The First Ever Mickey Mouse Ride to be Unveiled at Disney!

The Great Movie Ride at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

It is a mystery to us why Disney has never had a Mickey and Minnie themed ride in their 62 years of existence. Luckily, Disney is set to unveil a new themed ride featuring the famous duo. Replacing The Great Movie Ride at Hollywood Studios, this new ride is set to take you on an adventure that only Mickey and Minnie could have.

This ride will be like no other as guests are treated as the stars. Through the adventure, you will be joined by characters from the famous Disney bunch. Inspired by the many cartoon shorts on Disney channel, you will be completely immersed within a cartoon land. Set to open in 2018, this ride will be like no other.

If rides are not for you, Hollywood Studios still has so much to offer. From shows to Star Wars Land, you will have plenty of options. While you’re there you must visit the newly opened Pandora. Inspired by the film Avatar, you will be transported to the land of the Na’vi where you can play and eat just like the native characters.

Located just minutes from Hollywood Studios is Global Resort Homes. Just as the Na’vi play all day, you can too in your homes very own private pool. From 2 bedroom condos, to 9 bedroom estate homes, we have everything for you and your guests! Visit http://www.globalresorthomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book today!

A Sneak Peek into Star Wars land at Disney

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Disney unveiled a glimpse into the highly anticipated Star Wars land being built in Orlando. Opening in 2019, this galaxy not so far away is set on 14 acres of land and will feature never before seen technology, rides and more! Book your vacation today to see it tomorrow!

There are two main attractions set in Star Wars land. One of the main attractions lets you take the lead and captain the Millennium Falcon in a secret mission. The other ride places you in the middle of a battle where you will have a front seat to all the action. According to Disney officials, “total immersion” was the main goal. They have worked hard with “imagineers” to bring Star Wars right to Florida. Not only will the rides be of fun but the scenery will set you in a new land. The lush forest mixed with the sandy stone will take you out of Florida and into space.

Opening 2019 means you have plenty of time to book your vacation with Global Resort Homes. Global Resort Homes makes you feel right at home. With all the conveniences of your own house and more, be sure to book an extra few days. Visit http://www.globalresorthomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book today!

Our Favorite D23 Announcements!

Disney just announced some major upgrades coming to Disney World in the near future! We’re here to tell you our favorite updates. Book your stay with Global to experience all of these firsthand.

  1. Mission: Space Restaurant- As one of the new additions to Epcot, this new restaurant will feature an immersive space experience. You’ll be dining out of this world at this new table-side service restaurant.

  2. Tron Roller Coaster at Magic Kingdom- Already built at Disneyland Shanghai, this high speed roller coaster tops speeds of 60mph. Coming to Magic Kingdom, we hope to see the same intensity. The technology installed in this coaster is set to be mind-blowing with their LED roof and modern building style.

  3. Ratatouille Ride to come to France Pavilion- This ride will let you shrink to Remy’s size where you will gain a perspective like no other. You will travel in mouse-shaped vehicles as you hear and smell your way through the famous kitchen.

With all this excitement around Disney means you better start planning your next trip to central Florida. Global Resort Homes is the perfect place to stay when visiting. From 2 bedroom condos to 9 bedroom homes, we truly have it all. Visit http://www.globalresorthomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book today!

Make your New Year’s Eve Plans at Disney!

Make your New Year’s Eve Plans at Disney!

With summer going by faster and faster each day, holidays are quickly approaching. New Year’s Eve is coming quicker than you expect and now is the time to make your plans. Disney just announced that they will be hosting 3 New Year’s Eve parties where you and your guests will have the opportunity to dance, sing and view fireworks from Magic Kingdom.

The first party you must attend will be Pixar Party: A New Year’s Celebration. With face painting, a Radio Disney DJ, and characters, this party will be perfect to attend with the little ones in your family. Another party, suited for 18 and up, will be a New Year’s Countdown with live music and dancing. A champagne-flute will also make an appearance. Lastly, Disney will be hosting a 3rd New Orleans themed New Year’s party with grub inspired by “The Princess and the Frog.” Munch on tasty treats such as oyster beignets and crayfish as you party the night away listening to Jazz music. All of these parties will offer views of the midnight fireworks held at Magic Kingdom.

Be sure to book with Global Resort Homes for your New Year’s Celebration stay. After a long night out of watching fireworks and celebrating the new year, come home to your very own vacation home. With gated communities, clubhouses and more, there is no better deal than staying with Global. Visit http://www.globalresorthomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book today!

The new Disney Springs restaurant is almost complete!

Soon to open in Disney Springs is the Edison Lounge which will bring the 1920’s era right to you! This newly themed restaurant is one that will encompass all of what Disney has to offer. From incredible theming to world-class food, there is nothing better.

To begin, this restaurant will take you through various rooms, each having their very own theme. The Patent Office, The Tesla Lounge, The Radio Room, and a Waterfront Patio are just a few that guests will be seated in. The rooms are not even the best part of the restaurant. The classic american fare will be one to rave about and keep you coming back time and time again. There will also be signature cocktails for you to choose from.

On your list of activities, add visiting Disney Springs. Opening late 2017, The Edison will give you a blast from the past. Disney Springs features many more restaurants and activities for you to choose from. From shops, cupcakes, desserts and more, you are sure to be pleased. Luckily, all of this is located close to all of Global’s Resort Homes. Visit http://www.globalresorthomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book today!

Plan your vacation around your favorite concerts!

December 17, 2017- Katy Perry

Orlando is the home to entertainment. From Disney and Universal to championship winning sports teams, we truly have it all. With all of that means we have your favorite artists visiting year round, gracing us with their talents. 2017 is no exception with an incredible lineup visiting the Amway Center, which is just miles from many of Global’s vacation homes.

  • July 28, 2017- Shawn Mendes
  • July 29, 2017- Prince Royce
  • August 16, 2017- J. Cole
  • August 31, 2017- Ed Sheeran
  • September 21, 2017- Mumford & Sons
  • September 29, 2017- Pitbull
  • October 14, 2017- Bruno Mars
  • October 26, 2017- Santana
  • November 19, 2017- Marc Anthony
  • December 17, 2017- Katy Perry

This year, the Amway is hosting a wide array of artists from pop, soul and much more. Located in downtown Orlando, the Amway is close to all of Global’s homes which means you, family and friends can hit all of your favorite concerts. From 2 bedroom condos to 9 bedroom houses, Global has it all. With access to clubhouses, private pools and more, you are sure to love where to stay. Visit globalresorthomes.com or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book today!

Spend The Day At The Oasis Clubhouse!

Champions Gate Resort

Champions Gate Resort

Staying with Global Resort Homes has many benefits. Not only do you get a whole house to yourself, but most communities have a huge clubhouse for you to use. Today, we’ll be talking about the gorgeous Oasis clubhouse located in Champions Gate. The amenities here are endless.

We begin by entering the clubhouse, which is decorated perfectly. The huge 0-entry pool seems to be the first thing people notice. The huge lazy river is also a place to relax and enjoy. With a mini-water park, there is endless fun for the kids to be had.

On the inside, there is so much more. First, there is a restaurant right there for those vacation nights when you do not feel like cooking. The fitness area is also an incredible space for you to use. There is even an aerobics studio located next to the gym.

The entertainment does not stop there. The movie theater is the perfect place for you to bring your own snacks and catch a movie on the big screen. The grille, swim-up bar, tiki bar and cabanas all provide you with the relaxation you deserve. Book your stay at one of Global’s many Champions Gate properties today. Visit our website or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay!

What Should I Do In Orlando When I Come Visit?!

Downtown Orlando

Orlando

This is a question we get often and although the obvious answer is Disney and Universal, Orlando has so much more to offer. With the city creating major overhauls on some of the most iconic tourist destinations, we have seen more and more entertainment popping up all around the city. Here are some of our favorites!

One of the more popular destinations we like is Escapology Orlando. This brings an all new definition to entertainment as you and 4 friends try to escape a locked room in 60 minutes or less. Make sure you bring your calm through this storm of clues and riddles.

Orlando City Soccer is making its mark on the Orlando territory and there are always tickets available when it comes to this. With an all new field, Orlando City is ready to bring soccer to the heart of Florida.

Lastly, Legoland is an experience like never before that is always popular with our little ones! No shortage of fun is here with its easy to navigate, fun and entertaining movies, shows and rides. Close to Legoland and all of these entertainment activities is Global Resort Homes. Visit our website and begin your stay today!

Holiday Events at Universal Orlando – Book Now!

Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Orlando Resort

It is never too late to be thinking of the holidays considering they’re less than 6 months away! Luckily for you, Universal is already planning some pretty cool events for you to attend when you visit. From the classic holiday parade to Christmas in the Wizarding World and everything in between, you are sure to have a blast this holiday.

Universal just announced it’s Christmas in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter which is set to be spectacular. Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley will be transformed with festive decor that turns it from summer to winter in London. Hogwarts will be unrecognizable with this exciting celebration. Another fun sight to see is “Grinch-mas” which is a live re-telling of the famous Dr. Seuss story. See your favorite characters come alive in the “who-liday” spectacular.

Lastly, a must see is Universal’s Holiday Parade featuring Macy’s. The best of the best Universal characters come and celebrate the holidays with you. Madagascar, Shrek and the Minions are sure to make an appearance.

When you come to see all of these happenings, be sure to stay with Global Resort Homes. We have 2 bedroom apartments and 9 bedrooms homes, ready for however big your family is. Visit our website or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your holiday stay today!

Storey Lake Clubhouse Now Open!

Storey Lake

Storey Lake

Get excited because we have some thrilling news for you! The clubhouse at Storey Lake Resort in Orlando is now open. This gorgeous clubhouse, featuring the best amenities for you and your guests is the perfect place for a getaway on your vacation. Here are some of our favorite amenities.

  1. Incredible pool area – With huge pools, this clubhouse has everything you want. Cool off in the 0 entry edge or play in the middle of the large pool for a fun day of sun.
  2. Slides – The slides at the Storey Lake Clubhouse provide hours of endless entertainment for kids and adults alike.
  3. Lazy River – There is no better way to cool off and enjoy your vacation in Florida than a lazy river. Grab your tube and float all day as you soak up the warm Florida sun.
  4. Sport Courts – If you’re a sports fanatic then you must stay at Storey Lake. With sand volleyball, basketball and tennis, you will be able to play a new sport everyday!
  5. Children’s Playground and Splash Zone – There is no better vacation than when everyone has something fun to do. Storey Lake planners made sure this is true for the children with the playground and splash zone. They can play all day in these locations which are located close to pool chairs for the parents.

Stay in this incredible resort today! Condos, town homes and houses are available. Visit our website or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay today!

Orlando on a Dime!

ChampionsGate

ChampionsGate

When people think of vacation, they often think of all the money they have to spend on hotels, food and more. Although, your visit to Orlando and your stay with Global Resort Homes will diminish all of those thoughts and leave nothing in your mind but fun! Just follow these few tips and book your vacation today.

  1. Try Something New- Although the Disney theme parks are a must, try something off the beaten path like Gatorland or Legoland. Much cheaper than Disney with the same amount of entertainment, you and your guests are sure to have a good time!

  2. Take a dip-  All of Global’s Vacation Homes come with access to their communities clubhouse which include pool, slides and sometimes even lazy rivers! Not only that but Global’s homes are just a short drive to the beach. Both provide hours of endless entertainment.

  3. Florida Food- Some of the best food comes from restaurants that are one of a kind to Florida. Try Disney Springs which is a free Disney entertainment complex with plenty of restaurants. Global’s homes also come with their own kitchen so you can cook your meals right at home!

  4. Do as the locals do- Try Winter Park which features amazing restaurants, shops and museums. The old architecture will transport you to a different time and you will be able to see rich history of old Florida.
  5. Stay with Global- Global is all about maximizing your vacation! Stay in gorgeous, spacious homes and enjoy your vacation the way vacation is meant to be.

Disney Springs Welcomes More Food Trucks!

Springs Street Eats

Springs Street Eats

If you have ever had the opportunity to travel to Disney Springs, you know the food scene is top of the line. Starting June 3, Disney will introduce Springs Street Eats which is an all new food truck rally where you can try food trucks from all around Florida.

Happening on the West Side near Cirque du Soleil, food trucks will outline the walkways selling all types of food. Fantasy Fare and World Showcase of Flavors (two of the Springs staples) will be participating but so will many more food trucks. “900 Degreez Pizza” will be there which cooks your gourmet pizza in 90 seconds. “The London Fish & Chippy” will also be there selling their famous fish and chips. If you’re wanting to try something even more indulgent, try “Caketeer” which is a gourmet cupcakes and custom cake truck.

If you’re looking for a restaurant to sit down at, do not worry! Disney has plenty of options for you. Try Bongos which is a cuban restaurant featuring authentic cuisine. The Boathouse and Hanger Bar are also great themed restaurants that are one of a kind to Disney. Whatever you choose, be sure to stay with Global Resort Homes. Just minutes from the Springs, you are guaranteed to hit all of these amazing restaurants at the Springs. Visit our website or call an agent at (888) 426-0472 to book your stay with Global today!

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