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Disney Vacation Club Annual Dues Increase at All DVC Resorts

If you are a Disney Vacation Club (DVC) member, you will soon receive the “Notice of 2014 Annual Meetings” in the mail or by electronic statement.

The “Notice of 2014 Annual Meetings” for the Disney Vacation Club resorts includes all information to be covered at the annual owners meeting in December. Topics included within the notice include the resort budgets and owner fees for the upcoming year. [Read more…]

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DVC 2014 Member Merry Mixer Dates Announced

If you are a member of the Disney Vacation Club (DVC), then you may already be familiar with their annual holiday event — the Member Merry Mixer. This spectacular event is open exclusively to DVC members and offers a chance to enjoy some of the great perks that come with ownership.

The event is a magical celebration where DVC members can enter to win raffles, gifts, and more. The mixers are hosted inside Epcot’s World Showcase, in between the Canada and the United Kingdom pavilions. [Read more…]

4 New England Resorts Added to DVC Concierge Collection

4 New England Resorts Added to DVC Concierge Collection

DVC has announced that four resorts in New England will be added to Disney Vacation Club’s Concierge Collection.

The DVC Concierge Collection allows members to use their early points outside of the DVC resorts. These resorts are selected by the Disney Vacation Club and offer only the finest quality accommodations and service.

These new resorts are no exception. Located in some of the most popular travel destinations in the Northeast, these resorts are a great addition to DVC travel options.

The resorts include:

The point values required for these resorts are relatively reasonable. The 2014 point values begin at 14 points per night.

2014 DVC Concierge Collection Points Chart

The InnSeason Resort’s Captain’s Quarters and InnSeason Resorts Surfside resorts require a minimum 7-day reservation with a Friday check-in. However, the InnSeason Resorts Pollard Brook and InnSeason Resorts The Falls at Ogunquit only require a 2-day stay. Please note there is a $95 registration fee for Concierge Collection resorts.

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$800 Million Upgrades Added to $4 Billion Shanghai Disney Resort

$800 Million Upgrades Added to $4 Billion Shanghai Disney Resort

Shanghai DisneyDisney Vacation Club members are anxiously awaiting the opening of Disney’s newest theme park in Shanghai. As construction progresses, Walt Disney Company and partners have decided to add an additional $800 million in costs to the park’s already large price-tag of $4 billion.

The financing for these funds will be split by Disney (43%) and their partners, Shanghai Shendi Group (57%).

The Los Angeles Times shared that the additional investment will go towards attractions and entertainment related to China’s middle-class families. These will be added later on in the park’s development. When it is complete, the park will be Disney’s second largest theme park. The largest is Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

The partners suggest that this boost in spending is to benefit China’s family who are looking for domestic travel experiences. Disney shared that they anticipate a large amount of traffic from locals, as the new resort is within a 3 hour distance from 330 million people. The revenue and jobs provided through the Shanghai Disney Resort will also benefit China’s economy.

Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, Thomas O. Staggs shared, “The expansion underscores the tremendous opportunity we see in Shanghai and demonstrates our long-term commitment to and confidence in China.”

The Shanghai Disney Resort is expected to open on December 31, 2015. To learn how you can become a member of the Disney Vacation Club, visit SellMyTimeshareNow.com.

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