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Walt Disney World chooses 15 local students for its Shining Stars awards

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Walt Disney World has announced its 2018 Shining Stars recipients from among about 400 Central Florida students who were named Disney Dreamers and Doers last month. The students originally were chosen by their schools for actions they took this past school year to inspire other students. Each of the 400 winners at schools across Central … Continue reading "Walt Disney World chooses 15 local students for its Shining Stars awards"
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Victoria and Albert's Receives Multiple Awards

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For the 18th consecutive year, Victoria and Albert's at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa has received the AAA Five Diamond Award and, for the first time ever, the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award. There are only 68 Five Diamond restaurants in North America, and only 64 Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star restaurants out of more … Continue reading "Victoria and Albert's Receives Multiple Awards"
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Deadline nears for Central Florida students to apply for 2018 Disney Dreamer and Doer awards

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Just as Hollywood’s awards season is in full swing, so, too, is Walt Disney World’s version of the Oscars. The “Mousecars” — exclusive golden Mickey Mouse statues — are bestowed on some of the most promising students in Central Florida through the Disney Dreamers and Doers program. And if students want to be considered for … Continue reading "Deadline nears for Central Florida students to apply for 2018 Disney Dreamer and Doer awards"
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2017 Annie Awards

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This last weekend the 2017 Annie Awards were held at UCLA. Started in 1972 by voice over legend June Foray, the award ceremony is held by ASIFA-Hollywood (“Association Internationale du Film d’Animation”) and celebrates the last year’s outstanding achievements in animation. Noted to be animation’s most glamorous yearly event, many luminaries of the field walked … Continue reading "2017 Annie Awards"
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Cruise Critic Names Disney Cruise Line Best for Families and Dining in 2016 Editors’ Picks Awards

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CELEBRATION, Fla. (Oct. 12, 2016) – Cruise Critic®, a leading cruise reviews site and online cruise community, has named the winners of its 9th annual Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards, citing Disney Cruise Line as the “Best for Families” and “Best for Dining.” Awards were selected by Cruise Critic’s global team of experts who cover … Continue reading "Cruise Critic Names Disney Cruise Line Best for Families and Dining in 2016 Editors’ Picks Awards"
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Dark Side Race Awards Inaugural Winner

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Wisconsin runner Jason Ryf, who finished second at the runDisney Star Wars half marathon at Disneyland Resort last year, won the inaugural Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side at Walt Disney World. Katie McGrath was the first female runner to cross the finish line, covering the course in 1:24:05.
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Travel + Leisure Readers Rank Disney Cruise Line Top Mega-Ship Ocean Cruise Line in 2015 World’s Best Awards

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CELEBRATION, Fla. (July 7, 2015) — Travel + Leisure readers ranked Disney Cruise Line No. 1 on the list of Top Mega-Ship Ocean Cruise Lines and the No. 1 Mega-Ship Ocean Cruise Line for Families in the 2015 World’s Best Awards reader’s survey. The World’s Best Awards winners were selected by Travel + Leisure readers … Continue reading "Travel + Leisure Readers Rank Disney Cruise Line Top Mega-Ship Ocean Cruise Line in 2015 World’s Best Awards"
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Walt Disney World to host On the Road to the Radio Disney Music Awards concert

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The 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards will be televised in a little more than a month, but in the meantime, fans can vote for their favorite musicians. In addition, Radio Disney is hosting a series of free concerts called “On the Road to the RDMAs” and one will take place at Walt Disney World. The … Continue reading "Walt Disney World to host On the Road to the Radio Disney Music Awards concert"
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Raglan Road Wins ‘Best Restaurant’ Honor in Orlando Magazine’s 2014 Dining Awards Contest

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant at Downtown Disney captured the “Best Restaurant”� prize in the competitive annual Orlando magazine Dining Awards online readers’ poll. Results appear in the May issue of the award-winning Central Florida lifestyle journal that hits newsstands April 24. Orlando magazine Editor-in-Chief Barry Glenn says it’s … Continue reading "Raglan Road Wins ‘Best Restaurant’ Honor in Orlando Magazine’s 2014 Dining Awards Contest"
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