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Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort Announces $12 Million Transformation of Dolphin Resort Lobby

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – November 29, 2016 – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort’s Dolphin lobby will undergo a $12 million re-design as the final stage of the largest makeover in the resort’s history. When finished in the fall of 2017, the new lobby will be completely transformed into a sleek contemporary space and feature new dining and beverage options.  

The lobby re-design is the final stage of a total $140 million project which also includes the transformation of all 2,267 guest rooms, along with upgrades to the hotel’s meeting space.

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Santa and His Elves Return to Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort for Holiday Festivities and Expanded Elf Tuck-In Program

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – November 23, 2016 – Santa, Mrs. Claus and their favorite elf, Kandy Kane, are jetting off to Florida this December to escape the cold and join guests for Holiday Happenings at Santa’s favorite resort – the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. During this month-long celebration, children and kids at heart can enjoy a magical holiday vacation experience at the Epcot Resort Area resort with holiday season room rates up to 10 percent off.  Due to popular demand, this year’s activities line-up, features an expanded bedtime elf tuck-in program, as well as the return of some annual favorites.  

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Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic Returns for Its Seventh Year with Largest-Ever Event

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – September 21, 2016 – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic will celebrate its seventh year October 28 – 29 at the Epcot Resort Area resort with its largest event to date featuring 50 food and wine stations, 10 seminars and opportunities to meet the award-winning chefs behind featured culinary masterpieces.

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Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort to “Elect” a Candidate for a “Presidential” Vacation

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – August 31, 2016 – As the nation prepares for the next race to the White House, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort is making its own headlines by giving one lucky guest and his or her family the opportunity to be treated to their own presidential vacation at this iconic Walt Disney World resort by signing up at www.swandolphin.com/offers/presidential by Nov. 8.

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Melissa Robinson Named Group Sales Manager at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – August 30, 2016 – Melissa Robinson has been appointed group sales manager at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, handling groups in the Midwest and West Coast markets ranging from 151 – 400 rooms.

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New experiences announced for Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – July 25, 2016 – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic will introduce a Sunday Champagne Brunch at Il Mulino New York Trattoria along with two new beverage seminars, Craft Cocktails and More than Malbec, when it returns for its seventh year Friday, October 28, and Saturday, October 29.

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Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort to host Sandtastic Weekends

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – June 29, 2016 – For the first time, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort will host Sandtastic Weekends on August 26-28 and September 2-4. Open to both resort guests and the public, the event will feature activities for all ages, with the highlight being 100 tons of intricately sculpted sand art designed by award-winning world-class sculptors from Team Sandtastic and constructed right on the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort’s private beach.

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Vacationers Can Experience the Best Florida Theme Parks and Beaches with Special Savings

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – June 13, 2016 – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel and Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, Fla. have teamed up to give vacationers the chance to experience the best theme parks and beaches Florida has to offer with a special discounted rate.

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Guests Can Awaken Summer and Relax with Special Offer at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – June 9, 2016 – This summer, guests of the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel can visit the Walt Disney World Resort and Awaken Summer with all new experiences across all four Disney Theme Parks and still relax with the hotel’s Awaken and Relax offer.

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Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel Announces $5 Million Meeting Space Redesign

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – June 8, 2016 – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel will begin a $5 million renovation of its 329,000 square feet meeting space this summer to refresh all the meeting rooms at both the Swan and Dolphin hotels. The renovation will include updated carpet and paint, along with the installation of new technology in the meeting space. The work will occur in phases with no impact to group programs, and is scheduled to be completed in December.

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Dates and Menus Announced for Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Feb. 5, 2016 – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic will return for its seventh year Friday, October 28, and Saturday, October 29, with exciting new dishes debuting alongside returning festival favorites. Fans can now visit www.SwanDolphinFoodandWineClassic.com to view the 2016 food menu as well as book overnight packages and purchase tickets.

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Celebrate Your Team’s Conference Football Championship at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Jan. 27, 2016 – he winners of this year’s big football game between Carolina and Denver will celebrate their victory in style – and now their fans can, too. The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel is once again rewarding fans with the “I’m off to the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel!” deal for residents of each team’s state.

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Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel Becomes Largest Convention Hotel in Florida to Offer the Industry’s Leading Wi-Fi Technology Available

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Jan. 14, 2016 – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel has become among the first convention hotels in the country to permanently introduce the latest in Wi-Fi technology, offering groups fast and reliable internet service capable of handling the largest and most technological demanding groups with ease.

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Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel Names Isa Lee New Group Sales Account Director

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Dec. 11, 2015 – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel has named Isa Lee as its newest account director. Lee will be responsible for the supervision of accounts in the Southeast market, in her new role.

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