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Taking the whole family on a ‘grand’ vacation to Walt Disney World

It began around the Millennium Celebration, Walt Disney World finally recognized that multi-generational families were a larger market segment. They started to build more rooms that were capable of sleeping more than 4 and even started showing more multi-generational families in their marketing. The call… Read More »Taking the whole family on a ‘grand’ vacation to Walt Disney World

Two new DisneySide videos from YouTube stars

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Vy Qwaint runs a popular YouTube Channel focused on fashion. Her “Get The Look” videos show how you can get that expensive celebrity fashion look for less. Disney asked Vy to turn her trained eye to the concept of DisneyBounding and flew her out to Walt Disney World for a video shoot.

This was Vy’s first trip to Walt Disney World. She reports her favorite part was “probably getting to see all the behind the scenes, having whole park to ourselves and meeting Disney animators/producers!”

It looks like she had a blast. Speaking of having a blast, Vy also works on Chad Wild Clay’s YouTube videos.Read More »Two new DisneySide videos from YouTube stars

Disney Parks Moms Panel Reaches 8th year, 50 members

In 2008 it seemed like a revolutionary idea, Disney was going to let guests give other guests Disney vacation advice on a Disney owned website. Smartly, Disney hand-picked a dozen or so wonderful, smart Moms and one Dad, who shared a passion for Walt Disney… Read More »Disney Parks Moms Panel Reaches 8th year, 50 members

Disneyland Measles Outbreak Spreads to Cast Members

It’s like the B-movie villain that just won’t die, Disneyland just can’t escape the clutches of the Measles outbreak. It started in late December when a guest who carried the disease visited the park. Since then, dozens of cases have popped up tied to that… Read More »Disneyland Measles Outbreak Spreads to Cast Members

Disneyland and Disney World’s No-Fly Zones Under Scrutiny

In 2003 congress put into place a law that restricted flights around Disney’s U.S. theme parks. There’s a 3-mile restricted zone from which helicopters and planes are prevented from entering. Originally put in place to prevent attacks from bad actors (mostly terrorists), the no-fly zone… Read More »Disneyland and Disney World’s No-Fly Zones Under Scrutiny

Walt Disney World Resorts Add Animated Video Tours

As you’re planning your next Walt Disney World vacation, Disney has added a new tool to help make your decision a little easier. These new Animated Video Tours will take you through a virtual flyover and visit to some of the most popular resorts. So… Read More »Walt Disney World Resorts Add Animated Video Tours