2011

Legoland Official, Memo Leaks Out

Florida’s oldest tourist attraction is about to become its newest. Merlin Entertainment will be building a new Legoland theme park at Cypress Gardens in Winter Haven, FL. Winter Haven is about a 45 minute drive from the Orlando attractions area, assuming light traffic. But that… Read More »Legoland Official, Memo Leaks Out

Aulani is name of Disney’s Hawaii Resort at Ko Olina.

Disney just announced the name of their Hawaiian Resort and for good measure, launched a web site as well. Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, Ko Olina, Hawai‘i conveys the connection of the new resort to the islands. The new resort is scheduled to open Fall 2011.

Aulani, a Hawaiian phrase, means “the place that speaks for the great ones” or “the place that speaks with deep messages.” More updates and background information at the resort website: www.DisneyAulani.com

The full press release is below the jump:

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First film from Disney/DreamWorks Partnership Announced

The Walt Disney Studios and DreamWorks Studios have announced the first film to come from their distribution and marketing deal. “Real Steel” will be released in November 2011 under the Touchstone Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures labels. What’s “Real Steel”? It’s about the sport of ‘robot-boxing’… Read More »First film from Disney/DreamWorks Partnership Announced

Disney Cruise Lines to open London Office

Looks like the Disney Cruise Line is preparing for the expansion of its fleet. They’re opening a London office that will staff about 20 cast members, including some relocated from Central Florida. Spokeswoman Christi Erwin Donnan said Disney Cruise Line is hoping to increase its… Read More »Disney Cruise Lines to open London Office