From our Mailbox: The much-anticipated show “Rivers of Light,” the latest nighttime offering to debut at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, officially debuted at the park last night. This week, we shared a ton of behind-the-scenes content on what to expect, from the show’s storyline, costumes and music, to the small details you can spot in the theming of the theater. And as you can see, this nighttime show couldn’t be more visually stunning! Continuing the grand…"This Week in Disney Parks Photos: ‘Rivers of Light’ Is Here!"
From our Mailbox: Have you been on vacation only to realize you forgot your swim suit? At Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, you’ll not only find the items you forgot to pack, but you’ll also discover a variety of special gifts, Disney merchandise and more! We are pleased to debut a new season of “Meet Aulani’s ‘Ohana” starting with Kelli, a merchandise hostess. Kelli connects with guests every day, helping to find not only…"Meet Aulani’s ‘Ohana: Merchandise Hostess at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa"
From our Mailbox: Imagine a picturesque landscape dotted with famous castles, medieval towers and grand 20th-century buildings. These are just a few of the many vivid, and unexpectedly breathtaking, images of Slovakia I couldn’t get out of my head when I returned from a recent Adventures by Disney Danube River Cruise. On this unforgettable trip you can uncover hidden gems while exploring the heart and capital of Slovakia, Bratislava. Trek up to Devin Castle and…"Discover Hidden Gems in Slovakia with Adventures by Disney"
From our Mailbox: For more than 60 years, the Disneyland Resort has strengthened our community by giving children hope, inspiring others to make a difference and enriching the city we call home. In this video, Disney Ambassadors Alexa Garcia and Mikey Trujillo highlight the top ways the Disneyland Resort gives back to the community, including: Approximately 750 Disney Wishes granted each year to children with life-threatening medical conditions. Grants for the schools and favorite nonprofits…"Disneyland Resort Continues Walt Disney’s Legacy of Giving"
From our Mailbox: “Rivers of Light,” the new show just debuted at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, bringing more nighttime fun to the park than ever before. We’ve previously shared behind-the-scenes looks at the making of the costumes and storyline for “Rivers of Light,” which takes guests on a journey that explores the deep relationship between the human and animal world. Today, we’re exploring how “Rivers of Light” tells a critical piece of that story through its…"Behind the Scenes: Inside the ‘Rivers of Light’ Music Recording Session"
From our Mailbox: Look no further for exotic adventure than the new Disney Explorers Lodge coming to Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, which we announced in a blog post last year. This 750-room hotel is divided into four wings, each overlooking a lush themed garden named after a beloved Disney character that celebrates different locales around the world. There’s Kevin Garden, themed to South America and named for everyone’s favorite curious bird in “Up.” Also the…"Disney Explorers Lodge Opening at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort on April 30"
From our Mailbox: I have a fascination with lights and water. It’s evident in the endless store of twinkle lights stored in my garage (I have an admission to make – I still have Christmas lights up in my house but that’s just between you and me). If you share in my obsession, and even if you don’t, you are going to love “Rivers of Light.” Our designer, Brittany Ungvarsky, was inspired by the Animals…"Celebrate ‘Rivers of Light’ With Our Latest Wallpaper"
From our Mailbox: Next month, Disneyland Paris will kick off its 25th anniversary celebration with dazzling new entertainment, decorations, and – of course – costumes! Mickey and Minnie are already gearing up for their big debut, eagerly awaiting the arrival of guests to show off their new duds. Expect to find two new daytime shows, a new parade and a new nighttime spectacular when the festivities premiere on March 26, plus the launch of two…"Disney Parks After Dark: Mickey and Minnie Prepare for Disneyland Paris 25th Anniversary Celebration"
From our Mailbox: “Rivers of Light,” the new nighttime show at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, is just days away from it’s grand debut this Friday, February 17. Today we’re excited to share a behind-the-scenes look at the four costumes you’ll see in the show that represent Earth & Fire and Air & Water. Walt Disney Imagineering Creative Entertainment collaborated closely with noted New York-based costume designer Irina Kruzhilina, to produce designs that reflect a combination of…"Behind the Scenes: Ancient Techniques & Digital Technology Bring ‘Rivers of Light’ Costumes To Life"
From our Mailbox: Guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will have more Star Wars fun to look forward to this spring when BB-8, the loyal droid from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, begins character greetings at the park’s Star Wars Launch Bay. BB-8 will appear in addition to Kylo Ren and Chewbacca, two characters from the Star Wars galaxy who guests regularly encounter at Star Wars Launch Bay. In addition to character greetings, the location also…"BB-8 To Greet Guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios This Spring"