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HP "Gets in the Game" at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

Walt Disney World Resort today announced an expansion to its long-term business relationship with HP, which now includes naming rights for the 165,000-square-foot fieldhouse at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Beginning today, the fieldhouse will be renamed with the HP brand and will feature several new high-tech elements designed to enhance the sports experience [...]

Preview of the 2010 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

Like a fine wine that improves with age, the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival celebrates 15 years Oct. 1-Nov. 14 with an unrivaled global tasting experience. Where on the planet can foodies sample the cuisine, culture and entertainment of more than two dozen countries during a 1.3-mile stroll around a picturesque 40-acre lagoon? Only [...]

Walt Disney "World Cup"

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

If you’re like me, you’ll be glued to the television for a few weeks once the 2010 FIFA World Cup kicks off in June. Walt Disney World is offereing a pretty unique way to enjoy the games while you’re visiting: Soccer fans in Central Florida can get swept up in the fever of 2010 FIFA [...]

Epcot's Flower Power Concert Series Line-Up 2010

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Epcot becomes a living jukebox featuring hit songs of the 1960s through the 1990s each Friday through Sunday of the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival at Walt Disney World Resort. That’s when America Gardens Theatre presents Flower Power concerts – a series showcasing artists and groups involved in recordings [...]

Volunteering, You "CAN" Do It!

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

Canned Goods Set a Guinness World Record, Ship to Food Banks LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Feb. 11, 2010) –Against the backdrop of a world-record sculpture of canned goods destined for food banks, Disney Parks officials on Thursday announced a major milestone with the “Give a Day, Get a Disney Day” program, a first-of-its-kind effort to [...]

Drew Brees Goes to Disney World for "Saintly" Parade

Monday, February 8th, 2010

Super Bowl XLIV MVP Drew Brees joins Mickey Mouse Feb. 8, 2010 in a celebratory parade in the Magic Kingdom in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Brees, the quarterback of the New Orleans Saints, is the latest celebrity to star in the “I’m Going to Disney World!” and “I’m Going to Disneyland” commercials which aired only [...]

Disney Officially Announces Two New World Showcase Eateries

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

Disney has released a statement regarding the two new restaurants coming to Italy and Mexico in World Showcase at Epcot, including some interesting new details: LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Two exciting additions are coming to Epcot World Showcase, with culinary expansions under way at the Italy pavilion and Mexico pavilion. In Italy, an authentic [...]

The Worldwide Leader in Sports Meets the World

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

(JAN. 28, 2010):  The 220-acre sports complex at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. has been rebranded by ESPN, and will officially relaunch Feb. 25, 2010 as “ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.”  Pictured, the “E” of the ESPN logo is lowered into place on the complex’s entrance sign on Jan. 28, 2010.  [...]

Stanley Tools: Proud Sponsor of Construction at Walt Disney World

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

From the Orlando Sentinel: Walt Disney World has signed up a new corporate sponsor: Stanley Works. The New Britain, Conn.-based tool manufacturer has signed a multiyear contract making it the “official tool provider” at Disney World and ensuring its brand is on view throughout the giant resort. Stanley’s logo now appears on construction walls in [...]

Jim MacPhee to Lead "Next Generation" for WDW

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

From Jason Garcia of the Orlando Sentinel: Walt Disney World has a new executive in charge of theme-park operations — as well as new technology. Disney has appointed Jim MacPhee to the position of vice president, next generation experiences and Walt Disney World parks. MacPhee, 51, is a former vice president in charge of Epcot [...]

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