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The World’s Fair Goes to Walt Disney World

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by Brian Martsolf, ALL EARS® Guest Columnist Feature Article This article appeared in the September 28, 2004, Issue #262 of ALL EARS® (ISSN: 1533-0753) In 1964, Disney's Sunday night television program, The Wonderful World of Color, ran an episode called "Disneyland Goes to the World's Fair." This episode, according to Bill Cotter's book "The Wonderful … Continue reading "The World’s Fair Goes to Walt Disney World"
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Disney’s Interest in World’s Fairs Beyond the 1964-1965 New York Event

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Walt Disney stands with a model of the “it’s a small world” pavilion, one of the stars of the 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair. [The Walt Disney Company] Walt Disney never did anything half-way. He always seemed to take a damn-the-torpedoes, full-speed-ahead approach when his fertile imagination dreamed up a seemingly impossible project. And so … Continue reading "Disney’s Interest in World’s Fairs Beyond the 1964-1965 New York Event"
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The 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair: A watershed moment in Disney history

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Walt Disney stands in front of two World’s Fair posters in a publicity photo taken in 1964. [The Walt Disney Company] To many long-time Disney followers, the 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair was a watershed moment for the Walt Disney Company. Disney’s participation in the Fair saw the introduction of a radically new form of … Continue reading "The 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair: A watershed moment in Disney history"
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Disney’s participation at the 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair was a pivotal moment for the company

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The endearing dolls in the it’s a small world attraction at the 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair. [Chuck Schmidt collection] Before there was Walt Disney World, Tokyo Disneyland, Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland or Shanghai Disneyland, there was just little, ol’ Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif. Although Walt Disney detested doing sequels to his movies, he … Continue reading "Disney’s participation at the 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair was a pivotal moment for the company"
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Under the Radar: Walt Disney World’s Underrated Attractions

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by Evan L. Weston AllEars® Guest Columnist Feature Article This article appeared in the July 11, 2017 Issue #929 of ALL EARS® (ISSN: 1533-0753) Editor's Note: This story/information was accurate when it was published. Please be sure to confirm all current rates, information and other details before planning your trip. It's the peak of the … Continue reading "Under the Radar: Walt Disney World’s Underrated Attractions"
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Shakespeare in the House: The Music of Walt Disney World’s Haunted Mansion

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by Al Krombach AllEars® Guest Columnist Feature Article This article appeared in the November 17, 2015 Issue #843 of ALL EARS® (ISSN: 1533-0753) Editor's Note: This story/information was accurate when it was published. Please be sure to confirm all current rates, information and other details before planning your trip. "Our guests don't go out of … Continue reading "Shakespeare in the House: The Music of Walt Disney World’s Haunted Mansion"
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Ben Rossi brought the Wild West to Walt Disney World’s Frontierland

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Performers flip and tumble on the rooftops in Frontierland during a live action show in the early 1980s. [Courtesy of Ben Rossi] Return with us to Walt Disney World, circa 1980. The Magic Kingdom has been up and running for nine-plus years and is living up to its “vacation kingdom of the world” nickname. Indeed, … Continue reading "Ben Rossi brought the Wild West to Walt Disney World’s Frontierland"
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Review: Jungle Skipper Canteen at Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

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My family and I were among those excited to dine at the first new sit-down restaurant in the Magic Kingdom since Be Our Guest opened in 2012. Our first opportunity was when we were in the theme park on New Year's Eve. Sounds impossible, especially because Skipper Canteen isn't taking reservations, right? We actually didn't think it was that bad because we were prepared to wait to try something new.
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Travel + Leisure Readers Rank Disney Cruise Line Top Mega-Ship Ocean Cruise Line in 2015 World’s Best Awards

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CELEBRATION, Fla. (July 7, 2015) — Travel + Leisure readers ranked Disney Cruise Line No. 1 on the list of Top Mega-Ship Ocean Cruise Lines and the No. 1 Mega-Ship Ocean Cruise Line for Families in the 2015 World’s Best Awards reader’s survey. The World’s Best Awards winners were selected by Travel + Leisure readers … Continue reading "Travel + Leisure Readers Rank Disney Cruise Line Top Mega-Ship Ocean Cruise Line in 2015 World’s Best Awards"
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