International Tastes with Creative Flair At ‘Landscape of Flavors’ Food Court in Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

With tandoor ovens and a 3-foot-wide Mongolian grill for onstage cooking and made-to-order dishes, Landscape of Flavors at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort is the next generation of food courts, keeping pace with the increasingly sophisticated palates of Walt Disney World guests.Guests can play it safe with a create-your-own burger or try something unusual, such as tandoori shrimp with naan bread, or a Mongolian grilled fish with basmati rice.“When we thought about our talented animators, … [Read more...]





Disney Cast Members’ Children Win National Safety Poster Contest

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Two Disney Cast Members are the proud parents of children being honored next month in Washington D.C. as winners of the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) annual ‘Safety-on-the-Job’ poster contest. First-place honors went to Victor Fan, the 13-year-old son of Ming Fan, who works in merchandise at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, while 5-year-old Takoda Paschel, the daughter of Christie Paschel with Walt Disney Imagineering, placed third in her age group. In addition to the awards ceremony … [Read more...]





New Vinylmation Store Launched on Facebook

Vinylmation fans now have another way to connect with others with the launch of the Vinylmation Store on Facebook.  The store is a unique addition to the digital world it will offer exclusive figures that won’t be found anywhere else.The first exclusive figure, the blue figure wearing a Mickey Mouse ringer tee-shirt, compliments two previously released figures that are part of the Park Favorites series. The yellow figure was released at locations in Disneyland and Walt Disney World, while … [Read more...]





Carnation Plaza Gardens Closing to Begin Transformation to New Fantasy Faire Experience on April 30

Carnation Plaza Gardens at Disneyland park is being reimagined into the new Fantasy Faire – an enchanting village square that will immerse guests in the stories of their favorite princesses. Carnation Plaza Gardens Stage will become the Fantasy Faire Stage, where the tales of Disney’s fairy tale heroes and heroines will be brought to life each day.This transformation will begin with the closing of Carnation Plaza Gardens at the end of the Disneyland park operating day on April 30. There are … [Read more...]





Share Magical Memories Sweepstakes and win a Sony Camcorder

Beginning this week, Disney is partnering with Sony Electronics to help guests celebrate memories in a very exciting way. Guests can now submit a written entry on www.disney.com/memories about a special someone in their life who has helped create a special memory (about anything – not just Disney vacations). Five grand-prize winners will receive a vacation for themselves and three guests, plus a vacation for their memory makers and his or her own three guests to the Walt Disney World Resort. The … [Read more...]