‘A Walk In The Park’ with Rolly Crump

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This article comes to us from WDW Prince. Paul was able to get some insider exclusive information he wanted to pass onto us.Roland Fargo Crump is a true Disney legend. In fact, he is a certified legend with his own window on Main Street in Disneyland. One of the original Disney Imagineers to work closely with Walt Disney, Rolly was directly involved with the design of attractions such as It’s A Small World, Haunted Mansion and Enchanted Tiki Room. His career with Disney spans over 40 … [Read more...]





Make Your Own Magical Memories Sweepstakes

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Enter MarthaStewart.com's Make Your Own Magical Memories Sweepstakes for your chance to win a trip to your choice of Disneyland or Disney World, a prize worth about $5,660. Eligibility: USA, 18+ Start Date: December 01, 2010 End Date: January 31, 2011 at 11:59 p.m. ET Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per email. Sweepstakes Prizes: Grand Prize: A trip for 4 to to winner's choice of either the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida or the Disneyland Resort in California. The prize includes … [Read more...]





Share Your Disney Memories Contest

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Describe your favorite Disney vacation memory, or the memories you'd like to make on a Disney vacation, and you could win one of ten trips for four to your choice of Disneyland or Disney World in Radio Delilah's Share Your Memories Contest. Eligibility: Contiguous US (-HI, AK), 18+ Start Date: December 13, 2010 End Date: December 27, 2010 at 11:59 p.m. PT Entry Frequency: One time per person. Sweepstakes Prizes: Grand Prize (10): A 3-night trip for 4 to either the Disneyland Resort … [Read more...]





Disney to cut quarter of jobs from global development group

This article come to us from Jason Garcia at the Orlando Sentinel.The Walt Disney Co.'s theme-park division is eliminating almost a quarter of the jobs within its global business-development group, the unit charged within identifying future growth opportunities for Disney's $11 billion-a-year parks business.Walt Disney Parks and Resorts will cut 14 jobs — including 11 in Orlando — from the roughly 65-person global development team.Disney said the move is designed to eliminate … [Read more...]





Disney Legend Hits the Cruise Circuit

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Charles Ridgway, author of Spinning Disney’s World, shared his memories of working with Walt Disney as one of the guests aboard Podcast Cruise 2.0 with Disney Cruise Line.Ridgway, along with Imagineer Bob Gurr, design developer of attractions at Disneyland and Walt Disney World, and singer Jodi Benson, the voice of Ariel in the Little Mermaid movie, regaled more than 600 DISboard guests and DIS Unplugged Podcast crew during the four-day cruise to the Bahamas in December.Ridgway … [Read more...]