VillaDirect is Delighted to be Included With Select Companies in Central Florida as a Part of the New Disney Affiliation

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — This new program seeks to encourage consistent quality standards in property care and customer service for vacation rental companies around the Walt Disney WorldZ Resort area, as well as defining requirements for property standards that guests expect and benefit from. With this logo, visitors to Central Florida can quickly identify companies that offer quality service and standards as well as consistently reliable accommodations, along with providing an authorized source for information about the Walt Disney WorldZ Theme Parks and Tickets.

Over the last year, Disney worked with key property management companies, including VillaDirect, to develop clear standards for vacation rental homes, and guidelines for promoting the Walt Disney WorldZ Theme Parks.

Steve Hardman, CEO of VillaDirect Vacation Homes said, “We’ve worked as an Authorized Disney Ticket Seller for some time, and the Vacation Rental Home Connection, part of the Disney Ticket Network has been carefully designed to help our guests, by giving them a quality standard that they can rely upon. Whenever guests book with a company which carries the Vacation Rental Home Connection logo – they can be confident in receiving great service and quality in a vacation rental home. We’re absolutely thrilled to be recognized through this program.

To find out more about the Walt Disney WorldZ Vacation Rental Home Connection or to look at the homes offered by VillaDirect Vacation Homes under the program, visit www.villadirect.com.

About VillaDirect Vacation Homes

VillaDirect Vacation Homes is the most popular vacation home rental company in central Florida, welcoming over 50,000 guests each year and an affiliate of the Vacation Rental Home Connection, part of the Disney Ticket Network. The company was established in 1998 and offers the widest choice of quality accommodations to guests from more than 350 privately owned family pool homes, condos and townhouses – all within easy distance of Walt Disney WorldZ Resort and other area attractions. VillaDirect offers properties to fit every family’s needs and budget, from 2 bedroom condos to 7 bedroom estate homes on fabulous vacation rental resort locations in Orlando – as well as being an authorized Disney attraction ticket reseller, where you can buy Disney Theme Park Tickets for your visits to the theme parks of Orlando. For more information, visit the VillaDirect website or call 1-877-259-9908 (toll free USA & Canada).

Steve Hardman, 407-973-0575, steve@villadirect.com

SOURCE VillaDirect Vacation Homes

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The Island Princess: A Sightseeing Adventure for the Whole Family

The song of the river ends not at her banks but in the hearts of those who have loved her ”
                                               –Buffalo Joe         

My family and I love the sun, the sights and the sounds of the river, ” said John Davis, of Stuart.

Recently, Davis and his family took a nature cruise on the Island Princess, which is a luxurious and spacious 84 foot pleasure craft that has the capacity to hold 150 passengers.

The Island Princess is a sightseeing adventure for the whole family. As you cruise the warm, calm waters of Florida`s Intercoastal Waterway the Captains warm and heartfelt narration quickly captures the essence of Stuart, Florida and brings the waterway to life.

It is one of the most relaxing day cruises I have ever been on, ” said Davis.

You can kick back, unwind and relax while enjoying the spectacularly splendid scenery from the comfort of the enclosed air-conditioned main salon or the open air upper deck of the sleek Island Princess.

As you cruise the open waters, you can watch as the porpoises jump, the manatees float, and the pelican`s swoop down to catch fish. You will also see blue herons and egrets wandering around their natural habitat searching for their next meal.

As the sun shines over the water you will quickly become acquainted with the abundance of bird sanctuaries, spoil islands as well as the mangroves.

The Island Princess Departs from The Finest Kind Marina in the Manatee Pocket with sightseeing and charter cruises on the St. Lucie River, the Indian River and Jupiter Sound.

While cruising, you will have the opportunity to cruise by homes of celebrities such as Burt Reynolds and the late Perry Como.

I was so glad that I remembered to bring my binoculars and my camera. The memories that we shared will last a lifetime, ” said Davis.

The nature cruise dips into the wilds of the 928 acre St. Lucie Inlet State Park, an uninhabited wild life refuge.

Some trips are seasonal. Please call for current schedule and reservations. Reservations required. 

MONDAY and FRIDAY – Indian River/St.Lucie River Cruise
Departs 1:00 p.m. – Return 3:00 p.m.  
Adults: $21.95 Children:$15.50 
 
WED. thru FRIDAY – Sunset Cruise (Seasonal)
Departs 4:30 p.m. – Return 6:00 p.m.  
Adults: $19.95 Children:$13.50 
 
TUESDAY & THURSDAY – Jupiter Island – Luncheon Cruise
Departs 10:30 a.m. – Return 2:30 p.m.  
Adults: $38.00 Children:$26.00  
Reservation Required 
 
WEDNESDAY – Nature Cruise (Seasonal)

 Departs 1:00 p.m. – Return 3:00 p.m.  
Adults: $21.95 Children:$14.50  

*SATURDAY & SUNDAY – Indian River/St.Lucie River Cruise
Departs 1:00 p.m. – Return 3:00 p.m.  
Adults: $21.95 Children:$15.50 
 
*Cruise with optional lunch Reservation Required
Adults: $32.95 Child:$26.50
*No food or beverage may be brought onboard

Bon Voyage!

http://www.islandprincesscruises.com/

Island Princess Cruises
P.O. Box 598
Stuart, FL 34995 USA
Phone: 772-225-2100
email: info@islandprincesscruises.com

Location:
Finest Kind Marina
3585 SE St. Lucie Blvd.
Stuart, FL 34997