Six Benefits To Sleeping In On Your Walt Disney World Vacation

Six Benefits To Sleeping In On Your Walt Disney World Vacation

How a little extra sleep can make for a better trip.

The Courtyard Bar At Disney's Grand Floridian

The Courtyard Bar At Disney's Grand Floridian

A relaxed poolside retreat at Disney's flagship resort.

Rise & Shine Brunch At Homecomin' Florida Kitchen

Rise & Shine Brunch At Homecomin' Florida Kitchen

Start your day off where food is love.

Disney News Round-up For Monday, February 18th, 2019

Disney News Round-up For Monday, February 18th, 2019

Find out what's been going in in the vacation kingdom and beyond.

2019 Epcot International Flower And Garden Festival Food Booths

2019 Epcot International Flower And Garden Festival Food Booths

See what will be cooking at the festival food booths!

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"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!

2010 Disneyland Marathon Results

The Happiest Place on Earth recently hosted its fifth annual "Happiest Race on Earth." The race, which took place at the Disneyland Resort, had more than 14,000 runners representing all fifty states and sixteen separate countries. A record number of participants made the 13.1 mile journey through two Disneyland Resort theme parks, along Anaheim street and the field of Angel Stadium.

More Accusations of Denied Overtime at Walt Disney Picutres

Disney, which was recently ordered to pay over $400,000 in back wages, has been stung with a second lawsuit that claims the denial of payment. 36 financial analysts at Walt Disney Pictures, who claim they were denied overtime wages between July 2004 and August 2010, have filed the new lawsuit.

"The Village Beatniks" Leave Animal Kingdom

After twelve years of entertaining guests at the Animal Kingdom, the "Village Beatniks" have left Walt Disney World. The five-person percussion ensemble, which performed vivid African music at the "Discovery Island" section of the park, performed their last show on September 25, 2010.

The "Beatniks" have delighted thousands of park-goers over the years " and had a knack for encouraging guests to play along and engage in the full experience. Part musicians, part storytellers, the "Beatniks" told many mythical stories of Disney's Animal Kingdom.

Disneymooning 101 Part 1: Planning your trip and picking your resort

So you've decided to honeymoon at Walt Disney World! Or, maybe you're celebrating a special anniversary. Either way, Walt Disney World is a wonderful destination for a romantic vacation for you and your spouse.

Plan Now For 2011's Flower and Garden Festival

Want to say good-bye to winter and hello to spring with a Disney flair? Then mark your calendars now for the 18th annual "Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival."

The Festival is set to take place in Epcot March 2, 2011 through May 15, 2011.

Guests to the festival can expect some 300 million blooms throughout 300 acres of Epcot. Celebrity speakers and the Flower Power concert series are just a few of the things planned to usher in spring at Disney.

Disney Pixar Withdraws From Animation Awards

This year saw a major change for Disney Pixar as they intentionally withdrew from the Hollywood chapter of the International Animated Film Society. The Society hands out annual awards, more commonly known as Annie Awards, for achievements in animation.

Disney Water Park Rentals Prove Popular

If you're planing to stay and play the whole day at either Disney water park, Blizzard Beach or Typhoon Lagoon, then consider heading right for their available rentals.

"Beachcomber Shacks" and "Polar Patios" are available for rent in the water parks and prove to be very popular, often filling up within an hour after the park opens.

Up to six guets can enjoy each shack or patio for the day. Rentals also include towels, Adirondack-style seating, a locker, beverages, and overhead shade and shelter. A personal attendant who can take and deliver orders from a menu is also included.