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Non-organic fireworks over Sleeping Beauty Castle

New California law requires organic fireworks – News Brief for Dec. 31

Disney Board divided: will Frozen, Star Wars or Guardians win? Sources close to the upper administration of the Disney Company are reporting that over the past few years the Board of Directors has fractured, with gangs of directors forming to promote their favorite properties. "Right now they're fairly balanced, with Team Star Wars, Team Guardians, and Team Frozen all having success in pushing their franchises into the parks," one board member shared anonymously. "But we're all a little worried about what happens ... Read more
Santa Stitch riding on a stolen sleigh at Disneyland Park in California.

Santa Stitch hijacks parade float – News Brief for Dec. 24

Père Noel and Father Christmas slap-fight witnessed All was not merry and bright at Epcot yesterday as two of Disney's Holiday Storytellers, Father Christmas from the United Kingdom pavilion and Père Noel from the France pavilion, were seen arguing loudly on the bridge between the two areas. Details of the argument were not readily available, but some guests report hearing the words "baguette," "chunnel" and "toad in the hole" amongst the yelling, as well as disparaging comments about the relative sizes of ... Read more
PARIS – December 31, 2013 – Disney Christmas Parade in Disneyland Paris.

Our favorite Disney Christmas traditions

Disney Parks and Resorts are magical all year round, but there's something special about the holiday season that brings out Mickey's very best! Here are some of our favorite Disney Christmas traditions: 8. There's only one Santa - Disney is known for keeping things real -- that's why you'll never hear them talk about Mickey or their other beloved characters as if someone is in costume playing a part. And they extend that same magic to the Jolly Old Elf himself, Santa Claus! ... Read more
A bus from Disneyland Paris makes a surprise stop at Walt Disney World's Pop Century Resort.

Disneyland Paris bus makes stop at Pop Century Resort – News Brief for Dec. 17

After one week at Animal Kingdom Lodge, guest no longer awed by giraffes It only took seven short days for Kevin Stenderson, 25, to lose his fascination with the wildlife visible from his balcony at Disney's Animal Kingdom lodge. "The first morning, I was like, oh, wow, there are giraffes out there!" Stenderson says. "And that was cool, for like the next couple of days, too. But then I realized Disney wasn't ever going to let us see, like, a lion or ... Read more
Entrance to Universal Studios Hollywood

8 surprising facts about Universal Studios Idaho

It's the Gem State's best-loved combination theme park and working movie studio -- but there are some things which might surprise you about Universal Studios Idaho! Special correspondent Milo Wortham from VisitIdaho.com shares his favorite facts about the park: 8. It is the most remote major theme park - Located centrally in the state, just outside Challis, Idaho, in the shadow of Lone Pine Peak, Universal Studios Idaho is officially the most remote major theme park in the world. It is almost 300 ... Read more