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Amusement and Theme Parks

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  • Disney Posts Record Third Qtr Results with World Cup, Marvel, 'Frozen'

    Consumers aren't showing any sign of giving Walt Disney Animation Studio's "Frozen" the cold shoulder. With the toon having charmed its way to nearly $1.3 billion at the worldwide box office, the film continues to generate strong sales from home...
  • Walt Disney biography coming from PBS

    Walt Disney biography coming from PBS
    Walt Disney is getting the PBS treatment. A four-hour, two-night biography of the American show-business legend will debut in fall 2015 on "American Experience," PBS announced Tuesday. It's an appropriate forum because Disney, from his life to the...
  • Say Goodbye to Summer, 2014 With Labor Day Fun

    Say Goodbye to Summer, 2014 With Labor Day Fun
    The best way to toast the end of a long, hot summer is with a special family trip during the Labor Day weekend. It’s the perfect time to get serious about back-to-school mode, remember good times past and plan for all the good times yet to come....
  • Significant 'Star Wars' Presence Planned for Disney Theme Parks

    The Walt Disney Co. plans for "a far greater 'Star Wars' presence" in its theme parks, company chief Bob Iger said Tuesday. The first look at new attractions based on the sci-fi franchise, beyond "Star Tours" that currently operates at several of its...
  • Magic's new kid sounds ready to grow up

    Magic's new kid sounds ready to grow up
    The Magic invited a couple hundred kids to the RDV Sportsplex on Thursday. Youngsters like Christopher Durant ran around, did pushups, situps, basketball drills and were given nutritional advice. "Proteins, fruits and salads," the 13-year-old said. "And...
  • Disney celebró el Día Nacional de las Hermanas con un grupo de niñas de Florida Central

    Disney celebró el Día Nacional de las Hermanas con un grupo de niñas de Florida Central
    LAKE BUENA VISTA - Como parte de la celebración del Día Nacional de las Hermanas, Walt Disney World Resort le dio la bienvenida a un grupo de niñas del centro de la Florida que representan fortaleza e inteligencia, dándoles la oportunidad de compartir...
  • Dino versus Dino: Comparing animatronic dinosaurs at Dorney Park, Dutch Wonderland

    Ever since the film "Jurassic Park" came out in 1993, the idea of a theme park filled with the extinct creatures has tantalized our imaginations. While no one is bringing back actual dinosaurs, one of the newest trends at amusement parks has been to...
  • 'Heaven is for Real' Surpasses Group of New Releases to Top Home Video Sales Chart

    In a robust week for fresh product, five of the seven top home entertainment sellers the week ending July 27 were new releases. The Sony Pictures drama "Heaven is for Real," about the changes in a family's life when their young son claims to have visited...
  • Disney meets luxury: 5 Disney influences at the new Four Seasons Orlando

    Disney meets luxury: 5 Disney influences at the new Four Seasons Orlando
    When the Four Seasons Orlando opens to guests Aug. 3, visitors to Walt Disney World Resort will have a new option when it comes to luxury accommodations. But as with resorts like Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort or Disney's Grand Floridian...
  • Florida travel calendar for August

    Florida travel calendar for August
    Check out festivals and events in August across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (Including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
  • France's Philippe Gas to Head Shanghai Disneyland

    HONG KONG - Frenchman, Philippe Gas has been appointed as general manager of the new Shanghai Disney Resort. Gas joins from Euro Disney in Paris, where he was President of Euro Disney S.A.S., the management company of both Euro Disney S.C.A., the holding...