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Universal Orlando Challenges You to “Vacation Like You Mean It”

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A new advertising campaign has surfaced from Universal Orlando Resort, “Vacation Like You Mean It.” Destination South has found two commercials now posted online. The first being on Universal Website itself at http://www.universalorlando.com/Vacation-Like-You-Mean-It. The second video is the original commercial Universal released on their youtube channel. The website video was posted on youtube as well today. Links to these videos can be found by clicking the “read more” option below.  

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Facebook Photo Album Updates

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Have you seen our new Facebook photo albums? Like us on Facebook and view our “Holiday Albums” from SeaWorld Orlando and the parks of Universal Orlando. Also, as a bonus treat we have added almost 60 pictures of the early 2000′s at Six Flags Over Georgia that you can’t see anymore! Check us out and like us on Facebook!  

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Zoo Atlanta has a lot of new baby news!

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Zoo Atlanta announced on January 8th, that 2012 was the second best year in attendance in their 125 year history with 866,425 guests. Since that announcement Zoo Atlanta has released 3 major baby announcements in 3 days! On January 9th, the Zoo announced weaning has begun for Po the giant panda. On January 10th, the day Destination South visited Zoo Atlanta, Blaze, a 16-year-old Sumatran orangutan, gave birth to a male infant. The Zoo released a few pictures of the newborn, featured in this blog’s picture. And finally on January 11th, the Zoo announced the debut of their Eastern Bongo Calf. […]

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Walt Disney World Releases Information About MyMagic+, MagicBand

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Yesterday, Walt Disney World Began released new information in the “NextGen” project on how guests would interact with the resort. Dubbed MyMagic+ featuring the MagicBand, annual passholders or guests staying at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel will receive a rubber wristband upon check-in. This wristband will do everything from control your hotel room door, act as your entry ticket to the parkts, to even telling meet-and-greet characters your name and if you’re celebrating anything this trip. Also included in this new technology will be the permanent rollout of the Fastpass+ technology that has currently been in test phase over […]

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Fun Spot Orlando Adding Enterprise to Lineup: Wheelie from Six Flags Over Georgia

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Fun Spot Orlando recently announced via their Facebook page that they will soon be adding an Enterprise ride to their lineup… and it’s none other than the Wheelie, which just retired from a 35 year run at Six Flags Over Georgia.  Wheelie fans, rejoice!  Orlando is just a hop, skip, and a jump from Georgia!

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Dollywood News for 2013 -AND- 2014

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Dollywood confirmed today via Twitter, various media outlets, and websites (Screamscape, Theme Park Review) that the Imagination Cinema and Adventure Mountain will both be closing at the end of the 2013 season, with a new show and attraction replacing both in 2013 and 2014 respectively. Imagination Cinema will become a new show venue with an all new Dolly family show. The far more intriguing bit is the removal of Adventure Mountain, which is a quite popular ropes/climbing course that was added only a few years back. So far, Dollywood is being very quiet about what is replacing Adventure Mountain, other […]

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That Time We Got Married at Walt Disney World

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As many of you already know, Chris and I were recently married at Walt Disney World, Florida.  While we work on getting the site back up to speed, we’d like to share with you a few photos from our big day! Welcome, foolish mortals, to our destination elopement!          

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New Site Under Construction!

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Hello everyone!   We are currently trying to fix/update the look and layout of Destination South! The main site and all content is currently under construction. In the meantime, please visit the Forum using the link at the top of the page. Thanks and we hope to see you soon when we are fully up and running!

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