George Lucas and Disney’s Bob Iger Launch Star Tours Attraction at Walt Disney World Resort

Star WarsTM creator George Lucas and Disney President and CEO Bob Iger wielded lightsabers amid a legion of stormtroopers Friday to open “Star Tours – The Adventures Continue,” a new 3-D adventure at Walt Disney World Resort.A cast of hundreds of Star Wars characters and performers – including Anthony Daniels, who has played the golden droid C-3PO since the first film debuted in 1977 – converged on Disney’s Hollywood Studios for the launch of the attraction destined to send millions of … [Read more...]





Star Tours – The Adventures Continue Details

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Here are some details on Star Tours from Tom Fitzgerald, Executive VP & Senior Creative Executive, Walt Disney Imagineering:On where in the Star Wars timeline the new storyline takes place:“In the end, after numerous discussions, we decided to place our storyline between the two sets of Star Wars trilogies, giving the project the working title ‘Star Tours 3.5.’ This time period gave our show team the ability to tap into the very best of the Star Wars characters and … [Read more...]





Delightful, Delicious Narcoossee’s at Walt Disney World

Narcoossee’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is one of those tucked-away restaurants on the shores of the Seven Seas Lagoon that we don’t always think of first – but what a treat. The place has plenty of loyal fans and was so busy on a recent evening that we grabbed seats at the bar, ordered a glass of red wine and settled in with Sergio the bartender taking care of us.“Narcoossee,” by the way, is a Native American word that means “little bear.” (Just thought you might want to … [Read more...]





Sorcerer Radio’s Coverage of Star Tours/Star Wars Weekends Begins

The Force Is Strong with Sorcerer Radio!FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sorcerer Radio's "WDW Tiki Room" Coverage of Star Tours Re-opening and Star Wars Weekends Begins Tonight (5/19)!PLEASE NOTE THESE UPCOMING EVENTS AND PROGRAMS:Star Tours: The Adventures Continue VIP screening Thursday 5/19 after 7 pm/eastern with hosts Kristen and Aljon.WDW Tiki Room LIVE broadcast from the Walt Disney World Resort for the Star Wars Weekends kick off and Star Tours opening ceremony Friday 5/20 at 8 … [Read more...]





D23’s Destination D and D23’s Great Disney Scavenger Hunt

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Before the glow of pixie dust fades, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club would like to share with you some photographs from our Great Disney Scavenger Hunt and Destination D: Walt Disney World 40th celebration from late last week in Orlando, Florida. Both were truly unforgettable events for D23 Members and their guests.Here are a just a few stats from both events:GREAT DISNEY SCAVENGER HUNTDates: May 12 & 13 Locales: All four Walt Disney World Resort parks Temperature each … [Read more...]