Debra Martin Koma wrote about food, travel and lifestyle issues for a number of local and national publications before she fell in love with Walt Disney World on her first visit — when she was 34! She's returned to her Laughing Place more times than she can count in the ensuing years, and enthusiastically shares her passion with readers of AllEars.Net and AllEars®. Deb also co-authored (along with Deb Wills) PassPorter's Open Mouse for Walt Disney World and the Disney Cruise Line, a travel guide designed for all travelers to Walt Disney World who may require special attention, from special diets to mobility issues.


12th Edition of Atlanta Braves Spring Training at Champion Stadium

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This year’s schedule to offer best lineup of games in 12-year history at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Nov. 20, 2008) – The Atlanta Braves will host several marquee opponents in 2009, including visits from the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, New York Mets and World Series champion Philadelphia … Continue reading "12th Edition of Atlanta Braves Spring Training at Champion Stadium"
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“The American Idol Experience” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park

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IT’S SHOWTIME!: Disney’s Hollywood Studios raises the curtain on the newest showbiz-themed attraction, “The American Idol Experience.” Opening in 2009, all the excitement of the popular “American Idol” TV show comes to life in a first-of-its-kind attraction. Walt Disney World guests can vote on their favorite performance, or audition with the chance to perform on … Continue reading "“The American Idol Experience” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park"
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Super Soap Weekend: Susan Lucci and Tony Dovolani, from the ABC hit show “Dancing with the Stars,” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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Susan Lucci, Emmy Award-winning star of the ABC Daytime drama “All My Children,” strikes a pose with her “Dancing with the Stars” professional dance partner, Tony Dovolani, Nov. 15, 2008 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Lucci and Dovolani, who were eliminated from “Dancing with the Stars” on Nov. 5, appeared at … Continue reading "Super Soap Weekend: Susan Lucci and Tony Dovolani, from the ABC hit show “Dancing with the Stars,” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios"
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Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Teams Up with Verizon to Bring Mobile Magic to U.S. Parks

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Companies Align to Bring Unprecedented New Experiences to Guests at Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World Resort”and Right on Their Verizon Wireless Phones November 12, 2008 – Marking a first in both the travel and mobile industries, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and Verizon are teaming up for a multi-year relationship designed to enhance the guest … Continue reading "Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Teams Up with Verizon to Bring Mobile Magic to U.S. Parks"
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Disney-Inspired Fun From Thanksgiving Through the New Year

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Sail Away to a Magical Winter Holiday with Disney Cruise Line CELEBRATION, Fla. – This holiday season, give a gift that’s both nautical and nice: a cruise on the Disney Magic or the Disney Wonder, both decked to the “raft-ers” with holiday cheer. From Thanksgiving and continuing through to the new year, Disney Cruise Line … Continue reading "Disney-Inspired Fun From Thanksgiving Through the New Year"
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Davis Love III wins 2008 PGA TOUR event at Walt Disney World Resort

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LOVE CONQUERS ALL: Davis Love III poses with Mickey Mouse and the champion’s trophy Nov. 9, 2008 at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., following his PGA TOUR victory in the Children’s Miracle Network Classic presented by Wal-Mart. Love shot a final round 8-under on Disney’s Magnolia Course, and finished the tournament … Continue reading "Davis Love III wins 2008 PGA TOUR event at Walt Disney World Resort"
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Walt Disney World Vacation Package Savings in 2009!

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An Affordable Special Offer Lets Guests Buy 4 Nights and Get 3 Nights Free LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – The new year will bring new ways for guests to celebrate their special occasions with family and friends at Walt Disney World Resort – and special savings that make a Disney vacation even more affordable. Guests … Continue reading "Walt Disney World Vacation Package Savings in 2009!"
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Disney Chef Wins Culinary Professional of the Year in National Competition

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 2, 2008 – Several Walt Disney World Cast Members were among the top hospitality-industry professionals to receive honors for outstanding culinary achievements in the annual Santé Restaurant Awards presented by Santé, a magazine for restaurant professionals. As the only peer-judged restaurant and hospitality competition in North America, the awards program … Continue reading "Disney Chef Wins Culinary Professional of the Year in National Competition"
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Grand Opening of State-of-the-Art, On-Site Health and Wellness Center

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Grand Opening of State-of-the-Art, On-Site Health and Wellness Center Provides Additional Resources to Help Walt Disney World Cast Members Lead Healthier Lives Center for Living Well is “one-stop shop” for primary medical care for as many as 40,000 benefits-eligible Cast Members and their families Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Oct. 15, 2008 – Hundreds of Walt … Continue reading "Grand Opening of State-of-the-Art, On-Site Health and Wellness Center"
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Disney Outlines Growth Strategy for Sports Business

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Changes to benefit guests, the community and business LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – With the sports tourism industry expanding by $200 million last year, Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex outlined plans to further grow its business and bring new visitors to Central Florida. The strategy includes plans to expand facilities, enhance existing events, diversify … Continue reading "Disney Outlines Growth Strategy for Sports Business"
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