Press Releases

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Seminars Return to Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – April 20, 2022 – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic is slated for Friday, Nov. 11 and Saturday, Nov. 12, including the interactive food and beverage seminars, which return this year for the first time since 2019.


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Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic Announces Dates for 2022 Event - Tickets on Sale Now

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Mar. 9, 2022 – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic returns on Friday, Nov. 11 and Saturday, Nov. 12 in 2022. Tickets are now on sale at www.FoodandWineClassic.com. 


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Unforgettable Dining Experiences Offered By Top Experts At The Walt Disney World Swan And Dolphin

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Celebrity dining venues, awarding-winning chefs, extensive wine lists, unique cocktails, eye-catching restaurant designs and unmatched service are just a few of the elements that make the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin a recognized leader in the resort dining experience. 


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Photo Release: New Walt Disney World Swan Reserve Hotel Celebrates Grand Opening

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Nov. 15, 2021 – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort celebrated the grand opening of its newest addition, the Walt Disney World Swan Reserve on Friday, Nov. 12 with a ribbon cutting ceremony, bringing together hotel owners Tishman and MetLife along with executives from Walt Disney World and Marriott International. 


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Walt Disney World Swan Reserve Hotel Brings New Wedding Venue with Spectacular Views to the Middle of Walt Disney World Resort

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.  – Couples looking to get married in Orlando, the best place in the U.S. to get married according to Wallethub, have a new option to consider following the opening of the Walt Disney World Swan Reserve, located in the heart Walt Disney World Resort. 


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New Walt Disney World Swan Reserve Hotel Opens

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – November 3, 2021 –  Amidst the excitement of Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary celebration, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin is making even more magic today with the much-anticipated opening of its newest addition, Walt Disney World Swan Reserve. 


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New Mediterranean Restaurant Amare to Debut with Opening of Walt Disney World Swan Reserve

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – October 21, 2021 –  – Four new restaurant concepts will debut as part of the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin’s expansion, the Walt Disney World Swan Reserve, when the tower opens: the full-service restaurant Amare; poolside bar and grill Tangerine; graband-go Grounds and lobby lounge Stir.


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Guests of Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin & – the New Walt Disney World Swan Reserve – To Receive Extra Time to Play Every Day at Walt Disney World Theme Parks Starting October 2021

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – October 1, 2021 – Starting in October, as part of “The World’s Most Magical Celebration,” guests of the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin will be able to enjoy extra time to play every day in the Walt Disney World theme parks with early theme park entry and extended evening theme park hours. 


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Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Adds Senior Catering Sales Manager and Certified Wedding Planner

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – July 1, 2021 – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin has announced Jennifer Sharpe as its new senior catering sales manager and wedding planner. Sharpe, a Certified Wedding Planner, will oversee weddings and other local social events for the property located in the heart of Walt Disney World Resort. 


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Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic to Return This Fall

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – June 15, 2021 –  – The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic will return Friday, October 29 and Saturday, October 30 offering an outdoor festival featuring unlimited food tastings from the resort’s culinary team and wine, beer and other sips from around the world.


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New Tower at Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Reaches Construction Milestone

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – August 31, 2020 – The newest addition to the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort has reached a key construction milestone with the topping off of the project’s top floor. The occasion also marks a change to the project’s name. The new tower will now be called The Walt Disney World Swan Reserve.


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