Disney Vacation Club and Disney Cruise Line

by MouseStation Crew, staff writer

The MouseStation and MousePlanetWatch Podcasts

MouseStation 8 - Disney Cruise Line & Disney Vacation Club, plus MousePlanetWatch 8 news feed for March 1, 2007

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MousePlanetWatch 8 run time - 0:22:38

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.

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.

In The Walt Disney Company news, the company will again be webcasting its annual shareholder meeting, with the audio available on demand through March 22. To hear the meeting live, go here at 8 a.m. EST, 11 a.m. PST on Thursday, March 8.

The Partners and Vista Federal Credit Unions, the company banks for Cast Members on the West and East Coasts, respectively, are exploring the possibility of a merger. For more information, check out the information on the Vista and Partners web sites.

Disney's Wedding Couture Collection by David Tutera is available now, while if you're interested in Disney's Fairy Tale Bridal ollection, or now you'll have to settle for a press release.

And there was a release party for Spectrobes at Disneyland.

MouseStation 8 run time - 1:05:11

Our Tip of the Week comes from our own Drince88.

We had two featured topics again this week. First up was a discussion of the Disney Cruise Line, featuring an interview with Lee Kitchen.

Lee Kitchen of the Disney Cruise Line. Photo by Mark Goldhaber

Our second discussion was about the Disney Vacation Club, featuring an interview with Bobby Holcombe. And with this, we finally have come to the end of the interviews from the press event back at the end of January.

Bobby Holcombe of the Disney Vacation Club. Photo by Mark Goldhaber

This week's Featured Attraction is the Spaceship Earth at Epcot.

This week's Review system spotlight focuses on the Grand Californian Hotel at Disneyland Resort.

This week's Magical Moment came from Tim Banic, who met magical Cast Member Jacquie at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

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