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In the Walt Disney World news, sponsored by Small World Vacations, MousePlanet's preferred travel provider, all of the news came from this past Monday's Walt Disney World Park Update, and links to the various information reported can be found there. You can enter the Dream Jobs contest at careerbuilder.com here.
All of the Disneyland news came from this past Tuesday's Disneyland Park Update, and links to the various information reported can be found there.
Our Tip of the Week is to take advantage of the archival-quality personalized maps that Disney now has on their web site. You can get them here.
Our featured topic this week was a discussion of last week's press event at Walt Disney World. Mark gave a summary of everything happened during the event. We also played three interviews that Mark did: one with Al Weiss, President of Worldwide Operations for Walt Disney Parks & Resorts,; one with Brad Rex, WDW Vice President for Epcot; and one with the biggest Disney celebrities available at the event. For a peek at some of the stuff that Mark talked about, here are some photos:
The Nemo party bubble guy. Photo by Mark Goldhaber.
The Nemo party fog tunnel. Photo by Mark Goldhaber.
Nemo party fish dancers. Photo by Mark Goldhaber.
Fantasyland party carving station. Photo by Mark Goldhaber.
An Imaginum "statue" at the Fantasyland party. Photo by Mark Goldhaber.
Al Weiss, Disney Parks & Resorts President of Worldwide Operations. Photo by Mark Goldhaber.
Epcot Vice President Brad Rex, who is well-known for going into the parks with his pin lanyard, despite his lofty position. Photo by Mark Goldhaber.
This week's Featured Attraction is the Rock 'n' Roller Coaster at the Disney-MGM Studios.
This week's Review system spotlight focuses on Cafe Orleans at Disneyland Park.
This week's Magical Moment came from Ray Kuykendall of the Bare Necessities from the Let's Talk About Disney podcast, who experienced magic when his wife Cindy caught the Disney bug on her first visit to Walt Disney World.
The winner of our first contest is Todd Breaux, who won a MousePlanet (or MouseStation) T-shirt and a MousePlanet mug from our new CafePress store.
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