Walt Disney Imagineers Install Nemo Icons at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort


There couldn’t be a better occasion to share a sneak peek at the new Disney’s Art of Animation Resort than today, Walt Disney’s birthday.Walt was a pioneer in the art form of hand-drawn animation, and continually experimented with new technology and storytelling mediums (like television) that would give him new ways to bring stories and characters to life.Walt Disney Imagineers will continue this tradition in 2012 with the debut of Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, which will allow … [Read more...]

Now Open Katsura Grill at Epcot’s Japan Pavilion

Just in time for the busy winter holidays, Katsura Grill at the Japan Pavilion in Epcot World Showcase is open – a beautiful space that replaces the former Yakitori House. The new exterior is inspired by the strolling gardens at the historic Katsura Imperial Villa outside Kyoto, Japan, established in the 1600s and one of Japan’s cultural treasures.It’s a nice respite on World Showcase Promenade, with quick-service dishes from sushi to Japanese curry, teriyaki and udon noodles – no big … [Read more...]

Capturing Disney in Pictures: 8th Day of Christmas Riding the WDW Monorail

Hop a WDW monorail for magical transportation.

Every photo has a story."Por favor mantenganse alejado de las puertas. Ladies and Gentlemen, please collect your belongings and watch your head and step. Please assist small children by the hand." If you've ever ridden on a Disney monorail, this simple exit speech is etched into your Disney memory forever.Picture this...since the 1971 opening of Walt Disney World, the monorail system has carried more than one billion passengers.  The WDW Resort Monorail System, the most heavily traveled … [Read more...]

Wild Africa Trek at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Celebrates 15,000th Guest

Mickey Mouse and Goofy just rolled out the red carpet in the wild for a special group of adventurers exploring Wild Africa Trek at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. It’s part of the celebration of an important milestone at the experience – our 15,000th guest.An entire group of Wild Africa Trek adventurers were recognized during the celebration at the park, including guests Cassie and Lucas Dillinger from Beaver Falls, Pa., who were first to walk the red carpet.Are you ready for your own Wild … [Read more...]

Justin Bieber, The Muppets and More at Walt Disney World Resort Taping of ‘Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade’ TV Special for ABC

Last Friday and Saturday, the Magic Kingdom Park wished upon more than a few stars, as some of the top names in entertainment taped performance segments for the “Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade” that will air December 25 on ABC-TV in the U.S., in Canada on the CBC network and in 177 countries around the globe on the American Forces Network (AFN).Worldwide singing sensation Justin Bieber had plenty of fans “Beliebing” in magic, as he performed a medley of tunes from his new, smash-hit … [Read more...]