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Super Greeters Enhance the Experience for Latin American Guests – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., July 23, 2012 – With the international tour group season in full swing, Walt Disney World Resort is on pace to exceed last year’s record for guest visitation from Brazil. A big part of the success with international tour groups from Latin America  – and Brazil in particular – has been ...
Cast Members Perform 10th Encore Show for Charity – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., July 16, 2012 – In 2002, a few Walt Disney World Cast Members sharing a passion for artistic expression and a desire to help local charities came together to create magic in a special way — producing cabaret-style productions of Broadway standards. Today, this group of Cast Members, aptly named Encore! ...
Mail a Smile Forever Stamps Celebrate Disney•Pixar Characters – LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL — Amid a sea of smiles, the U.S. Postal Service celebrated the issuance of 125 million new stamps today featuring popular Disney•Pixar characters. The Mail a Smile Forever stamps official First-Day-of-Issue dedication ceremony took place at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort. A video of the event can be viewed beginning at 1 p.m. ...
Epcot Cast Members Share Chinese New Year Customs with Guests from Central Florida and Beyond – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Feb. 10, 2012 – For Cast Members at Epcot’s China Pavilion, the 15-day celebration of Chinese New Year from Jan. 23 – Feb. 9 presented a unique opportunity to share their culture with Guests from Central Florida and around the world. “Guests ask us all the time about celebrating Chinese New ...
Michelle Obama Celebrates Let’s Move! and Disney Magic of Healthy Living at Walt Disney World Resort – On a tour to celebrate the second anniversary of her Let’s Move! initiative, First Lady Michelle Obama spoke to hundreds of children and parents at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex about the importance of healthy living. She also recognized the efforts of Disney Magic of Healthy Living, which partners with parents in their quest ...
For a Different Pace, Head on Down to Disney’s BoardWalk – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Disney’s BoardWalk revives and energizes the mid-Atlantic waterfront villages of the 1940s.  As Walt Disney World Resort guests walk along the lively waterfront promenade, they can stroll into the shops and enjoy the unusual vendors, or dine at one of three restaurants or experience entertainment found nowhere else, like the ...
Walt Disney World Resort Celebrates 40 Years of World-Class Theme Parks and Resorts – Magic Kingdom Opening Launched Disney Empire in Central Florida Once upon a time, a fairy tale castle rose on the edge of a Florida town where citrus grew, egrets waded and cattle roamed.  In the shadow of the blue-spired castle named for the princess Cinderella, magical lands sprouted whimsical shows and attractions for world-weary families ...
40-Year Cast Members Reflect on Opening Day Oct. 1, 1971 – To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort, cast members who were on hand for the Oct. 1, 1971 opening look back on the resort’s debut.  (Several interview excerpts are provided by Disney’s Eyes & Ears cast-member newspaper.) Phil Holmes, Vice President of Magic Kingdom (Hometown: Dearborn, Michigan) – He wore the costume ...
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 ...
Heigh Ho, Heigh Ho, Off to Work They Go … To More Than 3,000 Different Disney Jobs – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — It takes a village — more than 58,000 cast members to be exact — to keep the show going at Walt Disney World Resort. With more than 3,000 different job roles available, it’s hard, if not impossible, to find a more diverse group anywhere. Whether an individual’s expertise is in ...

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