Tag: contemporary resort

The Return of Resort Specific Merchandise at Disney

The Return of Resort Specific Merchandise at Disney

| July 9, 2012 | 1 Reply

Beginning in 2009, Walt Disney World enthusiasts began to see a decrease in the types of items available for purchase that were branded with their favorite resorts’ logo. For many, this was a disappointment and even a topic of discussion on several episodes of the DIS Unplugged Podcast. The days of coming home from a [...]

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Walt Disney World’s Pool Hopping Policy Reviewed

Walt Disney World’s Pool Hopping Policy Reviewed

| February 27, 2012 | 12 Replies

There are certain “hot button” issues regarding Walt Disney World that are certain to get the attention of its fans.  Recently, I visited one of them when we reviewed parade viewing etiquette.  Well, it’s on to the next topic.  It’s a topic that’s right up there with the resort mug debate.  It seems many of [...]

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D23′s Destination D: Walt Disney World 40th – Day 2

D23′s Destination D: Walt Disney World 40th – Day 2

| May 17, 2011 | 3 Replies

D23′s Destination D was a two day event held at the Contemporary Resort this past weekend and celebrated all things Walt Disney World.   Day 1 featured several authors, historians and archivists talking about Disney World, Day 2 featured more of the men and women that were…and are still involved in the creation of Walt Disney [...]

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D23′s Destination D: Walt Disney World 40th – Day 1

D23′s Destination D: Walt Disney World 40th – Day 1

| May 15, 2011 | 4 Replies

I know what you’re thinking…..you’re one of the Disneyland guys, why are you reporting on a Walt Disney World event? Well, I happened to be in the neighborhood. That’s not really true. I enjoyed the Disneyland version of Destination D that was put together to celebrate Disneyland’s 55th, so why not take a trip to [...]

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More Changes Coming to Disney’s Contemporary Resort

More Changes Coming to Disney’s Contemporary Resort

| March 5, 2008 | 3 Replies

Kevin and I met up with the rest of the Podcast Crew; Pete, Corey, Julie and Bob, for breakfast at Chef Mickey’s in the Contemporary Resort this morning. Our ADR was for 7:00AM – yes, I said 7:00AM – which meant getting up at 5:00AM to get some work done and be there on time. [...]

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Okay, so maybe I’m just a little impressed

Okay, so maybe I’m just a little impressed

| March 4, 2008 | 1 Reply

I’ll be honest – I’ve railed against this hotel after my last stay here in July of 2006. I’ve been quite vocal in calling it the worst run hotel on Disney property. I may have even suggested once or twice that they level the place and start again. Perhaps – just perhaps, I was too [...]

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Welcome to the DIS Unplugged Blog!!

Welcome to the DIS Unplugged Blog!!

| March 4, 2008 | 5 Replies

It’s taken us a while, but we finally decided to start blogging!!  Now, truth be told, our first blog post was supposed to be from the Contemporary.  However, my partner Walter needed an emergency appendectomy yesterday, and that more or less put a damper on checking into a hotel.   So, I’ll be posting updates a [...]

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