Former Bush aide Brian Besanceney to Lead Public Affairs at Walt Disney World Resort


Brian Besanceney has been named senior vice president, Walt Disney World Public Affairs and Worldwide Government and Industry Relations. Besanceney will oversee all media relations, internal communications and community relations for Walt Disney World Resort as well as all government and industry relations for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts worldwide. Additionally, Besanceney will retain the responsibilities of his previous position as vice president, Public Affairs for Business … [Read more...]

Disney Dream Nears Completion at Meyer Werft Shipyard

After 20 months of construction, the Disney Dream cruise ship floated out of the enclosed building dock at the Meyer Werft shipyard today, completing a major construction milestone.  The ship was greeted by thousands of visitors lining the shore to see the newest Disney Cruise Line ship, which features the first water coaster at sea and other cruise industry firsts designed to build upon Disney’s commitment to delivering unparalleled family cruises.The “Float Out” is a special … [Read more...]

New Seasonal Programming on Disney Channel & Disney XD


Disney Channel and Disney XD spread the holiday cheer with all new seasonal episodes of "Sonny With A Chance," "The Suite Life on Deck," "Phineas and Ferb," "Zeke and Luther," "Handy Manny" and "Special Agent Oso" beginning SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28. The season includes Joe Jonas guest starring in a new special, "So Random!," based on the sketch comedy show seen in the hit series "Sonny With A Chance," and a multi-platform presentation of the holiday classic in the making, "Phineas and Ferb Christmas … [Read more...]

Disney’s 2010 Christmas Day Parade Ticket & Event Info

Now that Halloween is over and the Christmas Season is fast approaching, many people have been emailing us and asking about Disney's 2010 Christmas Day Parade Ticket & Event Info. Here is what we know so far:Taping begins December 3rd. Rain Makeup day is December 5th If past years are any indication, the celebrity song portions will take place in front of the castle on the Friday, December 3rd. The parade portion will likely take place the next day. No news on tickets as of … [Read more...]

Photos: Disney Dream cruise ship makes first public appearance in Germany


SMOOTH SAILING: The Disney Dream cruise ship makes its first public appearance Oct. 30, 2010 in Papenburg, Germany as it begins to exit an enclosed building dock, pulled by a tugboat, at the Meyer Werft shipyard. Thousands of local residents gathered to see the "float out" ceremony. The new ship is scheduled to sail its maiden voyage Jan. 26, 2011 from Port Canaveral, Fla.Diana Zalucky, photographerDREAMS COME TRUE: As pyrotechnics light the sky, the Disney Dream cruise ship makes … [Read more...]