Specialty Rooms Will Give Guests The Royal Treatment

Hi everyone. I’m thrilled to start off the day by breaking another exciting announcement here on the Disney Parks Blog about two new Specialty Room offerings coming to the Walt Disney World Resort – health and wellness suites and Royal Guest Rooms.Beginning this fall, guests looking for some rest and relaxation can indulge in new health and wellness suites, which will debut at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. These suites will feature bamboo flooring, 100-percent cotton linens, non-allergenic … [Read more...]




Disney Parks Extends Special Offers for Military Families

Disney Parks has a long-standing history of honoring military personnel and their families and is pleased to announce that the special theme park tickets and room offers for active military and spouses, retired military, National Guard and Reservists are now extended to September of 2012. This announcement coincides with The Walt Disney Company’s participation in “Joining Forces,” an initiative created by the Obama Administration designed to bring attention to the unique needs of America’s … [Read more...]




Behind the Scenes: Easter at Disney Floral & Gifts

I thought you’d enjoy seeing what makes Easter so special here at Walt Disney World Resort.Where else but Walt Disney World can a Mickey Mouse-themed Easter basket be filled with so much magic that it creates a shadow of a mouse?Each gift is hand-made, with personalization for someone special. Hmm, whose white glove is in this photo?There’s also a one of a kind message on a one of a kind card …And that card message also includes a special story to warm the … [Read more...]




Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Earns Four-Diamond Status

Earlier this month,Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge celebrated its 10th anniversary. This week, the resort has something new to celebrate – achieving prestigious AAA Four-Diamond status for the first time in its history.Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge is the seventh Walt Disney World resort to achieve this honor, which recognizes hotels around the globe that offer world-class amenities, service and attention to detail. Only 4 percent of AAA-rated hotels receive this prestigious status.One … [Read more...]




Star Tours – These Are The Souvenirs I’m Looking For

If I had a nickel for the hours I spent as a child playing with my Star Wars toys, I would be living on a beach in Maui right now. Luckily, my parents saved those toys (thanks Mom and Dad), and my son now spends hours pretending he is in a galaxy far, far away. Soon, he will have a few more toys (among several awesome things) to add to his Star Wars collection, especially with the launch of “Star Tours – The Adventures Continue” on May 20. But wait! I get to photograph and write about … [Read more...]