Releases in ‘Walt Disney World Resort’

  • Happiest Celebration on Earth!

    Walt Disney World Resort World History Digest

    MILESTONES Early 1960s After Disneyland opens in 1955, Walt Disney is approached many times to build another park.  Offers of free land come from inside and outside the United States.  Disney begins developing attractions for the 1964 New York World’s Fair:  General Electric’s “Carousel of Progress,” Ford’s Magic Skyway,” Pepsi-Cola’s “It’s a Small World” and […]

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  • Fun Facts: Best Friends Pet Care Resort

     A Tail-Wagging Welcome: Pluto welcomes dogs, cats, pot-bellied pigs and pocket pets such as hamsters and guinea pigs to the 27,000-square-foot Best Friends Pet Care Resort at Walt Disney World Resort. Lap of Luxury: Up to 270 dogs of all breeds and sizes can curl up comfortably in standard and luxury indoor-outdoor suites.  The truly pampered pooch may […]

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  • Audiences engage in live, unrehearsed conversations with Crush, the
animated sea turtle from the Disney presentation of Pixar's
"Finding Nemo."

    Immersive Experiences Starring YOU at Walt Disney World Resort

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Whether hula dancing or singing or learning the tricks of Caribbean pirates or Star Wars Jedi, Walt Disney World guests discover a realm of magic and enchantment where they are not only dazzled and entertained, but may also have a chance to be part of the show.  Here’s a rundown of […]

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  • Audio-Animatronics Timeline

      Early 1950s Walt Disney purchases a mechanical bird while vacationing in Europe. The souvenir becomes the inspiration for Audio-Animatronics technology. 1951 Work begins on “Project Little Man.”  Roger Broggie and Wathel Rogers, pioneers in Audio-Animatronicstechnology, create a miniature figure that is programmed with cams, cables and tubes to mimic tap-dancing routines performed by the […]

    Technology, Walt Disney World Resort

  • Fast Facts: Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings

    Traditionally recognized as a top-ranked wedding and honeymoon destination, Walt Disney World Resort currently hosts more than 1,000 couples tying the knot each year. Beyond Disney’s Wedding Pavilion, nuptials at Walt Disney World Resort also take place in outdoor garden settings, gazebos and courtyards, as well as indoor resort locations. Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings & […]

    General Information, Walt Disney World Resort

  • International visitors to Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena
Vista, Fla., will feel more welcome, thanks in part to a new
cutting-edge wireless device that translates narration at more than
25 popular theme park attractions across the Vacation Kingdom.

    Walt Disney World Resort Speaks Guests’ Languages Via WirelessTechnology

    International visitors to Walt Disney World Resort will feel more welcome, thanks in part to expanded translation services across all four Disney theme parks including a newly designed personal translation device called Ears to the World, Disney

    Planning & Value, Walt Disney World Resort

  • Walt Disney’s Love of Trains Lives On at Walt Disney World Resort

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Walt Disney was always fascinated by the railroad. His uncle Mike was a train engineer, and as a teen, Walt sold gum, cigars and soda pop to passengers as the train made its daily stops at the railroad depot in Walt’s boyhood home, Marceline, Mo. When Walt grew older and […]

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  • Parents and grandparents traveling to Walt Disney World Resort with young children will find it is easier than ever to explore the place where dreams come true. From attractions in Tomorrowland at Magic Kingdom to experiences designed especially for little ones throughout the theme parks and resorts, Walt Disney World Resort has endless ways for families to start the magic together. Walt Disney World Resort is located in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Matt Stroshane, photographer)

    Disney Offers Inside Tips on Navigating Theme Parks With Toddlers in Tow

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Traveling with toddlers is easier than ever at Walt Disney World Resort if you plan ahead, pace yourself and take advantage of the many added conveniences for children ages 5 and under. About Little Ones: Children under 3 years of age get free entry into Disney theme parks and Disney […]

    Planning & Value, Walt Disney World Resort

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