Rates for Saratoga Springs are increasing around 2.5% to 3.5% for 2009. Use 3% as a ballpark estimate until official word from Disney on Sunday. That includes value and holiday seasons. We’d guess Old Key West will be the same. No word yet on deluxe resorts.
Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort has changes its buffet offerings at the Trails End restaunt. As of July, the buffet has been featuring assorted soups, salad and sandwiches only. The buffet previously included fried chicken, pulled pork and pizza in addition to the current offerings.
In an interview with Bloomberg, Tom Staggs (CFO) stated that resort bookings at Walt Disney World were on-par for September compared to last year and were slightly higher for December. He also emphasized that discounts have been not been offered for that period – yet.