Month: May 2017

Cinderella Visits Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

In today’s Disney Doodle, artist Ashley Taylor imagines what Cinderella would do if she had the chance to visit a Walt Disney World Resort hotel. According to her, Cinderella, who famously lost her glass slipper on the staircase leading out of the Prince’s ball in the film, may wish to recreate that fateful moment on the grand staircase at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. “The staircase in the Grand Floridian is so magnificent, it makes anyone feel like they are visiting a palace,” Ashley said. “It’s easy to imagine Cinderella losing one of her glass slippers on the...

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Disney Parks to Commit up to $1 Million for Animal Habitat Restoration to Celebrate the Opening of Pandora – The World of Avatar

To celebrate the grand opening of Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and the Disney Conservation Fund recently announced Connect to Protect, a new in-park interactive mobile adventure for guests and a commitment of up to $1 million to protect and restore habitats critical to 10 at-risk animals. And we need your help! By completing one or more missions, you’ll unlock a $10 contribution from Disney Parks, through the Disney Conservation Fund, or a $5 contribution just for discussing conservation with Fits. You’ll then get to choose how that donation...

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Discover What’s New Aboard the Disney Fantasy

Greetings from the deep blue sea! What an honor it is to be Cruise Director of the Disney Fantasy this week and see first-hand the excitement from guests of all ages as they discover something new onboard just for them. Families came together to satisfy their sweet tooths at Sweet on You, the adorable new specialty ice cream emporium themed after classic Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts. And while kids trained with Super Heroes in Marvel Super Hero Academy, or journeyed to a galaxy far, far away at the Star Wars: Command Post, adults browsed the legendary jewelry collections of...

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Foodie Guide to Summer of Heroes at Disney California Adventure Park

Summer of Heroes is sure to be a blockbuster as it kicked off May 27 at Disney California Adventure park! From a thrilling new attraction with the opening of Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! to new character encounters, there’s something for the super hero in your family. Today, I’m sharing a complete list of all the heroic food and beverages you’ll find for a limited time, through September 10, as part of Summer of Heroes. Award Wieners Quiver of Funnel Cake Fries with mango and raspberry coulis and whipped cream Angry Little Pudding Cup with chocolate pudding,...

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Forty Years of Space Mountain at Disneyland Park

This past weekend marked forty years since Disneyland park guests first cleared for launch aboard Space Mountain. This Disney Parks classic first opened at Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort in 1975, and construction on Space Mountain at Disneyland park began soon after. To mark its fortieth anniversary, I’d like to share some of my favorite photos of Space Mountain – which also happens to be my favorite Disneyland park attraction! George Savvas first shared this photo, showing the 1976 construction of Space Mountain. And here we see guests preparing to blast off not long after it...

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