand new coaster in the works in Islands of Adventure!!! This is going to be epic! Two intense launches. Four inversions. Feel the rush of the hunt as you race through the jungle alongside Velociraptors on......

Halloween seasonal experiences are invading Universal Orlando Resort this fall- including the official debut of two all-new horrifying haunted houses!!! Plus, you can get into the Halloween Spirit by Wearing Family-Friendly Costumes while Visiting the Parks, Enjoying Trick-or-Treating Experiences for Kids in Islands of Adventure,......

As with many vacation destinations, choosing the right resort for your travel party can be a daunting task at times! And the labels that get put on each resort can make your head spin even more…value, moderate, preferred, OH MY!….you think, how am I ever......

Park to park tickets Universal Studios has several different options for tickets to enjoy their theme parks.  After deciding on the number of days you want to spend in the parks, you will have the option to decide if you want a base ticket or......

Disney Cruise Line

Jus this morning, Disney Cruise Line announced an exciting line-up of itineraries and destinations for summer 2022! Highlights include new ports in Greece, Portugal, Latvia, Norway, Sweden and Dominica, plus first-ever summer sailings from Miami to the Bahamas. Statement from Disney Cruise Line; “While we......

Why you should book your Disney Cruise early… Disney Cruise Line typically releases their itineraries about 18 months prior to sailing.  Most people aren’t sure about what they are doing in the next month rather than 18 months down the road!  However, this is one......

Disneyland

After being closed for more than one year, magic is finally returning to the Disneyland Resort in Southern California! Disneyland park and Disney California Adventure park are planning to officially reopen to the public on April 30, with limited capacity of course. As of now, theme......

Royal Caribbean News