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Walt Disney World Resort Hiring Security Staff

Since the Walt Disney World Resort announced changes in its security procedures they have been using an outside security firm to oversee the new metal detectors. But now Disney has decided to bring the operation in-house.

Four Seasons Resort Orlando Named a Five Diamond Hotel by AAA

AAA recently announced the latest hotels and restaurants to achieve Five Diamond Rating and the Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort was on the list. The Four Seasons Resort Orlando is the only Five Diamond rated hotel in the Orlando area.

Walt Disney Theater Opens at Orlando’s Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts

Disney recently celebrated the opening of the Walt Disney Theater at Orlando's new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts (DPAC).

The all-new Walt Disney Theater will be home to Broadway-style shows and musical performances. The theater is a 2,700 seat hall with tiered seating.

World Rhino Day Celebrated with Art Auction

Each year on September 22, World Rhino Day is celebrated as a chance to raise awareness about the plight of rhinos in the wild and the rise of rhinoceros poaching.

Disney Cast Members Create Light Paintings

Two Disney cast members have been creating art in mid-air with their version of "light painting."

The cast members, Paul Chase and Matt Stewart, were initially inspired to attempt light painting after watching their kids play with flashlights on a family vacation.

So they decided to try their hand at a Disney version inside the Magic Kingdom.

Back in July the duo spent an evening at the theme park and while one "drew" in the air with colored LED pens, the other took long exposure photos of the art.

Four Seasons Orlando Opens at the Walt Disney World Resort

The newest luxury hotel at the Walt Disney World Resort is now open.

The Four Seasons Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort opened its doors on August 3 offering guests a luxury stay with the benefits of staying "on property" minus any reference to the top Mouse.

Walt Disney World Works to Share the Magic Beyond the Theme Parks in Central Florida

Walt Disney World Resort employs nearly 70,000 cast members in Central Florida and they are committed to investing in the community and improving life in the area.

The contributions to the local community include millions of dollars in taxes for local governments, leadership on community issues, and support of non-profit organizations through thousands of volunteer hours by cast members.

Disney VoluntEARS Take Part in Global Service Project in Ecuador

Last fall, 30 Disney VoluntEARS traveled to Ecuador for Disney's first-ever Global Service Project.

The project was part of the 30th anniversary celebration of the VoluntEARS program.

The VoluntEARS traveled to a remote area of Ecuador to support a local village, helping to build a classroom for a Quichua community in the upper Amazon.

As they worked alongside local community members, the VoluntEARS hauled bags of rocks and gravel, mixed cement, and built columns for the classroom's foundation.

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Expressing Gratitude While On Vacation

Next week Americans will be celebrate Thanksgiving. It's a time that is all about giving thanks, and showing gratitude to our friends and family. It's a busy time in the Disney Parks, as many families take advantage of the extra days out of the school year to do something fun together. It's important that during these hectic holiday travels we all remember to take a minute to be thankful for the things we have and the people that make our vacations a little more special.

5 Things Not to Take for Granted On Your Walt Disney World Vacation

We can all tend to get stressed out and frazzled when a plan doesn't go quite the way we thought that it would on vacation, but Walt Disney World provides an environment that goes above and beyond the normal to keep you comfortable and provide an excellent experience. Be sure to take some time and acknowledge the little things that keep bringing you back to Disney again and again. We've got 5 things that you should not take for granted on your Walt Disney World Vacation.

Downtown Disney Parking Garage to Open November 20

Parking at Downtown Disney might be a bit easier by the end of this month.

The first new parking garage built as part of the Disney Springs transformation is scheduled to open on November 20, just in time for the holiday crowds.

Walt Disney World Cast Member is 2014 Disney VoluntEAR of the Year

A Walt Disney World cast member has been named the 2014 Disney VoluntEAR of the Year.

Kristen Lehrer, a resource manager at Disney's Animal Kingdom, was chosen by her fellow Disney cast members. She received a surprise celebration, a trophy, a handshake from Mickey Mouse, and a $2,500 contribution to the charity of her choice.