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  • Disneyland Paris Bastille Day Fireworks
    Disneyland Paris Bastille Day Fireworks

    Bastille Day is essentially the French equivalent of Independence Day in the US, at least as far as fireworks displays go. There is definitely a French style to this show. Many people don’t know that Walt Disney Imagineering is one of the leaders in innovation when it comes to fireworks….

  • Christmas Strike at Disneyland Paris
    Christmas Strike at Disneyland Paris

    I somehow missed the news that three unions at Disneyland Paris were on the verge of a Christmas week strike. The strike began on the 23rd, one of the busiest days of the year for the parks, over demands for wage increases in 2010. Cast members walked off the job…

  • Around the Hub – Weekend Edition
    Around the Hub – Weekend Edition

    Have a lot of open tabs with tales dying to be told. So here we go: IAAPA was this week in Las Vegas. I wish I could have been there, but lack the funds. Sometimes it’s tough to find good coverage online, but Themepark Insider has some including this piece…

  • New Disneyland President coming from Paris
    New Disneyland President coming from Paris

    With Ed Grier recently forced out as President of Disneyland Resort there has been a lot of speculation as to whom would be the next candidate to jump into that high turnover position. Erin Wallace, currently the Sr VP of Operations at WDW, and Jim Lewis, President of the Disney…

  • Disneyland Paris on Google Street View
    Disneyland Paris on Google Street View

    Never been to Disneyland Paris? Now you can visit from your computer with Google Maps Street View. The virtual tour was shot last October (the park is decorated for Halloween) and includes Main Street, Adventureland, Fantasyland and Walt Disney Studios Park. Make sure you try the full screen mode. Via…

  • Celebrities Design Mickey Mouse Ears for Charity
    Celebrities Design Mickey Mouse Ears for Charity

    Stars from around the world designed their own Mickey Mouse Ears to welcome a new celebration to Disneyland Paris. The new year-long celebration, Mickey’s Magical Party, just kicked off with a huge event. Celebrities will be bringing their ears back to be used for charity auctions. However you can see…

  • Disneyland Paris misses it by that much
    Disneyland Paris misses it by that much

    Disneyland Paris got closer than ever to showing a profit last year. Missed it by 2.8 million dollars. That and improved attendance numbers show they’re closer than ever to beginning to really pay down the debt that too many hotels saddled them with at opening. I think if the economy…

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