Disney Around The World

Disneyland Paris Update: Johnny Depp Visits His New Audio-Animatronics Counterpart in Re-Imagined Attraction

Guess who made Un Visite Surprise (A Surprise Visit) to Disneyland Paris this past week? None other than Captain Jack Sparrow himself – Johnny Depp – to get a first look at the new Audio Animatronics figures being installed in the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction at Disneyland Paris. Depp explored the new scenes and even struck a pose next to the pirate he knows so well, who is hiding in a barrel, still searching for new treasures. Captain Jack was added to the classic attraction at Disneyland Resort and…
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Get Ready for Exciting New D23 Expo Details Including Golden Girls, Hercules, John Stamos, and More!

From celebrating The Golden Girls and Hercules to panel discussions led by John Stamos and Whoopi Goldberg, we’ve got some thrilling new details about the ultimate Disney fan event, D23 Expo, which is coming to the Anaheim Convention Center on July 14-16! In addition to Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios events and Disney pirates displays, here’s more of what’s in store: The Golden Girls: A Celebration of Friendship, Laughter, and Cheesecake When: Friday July 14 at 2:30 p.m. It’s been 25 years since the last episode of…
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Adventures by Disney and Turner Classic Movies Team Up to Offer a Special Italian Movie Vacation

Are you a classic movie buff? Have you ever dreamed of living la dolce vita in Italy? This summer, Adventures by Disney is offering a special departure of its Italy vacation, visiting Rome, Florence, Tuscany and Venice, that highlights many of your favorite classic films shot in this remarkable country. Built in conjunction with Turner Classic Movies (TCM), this unique adult-exclusive 8-day, 7-night trip will run Aug. 11-18, 2017. Join fellow movie lovers for a unique and unforgettable journey through one of the most cinematic locations on earth. Here you’ll…
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Summer is Here at Disney Parks

Summer has finally arrived! Whether you want to unleash your inner Super Hero, explore new worlds or enjoy spectacular entertainment, we have something for everyone at all of our Disney parks. Here’s a look at what we’ve got in store for a truly blockbuster summer. Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! is now open at Disney California Adventure park, kicking off our Summer of Heroes with daring missions, heroic encounters, and even a dance-off to Star-Lord’s old-school rock ‘n’ roll mixtape. Starting June 14, you can also suit up…
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Springs Street Eats Food Truck Rally Coming to Disney Springs

A fun dining event is “rolling” into Disney Springs June 2 and 3! Springs Street Eats will highlight eight food trucks – featuring some Central Florida favorites, including the Fantasy Fare and World Showcase of Flavors usually found in Exposition Park! You’ll find the trucks in the West Side neighborhood outside of Cirque du Soleil Friday, June 2 from 4 to 11 p.m. and Saturday, June 3 from noon until 11 p.m. With live entertainment, this food truck rally is sure to be a tasty event that’s fun for the…
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Shanghai Disneyland Welcomes 10 Million Guests in Its First Eleven Months

We have some really exciting news out of Shanghai Disney Resort tonight. As part of its celebration of China’s National Tourism Day, the resort announced that Shanghai Disneyland recently welcomed its 10 millionth guest – and in just 11 months! That makes Shanghai Disneyland the most popular theme park opening ever in China. “We’re thrilled to see millions of people from across China embrace Shanghai Disney Resort,” said Bob Iger, chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company. “Their reaction has been everything we’d hoped for and, thanks to their…
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Disneyland Paris Kicked off Its 25th Anniversary with a Magical Celebration and Surprise Guest John Legend

Disneyland Paris launched its 25th Anniversary celebration year with a big party this weekend, and it looks like it was so magical! We can’t believe it’s already been a quarter of a century since Disneyland Paris first opened its doors. At the launch of the celebration, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Bob Chapek and the Disneyland Paris team debuted new experiences that guests will be able to enjoy at the Park as part of its 25th Anniversary, which officially begins today. Here are some new experiences you can…
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Disneyland Paris 25th Anniversary – Launch Event Recap

Well, it’s almost time for me to bid Adieu to all festivities here at Disneyland Paris. It has been a whirlwind week, with the launch of the 25th Anniversary – a ceremony with moving speeches from Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek and Catherine Powell, President of Euro Disney S.A.S.; the launch of fabulous new entertainment and attractions; and a BIG surprise performance from superstar John Legend. We brought you a selection of photos from the event; and if you want to see some of the action via…
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HomeAway Duns Castle celebrating Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Enter for a chance to win a stay at Duns Castle! To celebrate Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, we’re giving you a chance to win a stay at Duns Castle for you and 20 guests. Plus, five runners-up could win a HomeAway® vacation. Grand Prize: You could win a stay at Duns Castle for you and 20 guests 5 nights’ stay Roundtrip travel Meals and entertainment 5 Runner-Up Prizes: Get HomeAway from it all in one of our unique homes Included for you and 4 guests 7 nights’ stay in…
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Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Premieres at Shanghai Disney Resort’s Disneytown

The beautiful Walt Disney Grand Theatre at Shanghai Disney Resort played host to the Chinese premiere of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” this past weekend, drawing fans from across the country for a glimpse at the tale as old as time and the stars who brought it back to the big screen. Located in the heart of Disneytown, this 1,200-seat theater is also home to the first-ever Mandarin production of the Broadway hit Disney’s THE LION KING, one of the longest-running Broadway shows in China. While in town for the…
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Explore Vienna, Austria’s Crown Jewel, with Adventures by Disney

While Vienna, Austria is probably best known for its elegant baroque architecture, it also was once home to influential masters such as Mozart, Beethoven and Sigmund Freud. On my recent Adventures by Disney Danube river cruise, I was able to savor the rich history of this grand city while exploring a palace, sampling delicious regional cuisine and even trying my hand at a little puppetry. With Adventures by Disney you kick off the day in Vienna with a tour of the magnificent Schönbrunn Palace. Here you’ll unravel the history of…
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Season of the Force is Strong at Disneyland Paris

As Disneyland Paris gears up for its 25th anniversary celebration this March, Star Wars fans everywhere can enjoy a glimpse of limited-time magic during the Season of the Force celebration now open at Walt Disney Studios Park. Guests can witness the First Order March led by Captain Phasma herself and spot a number of iconic characters from the saga during the epic daytime show, Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away. But step aside or risk coming face-to-face with Stormtrooper Patrols roaming the grounds throughout the day. Young Padawans, ages…
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New Character-Themed Rooms Unveiled at Tokyo Disney Resort

Some extra mischief is afoot at Disney Ambassador Hotel in Tokyo Disney Resort thanks to a few of our favorite furry friends. Starting today, guests visiting the art deco-inspired accommodations can opt for a few nights in the company of Chip ‘n’ Dale or Stitch. Decked out with colorful motifs and artwork, the new themed rooms offer the chance to step into the story of these beloved troublemakers. Everything from carpet to wallpaper to couch cushions hints at the local residents, with a few playful touches to delight guests young…
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Happy 25th Anniversary to Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside!

There’s cause for celebration today as Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside marks its 25th anniversary! This picturesque resort boasts 2,048 rooms in three-story southern style mansions and two-story rustic bayou dwellings. You can even choose to stay in one of the Royal Guest Rooms, which are specially-themed and immerse you in favorite Disney fairytales such as “The Princess and the Frog,” “Aladdin,” and “Beauty and the Beast.” When the resort opened on February 2, 1992, it was named Disney’s Dixie Landings Resort. Although the name has changed, the resort…
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Three Reasons to Spend Spring Break at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa

If you are looking for a spring break vacation, there are many reasons why Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa is the perfect destination for your family. Here are three! Aulani Resort is located in beautiful Hawaii. Simply put, Hawaii is paradise. The island’s vibrant culture, luscious landscape, perfect weather and bounty of activities make Hawaii a dream vacation. Aulani Resort is located on Oahu’s western shore in Ko Olina, which means “place of joy.” Just 30 minutes from Honolulu, Ko Olina is a relaxing, family-friendly destination. The resort’s new…
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