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By on October 09, 2013  |  Comments 0

Walt Disney World Hidden Treasures

Everybody knows the big attractions at Walt Disney World in Florida, but there are a host of surprises just waiting to be discovered! HomeAway reveals some of them in this guide to some little-known secrets.

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2013 Disney Legends Award Honorees To Be Celebrated During D23 Expo

The list of Disney Honorees to be celebrated during this year’s D23 Expo is impressive to say the least and includes Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Jobs, and Dick Clark to name a few. I’m glad to see that Disney Imagineer Tony Baxter also made the list. These and many others will be honored at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 10, in the D23 Expo Arena at the Anaheim Convention Center.

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Disney’s Mighty Empire

Disney has come a long way from its “it all started with a mouse” origins. What started as a cartoon studio in 1923 by the two brothers, Walt and Roy Disney, is today the largest media company worldwide by both revenue and familiarity. Unless you are living in a cave, Disney has the attention and dollars from the day that most folks are born until the day they die.

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Maintaining Walt Disney World [Infographic]

While Disney Parks across the world are known as the “magical kingdom,” it takes a bit more than magic to keep them running smooth. Hundreds of thousands of people can pour into a Disney Park over the course of a single month, and if left alone the parks could and probably would fall apart quite rapidly. It is the maintenance workers that keep it together.

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Walt Disney Company Acquires Lucasfilm (Star Wars)

I certainly didn’t see this coming but cannot say that I’m surprised. As Disney continues to expand themselves as a media giant as well as the fact that one of the major attractions within Disney parks is the Star Tours attraction, the acquisition of Lucasfilm seems a natural fit.And for you Star War fans who thought there’d never be another Star Wars movie… think again! “Star Wars Episode 7″ is slated to come out in 2015.

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By on September 24, 2012  |  Comments 0

A Visual History of Disney Characters

Goin2Travel.com, who recently brought us a “Visual History of Mickey Mouse,” has now put together this fun infographic that takes a historical look back at some of the most iconic Disney characters throughout the years and how they got their start.

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5 Disney Villains and the Lessons They Teach Our Kids

The villains in Disney films often gain the upper hand because some innocent, doe-eyed character trusted them when they shouldn’t have. Now, we don’t want to to encourage cynicism in our kids, but a healthy dose of skepticism could potentially save their life one day. Unfortunately, the characters in Disney movies don’t have access to background check services like Instant Checkmate.

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Visual History of Mickey Mouse

After more than 80 years of stardom, Goin2Travel thought it would be fun to provide a visual history of this iconic mouse. From humble beginnings during the “roaring twenties”, surviving and even flourishing during the “great depression” right up to the digital age present, Mickey and his fellow Disney stars are favorites of children everywhere.

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The Future of Theme Parks

While Disney theme parks are the “utopia” of all theme parks, they were not the first to come on scene. In fact, the very first theme park has its origin in the 1500′s. The following infographic reveals some very interesting historical facts about theme parks and even looks into what the future holds for theme parks.

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Disney’s California Adventure Expansion Stats & Numbers

Disney’s five year, 1 billion dollar expansion of its California Adventure theme park is near complete. June 15 is the date that two highly anticipated themed lands, Cars Land and Buena Vista Street, will open completing one of the largest expansions in history.

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Disney Opens Membership to Exclusive Club 33 – First Time in a Decade

For the first time in 10 years, Disneyland has opened membership to its exclusive Club 33, the secretive, members-only restaurant hidden in New Orleans Square. Members will also be able to relax in a new private pad at Disney’s California Adventure: 1901, named for the year Walt Disney was born.

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Choosing the Best Disney World Vacation Package

Entry tickets to Walt Disney World alone can run about a grand for the entire family. On the other hand, if you buy a travel package that combines tickets, accommodations and more, you can save tons of money on your vacation. Best Orlando Vacation Packages has put together an infographic that highlights some of the best vacation packages.

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D23 Expo III Announced – Aug. 9-11, 2013

D23 Expo, the ultimate Disney fan event, skips this year but will return to the Anaheim Convention Center on August 9-11, 2013. If you’ve never been to a D23 Expo, it is something to see. Personally I love the trade floor and especially all the Disney collectibles. But, there’s a lot more to it than Disney products and collectibles. Read on for the details.

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Neon Signs to Light Up the Night at Cars Land

Disney Imagineers are working hard to put all the finishing touches on the new Cars land that is scheduled to open on June 15th this summer. Some of those finishing touches include classic neon signs. Disney has re-created the Radiator Springs seen in Cars and Cars2 including many of its iconic buildings as well as neon signs.

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Grand Opening: Cars Land, Buena Vista Street & Carthay Circle Theatre – June 15th

The much anticipated grand opening of Cars Land, Buena Vista Street and the Carthay Circle Theatre at Disney California Adventure has been announced for June 15th. These new additions will serve as a capstone in the five year billion dollar expansion that is designed to revive the struggling park.

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D23 Adds Even More Discounts For Members

From official Disney artwork to hotel rooms, movie tickets to science centers, dining and more, D23 members now have more than two dozen Ways to save. This is added benefit if you are already a D23 member and if you have yet to join, now might be a better time than ever to become a member of the official Disney fan club.