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N090 Summary of D23 Announcements for DVC, WDW, and DCL, and more!

N090 Summary of D23 Announcements for DVC, WDW, and DCL, and more!

DVC Newscast by My DVC Points
DVC Newscast by My DVC Points
N090 Summary of D23 Announcements for DVC, WDW, and DCL, and more!







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Shannon and Pete discuss the announcements (or lack thereof) for Disney Vacation Club, Walt Disney World, and Disney Cruise Line from the D23 Expo. Disney Vacation Club also revealed a new booking tool through Interval International, replacing the Concierge Collection. Other news of the week include American Adventure at Epcot closing for refurbishment, extended evening hours added in December for Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Wicked Wind Down event extended for a second time.

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N088 Update to WDW Park Pass Reservations, DCL Returns to Traditional Character Greetings, new WDW AP discounts and more!

N088 Update to WDW Park Pass Reservations, DCL Returns to Traditional Character Greetings, new WDW AP discounts and more!

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DVC Newscast by My DVC Points
N088 Update to WDW Park Pass Reservations, DCL Returns to Traditional Character Greetings, new WDW AP discounts and more!







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Shannon and Pete discuss the recent update to Walt Disney World’s Park Pass reservation system. Disney Cruise Line announced the return of traditional character greetings. Also, Tusker House Restaurant is returning to a buffet and Fantasmic cast rehearsals have begun at Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios. Walt Disney World Annual Passholders will receive additional discounts and complimentary magnets this fall.

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N086 Typhoon Lagoon Moonlight Magic date added, Genie+ update, Wicked Wind Down extended, and Boardwalk Deli opening

N086 Typhoon Lagoon Moonlight Magic date added, Genie+ update, Wicked Wind Down extended, and Boardwalk Deli opening

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DVC Newscast by My DVC Points
N086 Typhoon Lagoon Moonlight Magic date added, Genie+ update, Wicked Wind Down extended, and Boardwalk Deli opening







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Shannon, Pete, and Vicky discuss Disney Vacation Club’s announcement of an additional Moonlight Magic event at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, four rides to remain part of the Genie+ service indefinitely, Wicked Wind Down dates extended, and the opening of the Boardwalk Deli.

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N085 Typhoon Lagoon Moonlight Magic Events announced, MagicBand+ debuts at WDW, and Boardwalk updates

N085 Typhoon Lagoon Moonlight Magic Events announced, MagicBand+ debuts at WDW, and Boardwalk updates

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DVC Newscast by My DVC Points
N085 Typhoon Lagoon Moonlight Magic Events announced, MagicBand+ debuts at WDW, and Boardwalk updates







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Shannon, Pete, and Vicky discuss Disney Vacation Club’s announcement of additional Moonlight Magic events at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, more changes to Disney’s Boardwalk, and the debut of MagicBand+ at Walt Disney World Resort.

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N083 Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, More Re-opening Dates, Sold Out Halloween events, and Disney Wish Christening Details

N083 Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, More Re-opening Dates, Sold Out Halloween events, and Disney Wish Christening Details

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DVC Newscast by My DVC Points
N083 Tiana's Bayou Adventure, More Re-opening Dates, Sold Out Halloween events, and Disney Wish Christening Details







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Shannon and Pete discuss the additional details announced for the retheme of Splash Mountain to Tiana’s Bayou Adventure. Disney also revealed even more re-opening dates for character dining and Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique. Halloween events at Walt Disney World and Disneyland have begun to sell out. Disney Cruise Line also shared details of the christening of the Disney Wish.

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N082 MVMCP dates announced, Top of the World reopening, New and Returning Characters at WDW, and more

N082 MVMCP dates announced, Top of the World reopening, New and Returning Characters at WDW, and more

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DVC Newscast by My DVC Points
N082 MVMCP dates announced, Top of the World reopening, New and Returning Characters at WDW, and more







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Shannon and Pete discuss the return of Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party this year, the Top of the World Lounge reopening, and new and returning characters coming to Walt Disney World.

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N081 Disneyland Halloween events announced, 2023 DVC Member Cruise, Victoria & Albert’s reopening, and more!

N081 Disneyland Halloween events announced, 2023 DVC Member Cruise, Victoria & Albert’s reopening, and more!

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DVC Newscast by My DVC Points
N081 Disneyland Halloween events announced, 2023 DVC Member Cruise, Victoria & Albert's reopening, and more!







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On the 2nd anniversary of the DVC Newscast, Shannon and Pete discuss the Halloween events this fall at Disneyland Resort, the 2023 DVC Member Cruise, and a new Adventures by Disney offering. Disney also announced a reopening date for Victoria and Albert’s and Disney Vacation Club has officially declared all new resort studios in the expansion of the Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.

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N080 AK Moonlight Magic Registration Dates, Finding Nemo opens, Minnie Vans return, and more!

N080 AK Moonlight Magic Registration Dates, Finding Nemo opens, Minnie Vans return, and more!

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DVC Newscast by My DVC Points
N080 AK Moonlight Magic Registration Dates, Finding Nemo opens, Minnie Vans return, and more!







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Shannon, Pete, and Sue discuss the opening of Finding Nemo: The Big Blue and Beyond, the return of both Minnie Vans and self-service beverages at the DVC Member Lounge, DVC Member Cruise direct purchase incentives, and Moonlight Magic at Animal Kingdom registration dates!

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N079 Third GOTG Virtual Queue added, Genie+ Update, New Star Wars character meets at Disneyland, and more!

N079 Third GOTG Virtual Queue added, Genie+ Update, New Star Wars character meets at Disneyland, and more!

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DVC Newscast by My DVC Points
N079 Third GOTG Virtual Queue added, Genie+ Update, New Star Wars character meets at Disneyland, and more!







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Shannon and Pete discuss a third virtual queue added for guests eligible for Extended Evening Hours, Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure moved to Genie+ service for a limited time, new Star Wars characters coming to Disneyland, Magic Key sales suspended, new direct DVC purchase incentives, and a chance to win a cruise on the Disney Wish Maiden Voyage benefiting GKTW!

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Genie+ Changes and April Direct Sales

Genie+ Changes and April Direct Sales

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DVC Newscast by My DVC Points
Genie+ Changes and April Direct Sales







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Join Shannon, Pete, and Sue for this week’s update. Harmony Shop, Genie+ changes, Eat to the Beat concerts, direct sales for April 2022, and a new DVC retail store on I-Drive in Orlando. Episode 78

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N077 Return of MNSSHP and Oogie Boogie Bash, Top of the World to Reopen, and 2023 DVC Member Cruise

N077 Return of MNSSHP and Oogie Boogie Bash, Top of the World to Reopen, and 2023 DVC Member Cruise

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DVC Newscast by My DVC Points
N077 Return of MNSSHP and Oogie Boogie Bash, Top of the World to Reopen, and 2023 DVC Member Cruise







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alifornia Adventure for 2023. Disney Vacation Club also revealed Top of the World will be reopening, the 2023 DVC Member Cruise, and the name for the new DVC Disneyland Tower.

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N075 Character Greetings and Hoop-Dee-Doo Return, DVC Previews for Cosmic Rewind, and Grand Floridian Sales

N075 Character Greetings and Hoop-Dee-Doo Return, DVC Previews for Cosmic Rewind, and Grand Floridian Sales

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DVC Newscast by My DVC Points
N075 Character Greetings and Hoop-Dee-Doo Return, DVC Previews for Cosmic Rewind, and Grand Floridian Sales







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New DVC Expansion Announced, Opening Date for Grand Floridian New Resort Rooms, Starlight Safari Returns, and More

New DVC Expansion Announced, Opening Date for Grand Floridian New Resort Rooms, Starlight Safari Returns, and More

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DVC Newscast by My DVC Points
New DVC Expansion Announced, Opening Date for Grand Floridian New Resort Rooms, Starlight Safari Returns, and More







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n and Pete discuss the announcements of the new expansion at Disney’s Polynesian Villas and new dining and enhancements at Disney’s BoardWalk area. They also review the verbiage change from Guaranteed Week to Favorite Week, the return of the Starlight Safari at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and the opening date of the new Resort Studio rooms at the Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.

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N071 Changes to Genie+, Nighttime Entertainment Returns to Disneyland, and New DVC Dining Discounts at WDW

N071 Changes to Genie+, Nighttime Entertainment Returns to Disneyland, and New DVC Dining Discounts at WDW

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DVC Newscast by My DVC Points
N071 Changes to Genie+, Nighttime Entertainment Returns to Disneyland, and New DVC Dining Discounts at WDW







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Shannon, Pete, and Sue discuss temporary changes to Disney’s Genie+ Lightning Lane attractions, return dates for nighttime entertainment at Disneyland Resort, and two new dining discounts at Walt Disney World for eligible DVC Members.

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N069 Disney Wish delayed by a month, Grand Floridian expansion update, and Bay Lake Tower direct discount

N069 Disney Wish delayed by a month, Grand Floridian expansion update, and Bay Lake Tower direct discount

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DVC Newscast by My DVC Points
N069 Disney Wish delayed by a month, Grand Floridian expansion update, and Bay Lake Tower direct discount







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Pete, Shannon, and Sam from DCL Duo discuss the delay of the Disney Wish maiden voyage and the impact on the DVC member cruise. For DVC direct sales, 50% of the Big Pine Key building has been declared and DVC releases significant discounts on Bay Lake Tower. Hollywood Studios will have extended evening hours for one week in lieu of Magic Kingdom beginning April 13th.

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N068 DVC Direct Price Increases Announced and Even More Entertainment Returning to WDW

N068 DVC Direct Price Increases Announced and Even More Entertainment Returning to WDW

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DVC Newscast by My DVC Points
N068 DVC Direct Price Increases Announced and Even More Entertainment Returning to WDW







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Pete, Shannon, and Vicky discuss new DVC direct purchase price increases at 2042 resorts and several entertainment options returning to Walt Disney World, including a new cavalcade and the Festival of Fantasy Parade.

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N065 Remy’s ends Virtual Queue, Disneyland Magic Key lawsuit, and more

N065 Remy’s ends Virtual Queue, Disneyland Magic Key lawsuit, and more

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DVC Newscast by My DVC Points
N065 Remy's ends Virtual Queue, Disneyland Magic Key lawsuit, and more







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Shannon and Pete discuss the end of Remy’s virtual queue, physical DVC cards discontinued, queue introduced to manage DVC site traffic, Riviera and Aulani price increases, Disneyland’s Magic Key lawsuit, and more entertainment to return to WDW.

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DVC Condo Association Meeting News, New Exchange Partner, and Genie+ Debuts at Disneyland

DVC Condo Association Meeting News, New Exchange Partner, and Genie+ Debuts at Disneyland

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DVC Newscast by My DVC Points
DVC Condo Association Meeting News, New Exchange Partner, and Genie+ Debuts at Disneyland







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Shannon and Pete discuss news from the annual DVC Condo Association Meeting, the new exchange partner Interval International, and the debut of Genie+ at Disneyland.

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