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[26 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Adventures by Disney 2015 Itineraries Include the Ecuadorian Amazon and San Francisco

Three new itineraries have been added to the Adventures by Disney portfolio for 2015.
The first new itinerary takes guests on a 12-day, 11-night adventure in the Ecuadorian Amazon and the Galapagos Island. Guests on this trip will have a chance to discover the “most untouched and bio-diverse areas of the world.”
The Ecuadorian Amazon adventure includes hands-on cooking classes, activities with local communities, exploring the historical colonial city of Quito, and more.
The other new itineraries include four-day, three-night weekend trips to New York City and San Francisco and Napa.
The New York …

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[25 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News: Star Wars, Dole Whips, and Race Cars

It’s been a fun-filled week in the World of Disney news! Summer officially kicked off at the Disney Parks on both coasts this past Friday during the 24-hour Rock Your Disney Side party! So let’s get this party started!
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Earlier this week there was news from the set of Star Wars Episode VII. Director J.J. Abrams announced the Star Wars Force for Change campaign, which is going to raise money for UNICEF while giving one lucky fan a walk-on role in the new film!
Speaking of Star Wars, our …

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[24 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Speedway to Offer Junior Ride-Along in ‘Cars’ Character Vehicles

The Walt Disney World Speedway is bringing the world of Disney/Pixar’s Cars to life in a new junior ride-along program.
Pixar Animation Studios and Petty Holdings, LLC have announced that Aiken Axler and Sage VanDerSpin from Cars will be featured as two full-size custom characters cars at the Speedway. Richard Petty was the voice of The King in the Cars.
The custom cars have been created by Cars creative director Jay Ward and will be put in the Richard Petty Driving Experience lineup starting June 14 (which incidentally is also Car Masters …

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[23 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
‘Star Wars’ Fans Have a Chance to be In ‘Star Wars Episode VII’ through Force For Change Campaign

If you have ever wanted to be part of the cast of a Star Wars movie, now might be your chance.
Star Wars Episode VII director J.J. Abrams recently announced the creation of Star Wars: Force for Change, a brand new initiative from Disney and Lucasfilm in collaboration with Bad Robot that is dedicated to finding creative solutions to some of the world’s problems.
The first Force for Change campaign is raising funds and awareness for the United Nation’s Chidlren’s Fund (UNICEF) Innovation Labs.
Disney has already committed $1 million to support the …

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[23 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney Company Announces Plans to Bring ‘Frozen’ to Disney on Ice

Disney On Ice is going to be Frozen.
The Walt Disney Company has announced that the newest Disney On Ice production will be Frozen, based on the Academy Award-winning film.
The new production will feature a cast of nearly 40 performers and will also feature a blizzard created by 20 snow machines, according to Feld Entertainment the company that owns the license for Disney on Ice.
The film was released in November 2013 and has already earned $1.2 billion worldwide, so it’s no surprise that the “on ice” version of the film has …

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[22 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Cruise Line Returning to Hawaii and Sailing from Galveston and San Diego in 2015

Disney Cruise Line is returning to Hawaii for a limited-time engagement in the fall of 2015.
The cruise line is also adding a San Deigo departure and a Galveston, Texas departure to their itinerary for a special cruise season.
DCL announced two special 10-night cruises to the Hawaiian Islands in September 2015 on the Disney Wonder. Guests will have a chance to experience Waikiki on Oahu, Haleakala Crater on Maui, waterfalls on Kauai, and the Big Island.
The first 10-night sailing departs Vancouver on September 7 and visits Hilo, Kauai, Maui, and Honolulu …

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[22 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Rock Your Disney Side Party Entertainment Announced for the Magic Kingdom

The Rock Your Disney Side 24-hour party begins at bright and early on Friday and the Magic Kingdom has some special entertainment planned for guests.
The event kicks off with a special edition of the Welcome Show with Disney heroes and villains making their way into the Magic Kingdom.
At 10 a.m. the Move It! Shake It! Celebrate It! Street Party takes place with Disney heroes – the villains take over the street party at 1:30 p.m., while the 5:45 p.m. performance will feature characters voted on by guests.
The Festival of Fantasy …

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[21 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Rock Your Disney Side Entertainment Announced for Disneyland Resort

The Rock Your Disney Side 24-hour party kicks off in the Esplanade at the Disneyland Resort and the entertainment keeps on rocking for 24 hours.
Entertainment at Disneyland includes Mickey’s Soundsational Pararde at 6:30 p.m. and 12:30 a.m., Fantasmic! at 9 and 10:30 p.m., and Magical fireworks at 9:25 p.m.
A DJ will be located outside Sleeping Beauty Castle where he’ll be spinning tunes until 5 a.m., and there will be a live band in the Royal Theater at Fantasy Faire from 10 p.m. until 2 a.m. There will also be a …

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[21 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Rock Your Disney Side Food at Magic Kingdom Includes Specialty Items and Breakfast on Both Days

Guests attending the Rock Your Disney Side 24-hour event at the Magic Kingdom this week will not go hungry.
Disney has announced several specialty food items in addition to breakfast locations for both days of the party.
The Rock Your Disney Side event begins at 6 a.m. on Friday, May 23 and ends at 6 a.m. on Saturday, May 24. The theme is Heroes and Villains.
For breakfast, guests can stop at the following locations: Main Street Bakery, Casey’s Corner, the Plaza Ice Cream Parlor (on May 24 only), Aloha Isle (May 24), …

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[20 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
‘World of Color’ Breakfast Announced at Disneyland during Rock Your Disney Side Event

Guests at the Rock Your Disney Side 24-hour party at Disneyland have a chance to enjoy a special late-night World of Color breakfast on May 24.
There are two breakfast options for guests during the Rock Your Disney Side event.
First, from 11:30 p.m. on May 23 until 1:30 a.m. on May 24 guests can have breakfast at the Wine Country Trattoria at Disney California Adventure. This meal includes reserved viewing for the 3 a.m. showing of World of Color.
Breakfast includes assorted pastries, and a choice of four entrees – the all-American …