All posts by Michelle Beck

Portobello at Disney Springs Closing for Refurbishment Next Month


Portobello Country Italian Trattoria at Disney Springs will be closing for a lengthy refurbishment beginning April 23, 2017.  When the restaurant re-opens this fall, it will feature a new family-style menu and Italian craft beers and wine.

To view a complete list of current and upcoming refurbishments at Walt Disney World, please visit our refurbishment page.

LEGOLAND Florida Resort Now Hiring


Would you like to be a model citizen? LEGOLAND Florida Resort is currently hiring for frontline positions, including guest experience hosts in Admissions, Attractions*, Food & Beverage and Retail.

Interested?  Join LEGOLAND on Tuesday, March 28 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Winter Haven’s Polk State College, WST Building 127, 999 Avenue H NE, for their next hiring event. Walk-ups are welcome and they’ll be conducting on-the-spot interviews.

If you can’t make the hiring event, those interested can also apply online at, under job description Guest Experience Host – Frontline-LEG0001ZC.

There are many benefits of working at LEGOLAND Florida Resort including free admission to the theme park, including LEGOLAND Water Park; free admission to other, select Florida attractions; free, unlimited use of Citrus Connection, Polk County’s public transportation system; discounts at local merchants; and much more!

*Please note: Attractions roles are restricted to those 18 years old and up.


Watch Jordan Fisher and Lin-Manuel Miranda in New Music Video for Moana’s “You’re Welcome”


Annual Passholders Can Register Now for Pandora – The World of Avatar Preview

Annual Passholders can be one of the first to experience Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom as they can sign up now for a special preview from May 13 through May 22, 2017.

To register, Annual Passholders should look for a special e-mail invitation from Disney and follow the link provided.

Pandora – The World of Avatar officially opens to the general public on May 27, 2017.

First Listen: Sneak Peek of ‘Happily Ever After’ Theme Song