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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“Destination D: Amazing Adventures” Day Two

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Catching up, here are my previous blogs about D23’s Destination D Amazing Adventures: Part One: A Conversation with Bob Chapek Part 2: Day One Continued Continuing on to day two of D23’s “Destination D 2016: Amazing Adventures,” historians Keven Neary and Susan Neary spoke briefly on their new book, curated by Imagineer Vanessa Hunt, “Maps … Continue reading "“Destination D: Amazing Adventures” Day Two"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

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The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train official Dedication Ceremony was held on May 2, 2014. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Tom Staggs was joined by Snow White and all Seven Dwarfs who proudly brought their freshly mined gems: buckets of glowing diamonds and jewels and wheelbarrows stacked with over-sized rubies, emeralds and sapphires. “It’s my … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Seven Dwarfs Mine Train"
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The Imagineers – Doing It Right!

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I am a big fan of the Imagineers! I am constantly awed and impressed by the way they design and build all of those components that make up the Disney Parks and Disney Cruise Line ships. Of course, Walt Disney was the first Imagineer . . . even before he invented that job title. Walt … Continue reading "The Imagineers – Doing It Right!"
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Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Celebrates 60 Years of Imagineering at Disney’s D23 Expo

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In honor of the 60th anniversary of Walt Disney Imagineering and the origins of Disney Parks and Resorts, Imagineering is hosting an "open house" at the D23 Expo, August 9-11, opening the doors of its unique facilities and offering an unprecedented look at its creative processes-all on the floor of the Anaheim Convention Center. In addition, Imagineers past and present will host an entire day of panel discussions on Sunday, August 11, celebrating their 60 magical years of "dreaming and doing."
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Pounding the Pavement at Walt Disney World

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Pounding the Pavement Some time ago, I wrote a blog about benches and another about lampposts found at the theme parks at Walt Disney World. My intent was to show you the lengths the Imagineers go to, to tell a “story” with details. Today I’ve picked another topic to illustrate this point. And the topic … Continue reading "Pounding the Pavement at Walt Disney World"
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World of Color, Disney Imagineer Receive Prestigious Industry Awards

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The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) recognized the achievements of Walt Disney Imagineering, the creative arm of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, with its Thea Award for Outstanding Achievement – Nighttime Spectacular for World of Color at Disney California Adventure® park, calling it “a visual and technical marvel.” TEA also recognized Imagineer Kim Irvine with The … Continue reading "World of Color, Disney Imagineer Receive Prestigious Industry Awards"
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