The Walt Disney Company was already a behemoth of a company. Now with the recent acquisition of 21st Century Fox and all of its assets, Disney is just that much larger! Most are familiar with some of the companies/brands they have acquired over the years including Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm (Star Wars), ABC and ESPN, but the list does not end there.
The Haunted Mansion is an iconic attraction with locations in each of the six Disney destinations, and each boasts 999 happy haunts that are ready to welcome one more. While the ride itself is loved by all who take a seat in the doombuggies, the rumors surrounding the mansions have long been known to frighten park attendees and staffers, alike.
If you’re a Disney enthusiast, the best way to enjoy a magical vacation is through the Disney Vacation Club (DVC). If you haven’t heard of it, this flexible vacation ownership program provides owners with an annual allotment of points that can be used to make reservations at a home resort or exchange for a stay at any other resort in the Disney Vacation Club network.
In the following infographic, Costume SuperCenter takes a look at some of the more interesting history about the Caribbean adventures that can be had in Anaheim and Orlando, among other cities. From a list of truths and myths, to your very own treasure map through the attraction, this infographic has everything you need to know about this beloved attraction.
The “mouse that started it all” is turning 90 and a new birthday portrait was recently revealed at San Diego Comic-Con. Titled “Spreading Happiness Around the World,” the painting by legendary Walt Disney Animation Studios animator Mark Henn honors Mickey’s 90th anniversary.
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.read more
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. Here is an infographic that highlights some of the best vacation packages. It also provides some cool facts about Walt Disney World at the bottom.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
The Walt Disney Company has launched a new online destination designed to help parents, both new and expecting, celebrate magical moments with baby. DisneyBaby.com offers inspired ideas, mom-tested tips and an extensive collection of Disney baby branded products.read more
S.W. Wilson of Theme Park Concepts designed a park map of what Shanghai Disneyland MIGHT look like. I say “might” because Disney has not released an official blueprint or park map to date. Rather, the map below is based on several clues that have been released about the park that you can read more about here. Still it is a great effort and a fantastic look at what this new theme park might look like.read more
Are you planning on spending your New Year’s Eve at Disneyland Resort? MousePlanet published some great tips on making the most out of your New Year’s Eve experience at Disneyland and I thought I’d repost here. In fact, much of this advice is good for any day that the parks are overly-crowded.read more
To spice up the season, Disney.com/Create has launched the holiday Mickey Mouse Card Maker. Inspired by classic Disney characters, vintage artwork and holiday traditions, the card maker lets guests create custom artwork to share warm wishes and memories with friends and family for the holiday season.read more
Disney Publishing Worldwide has just launched Disney Reads, a new hub and go-to resource located on social media sites Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube for all-things Disney Publishing. Disney Reads spotlights books and magazines, comics, digital apps and eBooks, and much more through contests, quizzes, polls, giveaways, and fan-generated content.read more
I remember watching The Muppet Show as a kid. Now part of the Walt Disney Company and with a new feature film out in theaters, Blockbuster has released an Infographic with some Muppet fun facts.read more
D23: The Official Disney Fan Club has unveiled a host of brand-new offers that bring fantastic value to all of its members. Whether it’s experiencing popular tourist destinations, preparing for a trip to a Disney Park, shopping at major online retailers or enjoying a cool Hawaiian treat, the new special savings and offers from D23 add to the great list of benefits of D23 membership.read more
While I’m not a huge fan of Halloween, I love haunted houses. The Haunted Mansion at Disneyland is my all-time favorite haunted house of course, however the Halloween season brings us some of the scariest places even imagined. Hauntworld.com has put together their list of the top 13 haunted houses in America. In addition to the list, we thought we’d include video footage from each of these scary places. So sit back, and get ready to be frightened!read more