Disney Transportation – Giving up your Seat

Have you ever been on a crowded bus or monorail leaving the parks that was standing room only?  I know I have!  After long day in the parks, buses, monorails, and boats carry the tired masses back to their resorts (or cars), leaving people standing and ogling the seated passengers, hoping to get a seat sooner than later.While many people will willingly offer there seats, I've seen more than once people not offer common courtesy to those who, to me, obviously should have a seat.  So, I'm here … [Read more...]

runDisney New Race

RunDisney announced this afternoon on their facebook page that they will soon be announcing the newest runDisney race.  They left us with a 'riddle': There's a new runDisney race we wanted you to know about. We're very excited and we hope you'll run with us. Before long, we'll let everyone know the theme of our latest race. Want to know now? The answer lies within these words! To follow along, just look for the image below to solve race clues that reveal our newest race! Our first clue will be … [Read more...]

Time is running out – Downtown Disney Area Hotels to Honor Teachers in 3rd Annual Contest


Based on the positive response to their 2009 and 2010 initiatives to recognize and reward deserving teachers, the Downtown Disney Resort Area Hotels have partnered once again with AirTran Airways and Walt Disney World® to hold the 2011 A+ For Teachers at Downtown Disney contest.The third annual contest, which kicked off on January 17, 2011 and runs until April 15, 2011, asks students in grades 1 through 12 to nominate their favorite teacher by writing a brief essay and submitting it via … [Read more...]

Is Disney Building a New DVC at the Grand Floridian?

Last week, plans for a new Disney Vacation Club property were "leaked," leaving the Disney online community buzzing about a new DVC property at the Grand Floridian.   The proposed building, located on the shores of the Seven Seas Lagoon between the main pool and the Wedding Pavilion, will be a smaller property if the proposed parking lot is any indication, just 200 or so additional parking spaces.  We don't know now how tall the building will be, but our sources who've seen the plans say six or … [Read more...]

Disney Channel stars shoot PSA at Epcot to promote healthy living initiative


Jennifer Stone from the Emmy Award-winning series "Wizards of Waverly Place," joins Kenton Duty and Caroline Sunshine, stars of Disney Channel’s hit comedy series “Shake It Up,” March 17, 2011 to produce a “Try New Foods” Public Service Announcement to air on Disney Channel.The young stars were filming at Epcot with Chef Jens Dahlmann (pictured, right) to kick off Disney Magic of Healthy Living – The Weekend, which takes place March 18-20, 2011, at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena … [Read more...]