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  • The Disney way of making you pay

    The Disney way of making you pay
    Walt Disney Co.'s decision to raise admission prices to Disneyland and California Adventure by 4% is one more example of a family tradition fading quickly. ("Disney park crowding reveals options: Hike rates or expand," Business, May 21) As a lifetime...
  • Code share? Who cares? DOT -- so its proposed rule seeks transparency

    Code share? Who cares? DOT -- so its proposed rule seeks transparency
    Airline code shares may not be something most fliers care about, but the U.S. Department of Transportation thinks they should. It has proposed a new rule that would require airlines and ticket agents to clearly display the information on their websites....
  • Tokyo Disney Parks Claim 600 Millionth Visitor

    TOKYO -- Disney's theme parks in the Tokyo area - Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea - recorded their 600 millionth visitor last weekend, according to park officials. The lucky visitor, Yumi Sakai, and her family walked through the park gates on...
  • Dept. of Transportation: 'More protection, not less'

    Dept. of Transportation: 'More protection, not less'
    Apparently unfazed by the current congressional proposal to undo its earlier airline passenger protection rules, the Department of Transportation proposed a set of new, additional consumer protections. The most important deals with fees: DoT proposes that...
  • 24 hours in Disneyland? So long, happy place

    It was not a pretty sight. Staggering through the exit turnstiles of California Adventure, I was stricken with the sort of randomly anxious thoughts I have not experienced since my hardest drinking days. If cotton candy is green and slightly tangy...
  • Disneyland Raises Ticket Prices

    Disney has raised ticket prices at Disneyland as the summer theme park-going season is about to heat up. Admission prices for a single ticket to the park in Anaheim, Calif. for guests 10 years old and up is now $96, an increase of $4. An adult park...
  • Disneyland raises prices, and it won't matter. Here's why.

    Disneyland raises prices, and it won't matter. Here's why.
    Disney may be right: It is a small world after all. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for another price increase at the company’s Anaheim theme parks. Over the weekend, the Happiest Place on Earth also became the Even More...
  • Review: What's old is old again for Disneyland's Big Thunder Mountain

    Review: What's old is old again for Disneyland's Big Thunder Mountain
    Only at Disneyland would they tear down an old and dilapidated gold mining town in order to build a new and identical gold mining town and make it look old and dilapidated again. "The goal was to bring it back to exactly the way it was," said David...
  • The wonderful world of 'Disneyland Hotel' by Donald W. Ballard

    The wonderful world of 'Disneyland Hotel' by Donald W. Ballard
    I'm a shameless sucker for pastel pink flamingos. I've often lingered at bookstore counters flipping through collections of 1950s picture postcards, delighted by Technicolor images of vacation wonderlands, but I never buy them because perforated postcards...
  • Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend begins Thursday

    Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend begins Thursday
    Runners from around the world will be migrating to Central Florida and donning tiaras this week for the 2014 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World. The runDisney series event begins Thursday with the Disney Fit for a Princess Expo...
  • Disney unveils details for 'Ratatouille'-themed ride, area at Disneyland Paris

    Disney unveils details for 'Ratatouille'-themed ride, area at Disneyland Paris
    Walt Disney Co. has released new details and promotional materials for the "Ratatouille" inspired area at Disneyland Paris Resort.  The new area -- which will be located in Walt Disney Studios Park's Toon Studio at Disneyland Paris -- is inspired by the...