Making Disney Memories in 2011 and Other Park News


In 2011, Disney guests will become the stars of a nightly spectacular when photos taken in the park during the day become larger-than-life projections on Cinderella Castle at Walt Disney World Resort or “it’s a small world” at Disneyland Resort. This groundbreaking new experience will celebrate the family vacation memories created in Disney theme parks every day.And this week, Disney guests will begin starring on television, too, as part of the new “Let the Memories Begin” campaign. … [Read more...]

Parfums Givenchy opens at Epcot – its first and only U.S. store


This article and video comes to us from Attractions Magazine.It may sound a bit confusing but Parfums Givenchy has opened their first U.S. store in France -- the France Pavilion at Epcot. The small shop features the full range of Givenchy make-up, skincare and fragrances.Minnie Mouse was on hand as Disney’s vice president of development and corporate alliances, Carlos Castro, and J.C. Gandon, general manager of Parfums Givenchy, cut the ceremonial ribbon. The shop takes over the … [Read more...]

Oh my, oh my, oh my.

Disney will be making a big announcement today at 12:45 regarding the parks. Rumor control says it's possibly the kickoff for next year's promotion, which makes sense given that it's the Magic Kingdom's 40th anniversary in October 2011. This seems reasonable given their usual time frame for announcing promotions. I've also heard that if could be a new DVC near Ft. Wilderness, or a new country in the World Showcase (Spain is the guess from Len Testa, author of the Unofficial Guide and Lines … [Read more...]

Hollywood Chamber Announces Tinker Bell Day in Hollywood!

Pixie dust was in generous supply on Hollywood's world famous Walk of Fame as Tinker Bell, the beloved fairy character who sprang from the pages of J.M. Barrie's literary classic, Peter Pan, to become an animated superstar and the Disney symbol for fun, enchantment and magic through films, television and theme park appearances, was honored with a star of her own. Tinker Bell's twinkling star ceremony coincides with the debut of Disney Fairies' latest feature film (from Walt Disney Studios … [Read more...]

Woman pleads guilty in Disney insider trading case

*Jun 09 - 00:05*

Bonnie Hoxie, 34, pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit securities fraud and wire fraud, court papers show.She could face four to 10 months in prison under federal sentencing guidelines and a fine of as much as $250,000, the papers show.The boyfriend Yonni Sebbag, 30, pleaded guilty to the same two charges on August 23, prosecutors said. The Moroccan citizen faces 27 to 33 months in prison and agreed to forfeit $15,000 he received from … [Read more...]