Tagged With "Disney Skyliner"

Blog Post

What Does Tomorrowland Hold for Disney World Workers?

PHeymont ·
That's a question playing out in Orlando, where contracts for 36,000 workers in six union locals expire in October. The last round of contracts was negotiated at the bottom of the recession, and with Disney park division profits sliding; since then,...
Comment

Re: October 23, 2017: Amphicars

GarryRF ·
So much easier than a border crossing. Maybe I should splash out and buy one.
Comment

Re: October 23, 2017: Amphicars

Travel Luver ·
Garry -- beware of submarines if you do!
Comment

Re: October 23, 2017: Amphicars

GarryRF ·
James Bond had no trouble ! Thanks !
Blog Post

Disney Bets on 'Themed Lands' for the Future

Travel Rob ·
Star Wars,Toy Story, Avatar and Iron Man will be heading to the Disney theme parks in a big way in 'Themed Lands'. And Cars Land is already at California Adventure. It marks a shift away from the Walt Disney era of characters and also the...
Blog Post

Delayed Shanghai Disney to open in June

Travel Rob ·
Disney announces Shanghai Disney Resort to open in June.
Blog Post

October 23, 2017: Amphicars

DrFumblefinger ·
The first commercially designed vehicle to be driven on both land and water, Amphicars had limited success when they were produced in the mid-20th century. They are now highly sought after collectibles.
Blog Post

Big Mouse is watching you

PHeymont ·
Disney files patents for systems that would track visitors by their shoes and for robots that would use data from it to "customize" guest experience.
Blog Post

August 19, 2019: T-Rex Cafe, Orlando, Florida

Travel Rob ·
Travel Rob shows us the fun T-Rex cafe in Disney Springs, Orlando
Comment

Re: Behind the Rides: Orlando leads U.S. in visits and low-wage jobs

DrFumblefinger ·
I am not sure if an employee working in tourism in NYC would have a higher quality of life even if paid more. Orlando at least is cheap. Also many folks in the tourist trade make a lot of their earnings from tips which rarely are fully reported as income. So I never know what to make of studies like this
Blog Post

Europa-Park Visitors have More Fun !

Travel Rob ·
Although  #2 in Europe and much smaller than Disney ,Europa-Park in Rust Germany, had record attendance.  Read about it .  http://travel.france24.com/con...visitor-numbers-2013 Have high prices started taking a toll on Disney in...
Blog Post

Say it Isn't so, Mickey ! Euro Disney numbers Down

Travel Rob ·
  According to the operator of Disneyland Paris, Euro Disney, the numbers of visitors decreased from 16 million to 14.9 million for the financial year ending September 2013. Read about it...
Blog Post

That's a Mickey Mouse way to give out visas!

PHeymont ·
Really. Brazil, which sends 2 million visitors a year to the U.S., has seen long waits for appointments and for visa issuance at U.S. consulates and embassies there. And since tourists=dollars, that's a problem.   According to travel industry...
Blog Post

World's top 3 theme parks: Disney, Disney and Disney

PHeymont ·
Tokyo's Disneyland has edged past the original Anaheim, CA Disneyland to become the world's second-most-popular theme park. Both trail #1 Disney World in Orlando, FL.  MORE from the LA Times.
Blog Post

MyMagic+ is magic moneymaker for Disney

PHeymont ·
MyMagic+, an electronic wristband that works as admission ticket, head-of-the-line ticket, charge card and hotel key, is making Walt Disney Co. enough money to offset the costs of its delayed Disney World Shanghai opening, according to Disney...
Blog Post

Disney Offers Trading Pins With Gift Cards.

Travel Rob ·
 ...
Blog Post

Disney fleet expands to 6 with 2 new ships

PHeymont ·
Disney continues to expand its cruise fleet, adding two new ships, each one a bit bigger than the current four. No names and no itineraries set yet.
Blog Post

Disney says it will take action as Snow White & Captain America appear at Chinese theme park

Travel Rob ·
Disney says it will take action to protect it's intellectual property rights as Disney characters appear at a Chinese theme park.
Blog Post

Behind the Rides: Orlando leads U.S. in visits and low-wage jobs

PHeymont ·
Orlando last year passed New York as the world's and nation's top tourist city, but it also has the lowest median pay of the top 50 U.S. cities, with many of the theme park employees among those living at or below the poverty line, according to...
Blog Post

AmaWaterways and Disney partner on family river cruising

Marilyn Jones ·
Adventures by Disney and AmaWaterways are combining their travel expertise to create family-focused vacations with first-ever river cruising itineraries.  Five sailings along the Danube River in the summer of 2016, as well as two holiday- themed...
Comment

Re: Disney says it will take action as Snow White & Captain America appear at Chinese theme park

DrFumblefinger ·
I suspect that Chinese courts will not be very sympathetic to Disney -- unless there is pressure from the US government. Disney is very protective of its characters, so this action is not a surprise to me.
Blog Post

Disney's dip into river cruising expands

PHeymont ·
It must feel like going back to the roots for the Disney organization, since Mickey Mouse's first starring role was as Steamboat Willie, a riverboat captain. Just a few weeks ago, Disney announced its first venture into river cruising (Gumbo news ,...
Blog Post

More family-style river cruises coming

PHeymont ·
The river cruise industry, once thought to appeal mostly to an older crowd, is continuing to develop new itineraries and facilities for family travel.
Blog Post

Dec. 4, 2017: Epcot, Walt Disney World

Travel Rob ·
Travel Rob shows us Disney's beautiful Epcot
Blog Post

It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's a mouse!

PHeymont ·
Shanghai-based China Eastern airlines rolls out its first Disney-themed plane ahead of Shanghai Disney's opening June 16.
Comment

Re: Marceline's Confectionery, Downtown Disney, CA

DrFumblefinger ·
Food as art!
Blog Post

Gumbo's Pic of the Day. September 12, 2013: Disney MGM Studios, Florida

DrFumblefinger ·
 Walt Disney was an amazing genius!  Among his many great creations -- Mickey Mouse, family oriented entertainment, theme parks -- he'll likely be most remembered for his films.  Among the earliest and best of these was "Fantasia",...
Blog Post

Disney Cruises return to NYC, Galveston

PHeymont ·
Disney's cruise line division made a little magic onboard Disney Magic this week, with a glitzy announcement of a series of cruises starting October 2016 from New York, and from Galveston. Complete with Minnie Mouse dressed as the Statue of Liberty...
Blog Post

Disney World's Boardwalk, Beach and Yacht Club Resorts. (Where Gumbo was #141)

DrFumblefinger ·
Gumbo was visiting Walt Disney World; Specifically, he was visiting the "Epcot Resort" region which surrounds Crescent Lake, including the Beach and Yacht Club resorts and Disney's Boardwalk. Disney is great at illusion, and this place is a great example of their art.
Blog Post

Best Travel Day ever for Star Wars fans!

DrFumblefinger ·
Disney cruises has inaugurated its first Star Wars Day at Sea -- the perfect escape for the Star Wars fan in your life!
Blog Post

Marceline's Confectionery, Downtown Disney, CA

Ottoman ·
Treats from Marceline's Confectionery are sure to make your trip to Disneyland even sweeter.
Blog Post

Emirates adds Orlando; more fuel on Open Skies fire?

PHeymont ·
Emirates, the largest of the Gulf carriers, has announced it will start a daily flight between Dubai and Orlando, starting September 1, using a B777.   The expansion comes at a time U.S. carriers are lobbying hard for limits on expansion into the...
Blog Post

Selfie sticks booted from Disney parks

PHeymont ·
You won't see this at Disney anymore!     Photo: Marco Verch / Wikimedia   Starting Tuesday, June 30, selfie sticks are out of the picture at Disney's theme parks, world-wide. Out of your picture, and out of your...
Blog Post

Check those light-sabers: Disney bars weapons and costumes

PHeymont ·
Walt Disney World is setting up metal detectors after the recent arrest of a man trying to bring a gun into the Magic Kingdom, and has announced new rules banning not only weapons, but also costumes for anyone over 14 years old. The metal detectors, already in use at a number of other U.S. theme parks, including Six Flags, are expected to be copied shortly by Universal, Sea World and others. Visitors will be randomly selected for screening. In addition to banning costumes for teens and...
Topic

What Are The New Disney World Park Attractions You Can Enjoy This Summer?

Muhammad Sheeraz ·
Walt Disney was a legend, both in his lifetime and well beyond it. His name is synonymous with many well-loved Disney movies that span many decades and multiple generations. He was also the curator of magical things in real life too, which you can find at Disney World. As well as being a creative and an inventor, Walt Disney, was a fan of animation, which can be seen in all of his movies. In fact, he was so passionate about this side of creativity that he helped develop many cutting-edge...
Blog Post

Disney's new idea: river cruising for families

PHeymont ·
The Disney empire, which seems to be almost as much a travel and resort company as it is a studio and park operator, has another new plan: change river cruising from an older-adult activity to a family plan. Adventures by Disney, which provides...
Blog Post

Aug. 24, 2017: Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse, Disneyland

Ottoman ·
This attractive bronze statue titled "Partners" depicts Walt Disney standing next to and holding the hand of his most famous creation, Mickey Mouse.
Blog Post

October 12, 2017: Disneyland Monorail System, California

Ottoman ·
Ottoman has a look at the pioneering transportation system of Disneyland.
Blog Post

September 14, 2017: Cars Land, Disney California Adventure Park

Ottoman ·
Inspired by the Disney·Pixar franchise "Cars", Disney brings Radiator Springs to life in "Cars Land" at Disney California Adventure Park.
Blog Post

Disney to skip Greece and Turkey for 2016: security concerns

PHeymont ·
Disney Cruise Line has cancelled both Greece and Turkey from its 2016 itinerary for Disney Magic's 12-night cruise. A spokesperson said the change was a result of monitoring conditions and activities in the region. Earlier, Costa Cruises had dropped Turkey stopovers for the last half of the 2015 season, and last month Celebrity announced it wouldn't overnight in Istanbul in 2016. The Celebrity announcement said it was due to cruise port construction in Istanbul, but it seems likely that...
Topic

How to get to the theme parks of Orlando

Bob Jam ·
The first part of your plan for your vacation in Orlando that will occupy your mind is transportation. How to get to Disney, how to get to Universal Studios or any other park within the incredible world of existing parks in Orlando, is what we will explain in this article. Orlando, the city of fun Florida is one of the most complete states in the USA. No, it is not a cliché to say that there are few things you cannot find in Florida if you come looking for relaxation, beach tourism and fun...
×
×
×
×