A Tour Of Disney’s Most Exclusive Hotel Room

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There is no amount of money that can get you a night in the Suite. The only ways in are to win it in a contest or sweepstakes or be invited by Disney. The new $12,000 "World of Dreams" tour can get you a quick tour of the suite, but no overnights. I was lucky to get a tour of the Suite during my tenure in Magic Kingdom Guest Relations many years ago, and I am so excited to share photos of Disney's most exclusive room.
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Black Sunday: 6 Things You Didn’t Know About Disneyland’s Darkest Day

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July 17, 1955, Disneyland's Opening Day. What should have been a joyous occasion quickly turned into an utter disaster. Everything that could go wrong, did go wrong. The Associated Press even reported "Probably for the first time in his career, Disney disappointed thousands of youngsters.” But what happened to make this day into such a chaotic nightmare? We look back at that fateful day, which cast members dubbed "Black Sunday."
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During its four-year run, Holidayland gave guests a Disneyland experience right outside the fabled berm

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An aerial view shows Holidayland during its heyday, right outside the berm at Disneyland. Much has been written about the berm at Disneyland … those large mounds of dirt, cleverly placed foliage and other inconspicuous obstacles which keep Disney guests from seeing the outside world, effectively insulating them from reality. As Disney Legend John Hench … Continue reading "During its four-year run, Holidayland gave guests a Disneyland experience right outside the fabled berm"
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Through the decades, the Magic Kingdom has remained true to Walt Disney’s vision

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The fabled photo of Walt Disney World’s cast members in front of Cinderella Castle, taken a few weeks before opening day in 1971. [Life Magazine/Yale Joel] Remember the first time you visited Walt Disney World? I certainly do. It was in November of 1972 during the Thanksgiving break, a little more than a year after … Continue reading "Through the decades, the Magic Kingdom has remained true to Walt Disney’s vision"
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The Disneyland Pancake Race

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Six decades ago Disneyland was brand new! The Disney Corporation had invested heavily in its construction and they were rumored to be overextended. The senior management team was constantly trying new ways to attract guests to the park and increase revenues. That big pile of debt had to be repaid! Fortunately, Disney Studios had several … Continue reading "The Disneyland Pancake Race"
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