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  • Grumpy Cat goes Disney: Online celebs pitch in for new theme park push

     
    Grumpy Cat was just one of about two dozen Internet stars that turned up at Disneyland in Anaheim Tuesday as […]...
  • Enhanced Big Thunder Mountain ride adds thrills to Disneyland favorite

     
    PERSPECTIVE My youngest son’s first roller coaster was Disneyland’s Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. He had just turned four, proudly towered […]...
  • Disney dreamer turns boyhood passion into lifelong career

    Disney dreamer turns boyhood passion into lifelong career
    As a guy who started his own company before he graduated from high school, Garner Holt is just a big kid who owns a giant toy factory. "I feel like I've never worked a day in my life," said the founder and president of Garner Holt Productions, the...
  • Transformers, Disneyland attractions nab Thea Awards

    Transformers, Disneyland attractions nab Thea Awards
    Orlando theme parks were shut out of the 2013 Thea Awards -- but one winner will soon be added to the local lineup, and Disney attractions elsewhere were tapped as the best of the year. The awards, presented by the Themed Entertainment Association,...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Hong Kong, China

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Hong Kong, China
    Modern, traditional and exotic Hong Kong is literally where East meets West. Vistas of skyscrapers, mountains and junks –the typical boats with red sails – greet cruise passengers as their ships make their way to the cruise pier and terminal...
  • Top 14 theme park rides for 2014: Most anticipated new rides

    Top 14 theme park rides for 2014: Most anticipated new rides
    At first I thought it was too early to look ahead at the new attractions coming to U.S. theme parks in 2014, but then I realized a number of big rides have already been announced and many more are already in the planning stages. Photos: Most anticipated...
  • Britain: Horror attraction combines dark ride with haunted maze

    Britain: Horror attraction combines dark ride with haunted maze
    A unique new haunted attraction opening this summer at a small United Kingdom theme park will combine a walk-through horror maze featuring live actors with a dark ride journey inside an abandoned mine shaft. The Hobs Pit maze and ride is set to open...
  • Disneyland princesses moving in together at Fantasy Faire

    Disneyland princesses moving in together at Fantasy Faire
    In this week's episode of "The Real Princesses of Disneyland," Aladdin has his eye on Sleeping Beauty, Ariel calls Cinderella an old hag and Snow White is jealous of Tiana's new line of designer tiaras. The new Fantasy Faire enchanted village opening at...
  • Disneyland Paris pulls back the veil on Ratatouille dark ride

    Disneyland Paris pulls back the veil on Ratatouille dark ride
    In perhaps the worst-kept secret in theme park history, the Disneyland Paris resort has finally admitted that the long-rumored Ratatouille trackless dark ride will open in 2014. Photos: Ratatouille dark ride at Disneyland Paris Conspicuously under...
  • Airline PR weathers the storm

     Airline PR weathers the storm
    Hurricane Sandy turned out to be one of the most disruptive forces on air travel in recent memory. According to FlightStats (flightstats.com), which tracks airline and airport on-time performance, almost one-fifth of flights on U.S. carriers were...
  • Review: Fantasy Faire a fitting new home for Disneyland princesses

    Review: Fantasy Faire a fitting new home for Disneyland princesses
    The princess predicament is a problem as old as Disneyland. Moms want a picture of their little girls with a Disney princess while Dads and their bored boys squirm at the very notion of waiting 45 minutes for a photo op. Disneyland seems to have...