Excitement has been growing in the Disney fan community for the opening of Disney’s Aulani Resort and Spa in Hawaii. On Monday, August 29th the first stand alone Disney resort not connected with a theme park opened to the public. One of our Hawaiian DISboards members, Jeff Oh (DISboards username mkymsehi), was on hand for the opening, [...]
Aulani Resort and Spa, Disney’s Vacation Club property in Hawaii, officially opened August 29, 2011. In conjunction with the opening, Disney released details on excursions guests can take from the hotel. In addition to relaxing at the resort, Disney knows visitors will want to explore Hawaii. There are a variety of tours ranging from simple shuttle transportation to typical Hawaiian tourist [...]
But don’t announce anything new. Of course, Disney Parks and Resorts had a significant presence at the 2011 D23 Expo. At the 2009 D23 Expo, Disney first announced the re-imagineering of Star Tours and an expansion of Walt Disney World’s Fantasyland. Therefore, expectations were high for the announcement of what’s to come for the Disney [...]
John Magi and Kevin Klose of the DIS Unplugged and Dreams Unlimited Travel had an exclusive tour of Disney’s newest Disney Vacation Club property in the Ko Olina resort area of Oahu, Hawaii. During the tour they had a one on one interview with Walt Disney Imagineer Jeanette Lomboy, Senior Show Producer for Disney’s Aulani Resort & Spa. [...]
In this week’s show, John and Kevin give an in-depth review of their exclusive behind-the-scenes tour at Disney’s new Aulani Resort & Spa in Hawaii, Kevin reviews the Blue Bayou restaurant at Disneyland, and the Disneyland team has a brand new show. All that plus news and roundtable rapidfire. The DIS Unplugged podcast is a [...]
John Magi and Kevin Klose of the DIS Unplugged and Dreams Unlimited Travel were invited for an exclusive hard hat tour of Disney’s Aulani Resort and Spa. The highly anticipated Disney Vacation Club property in Hawaii is nearly completed and scheduled to open on August 29, 2011. Continue after the break for a time-lapse video of the construction of [...]
The grand opening of Aulani, the newest Disney Vacation Club property in Hawaii, is rapidly approaching. Major construction has completed, and workers are finishing up interior details. Disney released the video below explaining some of the storytelling that will occur nightly around a beachside firepit.