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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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SANTA RETURNS TO WALT DISNEY WORLD SWAN AND DOLPHIN HOTEL THIS HOLIDAY SEASON WITH A SELECTION OF FESTIVITIES FOR GUESTS TO ENJOY

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Nov. 9, 2015 – 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 Hotel. During this month-long celebration, children and kids at heart can enjoy a magical holiday vacation experience at the Epcot Resort Area hotel with special holiday season room rates starting at $159 per night and this year’s activities line-up:

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WALT DISNEY WORLD SWAN AND DOLPHIN ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF CARNIVAL CORNER FOR SIXTH ANNUAL FOOD & WINE CLASSIC

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Oct. 21, 2015 – Expanding on the expansive list of delectable culinary offerings, wines from around the world and celebrity chef appearances, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic will add an all-new fair-themed food area, Carnival Corner, to its lineup for the event’s sixth year at the Epcot Resort Area hotel. The festival’s newest section will serve specialty carnival fare from themed food trucks.

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WALT DISNEY WORLD SWAN AND DOLPHIN HOTEL NAMES NEW GROUP SALES MANAGERS

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Oct. 15, 2015 – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel has added two new members to their sales team in the positions of group sales managers.

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WALT DISNEY WORLD SWAN AND DOLPHIN HOTEL COMPLETES SWAN GUEST ROOM REDESIGN

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Sept. 30, 2015 – The largest makeover in the history of the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel is one step closer to completion. The hotel has completed redesigning every guest room in the 758-room Swan Hotel. The work is part of a multi-phase, multi-year, $125 million redesign project that will transform every guest room in both the Swan and Dolphin buildings. The first phase of the 1,509-room Dolphin starts later this year.

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FAVORITE SEMINARS AND STATIONS RETURN FOR SIXTH ANNUAL WALT DISNEY WORLD SWAN AND DOLPHIN FOOD & WINE CLASSIC

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Sept. 29, 2015 – From October 30 – 31, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic will celebrate its sixth year featuring global culinary specialties at the Epcot Resort Area hotel, with more than 40 food and wine stations, 10 food and wine seminars and the opportunities to meet the award-winning chefs behind featured culinary masterpieces.

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WALT DISNEY WORLD SWAN AND DOLPHIN HOTEL NAMES ALAN ENNS AS NEW GROUP SALES ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Sept. 3, 2015 – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel has appointed Alan Enns group sales account director, overseeing accounts in the Washington, D.C./Virginia/Maryland Association market.

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Multiple generations can save on a vacation together at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel with connecting room deal in honor of Grandparents Day

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – August 12, 2015 – To celebrate Grandparents Day, September 13, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel is making it easier for families to connect and enjoy quality time together throughout September with an offer ideal for a multigenerational vacation.

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DAN DETERMAN NAMED GROUP SALES ACCOUNT DIRECTOR FOR THE MIDWEST REGION AT THE WALT DISNEY WORLD SWAN AND DOLPHIN HOTEL

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – July 29, 2015 – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel has appointed Dan Determan group sales account director. In Determan’s new role, he will be responsible for the supervision of accounts in the Midwest market.

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NICK ANDERSON PROMOTED TO ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF SALES AT THE WALT DISNEY WORLD SWAN AND DOLPHIN HOTEL

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – July 23, 2015 – Nick Anderson has been promoted to associate director of sales at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel. In Anderson’s expanded role, he will now oversee the team responsible for booking small meetings at the hotel as well as handle all accounts in the New York and New Jersey markets.

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GUESTS CAN BLAST OFF TO STAR WARS WEEKENDS WITH A SPECIAL OFFER AT THE WALT DISNEY WORLD SWAN AND DOLPHIN HOTEL

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – April 9, 2015 – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel is offering guests the chance to enjoy the month-long Star Wars Weekends celebration at Disney's Hollywood Studios with special rates starting at $185, May 15-June 15.

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TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE FOR SIXTH-ANNUAL WALT DISNEY WORLD SWAN AND DOLPHIN FOOD & WINE CLASSIC

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – March 30, 2015 – Overnight packages and event-only tickets are now on sale for the sixth-annual Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic, Friday, October 30, and Saturday, October 31, at www.SwanDolphinFoodandWineClassic.com and 1-888-828-8850.

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MICHAEL DUVE NAMED GROUP SALES ACCOUNT DIRECTOR FOR WEST COAST AND FLORIDA ACCOUNTS AT THE WALT DISNEY WORLD SWAN AND DOLPHIN HOTEL

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – March 19, 2015 – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel has appointed Michael Duve group sales account director. In his new role, Duve will be responsible for the supervision of West Coast corporate and association accounts and Florida association accounts.

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MITCH JORDAN APPOINTED DIRECTOR OF SALES AT THE WALT DISNEY WORLD SWAN AND DOLPHIN HOTEL

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Feb. 13, 2015 – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel has promoted Mitch Jordan to director of sales. With more than 10 years of hospitality experience, he will now be responsible for managing the group sales team at the 2,265-room hotel.

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WALT DISNEY WORLD SWAN AND DOLPHIN HOTEL CAST MEMBER NAMED NATIONAL CONVENTION SERVICES MANAGER OF THE YEAR

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Jan. 14, 2015 – Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel Associate Director of Event Management Joseph O’Donnell, CMP, has been named the 2014 Convention Services Manager of the Year for hotels by the Event Service Professionals Associationandnational trade publication, Successful Meetings.

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WALT DISNEY WORLD SWAN AND DOLPHIN ANNOUNCES DATES FOR SIXTH ANNUAL FOOD & WINE CLASSIC

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Jan. 13, 2015 – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic is returning for its sixth year on Friday Oct. 30, and Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015, at the Epcot Resort Area hotel.

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GINO MARASCO PROMOTED TO DIRECTOR OF SALES AND MARKETING AT THE WALT DISNEY WORLD SWAN AND DOLPHIN HOTEL

Lake Buena Vista, Fla. – Jan. 6, 2015 – Gino Marasco has been promoted to director of sales and marketing at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel. With nearly 20 years of hospitality experience, he will now be responsible for overseeing the entire sales and marketing team, including group sales, revenue management, creative marketing, field marketing, internet and public relations at the 2,265-room hotel.

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WALT DISNEY WORLD SWAN AND DOLPHIN HOTEL ANNOUNCES $125 MILLION REDESIGN

Lake Buena Vista, Fla. – Oct. 23, 2014 – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel is getting the largest makeover in its history. The hotel has launched a multi-phase, multi-year, $125 million redesign project that will transform every guest room in the 758-room Swan Hotel and the 1,509-room Dolphin Hotel.

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WALT DISNEY WORLD SWAN AND DOLPHIN FOOD & WINE CLASSIC RETURNS WITH EVEN MORE TO ENJOY

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Sept. 23, 2014 – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic returns for the fifth year to the Epcot Resort Area hotel October 31 – November 1, featuring more than 40 food and wine stations; 10 food and wine seminars and the opportunity to meet the masters behind the culinary magic. 

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