What is your Disney Side?
We are fortunate to have such a well – versed staff with extensive knowledge from working closely with corporate clients, coordinating a group meeting from start to finish, to planning the vacation of a lifetime; whether you are on a budget, or seeking an exclusive high – end excursion – we can accommodate it all. BTI Travel is a hands on agency that you can rely on to provide all your best options for what and where you are looking to travel. Our specialists will guide you and work to make sure your trip or meeting exceeds your expectations. So, why do we tell you this? That’s because we pride ourselves in the knowledge, experience, and longevity of our staff. Disney World in Florida has always been what is HOT in travel but as our industry progresses and we move farther into 2015 and our upcoming years, we are seeing a steep increase in multi – generational travel geared toward families and Disney is a stellar choice for that type of travel. Don’t get us wrong, ALL types of travel to Disney World will be spectacular, but the multi – generational travel as a family to this destination is ideal.
One of the many reasons we take pride in our travel specialists besides their wealth of knowledge, is how current their knowledge is. This article will take you through the adventures of one of our very own, vacation specialists at BTI Travel who recently embarked on a ‘Familiarization Tour’ to Disney World to increase her knowledge, see what is new and discover Disney first hand so that she can assist our clients with real – life perspective. Familiarization tours are incentive trips where travel professionals visit a destination and receive exclusive tours and inside knowledge of a property or region. The idea is to indulge travel professionals in a specific place so they can maximize their firsthand experience and do a better job understanding different clients and coordinating trips for different interests, budgets, and preferences. This particular travel specialist has been to Disney on her own leisure with her family three other times before this working trip; so she really does know the ‘lay of the land’! Now we are going to walk you through some of this experience, to show you only a fraction of the Disney magic, and how it all comes together!
A peak into our Disney Experience…
The images featured above are a display of the Wilderness Lodge. This is a rustic hotel with a true sense of nature right off your private patio! The floor – level rooms look out onto a natural pond surrounded by wildlife and a tranquil breeze from the trees. This is a spacious room for a family, and all the extra decor and ‘Disney – touches’ make it worthwhile.
<– The infamous “Tree of Life”. Even more amazing in person. Amazing detail carved into the tree, and a complete 360 degree view of it’s beauty from no matter where you are standing.
The three outdoor photos above are featuring the Kilimanjaro Safaris®. As you sit in the seats of a Jeep, you are able to view the wild animals as they graze free. BTI’s vacation specialist says “This experience is like no other, and there is a reality factor as you are NOT viewing these animals from behind the bars of a zoo; you are up close and personal” Check out the Giraffe below! (The tour even waited to continue while he got his drink of water!)
Transitioning to the lodging
The resort shown below is named The Art of Animation Resort and it is great for families that are traveling together; especially those with younger children. The Art of Animation resort is very visually stimulating and there are many interactive statues of Disney characters throughout the premises that are life – sized and there is even an onsite water-park for everyone to enjoy! This resort has an extensive lobby where you can browse at the various hand drawings of past and present Disney characters – many of the drawings even have autographs from the original artists! Take a look below to see for yourself!
During this familiarization tour, the group was also exposed to a phenomenal flower show that was taking place at Disney. The flower gardens were immaculate and stunning. The pictures below exhibit this perfectly; but can you imagine seeing this in person? Spectacular!
On an ending note, below you will find a few more pictures of other lodging options for a perfect vacation. Disney offers an endless amount of packages, rates, and deals throughout all times of the year. The pictures below are a collage of the properties visited by our agent on this most recent trip.
Keep in mind, this is just a small sampling of what Disney offers. Other magical experiences can be found on one of Disney’s cruise ships, cultural immersion with Adventures By Disney and their newest addition of river cruising.
No matter who you are, or what age; Disney will work for you. We are thrilled to have Disney experts on our staff and BTI Travel is one of TEN preferred Disney agencies. Keep us in mind, and show us YOUR Disney side!
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