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Jun 16, 2016, 06:27 ET Shanghai Disney Resort Celebrates Historic Grand Opening as the First Disney Resort in Mainland China

Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger Joins Chinese Leaders to Declare Shanghai Disneyland Open to Its First Official Guests A 60-year History of...


Jun 14, 2016, 12:00 ET Shanghai Disney Resort Launches Historic Three-Day Grand Opening with World Premiere of Disney's THE LION KING in Mandarin

Shanghai Disney Resort celebrated the global premiere of the first Mandarin production of Disney's THE LION KING Tuesday night in a gala affair at...


Jun 13, 2016, 23:17 ET The Walt Disney Company Celebrates Historic Grand Opening of Shanghai Disney Resort

World-Class Disney Resort Result of Years of Collaboration and Partnership  The Walt Disney Company is proud to celebrate the opening of...


Jun 01, 2016, 10:00 ET Applications Now Open for the Tenth Annual Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE

 High school students nationwide can now apply to be among 100 students selected to participate in the 2017 Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve...


Apr 27, 2016, 12:00 ET Xanterra Parks & Resorts and Austin Adventures Launch Privel

 In this year when Americans and the world are rediscovering the national parks during the National Park Service centennial, Xanterra Parks...


Mar 14, 2016, 16:41 ET Disneyland® Resort and Make-A-Wish® Celebrate the Success of Worldwide "Share Your Ears" Campaign

In front of a crowd of wish granters, volunteers, and wish families, Disneyland Resort and Make-A-Wish® celebrated the success of the global...


Mar 03, 2016, 11:37 ET Disney Cruise Line Announces Two New Ships

 The Walt Disney Company announced plans today to build two additional cruise ships, each of them showcasing the immersive family...


Feb 22, 2016, 10:00 ET Disneyland® Resort and Make-A-Wish® Invite Fans to "Share Your Ears" to Help Grant Wishes

To honor the 100,000th Disney wish granted globally, and in celebration of Disneyland Resort's 60th Anniversary, Disneyland and...


Jan 14, 2016, 19:56 ET Yosemite Concessionaire has offered National Park Service free use of Yosemite trademark names during legal dispute

DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite Inc. (DNCY) is shocked and disappointed that the National Park Service would announce unnecessary changes to...


Dec 04, 2015, 14:34 ET The Force Awakens at Disney Parks with New and Enhanced Star Wars Experiences at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort

 The Force awakens at Disney Parks with the addition of new and reimagined Star Wars experiences debuting in both California and Florida just...


Aug 07, 2015, 08:05 ET Golden Oak at Walt Disney World Resort Welcomes Four Seasons Private Residences

 This week, Disney began sales of Four Seasons Private Residences Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, the most recent phase of development in...


May 28, 2015, 15:57 ET Delaware North Parks & Resorts Invests Over $23 Million in Renovations at Several North American Properties

Guests at more than a dozen of Delaware North's parks and resorts lodging locations will notice improvements designed to enhance their stay in the...


May 07, 2015, 09:00 ET Nintendo Partners With Universal Parks & Resorts To Create World's First-Ever Theme Park Attractions Based On Nintendo's Beloved Games And Characters

 Nintendo and Universal Parks & Resorts today announced plans to bring the world of Nintendo to life at Universal theme parks –...


Jan 29, 2015, 18:40 ET Walt Disney World Resort Ofrece Romance a los Enamorados el Día de San Valentín y Todos los Días

 Los visitantes pueden celebrar el amor con su pareja el Día de San Valentín y todos los días en el lugar más mágico...


Jan 29, 2015, 18:16 ET Walt Disney World Resort Offers Romance For Lovebirds On Valentine's Day and Every Day

Guests can celebrate their love with their significant other on Valentine's Day and every day at the most magical place on earth, Walt Disney World...


Nov 19, 2014, 14:06 ET Xanterra Files For Preliminary Injunction To Keep Visitor Services Open At Grand Canyon

Xanterra Parks & Resorts is the country's largest and oldest national park concessioner and has received numerous awards from the National Park...


Oct 08, 2014, 13:54 ET Xanterra Sues NPS Over Mismanagement Of Grand Canyon Contracts

 Xanterra Parks & Resorts, the country's largest and oldest national park concessioner, has been forced to take legal action against the...


May 16, 2014, 15:27 ET El evento 'Rock Your Disney Side' en los Parques de Disney lanza la temporada de vacaciones de verano con 24 horas de magia en las dos costas del 23 al 24 de mayo

 Los Parques de Disney lanzarán la temporada turística de verano con 24 horas de festejos de costa a costa en el evento "Rock Your...


May 16, 2014, 14:50 ET 'Rock Your Disney Side' as Disney Parks Kicks Off Summer Vacation Season With 24 Hours of Magic on Both Coasts, May 23-24

 Disney Parks will kick off the summer travel season with a 24-hour, coast-to-coast celebration that invites guests to "Rock Your Disney...


Apr 17, 2014, 09:00 ET Xanterra Parks & Resorts® Agrees to Acquire CW Adventures, the Latest in Recent Series of Active Travel Company Acquisitions

Xanterra Parks & Resorts has agreed to acquire international walking tour operator CW Adventures, expanding further the company's fast-growing...


Apr 10, 2014, 15:27 ET Disney Parks Around the World Celebrate 50th Anniversary of 'it's a small world' with Global Sing-along, April 10

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Disney's "it's a small world" theme park attraction, thousands of guests and cast members at Disney Parks...


Oct 17, 2013, 16:03 ET Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts Resumes Operations, Welcomes Back Guests as National Parks Reopen

Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts has opened all of its lodging, dining, educational, and recreational services at each national park in...


Oct 12, 2013, 16:31 ET Peaks of Otter Reopens for Lodging and Dining in Time for Fall Colors

National Park Service Greenlights Concessions  The National Park Service sent a letter to Delaware North Companies today permitting the...


Oct 01, 2013, 16:27 ET Disney Parks Launches Official Vine Account With "Vine Your Disney Side" User-Generated Video Contest

Everyone has a Disney Side. It comes out when they let loose at a Disney Park, celebrate their inner pirate or princess, and meet Mickey Mouse...


Aug 27, 2013, 20:12 ET Yosemite National Park Remains Open

 The vast majority of hiking trails and services in Yosemite National Park are not affected by the Rim Fire, which is located approximately 20...