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What better place to learn culinary skills  from around the world than in World Showcase at Epcot?

Posted by Arielle Burger on Aug 2, 2016 11:08:31 AM

Get ready for a brand-new Cook Around The World experience ALL at the Walt Disney World Resort! During the dates of April 21-24 and May 12-15 in 2017, high school students and their teachers will have the opportunity to create their own dishes during Disney’s Hands-On Culinary Improv Competition! Not only will students get to decide what they make, but each group gets to enjoy their dishes following the event! Read below to find out more details about this sizzling experience!

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Topics: Cook Around The World, Recipes, Conference, Education, traveling

8 Reasons to Visit Williamsburg, VA

Posted by Arielle Burger on Jul 15, 2016 10:43:27 AM

When you think of vacations, most people think of beaches, the ocean, or even Walt Disney World. Even though these are all great vacation destinations, there are many hidden gems around every corner. If you want to explore an area with a huge art influence and a touch of history with the added bonus of numerous attractions, Williamsburg, Virginia is the place for you! We have created a top list of things to do in Williamsburg that many of our high school groups take advantage of. This year, we had eight groups travel to Williamsburg, VA to explore this area that is filled with activities, shopping, and dining! 

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Topics: Education, traveling, travel tips

Dance The World: From All of Us, to All of You!

Posted by Arielle Burger on Jul 12, 2016 12:43:09 PM

From all of us at the Dance The World office, we would like to congratulate all of our directors, families, teachers, and performers, on a job well done this year at Dance The World! We loved getting to meet everyone during all three weeks of the event!  It is YOU who make this event so special year after year, and we appreciate all of your hard work!

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Topics: Dance The World, Celebrity Appearances, traveling

Get Ready to 'Dance The World' in 2017!

Posted by Arielle Burger on Jun 14, 2016 9:22:49 AM

Have you ever dreamed of dancing at the Walt Disney World Resort? Here at the Dance The World office, we are all about making dreams come true. Imagine dancing down Main Street, USA in the Magic Kingdom or performing for thousands at Walt Disney World’s Epcot Park all while making this your ultimate family vacation! Find out how you can attend this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and experience a little Disney magic!

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Topics: Dance The World, Celebrity Appearances, Education, traveling, Sharna Burgess

Have Your Questions Answered by Witney Carson!

Posted by Arielle Burger on Jun 2, 2016 10:04:58 AM

Calling all Dance The World performers! If you are traveling during Celebrity Week (June 27 – July 1), we want to hear from you! Witney Carson, our Dance The World Celebrity for 2016, will be answering YOUR questions! This is your opportunity to ask Witney about her dancing journey, as well as her experiences while appearing on Dancing with the Stars! Witney will be sharing her story at the Gala Dinner on June 29 and June 30 where your questions will be answered!

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Topics: Dance The World, Celebrity Appearances, witney carson

An ALL-NEW Event: The World Dance Competition!

Posted by Arielle Burger on Jun 1, 2016 2:00:47 PM

Have you been looking for an all-new dance competition that also gives performers the chance to dance down Main Street, USA? Look no further! World Class Vacations is proud to present The World Dance Competition – a brand-new event that takes place in the Walt Disney World Resort! We are very excited for this one-of-a-kind dance festival that will celebrate the art of dance!

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Topics: Celebrity Appearances, traveling, Sharna Burgess, The World Dance Competition

Dance The World 2017: Spotlight on Sharna Burgess

Posted by Arielle Burger on May 12, 2016 4:22:20 PM

Here at the Dance The World office, we are in full swing with 2017! We are happy to announce that Sharna Burgess is our Dance The World Celebrity for next year! Sharna will be appearing at Dance The World during Celebrity Week, which is June 28 – July 2, 2017.

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Topics: Dance The World, Celebrity Appearances, traveling

See 'What's Cooking' in 2017!

Posted by Arielle Burger on May 2, 2016 9:53:19 AM

It is that time of year again! Our team is gearing up for the Cook Around The World event in 2017! With less than one month away until Cook Around The World 2016, our team has already started prepping for next year! With that being said, we want YOU to “Be Our Guest” in 2017!

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Topics: Contests, Cook Around The World, Celebrity Appearances, Education

Dance The World Announces its Celebrity Dancer for 2017!

Posted by Arielle Burger on Apr 11, 2016 3:43:16 PM

With only 68 days until Dance The World 2016, our staff already has Dance The World 2017 on the brain! With that being said, Dance The World is thrilled to announce its Celebrity Dancer for 2017 which will be Sharna Burgess from Dancing with the Stars!

Sharna Burgess grew up in Australia where she began her dancing career at the age of 5 years old. She began studying ballet, jazz, and gymnastics before turning to ballroom dancing at the age of 8. From then, she would go on to win numerous local and national titles in ballroom dancing. By the time she was a teenager, Sharna was chosen to represent Australia at the World Championships in both Latin and Standard styles. Sharna even performed at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games closing ceremony!
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Topics: Dance The World, Celebrity Appearances, traveling

Cook Around The World Presents: The Royal Chef!

Posted by Arielle Burger on Mar 16, 2016 9:39:43 AM

            Attention chefs of all ages! Cook Around The World is proud to announce its Celebrity Chef for 2016! The Royal Chef, also known as Chef Darren McGrady, will be attending the Cook Around The World event this May 13-16! During the Cook Around The World event, he will be speaking at the Career Forum, where students can hear from Disney Chefs, as well as The Royal Chef, about their journey and where they are today, along with what it is like working in the culinary field. In addition, The Royal Chef will be addressing the crowd at the Gala, where he will give an exclusive look at his personal experiences with the Royal Family and several US Presidents. 

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Topics: Cook Around The World, Recipes, Celebrity Appearances, Education, traveling