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Disney World Cast Member Recognized for Workplace Safety

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has recognized a Disney cast member for dedication and accomplishment in the field of safety.

Cinderella’s Wishing Well Helps Make Dreams Come True

If you've been to the Magic Kingdom, chances are you've stopped at Cinderella's Wishing Well near the castle, made a wish, and tossed in a few coins. What you might not realize is that those coins are actually collected and donated to children's charities.

July Merchandise Events Announced for the Walt Disney World Resort

The Walt Disney World Resort recently announced the merchandise events for July including a release of new Precious Moments dolls, artist showcases, and a jewelry trunk show.

Magic Band Accessories Debut at the Walt Disney World Resort

As the beta testing of the Magic Band continues at the Walt Disney World Resort, it's being reported that some stores on property are selling accessories for the Magic Bands.

The Magic Bands are lightweight, flexible wristbands that will be used by guests to enter the Walt Disney World parks, access FastPass+ attractions, and more. They are part of the MyMagic+ guest experience that Disney is slowing rolling out to guests.

The Rumors Are Strong with This One – Is Star Wars Land Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios?

While it's just a rumor right now, there's a lot of chatter on the Internet that Star Wars Land is coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios in the next five years.

Several sites have been reporting that Disney is moving forward with plans to build both Cars Land and Star Wars Land at DHS. There is no official word from Disney yet, and we want to stress that these are merely rumors at this point, but what juicy rumors they are!

Walt Disney World Resort Cast Members Receive Disney Legacy Awards

On any given day when you're a guest at the Walt Disney World Resort - whether you're at the theme parks, resorts, water parks, or restaurants - you have a chance to interact with Disney Cast Members, the people who work to make your Disney vacation extra magical.

Recently, more than 350 Cast Members of the Walt Disney World Resort were named as recipients of the 2013 Disney Legacy Award.

Enter the Monstrous Summer Sweepstakes to Win a Vacation to Walt Disney World or Disneyland

There's a new contest happening as part of the Monstrous Summer at the Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. Called the Disney Parks Monstrous Summer Sweepstakes, you can enter to win a 5-day, 4-night vacation for four.

Details Announced for runDisney’s Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World

Princesses, it's time to find your tiara. runDisney has recently announced details and prices for the 2014 Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World.

Race events include the Princess Half Marathon, the Royal Family 5K, the Enchanted 10K, the Glass Slipper Challenge, kids races, a pasta party, breakfast, and the Fit for a Princess Expo.

Celebrate Father’s Day with a Golf Getaway at the Swan and Dolphin Hotel

If you aren't sure what to get Dad for Father's Day this year, think about treating him to a golf getaway at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel.

A golf getaway includes an overnight stay at the Swan or Dolphin, a round of golf for two people, and transportation to and from the course. Rates for this Father's Day Golf Getaway start at $321 per room. Hotel guests will also receive preferred tee times at the Walt Disney World courses.

Unofficial Gay Day Merchandise Sold at Magic Kingdom During Annual Event

Despite its neutral stance on the annual Gay Days, Walt Disney World is selling merchandise that unofficially celebrates the event.

The items include designs incorporating rainbows, which is a symbol of the gay-pride movement. Products include red tank tops with a rainbow-colored Mickey Mouse head, a rainbow mug, a rainbow wallet, and Mickey Mouse Vinylmations in rainbow colors. These items were displayed with other rainbow items that are found year-round in the parks including pins and antenna toppers.

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Travel Documents for Continental United States Travel

If you are an American, traveling within the United States, then travel documents are fairly easy to get together; but what exactly do you need to make a continental trip to Walt Disney World? For first time travelers it can feel daunting, but we're here to let you know ID requirements are easily met with a little preparation.

Attractions to Relax On: Hollywood Studios Edition

Since we last visited this subject, many things have changed at Disney's Hollywood Studios that have cut the attraction list down - but that doesn't mean that you can't find a spot to sit down and relax a bit while you keep on checking off your "to do" list.

Attractions to Relax On in the Magic Kingdom

In the middle of the day you may not need to head back to your room, but sometimes it's nice to take a little break in your touring schedule. These five great attractions let your party keep on touring while still giving everyone the chance to sit down and rest for a few minutes. Whether you want to get off of your feet or you're looking for a little climate control these classic attractions keep the magic alive and can help you rejuvenate.

Planning a Disney Trip with a Non-Disney Fan

If you are anything like me you live for planning your next Disney Vacation, you can see the park maps in your head. You know where you want to eat, and what your plan of attack will be. Any Disney fan would jump at the chance for the trip you're planning, but what if you won't be traveling with a Disney fan? Planning a trip to Walt Disney World with someone who doesn't understand can be a little trickier.

Here are some things to keep in mind:

Epcot's Holidays Around the World

One of the most enchanting parts of the Holidays at Walt Disney World to me is the magical expression of Holidays Around the World at Epcot. Each and every World Showcase pavilion is painstakingly decorated in it's unique cultural style to celebrate the joys of season. While taking a stroll along the 1.2 mile promenade you can immerse yourself in each country's traditions surrounding the winter holidays and listen to the marvelous storytellers.

Disney and the Toys for Tots Foundation

Toys for Tots has been around since 1947 and has served tens of thousands of children in need over the last 64 years. In 1948, Walt Disney and his animators designed a logo for Toys for Tots that is still used to this day. This magical team designed the first poster used and distributed to promote awareness of the foundation.

Very Merrytime Christmas By The Numbers

It's the hap-happiest time of the year and Walt Disney World is known by it's fans to decorate like no place else with garland, wreaths, twinkling lights and glitter. But what does a Disney holiday look like at sea? Just like on land the amazing elves that work with Disney's Enchanted Florist go to work and transform Disney Cruise Line ships into true winter wonderlands during the holidays.

Magic Kingdom's Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe

Haul out the holly because it's the right time to start gathering together the magical trimmings that give your holiday home that Disney touch. It doesn't matter if you're shopping in the parks or sitting at home online, Disney has fabulous gear to spread some holiday cheer.

5 Reasons to Love Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

Disney's Coronado Springs Resort isn't always the first choice of families headed down to Walt Disney World due to out of the way location and busy convention space. That's a pity though, because this Disney Resort gem has a lot to offer its guests! From the full service feeling at check in to the truly chic resort rooms, Disney's Coronado Spring truly holds its own. In no particular order, here's 5 great reasons to love this hotel!