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  • Aulani Reviews Coming In
    Aulani Reviews Coming In

    A few more reviews for Disney’s Hawaiian resort are trickling in. Most note how Disney has emphasized telling the story of Hawaii over traditional Disney touches, but I would argue that storytelling is the quintessential Disney touch. So I’m glad to see they chose that direction in Aulani. Bradi McDonald…

  • What happens to Disney after Aulani
    What happens to Disney after Aulani

    There’s an interesting question that arises with the current struggles Disney is experiencing with Aulani, one of Disney’s first attempts to see if they can build a Disney resort experience without a Disney park nearby. Will it work? A lot is riding on this project and the screw up that…

  • More details on Disney Vacation Club Firings
    More details on Disney Vacation Club Firings

    Jason Garcia at the Orlando Sentinel has done some excellent digging on the cause and effect of the recent firings, yes there was more than one, at Disney Vacation Club. As we speculated earlier, it turns out that former DVC President Jim Lewis was let go after failing to tie-up…

  • Aulani Resort – A Bird’s Eye View
    Aulani Resort – A Bird’s Eye View

    Disney has just released this bird’s eye view of their Hawaii resort and DVC complex Aulani. Looks beautiful, even with some work remaining. It’s a bit hard to get the scale of the towers, but you can expect that beach to be a lot more crowded when the resort opens….

  • Aulani details begin to emerge
    Aulani details begin to emerge

    On a recent walk through the construction site at Aulani, Djuan Rivers, Vice President of Disney Vacation Club and Resort, Hawaii, talked about Pu’u Kino, the lava outcropping which is probably the most imposing and eye-catching landmark in the Waikolohe Valley recreation and activity area of the Resort. Pu’u Kino…

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