Walt Disney World Resort Comparisons: Pools

Walt Disney World Resort Comparisons: Pools

What to expect in each category of Disney resort pools.

Smart Hacks To Save Money Dining At Walt Disney World

Smart Hacks To Save Money Dining At Walt Disney World

Save money without losing flavor or fun!

Bus Times Feature Now On The My Disney Experience App

Bus Times Feature Now On The My Disney Experience App

Know when the next bus leaves before you step out the door.

Discover The Tree of Life At Disney's Animal Kingdom

Discover The Tree of Life At Disney's Animal Kingdom

Learn what's special about this Park icon!

Celebrate Old Glory With Mickey's All American Merchandise

Celebrate Old Glory With Mickey's All American Merchandise

Red, white, and blue has never looked so fun.

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Walt Disney World’s “Art of Animation” Resort Set to Open in Summer 2012

It's hard to think of Disney and not think "animation." You may think of some of your favorite movies, Finding Nemo or the Lion King, for example. Some of Disney-Pixar's famous movies are currently being incorporated into the "Art of Animation" Resort, which is slated to open during the Summer of 2012. The Lion King, the Little Mermaid and Cars will also make an appearance. Imagine the chance to experience elements of some of your favorite Disney films first-hand!

Winnie the Pooh Attraction Loses FASTPASS Option Temporarily

Oh Bother. The Winnie the Pooh attraction at Walt Disney World will be temporarily closed to FASTPASS users from September 17 until mid-November due to construction.

The large tree that was a part of "Pooh's Playful Spot" playground has been temporarily relocated to a home at "The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh." There are a variety of other signs of construction in the area that may deter some Disney fans. Not to worry, though, the attraction will remain open until October 25th.

Beginning on October 25 the ride will close until November 15th for refurbishments.

2011 Disney World Mom's Panel Selection Opens

Want to be a part of the magic? The Walt Disney World Moms Panel is now open for applications. The Moms Panel isn't just for Moms (Dad's and those without children can also apply)" but it is for true Disney World and Disney Vacation experts.

The process of joining the Moms Panel includes an online application and phone interview. The Panel has grown in popularity and credibility over the past several years and now receives tens of thousands of applications every year.

Florida Resident "La Nouba" Discount

If you're a Florida resident and want to see Cique Du Soleil's "La Nouba" show in Downtown Disney, now is your chance! Between now and October 23 Disney will be offering category two seats for $50, with a limit of six tickets per purchase. But the discounts don't stop there. Florida residents are also eligible for an additional 15 % discount in the "La Nouba" boutique located on the plaza level of the theater.

WDW News describes the magical show:

Kodak to End Imagination! Pavilion Sponsorship

The relationship between Walt Disney parks and Eastman Kodak is soon to end after over a half-century long run. The partnership started in 1955, when Disneyland originally opened, and at present there are over 50 Kodak picture spots in Walt Disney World and Disneyland. Although Kodak will not disappear completely from Disney parks, the presence will be slightly decreased.

Kodak has provided corporate sponsorship for Mickey's Philharmagic in the Magic Kingdom and the Imagination! Pavilion at Epcot. Support for the Imagination! Pavilion and Tomorowland theater will end as a result.

Benefit Sale Coming in November to Downtown Disney

If you're a fan of shopping and all things Disney, you'll want to take part in Disney's November Benefit Sale " slated to take place on November 6 from 5:30-9:30am. The one-day sale will be located at Walt Disney World's Downtown Disney, and offer large discounts on selected Disney merchandise. Not only will shoppers be able to take advantage of great deals they will also be supporting the Heart of Florida United Way.

Mickey Mouse Penthouse at Disneyland Hotel

If you're planning on visiting Disneyland, you may be interested in checking out the Mickey Mouse Penthouse, located at the Disneyland Hotel. The hotel is located just past the Downtown Disney District and has access to a nearby monorail station. The suite has everything that you would expect from one of Disney's signature suites.

Floor-to-ceiling windows afford amazing views of Disneyland Park, Disney Califronia Adventure and Downtown Disney. The suite itself is full of playful cutouts, decor and tiles that both blatantly and subtly remind us of Walt's best buddy.

"Kids Sail Free" on Disney Cruise Line in 2011

Disney Cruise Line is offering specials on their Castaway Cay on all sailings. A magical private island full of Disney related surprises is a great way to spend your next vacation. Stops include St Maarten, St Thomas/St John, Key West, Grand Cayman and Cosumel.

Zhang Ziyi to Star in Live-Action Mulan

The Mulan live-action short film is slated to begin production this fall. Zhang Ziui, the star of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Memoires of a Geisha will plan Mulan. This new version of the movie, based on the Chinese folktale, will be independently produced in a joint venture between companies based out of Canada, the UK and Beijing. Most westerners know the story of Mulan from the 1998 Disney animated feature of the same name.

Disney Store Halloween Costume Preview

October has arrived and Halloween decorations have started to crop up at the Disneyland Resort and in Walt Disney World. It should be no surprise, then, that the Disney Store has started to stock Halloween novelties and a brief preview of their 2010 Disney costume collection.

Costumes include choices for both adults and children; costumes include classic characters like Mickey and Minnie, Cinderella, Princess Jasmine and Peter Pan. Disney costumes, accessories and jewelry will help you turn your Halloween into a spooktacular affair!