Tag: Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Disney agrees to purchase Lucasfilm for $4 billion

Disney agrees to purchase Lucasfilm for $4 billion

| October 30, 2012 | 1 Reply

The Walt Disney Co. has just announced that they have agreed to purchase Lucasfilm Ltd. from George Lucas for $4.05 billion in cash and stock.  George Lucas has been well-known for maintaining creative control over all details that bear the Lucasfilm name, so it comes as no surprise that he will continue as a creative [...]

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Disney’s Tower of Terror 10-Miler Weekend – A Reflection

Disney’s Tower of Terror 10-Miler Weekend – A Reflection

| October 15, 2012 | 2 Replies

Runners from 50 states and 14 countries gathered at the Walt Disney World resort for the Inaugural Tower of Terror 10-Miler weekend.  The collection of races saw children all the way to seniors running various distances all the way to the featured night time race; The Tower of Terror 10-Miler.  Continue through the page break [...]

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Rumor Mill: The Executive, Avatar, and Downtown Disney Shuffle

Rumor Mill: The Executive, Avatar, and Downtown Disney Shuffle

| October 5, 2012 | 1 Reply

The interesting thing about the rumor mill is that it gets really lively, dies off, then repeats.  Read on to discover which executives are slated to move around, the latest state of Avatarland, and what’s hot in the rumor mill at Downtown Disney.  

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Green Flag to Checkered Flag – Give Kids the World Fun in Indianapolis

Green Flag to Checkered Flag – Give Kids the World Fun in Indianapolis

| September 13, 2012 | 1 Reply

Ladies and gentlemen…..Start your engines!  It all starts back in January when committee members turn the key to the ignition and it finishes over Labor Day weekend.  It’s the Indianapolis Disney Meet, a Give Kids the World fundraiser.  This year the meet was celebrating its 5th anniversary.  Continue through the page break to learn more [...]

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Orlando and Southern California Theme Park Results in the 2012 Golden Ticket Awards

Orlando and Southern California Theme Park Results in the 2012 Golden Ticket Awards

| September 10, 2012 | 3 Replies

It’s the top award for theme park and amusement parks worldwide.  Each year, ‘Amusement Today’ magazine hands out its Golden Ticket Awards for the best of the best in several amusement park categories.  On September 7th & 8th, several amusement and theme park officials and fans gathered at the Dollywood Resort in Pigeon Forge, TN [...]

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Table Service, Counter Service, Snacks, Oh My!

Table Service, Counter Service, Snacks, Oh My!

| August 28, 2012 | 2 Replies

“I’m hungry!”  Even though you may not be hungry, somehow, as you walk through one of the four Walt Disney World theme parks the smell and look of food everywhere is playing a trick on you.  It’s making you believe it’s time to eat something even though you just ate about 30 minutes ago.  It’s [...]

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A Brief Analysis of Walt Disney World Quick Service: Is It Really a Steal?

A Brief Analysis of Walt Disney World Quick Service: Is It Really a Steal?

| August 18, 2012 | 1 Reply

Two words: Cobb salad. What’s not to love? Finely chopped greens, turkey breast, egg, bacon, chives, blue cheese, and Cobb dressing. It’s enough to make me salivate on my keyboard. And, who has the best Cobb salad? The Hollywood Brown Derby in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. That’s where this all began: me having an incredibly peaceful [...]

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