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B Hotel Coming to Downtown Disney Resort Area in Early 2014

The Downtown Disney Resort Area is getting a new hotel in early 2014.

The B Hotel is scheduled to open in the former Royal Plaza Hotel in February of next year. The hotel is reportedly going to be a part of the Downtown Disney resorts when it opens, making it an Official Walt Disney World Hotel. The former Royal Plaza Hotel was also an Official Walt Disney World Hotel.

Disney Parks Prepare to be ‘Frozen’ Later This Fall

Guests visiting the Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland in November might notice a slight chill in the air as the parks prepare to be Frozen.

In celebration of Disney's newest animated film, parks on both coasts will have new character meet-and-greets and some other special events that are tied to the film.

Disney Parks Announces ‘Vine Your Disney Side’ Contest to Celebrate Launch of Vine Account

If you've ever wanted to show off your Disney Side, now's your chance.

Disney just launched the Vine Your Disney Side contest as part of the announcement that Disney Parks now has a Vine account. The new Disney Parks Vine account will feature original and fan-created content.

The Vine Your Disney Side contest gives fans a chance to create six-second films celebrating their "Disney Side" - their unique interest in all things Disney whether it's the theme parks or characters or something else.

New Food Choices Make It Easy to Eat Healthy While at the Walt Disney World Resort

Eating at the Disney Parks doesn't always have to mean turkey legs, burgers, pizza, or chicken nuggets. There are now healthy food choices available at each park in the Walt Disney World Resort.

Last week Prince Eric's Village Market opened in New Fantasyland in the Magic Kingdom, and guests will find Odwalla lemonade served with a fruit garnish, bottled water, juices, and teas, and snacks including fresh fruit, hummus, and Greek yogurt.

Largest Electric Car Rental Fleet in the Country Launches in Orlando with Walt Disney World Resort as a Partner

The next time you visit Orlando for a Walt Disney World vacation, maybe think about going green and renting an electric car.

The nation's largest electric car rental fleet is launching in Orlando as part of the Drive Electric Orlando program. And the Walt Disney World Resort is a partner in the program.

Interactive Glow with the Show Ear Hats to Debut at Walt Disney World Resort in October

If you've been to Walt Disney World, chances are you own at least one Mickey Mouse Ear Hat, and starting next month you can add an interactive, color-changing ear hat to your collection.

The Glow with the Show ear hats - which arrived at Disneyland in the summer of 2012 - are set to make their debut on October 15 during the 15th anniversary of Fantasmic! at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

Many Disney Cast Members Find Path to Careers through Historically Black College and University Experience

Disney cast members come from all around the country and the world, and each take a different path to their careers. And for some, that path starts during their Historically Black College and University (HBCU) education.

The HBCU are colleges and universities in the United States, established prior to 1964, that with the intention of serving the African-American community. There are 106 historically black colleges and universities in the US.

The Walt Disney World Resort employs many HBCU alumni in many different roles.

Haunted Mansion Dooney & Bourke Bag to Debut at Disney Parks on Friday the 13th

The Haunted Mansion is getting its very own Dooney & Bourke handbag, and the purse is debuting on Friday, September 13.

This spooky new bag features a grey and black color palette with a pattern that is reminiscent of the wallpaper in the halls of the Haunted Mansion. The inside of the purse is a deep red colored fabric. The purse also has a special hangtag featuring the attractions iconic logo.

Meet Disney Legend and Author Marty Sklar at Book Events in Disneyland and Walt Disney World

Disney Legend and retired Imagineering executive Marty Sklar has authored a new book Dream It! Do It!: My Half-Century Creating Disney's Magic Kingdoms, detailing his half-century long Disney career including working as Walt's right-hand man and helping to open 9 of the 11 Disney parks around the world.

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Mickey & Minnie’s Surprise Celebration Arrives at Magic Kingdom In 2019

November 18th is Mickey Mouse's official birthday celebration, and we're celebrating his 90th by looking forward to a special celebration that will be all about him, and his gal. The fun begins Jan. 18 when Mickey & Minnie's Surprise Celebration kicks off at Magic Kingdom Park! Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, will be honored with brand new entertainment, merchandise and specialty food and beverage. I don't know about you, but I'm pretty excited to get to join in.

Drinks At Yak & Yeti Bar In Disney's Animal Kingdom

The Yak & Yeti bar feels like a secret hole-in-the-wall where you can dip in to wet your whistle. With just a few bar chairs pulled right up to the full-service bar this an incredibly small part of this sprawling restaurant, is not a spot to gather with a crowd. However, if you are traveling solo, or as a couple, it provides a quaint spot for a drink.

Disney’s BoardWalk Pizza Window Has A Tasty New Menu

Disney's BoardWalk is a great place to spend a relaxing afternoon on the shores of Crescent Lake. Whether you are out for a stroll, renting a bike, or looking for something to eat, this charming space has just what you are looking for. We're happy to say that after a recent closure, the BoardWalk Pizza Window is back in business with a tasty new menu.

Cider Takes Center Stage To Rule The Fall At Disney Springs

September has brought with it a showcase of WonderFall Flavors at Disney Springs! September 7, 2018 kicks off a celebration of traditional autumn flavor delights all over Disney Springs. From harvest tacos and pumpkin desserts to hard ciders and autumn-inspired cocktail this is the place to find all the favorites of fall.

Magic Is In The Details On Main Street U.S.A.

Walking beneath the Main Street Railroad Station at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, guests find that they have been transported back to a fantasy home town. Main Street U.S.A. is the first land visitors encounter at the Magic Kingdom, and its nostalgic details will have you yearning for a time that never was and yet always will be.

Drinking Around the World Responsibly

The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is starting soon at Walt Disney World and as always there will be a plethora of fantastic cocktails to try as you make your way around World Showcase Lagoon. DFB Guide to the 2018 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival e-Book offers a fantastic selection of "crawls" to help you make your way without missing a sip. The book offers on point suggestions for not to miss beer, wine, and cocktail stops all the way around the world.

Pandora: The World of Avatar Makes Time Magazine's List of World's Greatest Places

Anyone who follows the Disney fan community knows that Pandora - The World of Avatar is a special place. After all, it's not often you can travel 4.4 light years away on your vacation. However this special world created to nestle in at Disney's Animal Kingdom gives Walt Disney World Guests an otherworldly experience like they have never had before. It seems that the editors at TIME magazine sat up to take notice of this unique destination.

13 Fun Facts About Walt Disney World’s Haunted Mansion

Fall has officially kicked off at Walt Disney World, with the opening nights of Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party! To celebrate the arrival of this most spooktacular time of year I though I'd share 13 fun facts about Liberty Square's popular attraction, The Haunted Mansion.

Celebrate 90 Years With Mickey Mouse

Walt Disney himself once mused "I only hope that we never lose sight of one thing - that it was all started by a mouse." 90 years later, the Walt Disney Company is in full party-prep mode for the birthday of the one and only Mickey Mouse. 90 years is a gigantic milestone for a little fella that stole the hearts of people around the world. One party simply will not do, so Disney is planning celebrations around the globe.

TRON Attraction At The Magic Kingdom

We Disney fans have become pretty used to construction walls over the past few years. I don't think any of us like them, but we usually love what's there when they come down! Over at the Magic Kingdom Park Tomorrowland is getting ready for a pretty exciting addition the new TRON attraction is now under construction.