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Tourist severs fingers on Walt Disney World ride

11 July 2014 23:37:57 WN.com - World News

ORLANDO, Fla. - A tourist from the United Kingdom lost two fingertips in an accident on a boat ride at Florida's Walt Disney World resort in...

Vice All News Time11 July 2014 23:37:57


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Have a Ball Watching The 2014 FIFA World Cup at Walt Disney World Resort (Walt Disney World Resort)

26 June 2014 01:20:08 WN.com - World News

(Source: Walt Disney World Resort) LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Get out the samba whistles and root for your favorite futbol team the FIFA World Cup is back! And guests visiting Walt Disney World during the 2014 FIFA World Cup can get into the spirit of the games in a variety of fun ways this summer. Every four years, soccer fans around the world tune in to cheer on 32 international men's soccer teams competing for the Federation Internationale de Football Association's (FIFA) ultimate title. The 2014 FIFA...

Vice All News Time26 June 2014 01:20:08


Experiencing the Magic (Walt Disney World Resort)

24 June 2014 18:36:41 WN.com - World News

(Source: Walt Disney World Resort) In the mid-1960s, Walt Disney's dream was to build a family resort destination like no other. The dream became a reality when Walt Disney World Resort opened in 1971 featuring Magic Kingdom as the centerpiece. Today, Walt Disney World Resort and its Cast Members deliver one-of-a-kind experiences to millions of guests who come from around the world to enjoy visiting at the resort. Spanning 40 square miles, Walt Disney World Resort is a world-class entertainment and recreation center featuring: Four theme parks Two water parks Twenty-six resort hotels, including seven Disney Vacation Club properties Four golf courses ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Downtown...

Vice All News Time24 June 2014 18:36:41


Disney Institute Reimagines Professional Development Courses (Walt Disney World Resort)

24 June 2014 18:36:41 WN.com - World News

(Source: Walt Disney World Resort) Accredited courses for 2014-2015 reflect the evolving business landscape and consumer expectations LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., June 24, 2014 - Disney Institute, the external business and professional development arm of The Walt Disney Company, today announced its 2014-2015 professional development courses available at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and the Disneyland Resort in Southern California. Offered to business professionals, the roster of one- day and multi-day courses gives participants insight into Disney's award-winning approach to business....

Vice All News Time24 June 2014 18:36:41


Disney's 'The Lion King' Coming to Shanghai Disney Resort, ESPN and Google Collaborate for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Josh Trank to Direct Stand-Alone 'Star Wars' Film (The Walt Disney Company)

16 June 2014 10:56:51 WN.com - World News

(Source: The Walt Disney Company) Shanghai Disney Resort and Disney Theatrical Productions announced today that Disney's landmark musical event, The Lion King, is coming to the Walt Disney Grand Theatre-a new, world-class, 1,200-seat Broadway-style theater, to be located at Shanghai Disney Resort's retail,...

Vice All News Time16 June 2014 10:56:51


High-Octane Fun Rolls into Downtown Disney for Car Masters Weekend June 14-15 (Walt Disney World Resort)

12 June 2014 23:28:17 WN.com - World News

(Source: Walt Disney World Resort) LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Father's Day fun kicks into high gear at Walt Disney World Resort as Downtown Disney hosts Car Masters Weekend June 14-15, 2014. Showcasing a classic car show with a modern twist, Car Masters Weekend features all things "Cars" plus special celebrity appearances, interactive exhibits, unique event merchandise and exciting entertainment for the whole family. Downtown Disney West Side guests can cruise past more than 100 classic, muscle and exotic vehicles from across the...

Vice All News Time12 June 2014 23:28:17


Tickets On Sale for 10th Annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge Presented by Disney (Walt Disney World Resort)

12 June 2014 23:28:17 WN.com - World News

(Source: Walt Disney World Resort) LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., June 10, 2014 - College football fans have a new reason to cheer: tickets are now on sale for the 10th annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge Presented by Disney. The Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) football matchup will take place at the University of Central Florida (UCF) on Sunday, Aug. 31. Tickets for the game - which features the North Carolina A&T...

Vice All News Time12 June 2014 23:28:17


Disney Hosts Central Florida Leaders in Exploring Ways to Help Children Succeed (Walt Disney World Resort)

12 June 2014 23:28:17 WN.com - World News

(Source: Walt Disney World Resort) LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., June 2, 2014 - More than any other influence, positive relationships with adults are the key to kids' success, according to research presented today at Children's Summit 2.0: Discover Together, sponsored by Walt Disney World Resort and Heart of Florida United Way (HFUW). More than 250 representatives of Central Florida nonprofits and community service groups gathered for the...

Vice All News Time12 June 2014 23:28:17


Disney Season: Fall 2014 (Walt Disney World Resort)

12 June 2014 23:28:17 WN.com - World News

(Source: Walt Disney World Resort) LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - From Labor Day to Thanksgiving there's a bounty of festive offerings at Walt Disney World Resort to satisfy all tastes. With an art show, sporting events, annual holiday parties, concerts and international food fest, the Vacation Kingdom is the place to celebrate the golden days of the harvest season. The fall lineup kicks off on September 1 with the popular Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party offering three extra nights of happy haunts. Here's more: Family Friendly Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Extends to 26 Nights Not-so-spooky ghosts and goblins return this fall with three extra nights of fun during Mickey's...

Vice All News Time12 June 2014 23:28:17


Full schedule for Orlando Gay Days 2014 at Walt Disney World

03 June 2014 04:51:43 WN.com - World News

The 24th annual Gay Days for the year of 2014 have arrived and all of the festivities are ready to take off for a week of fun in Orlando, Florida. The week officially begins on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, and now per GayDays.com, the week's festivities are confirmed. Below is a full schedule for the week and which parks (Walt Disney...

Vice All News Time03 June 2014 04:51:43


Disney Dreamers & Doers Recognizes 15 Students as Shining Stars (Walt Disney World Resort)

21 May 2014 22:51:19 WN.com - World News

(Source: Walt Disney World Resort) LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 21, 2014 - Wrapping up the school year with a salute to Central Florida's youngest humanitarians and community service leaders, Walt Disney World Resort recognized 15 local students with exceptional achievements, naming them Disney Dreamers & Doers Shining Stars. Making a difference through their kindness and hard work, Disney Dreamers & Doers consistently demonstrate outstanding character and lead by example. Students selected for the Shining Star distinction include a second grader who befriends and assists disabled students, an eighth grader who created a documentary promoting South African girls' education and a high school...

Vice All News Time21 May 2014 22:51:19


Walt Disney World Resort Shares New Details on Renovations at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort (Walt Disney World Resort)

21 May 2014 22:51:19 WN.com - World News

(Source: Walt Disney World Resort) LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 15, 2014 - Disney's Polynesian Village Resort is undergoing a complete re-imagining and today new plans were unveiled for one of Walt Disney World Resort's two original resort hotels. The Nanea Volcano feature pool area is being completely renovated, with plans for a new children's water play area, an...

Vice All News Time21 May 2014 22:51:19


Walt Disney World in Brief (Walt Disney World Resort)

08 May 2014 22:27:27 WN.com - World News

(Source: Walt Disney World Resort) STATISTICS   Walt Disney World Resort is a contiguous, nearly 40-square-mile, world-class entertainment and recreation center featuring four theme parks (Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios and Disney's Animal Kingdom); two water adventure parks (Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon); 36 resort hotels (26 owned and operated by Walt Disney World, includes eight Disney Vacation Club resort properties); 63 holes of golf on four courses; two full-service spas; Disney's Wedding Pavilion; ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex; and Downtown Disney, an entertainment-shopping-dining complex.  Walt Disney World Resort is also included in...

Vice All News Time08 May 2014 22:27:27


Disney Gives $3 Million to Emergency Care Efforts at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children (Walt Disney World Resort)

07 May 2014 02:07:01 WN.com - World News

(Source: Walt Disney World Resort) ORLANDO, Fla., May 6, 2014- The Walt Disney Company has presented a $3 million gift to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children to help fulfill a critical need in the treatment of young patients at the hospital's Bert Martin's Champions for Children Emergency Department & Trauma Center. The gift will enable the purchase and installation of a new 3T MRI machine that will serve as a critical first step in the...

Vice All News Time07 May 2014 02:07:01


New Shopping, Dining for Summer 2014 at Downtown Disney As Progress Continues on Disney Springs (The Walt Disney Company)

06 May 2014 23:08:00 WN.com - World News

(Source: The Walt Disney Company) LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - As work continues on the re-imagining of Downtown Disney to Disney Springs, a multi-year transformation into a high-energy destination that will double the retail and offer innovative new dining options, Walt Disney World guests continue to enjoy more than 70 themed and immersive shopping, dining and entertainment venues day and night. For summer 2014, immersive outdoor entertainment will bring Downtown Disney to life, with nine different acts scheduled nightly - more than 30 live performances daily, a free highlight of the Downtown Disney experience. And special events like Car Masters Weekend (June 14-15) puts the spotlight on...

Vice All News Time06 May 2014 23:08:00


New Shopping, Dining for Summer 2014 at Downtown Disney As Progress Continues on Disney Springs (Walt Disney World Resort)

03 May 2014 20:38:43 WN.com - World News

(Source: Walt Disney World Resort) LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - As work continues on the re-imagining of Downtown Disney to Disney Springs, a multi-year transformation into a high-energy destination that will double the retail and offer innovative new dining options, Walt Disney World guests continue to enjoy more than 70 themed and immersive shopping, dining and entertainment venues day and night. For summer 2014, immersive outdoor entertainment will bring Downtown Disney to life, with nine different acts scheduled nightly - more than 30 live performances daily, a free highlight of the Downtown Disney experience. And special events like Car Masters Weekend (June 14-15) puts the spotlight on...

Vice All News Time03 May 2014 20:38:43


Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, New Walt Disney World Coaster, To Grand Open for Guests May 28 (Walt Disney World Resort)

02 May 2014 16:54:55 WN.com - World News

(Source: Walt Disney World Resort) Attraction completes New Fantasyland LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.  (May 2, 2014) - Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, the crowning jewel of New Fantasyland in the Magic Kingdom, will officially open to Walt Disney World guests on May 28, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Tom Staggs announced today at a media preview of the attraction. Staggs made the announcement...

Vice All News Time02 May 2014 16:54:55


Walt Disney World Resort Honored With MBA Orlando “Corporate Ally of the Year” Award (Walt Disney World Resort)

02 May 2014 02:50:50 WN.com - World News

(Source: Walt Disney World Resort) LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., April 28, 2014 - Walt Disney World Resort has been honored with the "Corporate Ally of the Year" award by the Metropolitan Business Association of Orlando (MBA Orlando), Central Florida's LGBT chamber of commerce. The award was...

Vice All News Time02 May 2014 02:50:50


Fact Sheet: MyDisneyExperience (Walt Disney World Resort)

01 May 2014 12:29:59 WN.com - World News

(Source: Walt Disney World Resort) MyDisneyExperience.com Website, App Make Getting the Most Out of A Walt Disney World Vacation a Breeze Guests looking for one stop to design the Walt Disney World vacation of their dreams need look no further than MyDisneyExperience, a free and fun digital guide to all there is to do. Within disneyworld.com and consisting of an online website and free mobile app, MyDisneyExperience is the key to personalizing a Disney visit before leaving home or during the visit. There is nothing quite like designing a...

Vice All News Time01 May 2014 12:29:59


Fact Sheet: MagicBand (Walt Disney World Resort)

01 May 2014 12:29:59 WN.com - World News

(Source: Walt Disney World Resort) The guest experience at the Walt Disney World Resort is rising to a new level with the introduction of MyMagic+. The key to unlocking the magic for Walt Disney World Resort guests is the MagicBand, securely connecting all the choices guests make with My Disney Experience: Starts from the Convenience of Home Guests can create and customize their MagicBands before leaving home when they book their Walt Disney World vacation experiences on MyDisneyExperience.com. MagicBands connect guests to their park admission, access to FastPass+ experiences and Disney PhotoPass card all rolled into one. Walt...

Vice All News Time01 May 2014 12:29:59


At-a-Glance: MyMagic+ (Walt Disney World Resort)

01 May 2014 12:29:58 WN.com - World News

(Source: Walt Disney World Resort) WHAT: Drawing on Disney's long history of innovation, MyMagic+ is an exciting new way to experience even more of the magic of a Walt Disney World vacation. With MyMagic+, it's easier than ever for guests to create a Walt Disney World vacation that is personal and customized just for them. MyMagic+ has the ability to connect nearly all aspects of the Walt Disney World vacation experience. Guests can start creating the magic right at home, choosing FastPass+ selections for their "must-do" experiences in advance and customizing their very own MagicBand. Worn on the wrist, the MagicBand is the key to unlocking the magic of a Walt Disney World vacation,...

Vice All News Time01 May 2014 12:29:58


A Rockin’ Lineup of New Magic at Walt Disney World Resort in 2014 (Walt Disney World Resort)

30 April 2014 22:25:59 WN.com - World News

(Source: Walt Disney World Resort) LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Hold on for the most twisty, turny, rollicking summer ever for Walt Disney World Resort. From the crowning jewel that completes the largest expansion in Magic Kingdom history, a breathtaking new parade that winds its way down Main Street U.S.A., to elevating the guest experience with MyMagic+, guests are rocking their Disney Side in 2014. Here are the gems guests will find: Seven Dwarfs Mine Train: The lovable world of Sleepy, Doc, Grumpy, Bashful, Sneezy, Happy and Dopey comes to life in a rollicking, musical ride into the mine "where a million diamonds shine." Inspired by the Disney animated film classic "Snow White and the Seven...

Vice All News Time30 April 2014 22:25:59


Families That Travel Together Can Save Together with a New Special Offer at Walt Disney World Resort (Walt Disney World Resort)

30 April 2014 04:18:00 WN.com - World News

(Source: Walt Disney World Resort) LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - This year families traveling and playing together can save together at Walt Disney World Resort. Thanks to a new special ticket offer*, parties of six or more who purchase a minimum four-day Magic Your Way ticket by June 14, 2014, will receive an additional day for everyone - for free. The new offer is a great way for large families, from parents and siblings to aunts, uncles,...

Vice All News Time30 April 2014 04:18:00


Starbucks Opens First Store in Downtown Disney District (The Walt Disney Company)

11 March 2014 02:58:05 WN.com - World News

(Source: The Walt Disney Company) Creative new location to offer a first-of-its-kind Starbucks Experience to millions of guests at the Disneyland Resort SEATTLE and ANAHEIM, Calif., March 10, 2014 - Today, Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) and the Disneyland Resort announced the opening of a new company owned Starbucks location at Downtown Disney in Anaheim, Calif., for the millions of guests visiting Disneyland Resort from all over the world each year. This store will be the first of four to be operated by Starbucks across Disney properties in the United States and will serve as a destination for guests looking to relax and recharge as part of their visit. "This store is a reflection...

Vice All News Time11 March 2014 02:58:05


Students Culminate Exclusive Weekend at Walt Disney World with Steve Harvey (The Walt Disney Company)

11 March 2014 02:58:05 WN.com - World News

(Source: The Walt Disney Company) LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (March 10, 2014) - Walt Disney World Resort concluded a 4-day exclusive weekend for a group of select students at the Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE Magazine.  A high-impact...

Vice All News Time11 March 2014 02:58:05


Hispanic Chamber Welcomes New Leadership (Walt Disney World Resort)

06 March 2014 02:15:41 WN.com - World News

(Source: Walt Disney World Resort) ORLANDO, Fla. - (February 26, 2014) - Community and business leaders welcomed in the new leadership team of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando (HCCMO) at the organization's 22nd annual installation luncheon where Walt Disney World was a lead sponsor.  Cast...

Vice All News Time06 March 2014 02:15:41


Disney Parks Invites Guests to ‘Rock Your Disney Side’ With 24-Hour Kickoff to Summer on Both Coasts (The Walt Disney Company)

01 March 2014 02:51:46 WN.com - World News

(Source: The Walt Disney Company) 140-Disney-Character "Ultimate Tweet" Announces All-Night Party ANAHEIM, Calif. and LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Feb. 28, 2014) - 140 Disney characters gathered at Walt Disney World Resort today creating the Ultimate Tweet to announce the latest Disney Parks bi-coastal, all-night extravaganza; and guests are invited to show their "Disney Side" by dressing as their favorite Disney hero or villain. * Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy, Pluto and 135 of their friends came together to trumpet the countdown to "Rock Your Disney Side: 24-Hours" this Memorial Day Weekend, the traditional start of the family travel season, when guests of Walt Disney World Resort in Florida...

Vice All News Time01 March 2014 02:51:46


Disney VoluntEARS Inspire Future Scientists (Walt Disney World Resort)

18 February 2014 22:25:51 WN.com - World News

(Source: Walt Disney World Resort) LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., January 24, 2014 - Ever wonder what makes it possible for guests to take a flight to Endor with Star Tours, or how Big Thunder Mountain Railroad creates thrills as the wildest ride in the wilderness? Cast Members from Walt Disney World Resort...

Vice All News Time18 February 2014 22:25:51


THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY ANNOUNCES STARTUP ACCELERATOR PROGRAM (The Walt Disney Company)

12 February 2014 21:01:04 WN.com - World News

(Source: The Walt Disney Company) Initiative Will Mentor 10 Technology-based Companies Focused on Transformative Media and Entertainment Experiences Burbank, Calif., February 12, 2014 - Today The Walt Disney Company announced that it will select ten startup companies for a three-month mentorship and seed-stage investment program.  Disney Accelerator, which will be based in Los Angeles and powered by Techstars, is now accepting applications from early-stage companies with...

Vice All News Time12 February 2014 21:01:04


Walt Disney World Resort Earns Top Honors with United Safety Council Awards (Walt Disney World Resort)

02 February 2014 02:09:42 WN.com - World News

(Source: Walt Disney World Resort) LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Jan. 31, 2014 - Earning recognition for their outstanding commitment to safety, four Walt Disney World Resort teams and an individual Cast Member recently received top Safety Achievement awards from the United Safety Council (USC) for exceptional work in the past year. The awards were earned for leadership...

Vice All News Time02 February 2014 02:09:42