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[5 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Resort Announces Ambassadors for 2017-18

The Disneyland  Resort has announced its 2017-18 Ambassador Team.
Cast members Mikey Trujillo and Alexa Garcia are the new ambassadors for the Disneyland Resort and in their role represent the 29,000 cast members at Disneyland.
The Disneyland Ambassadors were started in 1965 by Walt Disney as a supporting role when it came to special events, public appearances, and more.
The new ambassadors will spend the next two years in their new roles, representing Disneyland at events including VoluntEAR activities, ceremonies for cast members, and more. They also serve as the Disneyland spokespersons.
Mikey has …

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[3 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
New Hidden Mickey Pins Coming to Disney Parks this Month

Disney pin collectors should be on the lookout for the new sets of Hidden Mickey pins that are debuting this month at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort.
The 1.25 inch pins are distributed to cast members to use for trading. Guests can trade up to a maximum of two pins per cast member per day.
These new Hidden Mickey pins are unique to Disneyland and Walt Disney World, but one collection – the necktie collection – will be found on both coasts.
The Disneyland Hidden Mickey pins feature Disney characters and …

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[15 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
New Disney Ambassadors Welcomed for Disneyland Resort and the Walt Disney World Resort

The Disney Ambassador Program is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and recently the new Disney Parks Ambassadors were announced.
The first Disney Ambassador was Julie Reihm Casaletto, who was a tour guide at Disneyland when Walt Disney picked her to act as a representative for the theme park. The ambassador program was launched during the 10th anniversary of Disneyland.
This week Julie and more than 50 other Disney Ambassadors were present during a ceremony at Sleeping Beauty Castle where the 2015-16 Disneyland Resort Ambassador team was announced.
The new Disneyland Resort Ambassadors …

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[13 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Hosting Online Job Fair to Fill 1,200 Cast Member Positions

If you have ever wanted to work at Disney World, now’s your chance.
The Walt Disney World Resort is hosting its annual Summer Job Fair online through May 31. The resort has openings for more than 1,200 new cast members.
Available jobs include positions at all four theme parks, two water parks, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, the Downtown Disney area, and more than 20 resort hotels.
Open positions include Disney Reservation Center reps, lifeguards, housekeepers, bus drivers, and cast members for attractions, merchandise, and quick service food locations.
“We rely on our …

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[29 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Construction Starts on State-of-the-Art Laundry Facility at Walt Disney World

A new, state-of-the-art laundry facility is under construction at the Walt Disney World Resort.
The facility is being built to support the expansion of resort hotel rooms and to accommodate the adjustments in the kind of lines being used at the hotels.
The new facility is located near Disney’s Art of Animation Resort and will create 400 new jobs at Walt Disney World. These jobs include 200 construction-related jobs and 200 cast member positions including linen handlers, maintenance, and managers.
“The new facility will showcase some of the textile industry’s most cutting-edge features …

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[18 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Hosted Nonprofit Volunteer Engagement Training

Recently the Walt Disney World Resort hosted 26 Central Florida nonprofit organizations for Ready, Set, Go! training by generationOn, the youth division of Points of Light.
This training was designed to help the groups effectively engage youth volunteers and offer new family-oriented activities.
Some of the nonprofits attending the training included Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, Heart of Florida United Way, and the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida.
“As more and more parents search for service opportunities that enable them to volunteer with their children, we wanted to help …

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[28 Jan 2014 | One Comment | ]
New 2014 Hidden Mickey Pins Arriving Soon at the Disney Parks

Disney pin collectors have something new to look forward to – the Hidden Mickey pins are arriving soon at Disney Parks.
These Hidden Mickey pins will soon be appearing on cast members’ lanyards and are used for pin trading with guests. The pins are distributed to cast members by the Disney pin team.
Hidden Mickey pins feature a small Mickey Mouse icon that is hidden in the artwork and collectors will find the words “Hidden Mickey pin” on the backs of the pins.
These special pins first appeared at Walt Disney World in …

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[29 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
All Walt Disney World Resort Park Entrances Are Now Turnstile Free

Earlier this week the Magic Kingdom reached a milestone as the park’s last touch point entry system was unveiled.
With the unveiling all Walt Disney World Resort park entrances are turnstile free.
In February of this year, Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park was the first park to trade in its turnstiles for touch point entries. The other parks have seen turnstiles replaced by touch point systems throughout the year.
The new touch point entry system will streamline the entrance process for guests as they arrive at the parks. Guests now only need to …

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[24 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
AT&T Becomes Official Wireless Provider for Disney Parks

Disney Parks and AT&T have announced that AT&T is now the official wireless provider for Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland.
This agreement gives AT&T marketing and branding opportunities including sponsorship of Disney soccer events and runDisney events at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
In addition to the marketing opportunities, Disney will work with AT&T to educate cast members and guests about AT&T’s “It Can Wait” initiative that educates consumers about the dangers of texting while driving.
Both companies plan to work together to enhance the experience of guests using smartphones …

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[4 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Cast Members Honored with Disney Legacy Awards

As a guest at the Walt Disney World Resort’s theme parks, water parks, resorts, and restaurants you have a chance to interact with Disney Cast Members – they’re the ones who work day and night to make your Disney vacation something to remember.
And recently, more than 350 Walt Disney World Resort Cast Members were honored as recipients of the 2013 Disney Legacy Award. The Walt Disney Legacy Award recognizes Cast Members, Crew Members, and Imagineers around the world who embody the values behind the award – Dream, Create, and Inspire.
This …