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November 30, 2007

Disney World Kennel Change & New Pet Hotel

Beginning January 10, 2008, the Walt Disney World Resort will transition its kennel operations to an industry expert, Best Friends PetCare Inc. Best Friends is a national provider of pet hospitality in the United States, with 44 locations in 18 states.Best Friends is also slated to build and operate a full-service, luxury pet "resort" at the Walt Disney World Resort expected to open in mid-2009.

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Posted By: Figment! @ 4:11 PM | permalink

November 28, 2007

Flamingo Crossings Development Announced

The Walt Disney World Reosrt's land-development company, Buena Vista Land Co., has begun offering parcels for sale and development within Flamingo Crossings, the 450-acre lodging-and-shopping district. The project was announced last winter with the working name of "Western Way" development. This development marks the first chance for third-party owners to buy and develop land inside Reedy Creek. Flamingo Crossings is to be built in phases over eight to 10 years--Infrastructure construction could start this winter, and the first private hotels or shops could break ground in a year or two.

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Posted By: Figment! @ 11:22 AM | permalink

November 21, 2007

Shanghai Disneyland Plan Dusted Off?

Chinesse authorities have announced that the previously suspended plan to build a Disneyland theme park in Shanghai has been revived despite representatives of Disney declining to comment on the development. The Asia Pacific unit of Walt Disney Comercial Products, Walt Disney Company (Shanghai) Ltd, did release the following statement: "China is a priority for the entire company, and we have a continuing dialogue about a variety of Disney initiatives, including television, motion pictures and consumer products, of which theme parks are only a part."

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November 16, 2007

The 2007 Disney Legends

For 20 years, the Disney Legends induction ceremony has been how Disney honors its own - the brilliant, hardworking men and women who have created the magic. This year's inductees include broadcasters and animators, executives, and songsters. The 2007 Disney Legends were inducted at the heart of the Disney Studios, there were no paparazzi on the red carpet, and no posh posturing. The crowd was largely composed of Disney Legends - both newly minted and those named in years past - their families, and their colleagues past and present.

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November 13, 2007

Dick Nunis Inducted into IAAPA Hall of Fame

The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) announced that Dick Nunis is the 2007 inductee to the IAAPA Hall of Fame. Nunis, a Disney Legend since 1999, was inducted into the IAAPA Hall of Fame in honor of his 44 years of service to the Walt Disney Company. During his tenure with The Walt Disney Company, Disneyland grew from 600 cast members to 13,000, and Walt Disney World was transformed from undeveloped swampland in Central Florida to a vacation kingdom employing more than 60,000. Having served a fruitful career with the company, Nunis retired as chairman of Walt Disney Attractions on May 26, 1999.

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Posted By: Figment! @ 10:07 AM | permalink

November 11, 2007

Disney to Launch Cellphone Service in Japan

Desipite recently shutting the doors to its doemstic namesake mobile venture, Disney is looking to start up a new mobile service overseas. Disney is joining forces with Japan's Softbank Corp's network to provide cell service. Disney is targeting families with downloads and handsets featuring Disney characters. The goal is to get 1 million subscribers.

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November 10, 2007

Two More Hotels Added to 'Green' List

Walt Disney World's Wilderness Lodge and Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground earned spots on the Florida Green Lodging Program. The locations are the 45th and 46th to receive the state designation. Disney's Wilderness Lodge and Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground have made changes to help conserve water and energy, reduce waste and improve indoor air quality. The hotels are using low-flow toilets and fixtures, energy-efficient lighting, environmentally preferable cleaners and recycling office paper.

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November 09, 2007

Former Imagineer, Bruce Gordon Passes Away

Bruce Gordon, a former longtime Disney Imagineer who was involved in the creation of numerous Disney theme park attractions around the world and wrote or co-wrote an array of Disney-related books, has died at age 56. Gordon was the show producer for the 1998 renovation of Tomorrowland, as well as for the Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh and for Tarzan's Treehouse. When he left his position as a project director at Walt Disney Imagineering in 2005, he was the show producer for the Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage.

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November 08, 2007

Disneyland Resort Salutes Heroes of Wildfires

Following The Walt Disney Company's recent announcement that it is donating $2 million to fire relief efforts, Disneyland Resort officials announced a special opportunity to honor their service to the community. "Disney’s Wildfire Heroes Salute," running Nov. 13, 2007, through Feb. 28, 2008, offers Southern California firefighters, law enforcement and rescue personnel a chance to enjoy complimentary, three-day "Park Hopper" admission into Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure parks, plus special admission discounts for their family members and friends.

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November 07, 2007

Disney May Consider Site in Malaysia

Walt Disney Co is looking to build a theme park on a 500-acre (202-hectare) site in southern Malaysia, a business weekly reported on Saturday. Citing unnamed sources, the Edge said the theme park, to be located in Bardar Nusajaya in the Iskandar development zone, would be ready six years after a deal was signed, according to early proposals. The 2,200 square km (850 sq miles) Iskandar zone has so far clinched at least $6 billion in investments, including a $4.7 billion maritime park proposed by Dubai World and Malaysia's infrastructure-to-energy group MMC Bhd.

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November 06, 2007

Alamo Rent A Car and Disney Renew Alliance

Alamo Rent A Car - the official rental car company of the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando and Disneyland Resort in California - has renewed its alliance with Walt Disney Parks & Resorts under an extended marketing agreement. The agreement, which runs through 2011, also extends Alamo's position as the official rental car supplier for Walt Disney Travel Company, Inc., one of the country's largest tour operators, specializing in Disney vacation packages to Southern California and Central Florida.

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November 05, 2007

Disney Related TV ~ 45th Week of 2007

Disney TV Statistics for November 5th through the 11th, 2007

Disney Related TV Shows Air On:

5th-- 1 Show on the Golf Channel
8th-- 1 Show on the Food Network
11th-- 1 Show on E!

Disney Related Sitcoms Air On:


No Dates

Disney Animated Movies Air On:

5th--1 Movie on The Disney Channel
6th--1 Movie on ToonDisney
7th--2 Movies on ToonDisney
8th--1 Movie on ToonDisney
9th--1 Movie on ToonDisney
10th--1 Movie on ToonDisney

Disney Live-Action Movies Air On:

5th--1 Movie on The Halmark Channel, 1 Movie on ABC Family
6th--1 Movie on The Halmark Channel
7th--1 Movie on The Halmark Channel
8th--1 Movie on The Halmark Channel
9th--1 Movie on The Disney Channel, 1 Movie on ABC Family
10th--4 Movies on The Halmark Channel, 1 Movie on ABC Family
11th--1 Movie on The Disney Channel

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November 04, 2007

2nd Edition of Disney Dream Portrait Series

Framed through the lens of renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz, more stars are playing out their fantasies, living out their Disney dreams. Actress Rachel Weisz is Snow White, tennis star Roger Federer is King Arthur from "The Sword in the Stone" and actress Julie Andrews is the Blue Fairy from "Pinocchio" with actress Abigail Breslin as Fira from "Disney Fairies" in a new wave of celebrity images celebrating the "Year of a Million Dreams" at Disney Parks. The new photographs continue the "Disney Dream Portrait Series" of celebrity images produced by Leibovitz as Disney Parks announces an extension, through 2008, of its Year of a Million Dreams celebration.

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Posted By: Figment! @ 9:48 AM | permalink

November 02, 2007

Pirate & Princess Party Returns Winter 2008

Due to the popularity of the Pirate & Princess Party held this year, the event is returning to the Magic Kingdom park in 2008. Guests will embark on a quest for beads and chocolate treasures, be witness to a Pirate and Princess parade, character greetings, fireworks spectacular and some of the most popular attractions. Experience Pirate Coves and Princess Courts filled with treasures and special themed entertainment. The Winter parties will be held on select nights beginning in January through Mid-March. Tickets are on sale now for these dates. Call (407) W-DISNEY.

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