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How Much Would The Cinderella Castle Suite Cost for One Night?

How much is a night at the Cinderella Castle Suite in the Magic Kingdom worth? Some might say that you can’t put a price to the experience. It’s only ever given away as a contest prize or to VIPs as a gift. However, that doesn’t mean that there isn’t a value to a night at […]

Disney’s 100,000 Guest Movie Premiere: Pocahontas

The Lion King, would set box office records and gross nearly $1 billion worldwide. That meant that Disney’s next animated feature, Pocahontas, had some pretty big shoes to fill. So how do you help top one of the greatest films the studio has ever put out? With an unforgettable premiere. New here? Be sure to […]

Disneyland’s Fail Parade: Light Magic

In October of 1996, after decades of wowing guests old and young alike, Disneyland said goodbye to the Main Street Electrical Parade. It was a fan favorite, but the parade was showing signs of age and in an increasingly competitive industry it was time to create something new and exciting in order to keep moving […]

Mickey and Minnie Moo

In the late 1980’s and early 1990’s Disney found itself in the middle of a small craze when it came to objects and animals with the iconic shape of Mickey Mouse. Most notably it was found on two cows in both Disneyland and Walt Disney World. This is the story of Mickey and Minnie Moo. […]

Disney’s CMO: Chief Magic Official

It was January of 2008 and Disney was in the midst of their Year of a Million Dreams marketing campaign. As the name of the campaign implies, it involved giving away one million dreams (or prizes) over the course of a year. One of them, done in partnership with CareerBuilder was earning the role of […]

Disney’s Failed Cycling Event: The Tour ‘D’ Fun

Today Walt Disney World is known for more than just its rides and hotels. Over the years it has been home to everything from festivals to weddings to birthday parties to tournaments to even sci-fi conventions. Some of those ideas have lasted the test of time and others not so much. One of those ideas […]

How Much Would It Cost to Visit EVERY Disney Park Back to Back?

This week’s video is sponsored by Ye Olde Proppe Shoppe! https://www.etsy.com/shop/YeOldeProppeShoppe Over the last nearly 50 years the Disney park offerings have grown and evolved. That first step was taken in 1971 when Walt Disney World opened in central Florida and became the second ever Disney resort. Since then the world has seen Disney parks […]

Disney’s Energy Crisis of 1979

The OPEC Oil Embargo of 1973 caused an energy crisis in the United States that not only hit Walt Disney World hard, but hit the tourism industry as a whole. Luckily they got through it and that kind of thing only happens once in a lifetime, right? It would happen again just six years later […]

Disney’s Energy Crisis of 1973

The history of Disney is peppered with ups and downs much like any other company that’s nearly a century old would be. A lot of the times those downs can be traced back to poor decisions the company made. However sometimes it’s completely out of their hands. The energy crisis of 1973 was one of […]

Disney World’s Nuclear Power Options

Just a couple of weeks ago Disney celebrated the opening of a new 270 acre solar power facility on Walt Disney World property. It’s a fantastic development, but what if Disney wanted to do more? What if they wanted go all out? What if they went with the nuclear option? Special thanks to subscriber Allison […]