LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – July 4,2007. Rain fell, but it didn’t dampen the spirits of more than 1,000 immigrants from 101 countries, who realized their dream of becoming American citizens during a Naturalization ceremony on July 4th at the Walt Disney World Resort. For the first time ever, the Magic Kingdom park was the …
Imagine searching for silken clothes among the lantern-lit marketplaces of China, darting in and out of Europe, Asia, Canada and Africa to purchase unique, one-of-a-kind, handcrafted gift items found only in these native lands. Imagine a whirlwind shopping spree around the world without need for a passport or plane ticket. Imagine no longer — it’s Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort.
ORLANDO, Fla., May 14, 2007 – Walt Disney World Resort today unveiled plans for three significant financial donations to the Central Florida community led by a $12.5 million commitment to the Dr. P. Phillips Orlando Performing Arts Center (DPAC), it was announced by Meg Crofton, president, Walt Disney World Resort. “Disney Cast Members take …
When the sun sets over the waters of Downtown Disney Pleasure Island, the fun is just beginning at the six-acre nighttime entertainment complex. Pleasure Island
Chef Robert Adams, executive chef Magic Kingdom -Adams oversees the culinary team in Magic Kingdom. His training was in Central Florida restaurant kitchens, and he helped open Orlando’s venerable Le Coq Au Vin. Adams has been with Disney since 1983, and helped open more than 40 restaurants in the parks and resorts. Chef Jens Dahlmann, executive …
A fusion of cultures and history, the
cuisine of Africa tells an important part of the story at Disney’s
Animal Kingdom Lodge.
The sun rises above the savannah and the earth starts to move. In
the distance, giraffe begin to browse the tall trees in search of a
morning meal. As a sacred ibis stretches its wings to welcome the
day, Thomson’s gazelles kick up their heels in a playful daily
ritual. Not far away atop a rustic balcony, a family sips morning
coffee and has a front row seat on this quiet rite of nature. Until
now, the only place this could happen was a wildlife reserve in
Africa. Now, guests at Walt Disney World Resort can recreate this
experience every day at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge.
Grand 1, the most luxurious watercraft at Walt Disney World Resort, offers a pampered VIP boating experience on the waters of Seven Seas Lagoon just outside Magic Kingdom. A personal captain and deckhand launch the 45-foot Sea Ray yacht from Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.
Frette linens, Riedel crystal, Cristofle silver from France — and the chef still wears a traditional toque as he stops by tables to chat with diners. With fair-weather clouds painted on the ceiling, soft lighting and a celestial harpist, Victoria & Albert’s serene dining room embodies a spirit of luxury and romance. Located at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa at Walt Disney World Resort, it’s the only AAA Five-Diamond restaurant in Central Florida.
Imagine curling your toes in warm white sand while you nestle in your private cabana next to a sun-drenched shore. Picture your troubles floating away in a tub overflowing with bubbles as your “personal shopper” is busy browsing for that perfect gift. Envision yourself on an African safari for an up-close encounter with more than 200 mammals and exotic birds.
Welcome to . . . Walt Disney World Resort!!!