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...]



Disney’s Art of Animation Resort Features Landscape of Flavors Food Court

artofimagination

“Better-for-you” options at five mini shops serving breakfast, lunch and dinner is the theme of the Landscape of Flavors food court at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort. The new restaurant will be adjacent to the lobby. “The idea is that you customize your choices,” says Chef Ed Wronski, Director, Food & Beverage Concept Development, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. “From burgers to pasta, salads, ethnic flavors, omelets, even parfaits and gelatos, everything is made fresh as you … [Read more...]



Marvel Characters Will Arrive in the Disney Parks

Since the Disney acquired Marvel, many fans have wondered if we'd begin to see some of the famous characters like Spider-Man and Hulk in the Disney parks alongside beloved Disney characters such as Mickey and Minnie. At Disney's shareholder meeting two weeks ago, Bob Iger addressed that directly, and the answer is yes.There's always been hints that Marvel would eventually make a debut in the parks, and who can blame Disney for wanting to add some of their 8,000 plus new characters into the … [Read more...]



Some of the best Disney World Pool Areas

P1100297

With summer just around the corner and the temperatures climbing steadily, we are thinking of ways to cool off! Fortunately, Walt Disney World is home to some awesome pools to offer some relief from the heat.1. Stormalong Bay-This pool, at Disney's Beach Club Resort, is like a mini-water park! The pool is gigantic with a sand-bottom which is a big hit with guests. There is also a lazy river and a waterslide resembling a fallen ship's mast! Obviously, this pool is on a whole other level and … [Read more...]



Kathy Ireland Meets Minnie Mouse at Epcot

Yesterday Kathy Ireland had the opportunity to visit with Minnie Mouse in the United Kingdom Pavilion in Epcot. In fact, Minnie brought out her special St. Patrick’s Day polka-dotted dress to meet Kathy. Disney photographer and Disney Parks Blog author Gene Duncan snapped this photo of the two famous ladies at the U.K. Pavilion. And as excited as Minnie was to see Kathy, the feeling seemed quite mutual as Kathy sent a tweet following the meet-and-greet that read, “Minnie is an ICON!”We … [Read more...]