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  • WDW Fan Zone BlogCast #81 - Shop Til You Drop - Disney Resorts

    in Travel

    Last week we shopped in the Disney World parks and Downtown Disney. This week we take you on a 30 minute virtual shopping tour at the Walt Disney World Resorts.

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    St. Vincent and the Grenadine Resorts

    in Travel

    World Footprints will give you a taste of paradise as we journey to St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG)—a multi-island country of 32 enchanting islands and cays.  Of those islands only nine are inhabited and each offers unique accommodations.  We’ll introduce you to three of our favorite properties today. Our first stop is Buccament Bay Resort on the island of St. Vincent.  Buccament Bay is a brand new 5 star all-inclusive resort surrounded by lush green mountains, rainforests and a white sand beach.  Resort Manager Christine Nelles will offer a virtual tour of the array of experiences that families, couples and business travelers can enjoy.  From the Liverpool Football Club Soccer School and Pat Cash Tennis Academy to the Harlequin Performing Arts Academy, and world-class cuisine the resort offers something for everyone.  Our next stop is the island of Bequia, the largest of the Grenadine Islands.  Here we’ll introduce Bengt Mortsted, owner of the newly built Bequia Beach Hotel.  This boutique hotel is inspired by stylish Mustique villas and situated on the beautiful Friendship Beach.  Lush tropical gardens embrace the grounds and provide a luxurious and relaxing experience. The private island of Palm Island, in the Southern Grenadines, and the Palm Island Resort is our final stop on this tour.  The resort is an eco-friendly, all-inclusive, 135-acre resort that is intimate with only 41 guestrooms and two villas.  General Manager Chris Ghita will entice us with a tour of the amenities, activities, dining options and accommodations.

  • 01:16

    ShowTime Synergy – EP 03 – Last Resorts

    in Television

    In Episode 03 of ShowTime Synergy TFG1Mike, LadyWreck, and BeatlesDiva give you their thoughts on the next three episodes of Jem and the Holograms! This week we attend The World Hunger Shindig, and then we have Adventures in China, and finally we have gone skiing on the Last Resorts! So get truly outrageous with us here ...

  • 00:50

    The Ruckus - Fallout 4, Jamaica Vacation, Ethan's Story

    in Politics

    It's the end of the week and The Ruckus is back on. We're talking about #Fallout4  Jimmy's Jamaica Vacation, some comic news, and whatever else comes to mind.

  • 00:23

    Sports In Depth:The Boxing Way With Lady A/Resorts World Casino/*TRUST*IN*GOD*/

    in Sports


    Legendary  scribe and sportscaster,Dr.M.Lee''Doc'' Stanley Sr., takes to the airwaves once again with both his renowned and legendary award winning radio show,''Sports In Depth',highlighted by the highly acclaimed,vastly in  demand and famed  boxing segment, the renowned,'The Boxing Way With  Lady A'.
    She,''Lady A'', being the foremost female mind and expert on the ,''sweet science'', of her generation comes your way once again and live from the new Resorts World Casino,in Jamacia Queens, New York,along with ''G.W.Mike'',joining her and the good,''docthah''.
    Marc Adams and a slew of other promoters put together another card of rising stars and those continuing on the asend.
    "G.W'' Mike,does a mini-commentary, touching on an issue he feels is a determent to both the sport of boxing and it's number one fighter and present best,''pound per pound'',Floyd''Money'' Mayweather.
    ''Lady A'',comes live from ringside with the blow by blow updates and the winnners and losers on this action filled card.And as par for the course,the ,'Sports In Depth',credo is always intact,''roping the rumors,hog tieing the issues and branding the truth.''

    ''I never looked down on the people who looked up to me.''

    Muhammad Ali

  • 00:00

    How Marriott-Starwood Deal Could Impact Travelers

    in News

    Brian Kelly at ThePointsGuy.com explains what you should expect if you belong to the customer loyalty programs at Marriott and Starwood Hotels & Resorts.

  • 01:32

    Sports Palooza Radio: Super Bowl Champion Mark Rypien!

    in Sports

    Thank you so much for tuning into Sports Palooza Radio. What a great show this is! KEVIN CRISTOFORA, author of The Hometown All Stars book series, stops by. Book one, Nick’s Very First Day of Baseball, was released in March and book two, Magic Bat Day, was released mid-May. Both books feature baseball, but future books will teach kids about basketball, soccer, football and other sports. Aimed for children ages 3-5 Christofora’s books teach kids sports skills along with vocabulary and counting games and other educational techniques. Another cool side note is that "Coach Kevin" also donates copies of the books to schools, libraries and children's hospitals across the country as a way to spread the love of baseball! 

    MARK RYPIEN MVP of the 1991 Super Bowl for the Washington Redskins and a two-time champion in the American Century Championship in Lake Tahoe, will play in the inaugural Diamond Resorts Invitational benefiting Florida Hospital for Children, a celebrity golf tournament (diamondresortsinvitational.com) at the Golden Bear Golf Club in Windermere, Florida, January 14-16, 2016, airing live on Golf Channel.

    STEPHANIE DECKER: founder of the Stephanie Decker Foundation, a non-profit organization that helps children with prosthetics get involved with sports. In 2012, a deadly category 4 tornado ravaged Stephanie’s hometown of Henryville, Indiana. Stephanie shielded two of her children from the debris of their house being destroyed around them, however she soon found her legs crushed, and both had to be amputated. Through strength and will, she survived and continues to grow her organization as an engine to help children, men and women learn how to live with a prosthetic limb.


  • 00:30

    Points Talk on Non-DVC, DCL and ABD

    in Travel

    On this episode Darlene and Ron continue their discussion on booking with points on non-DVC resorts, DCL and ABD. 

  • Protection From Dark Forces

    in Spirituality

    Each of us has an energy field or aura.  We are bombarded daily with negative energies regardless of our awareness of them.  These forces can come in forms of ghosts, demons, etc. or, more subtle ways like fear, anger, depression, arguments, and negative people & places.  These 'negativities' are like dis-eases to our Personal Spirit Shields.  In this episode, we will discuss the whys and ways of Spiritual Protection.  Tune in for some Tips & Techniques on Guarding against the Dark Forces!

    Call in number is 858-365-5534 to listen and/or chime in

    Check out the Event!  The Soul Glow Spiritual Retreat at Gatlinburg Falls Resorts in Tennessee will be fun and enlightening.  A workshop, group meditation, prosperity ritual and catered food are just some of the spiritually uplifting features!  Get more information here http://www.salimyers.com/retreat/ 

    Visit 3rdEyeActivation.com - for metaphysical & spiritual information, products, and services.

    Ali's NEW website Salimyers.com & FREE Spiritual Growth Course

  • The Beaches of the Virgin Islands: St. Croix

    in Culture

    St. Croix's palm lined and sun kissed beaches call visitors to spend a couple hours and sometimes the entire day enjoying the natural beauty. The largest of the four islands in the USVI, St. Croix is sometimes referred to as the ‘big island’. The 84 square mile island is home to 53,000+ residents. The 2 main towns are Christiansted and Frederiksted. Resorts and condos are mostly on the north shore and vacation villas can be found in various areas.Take a look at the 23 beaches included in this guide and select your favorites - you are certain to find a few!

    Three National Parks: Salt River which protects a diverse ecosystem in addition to pre-historic ruins; Buck Island with stunning marine gardens; and five historic structures in Christiansted that give visitors a look into Danish colonial way of life. Additional parks and preserves include: Sandy Point notable for its beauty and for its protected sea turtles, and Jack and Isaac Bays. You can fly directly to St. Croix, it has an airport. . ~ Courtesy of VINow.com


    Straight from the shore, no boats or air tanks required! The guide contains over 300 full color photographs that show you the underwater environments that you will experience at 20 of the best snorkeling beaches in the United States Virgin Islands. Order today at www.vinow.com/stx/stx-b/sand-castle-beach/

  • 00:28

    Vance Morris - How to Create a Optimum Experience for Your Customers

    in Entrepreneur

    Vance Morris is a Service Trainer & Management Alumni of the Walt Disney Company. He now coaches companies to create Disney Style service in their businesses through his companies; DELIVER SERVICE NOW INSTITUTE (DSNI) and The Marketing & Entrepreneurial Growth Alliance (MEGA).

    Vance spent 10 years working for the mouse at Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida. He started his career at Disney on the Opening Team of the Yacht & Beach Club Resorts, and progressed through the management ranks as a Night Club Manager at Pleasure Island, Service Trainer aboard the Empress Lily, and on the revitalization team of the Contemporary Resort in the mid-90’s. It was at the Contemporary that Vance got his crowning achievement, Designing, Opening and Operating Chef Mickey’s, Disney’s flagship Character Dining Experience.

    After leaving Disney, (yes people do leave) he utilized his skills to rescue or improve many of America’s companies and government agencies. His clients included Legal Seafoods, Tyson, NASA, Rain Forest Café, Compass Group, The Executive Office of the President of the United States, The Smithsonian and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

    Tiring of corporate life, Vance opened his own Bricks & Mortar Business in 2007.  After meteoric growth of his service business, other entrepreneurs began to seek him out for advice and counsel. This spawned his next business, Deliver Service Now!, consulting and coaching other companies on how to create and implement Disney style service and then apply Direct Response Marketing to profit from it.

    Find out more about Vance: DeliverServiceNow.com