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December 15, 2014

Decking the Halls at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

By Rachel Green, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
The holidays are a great time for families and friends across the globe to spend time together. Our parks, resorts and cruises have many magical holiday experiences that guests can choose from.
December 6, 2013

Disney News This Week: 'Star Wars' on Instagram, WestJet 'Magic Plane' Features Disney's Sorcerer Mickey, 'Jimmy Kimmel' Draws Biggest Weekly Audience Since Time Shift

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Many accounts from around Disney are active on Instagram, and now "Star Wars" joins the Instagram family. Just four days ago, the account launched giving fans around the world an exclusive look at all things Star Wars. Follow @starwars today, especially if you want to see Darth Vader's #selfie! Who wouldn't like that post!
November 29, 2013

Disney News This Week: 'Frozen' on the Big Screen, at Disney Parks and on Disney Cruise Line

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Let’s kick off this week’s recap with a "Frozen" celebration! Anna and Elsa have finally hit the big screen, so it’s only fitting that we dedicate our blog post to toast this brand-new fairy tale.
October 22, 2013

Disney Synergy Brings the Magic to Life in Your Hands

By Amelia Lukiman, Disney Consumer Products
With so many business units – from Parks and Resorts to Media Networks to Consumer Products and everything in between – working at The Walt Disney Company (TWDC) means infinite opportunities to collaborate with partners and colleagues you don’t interact with every day and create experiences that go above and beyond guest expectations.
October 7, 2013

ABC News' Bob Woodruff Shares His Thoughts on Disney's 'Veterans Institute' Workshop

By Max Lark, The Walt Disney Company
Disney has been at the forefront of helping veterans make the transition from active duty to civilian life. Since launching the "Heroes Work Here" initiative last year, we've hired more than 1,300 veterans at the Company—and we're just getting started.
September 10, 2013

Disney Offers Free 'Veterans Institute' Workshop to Encourage and Support Hiring of Military Veterans

By Max Lark, The Walt Disney Company

Just one of the great things about working at Disney—and something I deeply value—is seeing firsthand the positive impact the Company makes on people and communities around the country. One great example is the Heroes Work Here initiative, which helps U.S. veterans make successful transitions from active duty to civilian life.

May 10, 2013

Disney Celebrates Merida This Mother's Day Weekend

By Nidia Caceros, Disney Consumer Products
In just one day, Disney will celebrate Merida’s inner qualities of strength, bravery, determination, passion and confidence as she is officially welcomed into the Disney Princess royal court. Merida’s Royal Celebration will be hosted at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World on May 11 during Mother’s Day Weekend, a perfect time to recognize and celebrate Merida’s relationship with her own mother. We know many of our fans are excited to celebrate Merida and are inspired by her story and the spirited optimism she embodies. I sat down with Katherine Sarafian, producer of Disney·Pixar’s Brave, to talk about Merida’s defining qualities and the special relationship she shares with her mother, Queen Elinor.
March 7, 2013

'Oz The Great and Powerful' Inspires a World of New Products and Experiences

By David Gill, The Walt Disney Company

Each time a new Disney film is released, teams across The Walt Disney Company develop complementary products that bring the film to life in theaters, on bookshelves, in stores, on mobile devices and at our theme parks. Today, I’m sharing a look at some of the products and experiences developed for Oz The Great and Powerful, which hits theaters tomorrow.