LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Sept. 29, 2015) – Walt Disney World Resort today officially changed the name of Downtown Disney to Disney Springs, an important milestone in the ongoing transformation of the shopping, dining and entertainment district at the world’s No. 1 family vacation destination. Drawing inspiration from Florida’s waterfront towns and natural beauty, Disney Springs treats guests to a one-of-a-kind Disney experience amid beautiful open-air promenades, flowing springs and waterfront charm. Disney Springs will…"Downtown Disney Officially Becomes Disney Springs with Enticing New Dining and Exciting Retail Experiences"
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Disney Springs continues to expand and transform as new dining and shopping locations debut at the re-imagined Walt Disney World Resort destination in 2016. The lively shopping, dining and entertainment district treats guests by day and night to a one-of-a-kind Disney experience amid beautiful open-air promenades, flowing springs and waterfront charm. Disney Springs will include four distinct, outdoor neighborhoods with a diverse mix of retailers – including premium, affordable luxury and…"Exciting New Shopping and Dining Locations Opening at Disney Springs in 2016"
From our Mailbox: BURBANK, Calif., September 29, 2015 – The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) will discuss fiscal full year and fourth quarter 2015 financial results via a live audio webcast beginning at 5:00 p.m. EST / 2:00 p.m. PST on Thursday, November 5, 2015. Results will be released at approximately 4:15 p.m. EST / 1:15 p.m. PST. To listen to the webcast, point your browser to www.disney.com/investors. The webcast presentation will be archived."THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY EXECUTIVES TO DISCUSS FISCAL FULL YEAR AND FOURTH QUARTER 2015 FINANCIAL RESULTS VIA WEBCAST"
From our Mailbox: Guests can sample tapas-sized tastes of inventive cuisine from more than 30 global marketplaces during the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Sept. 25-Nov. 16, 2015 at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The popular fall festival also features wine tastings, culinary demonstrations, mixology seminars, nightly “Eat to the Beat” concerts and a broad range of premium dining events. For the first time in the festival’s 20-year-history, global marketplace…"20th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival"
From our Mailbox: David Cook (“The Time of My Life”) will perform Sept. 25-27, 2015 at America Gardens Theatre at 5:30, 6:45 and 8 p.m. during the 20th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival “Eat to the Beat” concert series. Performances are included with Epcot admission. Wilson Phillips (“Hold On”) will perform Sept. 28-29, 2015 at America Gardens Theatre at 5:30, 6:45 and 8 p.m. during the 20th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival “Eat…"“Eat to the Beat” Concert Series 2015 Acts"
From our Mailbox: An aviation-themed lounge, Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar features unique cocktails and small plates at its prime location along Lake Buena Vista. Ardent fans of the “Indiana Jones” films may recognize Jock Lindsey as Indy’s frequent pilot. In the main room, guests can discover an expansive bar, aviation decor filling the room, vintage travel posters covering the walls and correspondence between Jock, Indy and their fellow adventurers on display. Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar…"Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar at Disney Springs"
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Sept. 22, 2015) – With an imaginative, playful design that tells the story of a man who loved the adventure of flight, Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar is open along the waterfront at Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort. The cozy lounge with spacious outdoor seating features light bites and drinks inspired by Jock’s globe-trotting, including a stint as the pilot for Indiana Jones in “Raiders of the Lost Ark.” “Jock…"Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar Opens at Disney Springs"
From our Mailbox: Sparkling 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration Will Continue to Thrill Guests With Dazzling Nighttime Shows in Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Parks ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 22, 2015) – The Disneyland Resort will continue its 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration through Summer 2016, extending the three spectacular after-dark shows created for the special anniversary – the “Paint the Night” parade, the immersive “Disneyland Forever” fireworks show and the all-new “World of Color – Celebrate! The…"Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration Extended Through Summer 2016"
From our Mailbox: BURBANK, Calif. September 22, 2015—The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) Board of Directors has elected Maria Elena Lagomasino, the CEO and managing partner of financial advisory firm WE Family Offices, as an independent director, effective Dec. 1. “Ms. Lagomasino is a respected leader in the finance and investment field and also has a wealth of experience with, and keen understanding of, global consumer brands,” said Robert A. Iger, Disney’s chairman and chief…"MARIA ELENA LAGOMASINO ELECTED TO THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY BOARD OF DIRECTORS"
From our Mailbox: Exciting Family Pools, Water Play Area, Themed Suites and Iconic Dining Locations Highlight the AAA Four Diamond Hotel ANAHEIM, CALIF — Long a favorite lodging for vacationers at the Disneyland Resort, the Disneyland Hotel offers Disney magic and special amenities with a AAA Four Diamond rating. Two themed restaurants, a tiki bar, pools, water play area and luxurious themed suites add immersive experiences, making the landmark property one more reason for families…"Disneyland Hotel Features Enchanting Magic and Nostalgia"