New Frozen Gift Packages Bring the Magic of Arendelle right to your Disney World & Disneyland Resort Rooms

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Now, Disney Floral and Gifts can bring some Frozen magic straight from Arendelle, delivered to your Disney resort room.First you get Anna & Elsa’s Warm Welcome. I can't think of a better way to arrive at my resort room! First you will see a beautiful Frozen themed banner on your Disney resort room door. Inside you will find an Arendelle inspired winter wonderland. That consts of snowflake confetti and luminaries that light the way to an exclusive tote bag filled with treats.But wait … [Read more...]


Firefighters Rescuing Riders Stuck for Hours on the Orlando Eye

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Reports are coming in that the Orlando Eye stopped moving around 4:45 p.m today. 66 Riders were stuck without A/C and no way to get outside air in. Firefighters were called and they were ready to climb up and rescue people but apparently it was not needed because around 6:00pm various twitter users tweeted that they were moving again so hopefully that means they are getting people off car by car.The Orlando Eye has only been opened for a few months and had a lot of issues similar to … [Read more...]


ABC’s Talk Show “The Chew” Will Broadcast from the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

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ABC’s “The Chew” is leaving its Manhattan studio for the first time in the show’s history to broadcast from the 20th annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival at Walt Disney World Resort.The Emmy-Award Winning lifestyle series will tape five shows with co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz on Oct. 7, 8 & 9 to air during the week of Oct. 12 -16 on “The Chew.”“We are beyond excited to be invited to celebrate such an important food … [Read more...]


Disney Combines Consumer Products and Interactive Divisions

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Disney has said that they are merging 2 divisions. One is consumer products and the other is the Interactive Division. They said Monday that the change is "in response to changing consumer preferences in a marketplace increasingly influenced by technology."When the two become one it will have a it's own publishing unit. Which will put out kids books, e-books, and apps etc.The new division will be co-chaired by the presidents of the consumer products and interactive divisions, Leslie … [Read more...]


Extra Magic Hours are on the Schedule for 2016

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We have great news, there will be Extra Magic Hours in 2016! I know there was some speculation that they might be a thing of the past because they were not appearing on the Disney Travel Agents calendar but low and behold, Disney came through!See the calendar here - January 2016So after you breathe a sigh of relief and the wheels are turning toward planning your 2016 Disney World vacation. Have no fear I am here to help.I am an Independent Travel Agent with World of Magic Travel … [Read more...]


Mickey Mouse Club & A Goofy Movie Anniversaries Will Be Celebrated At D23 Expo 2015

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Members of the original Mickey Mouse Club will join the fun at D23 EXPO 2015 during a special presentation to commemorate the show’s 60th anniversary. Celebrating Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse Club — 60 Magical yEARS, hosted by author Lorraine Santoli (The Official Mickey Mouse Club Book), will take place Sunday, August 16 at 5 p.m. in Stage 23. The panel, featuring original Mouseketeers Sherry Alberoni, Sharon Baird, Bobby Burgess, Tommy Cole, Darlene Gillespie, Cubby O’Brien, and Doreen Tracey, … [Read more...]


DisneyQuest Will be Closing to Make Room for The NBA Experience at Walt Disney World Resort

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DisneyQuest will soon close it's doors for good. It will be closing next year. The NBA Experience at Walt Disney World Resort will take over that location. DisneyQuest has open since June 19, 1998, so quite a long time. When it first opened it was ahead of it's time in many ways. However now that technology has improved greatly many people feel this attraction is bit outdated and in need of updating.DisneyQuest annual passes and the Water Park/DisneyQuest combo pass will no longer … [Read more...]


Magic of Disney Animation will Close Soon

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First let me say that our girl Anonymouse was right again! Sadly, the Magic of Disney Animation will close on July 12, 2015. The Animation Gallery next door will stay open till late August. My daughter loved taking the art classes there. They had a way of making even the worst artist seem like they could draw a Disney character.This is another closure in a series of closures that has been happening at Hollywood Studios. They are going to be changing a lot in the park, along with the name. … [Read more...]


Disneyland Resort Generates $5.7 Billion for the California Economy

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An independent study recently concluded that the Disneyland Resort generates $5.7 billion annually for the Southern California economy. The study was conducted by Arduin, Laffer & Moore Econometrics, they also concluded that the Disneyland Resort contributes more than $370 million in state and local taxes.As Orange County’s largest employer with 28,000 cast members, the Disneyland Resort has been an economic engine for Southern California for 60 years, drives 80 percent of hotel … [Read more...]


Just a Reminder Selfie Sticks Are Now Banned at Disney World and Disneyland

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Just a friendly reminder that selfie sticks will be under a universal ban as of June 30th, 2015.First Disney banned selfie sticks on the rides but that was not enough because they were still having problems with people using them on rides, and causing incidents in the parks. So Disney decided to ban them all together last week. You can not even enter the park with a selfie stick. You will have to leave with it or you can leave it at guest services and then come back and pick it up on your … [Read more...]