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Waldorf's new era starts at Disney
Owners plan to make the legendary hotel a worldwide brand.

Christopher Boyd | Sentinel Staff Writer
Posted April 13, 2007

The Waldorf-Astoria, which for more than a century has symbolized wealth and power, is about to undergo a major makeover -- Florida-style.

Hilton Hotels, owner of the Waldorf since 1949, plans to turn the hotel into a brand that can be spread around the planet, starting with a project now rising amid the slash pines just outside Walt Disney World.

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