Category Archives: Hotels & Resorts

Suicide at the Disneyland Hotel

According to MousePlanet: At approximately 11:00 a.m. today, a man jumped to his death from the 14th floor at the Disneyland Hotel. According to Anaheim Police Department spokesman Sgt. Rick Martinez, APD is treating this as a suicide based on what police have found so far. A couple of onlookers turn to view the activity... Continue Reading

The Wheels of Change

If you want to know what’ll be happening around the Disneyland Resort in the next decade or so (or at least the current plans), check out the latest Blue-Sky Alert over on Blue Sky Disney! Trust me, it’s a really good read. Continue Reading

Fort Wilderness Facelift

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — An outdoor adventure that has been a favorite with Walt Disney World guests since 1971 is receiving some enhancements. As part of a resort-wide renovation project, on now, changes are coming or already in place across the 700 acres of Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground. “Over the last 37... Continue Reading

DLR Picture Update

I just got back from 2 wonderful days at the Disneyland Resort! Let’s get straight to the pictures: A new Kodak sign up on the Honey, I Shrunk the Audience entrance marque The new Tinkertoy in the Pixar Play Parade A wall up by Grizzly River Run. As reported earlier this week, the attraction is... Continue Reading

MiceAge DLR Rumor Update

The plans for the DCA renovations always keep changing, & the latest changes were reported today in Al Lutz’s latest column on MiceAge. We’ll also take a look at some other new stuff supposedly coming to Disneyland, & the resort as a whole: The Walt Disney Story show that was supposed to of gone into... Continue Reading

MousePlanet DLR Update

Here’s a few interesting topics brought up in this week’s MousePlanet Disneyland Resort Update: A few new things have been added to the line-up for this year’s California Food & Wine Weekends. Junior Chef sessions with an (at the moment) unnamed celebrity chef will be held through-out the Festival. Chefs from Cafe Orleans will show... Continue Reading

DCA Picture Update

I have returned from Disney’s California Adventure, which means we have a new DCA Picture Update! The little flower thing behind the first poster on the pier is the a Bug’s Life float in the PIXAR Play Parade Toy Story Mania seems to be pressing along nicely And construction on the new Grand Californian DVC... Continue Reading

Contemporary Wing Likely To Be DVC

Jason Garcia : January 14, 2008 : Orlando Sentinel  Walt Disney World is in the midst of building a $110 million, 15-story tower next to its iconic Contemporary Resort that likely will feature time shares — bringing the units closer to the Magic Kingdom than ever before. Disney will say little publicly about the fast-rising... Continue Reading

Contemporary Update

Work continues at a fever pace on the new north wing of Disney’s Contemporary Resort, as the framework continues to rise high into the skyline. Also as the Contemporary, the new Fantasia shop has finally opened. Pictures are provided by our good friend Denise at Continue Reading

Concourse Steakhouse Closure

The Concourse Steakhouse on the Grand Canyon Concourse of Disney’s Contemporary Resort will be closed Permanently on May 11th, 2008. It is unclear at this time if the new restaurant called ‘The Wave” will be open by then. We will keep you up to date on this as more becomes available. Continue Reading

Contemporary Press Release

The following is from the Orlando Sentinel, take a short read through of this interesting bit on the new dining location coming to the Contemporary Resort: ” While Walt Disney World continues rehab work on the 36-year-old Contemporary Resort, the company has also submitted paperwork to construct a new restaurant inside the hotel. Called “The... Continue Reading

Contemporary Progress

The new shop on the Grand Canyon Concourse of the Contemporary Resort is almost completed. The only work left is really the construction of shelve structures and registers for the store. Outside the resort, work is really picking up on the new north wing of the Contemporary. The foundation and first level are completed, with work... Continue Reading

Contemporary Update

More changes have come to Disney’s Contemporary Resort. In response the the complete closure of the food and fun center on the ground level, a new temporary quick service location has opened in the Grand Canyon Concourse. The new location is called “Tempo Grab and Go” and will be in place until changes are complete... Continue Reading

Contemporary Rumors

As most of you are aware, the north wing of Disney’s Contemporary Resort was demolished a few months ago so that a new, possibly Disney Vacation Club, building can be added to the resort. I just wanted to let in some inside information on the project. The project may or may not be a DVC resort, but... Continue Reading

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