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Aug 12, 2019, 11:57 ET NBA Experience Grand Opening Is A Slam Dunk At Walt Disney World Resort

It was a championship-worthy celebration Monday morning at Disney Springs for the grand opening of NBA Experience. Amid cheering fans and celebrity...


May 22, 2019, 10:00 ET New Summer One World Ticket for Walt Disney World Resort Available June 4

The season of summer fun is nearly upon us and now, more than ever, Walt Disney World Resort is the place to make lifelong memories with family and...


May 01, 2019, 11:11 ET Disney's Hollywood Studios Celebrates 30 Magical Years with Debut of New Nighttime Projection Show

Today Disney's Hollywood Studios celebrated its 30th anniversary in a grand style befitting the glamorous Walt Disney World Resort theme park. The...


Jan 18, 2019, 10:27 ET All the World's a Stage at Walt Disney World Resort

The big day has arrived! Now, more than ever, is a great time to experience fabulous new entertainment in all four Walt Disney World Resort theme...


Jan 14, 2019, 08:21 ET Outstanding Group of 100 Teens Selected from Among Thousands to Take Part in 2019 Disney Dreamers Academy

Today, Walt Disney World Resort revealed the 100 extraordinary youths from across the nation who will participate in the 2019 Disney Dreamers Academy ...


Apr 22, 2018, 01:32 ET "New Species of Theme Park." Disney's Animal Kingdom Marks 20-Year Anniversary in Special Earth Day Ceremonies

Disney's theme park of exploration is a place unique in all the world. Here Walt Disney World guests can venture to the snowy flanks of Mt. Everest,...


Feb 16, 2018, 02:00 ET Toy Story Land To Open At Walt Disney World Resort On June 30

It's a joy-filled, toy-filled world as only Disney can create, and it opens June 30, 2018. The all-new Toy Story Land at Walt Disney World Resort is...


Feb 11, 2018, 10:20 ET Walt Disney World Resort Brings Celebrated Stories to Life: New Details Revealed at D23 Expo Japan

During D23 Expo Japan 2018, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek revealed new details about major expansion in progress across Walt...


Sep 19, 2017, 10:05 ET Star Wars: Galactic Nights Returns By Popular Demand To Disney's Hollywood Studios Dec. 16

Star Wars fans across the galaxy, get ready for a special Disney party you won't want to miss. Following a sold-out event last April, Star Wars:...


Jul 17, 2017, 09:00 ET Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney's Wilderness Lodge Opens, Welcoming Disney Vacation Club Members to the Rustic Elegance of the Pacific Northwest

Today, Disney Vacation Club welcomes its 14th resort with the opening of Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney's Wilderness Lodge, the latest...


Nov 16, 2016, 09:38 ET Disney and Intel Light Up the Skies at Disney Springs With Hundreds of Twinkling Choreographed Drones

This holiday season, guests at Disney Springs – the shopping, dining and entertainment district of Walt Disney World Resort – will get a chance to...


Feb 29, 2016, 11:29 ET Disney Springs Continues to Grow and Add Even More Exceptional Dining and Retail Experiences

As Disney Springs continues to expand and double its dining, shopping and entertainment options at Walt Disney World Resort, more exciting...


Jan 04, 2016, 12:31 ET Disney Vacation Club Celebrates 25 Years

Disney Vacation Club, a leader in vacation ownership, celebrates its 25th Anniversary this year. Since its debut in 1991, Disney Vacation club has...


Dec 22, 2015, 09:07 ET Travel Weekly Readers Select Adventures by Disney, Disney Cruise Line, and Walt Disney World Resort as the "Best of the Best" for Vacation Experiences

Adventures by Disney, Disney Cruise Line and Walt Disney World Resort were honored as the "best of the best" for vacation experiences in the recently ...


Jun 26, 2014, 04:45 ET New This Summer: Walt Disney World Guests Can Join In the 'Frozen' Fun of the Hit Film at Disney's Hollywood Studios

This summer, Disney's Hollywood Studios will be celebrating "Frozen," the hit animated feature film from Disney, with a daily character procession,...


May 28, 2014, 01:57 ET Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Coaster Officially Opens at Walt Disney World Resort, Completing New Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, a playful and musical family-style coaster that immerses guests in the timeless story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,...


Feb 06, 2014, 04:26 ET New, Kid-Sized Vacation Package Means Big Savings for Families at Walt Disney World in 2014

With the start of the new year comes new ways for families with little ones to experience all of the magic Walt Disney World Resort has to offer....


Feb 03, 2014, 12:20 ET Linebacker Malcolm Smith Celebrates the Seattle Seahawks Victory in Super Bowl XLVIII - He's "Going to Disney World!"

Amid a mid-winter blizzard -- of confetti – linebacker Malcolm Smith of the Seattle Seahawks continued a magical tradition Sunday night following his ...


Nov 22, 2013, 11:00 ET Families With Little Ones Enjoy Special Savings at Walt Disney World Early in 2014

'Tis the season for jolly surprises, so there's no better time than now for families with little ones to pop the good news to their...


Feb 22, 2011, 03:30 ET Yolanda Adams and Raven Symone Headline Slate of Speakers at the 2011 Disney's Dreamers Academy

WHO: Yolanda Adams and Raven Symone join comedian Steve Harvey and 112 students participating in the 2011 Disney's Dreamers Academy. Other...


Nov 16, 2010, 09:35 ET The Walt Disney World Moms Panel and Celebrity Guests Star in New Vacation Planning Videos

Need suggestions on how to plan an unforgettable family getaway? Look no further than the Walt Disney World Moms Panel. Disney's 43 park-savvy...


Sep 13, 2010, 08:25 ET Mirror Mirror On The Wall... Will You Apply to the Moms Panel this Fall?

Your passion for making magical Disney vacation memories reaches "to infinity and beyond." Providing Disney trip suggestions comes with ease. Friends ...


Feb 08, 2010, 02:00 ET Superstar Mary J. Blige to Be Keynote Speaker at 2010 Disney's Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey

Singer/producer/actress Mary J. Blige, the "Queen of Hip-Hop Soul," will be the Keynote Speaker as part of the third annual Disney's Dreamers Academy ...


Jan 04, 2010, 09:05 ET The Walt Disney World(R) Moms Panel Boasts 43 Panelists in 2010, Featuring 21 New Members

What do a ballet teacher from Alabama, a paralegal from North Carolina and a NASA rocket scientist from Maryland all have in common? An affinity for...