Archive - January 2008
January 27, 2008
Block Party Bash Rocks the
Continuing the Disney
Parks tradition of immersive guest experiences, "Block Party Bash" will put
Disney's Hollywood Studios guests right in the middle of a party during what
could be one of the wildest, most interactive parades ever. With music and
excitement cranked to the max for this high-energy street extravaganza,
"Block Party Bash" will entice guests to dance, play and party their way
through the Studios. The wildest block party in Disney history is set to
debut on March 14.
Details & Discussion
New Series of Photography from
Never Land to flying carpets to the forested domain of an Indian princess,
stars travel to their very own Fantasylands in a new round of images from
famed photographer Annie Leibovitz. Pictured right, Jennifer Lopez (Jasmine)
and husband Marc Anthony (Aladdin) soar through the Arabian night.
Whoopi Goldberg, Gisele BŁndchen, Mikhail
Baryshnikov, Tina Fey and Jessica Biel are the other celebrities living out
their fantasies by starring in the newly released dream scenes.
Gaylord Palms Resort Special
now through August 2008 the Gaylord Palms Resort, is offering INTERCOT
members incredible savings of $70-$100 off the regular rates, per night on
select dates! Located just minutes from Disney's main gate, the resort
offers top-notch guest accommodations, four acres of themed experiences
under glass, including innovative restaurants, fascinating shops, live
entertainment and much more. For details on this special visit the Gaylord
Palms Resort's web site below and fill out a quote form.
Reserve Your Room Today
January 17, 2008
Disney Dream Jobs - Chief
With the Year of a
Million Dreams continuing into 2008, the next Disney Dream Job sponsored by
Careerbuilder.com has been announced. This year the job offers the
opportunity to serve as the Chief Magic Official (CMO) at the Walt Disney
World and Disneyland Resorts. On select weekends throughout the year, the
Chief Magic Official will be tasked with dream-making ambassador duties,
including appearances at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and Disneyland
Resort in California.
Details & Discussion Here
Jostens Center Opens in Summer
Jostens Center is set to debut in summer 2008 at Disney's Wide World of
Sports Complex. The multi-sports field house will play host to events such
as basketball, volleyball, wrestling and martial arts, allowing Disney's
Wide World of Sports Complex to double the number of indoor events that can
be held at the facility.
Details & Discussion Here
2008 Star Wars Weekend Dates
again, the power of the Force and the magic of Disney combine for the
family-friendly fan-fest, scheduled for four consecutive weekends, beginning
June 6 and running through June 29, 2008, at Disney's Hollywood Studios. The
event includes special parades, trivia games, meet-and-greet sessions with
Star Wars legends and characters and special themed activities. The weekend
festivities take place on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and are included
with regular theme park admission.
Rock 'n' Roll Beach Club
One of Pleasure Island's
main-stay night clubs is set to close its doors for good February 3, 2008.
The Rock 'n' Roll Beach Club opened on Pleasure Island April 4, 1990, less
than one year after the night time district opened to the public. The venue
replaced the short-lived and likely forgotten XZFR Rockin' Rollerdrome.
While the Rock 'n' Roll Beach Club pumped out similar rock 'n' roll tunes as
its flash-in-the-pan predecessor, it scraped grooving to tunes on roller
skates for a more conventional dancing environment often featuring live
bands. At the time of the announcement, no future use for the location was
January 3, 2008
Winter Passholder Discounts
released room-only discounts, at select resorts, for Annual Passholders
vacationing between February 14 - March 6, 2008. Discounts include select
Value Resorts from $79+, Moderate Resorts from $139+ and Deluxe Resorts from
$+254 per night. The rates increase on weekends and holidays. Ask for code
FIC. The number of rooms offered at these rates is limited. For details
contact INTERCOT's Official Travel Agency, Magical Journeys at
1-570-785-3283, or visit their
web site and fill out a quote form.
Details & Discussion
Park Calendar Released for
World Resort has released it's
Extra Magic Hours, Operating and Event schedules for July 2008. For
guests visiting during this time, you will want to visit the
Park Hours and
Events pages to aid in planning your trip. Remember, all times and
schedules are subject to change, so check back often.