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April 22, 2014

Disney Parks Cast Members and Guests Join Together to Protect the Planet

By Christi Erwin Donnan, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
At Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, our cast members work together daily to make changes large and small that help us use resources wisely and reduce our impact on the environment. Our goal is to protect the planet for tomorrow and encourage others to do the same, and we are doing this in many ways. Teams around the world are excited to share even more of their passion for the planet with our park guests and fans across the globe with the hope of sparking kids’ imaginations and developing conservation values that they can carry with them through adulthood.
April 15, 2014

Disney Named World's Most Reputable Company

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company

Forbes recently reported that The Walt Disney Company ranked in the top spot of the World’s Most Reputable Companies—an annual list that is constructed by world-renowned private consulting firm Reputation Institute. Out of 130 companies evaluated, Disney and Google shared the No. 1 position this year.

April 7, 2014

'Captain America 3' Gets Release Date as Marvel's 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Sets April Record

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios

Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier opened domestically this weekend with a stellar $95 million for the biggest April debut of all time. Buoyed by $10.2 million in Thursday night screenings, the film set Friday, Saturday and Sunday daily records for the month of April.

March 3, 2014

'Frozen' Wins Two Oscars and Reaches Billion Dollar Mark at Global Box Office

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios

Yesterday, Frozen celebrated twin (triple?) accomplishments, as it was named Best Animated Feature at the Academy Awards® (and also won Best Original Song for “Let It Go”) while it simultaneously surpassed the $1 billion milestone at the global box office!

February 19, 2014

Hong Kong Disneyland Announces Plan for New Hotel

By Christi Erwin Donnan, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Earlier this week Honk Kong Disneyland released their Annual Business Results for 2013, posting their best year ever, and setting new attendance and hotel occupancy records for the fourth straight year. This speaks to the recent expansion efforts where three new themed areas increased the park size by about one-fourth. Additionally, the resort also announced plans to build a new 750-room hotel scheduled to open in early 2017.
February 13, 2014

Disneyland Paris Reveals First Extended Sneak Peek at the World of 'Ratatouille'

By Christi Erwin Donnan, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

Disneyland Paris released a photo and video trailer of the Ratatouille-themed area opening this summer, providing fans with an extended peek of the ride-through attraction L’Aventure Totalement Toquée de Rémy.

February 6, 2014

Compassion is in the Air at Disney

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
February is Compassion Month at Disney. Throughout the month, we will be highlighting some of our contributions and special work with nonprofits that help provide happiness, hope and laughter to kids who need it most.
February 3, 2014

Retail Shelves are 'Frozen' with Bestseller Products

By Amelia Lukiman, Disney Consumer Products

As fans are belting out “Let It Go” and other hit songs during the special Frozen sing-along engagement in theaters across the country, Anna and Elsa are bringing their frosty adventures to store shelves in retailers nationwide!

February 3, 2014

Disney Friends for Change Grants Help Kids Make a Difference in Communities Around the World

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Disney Friends For Change has made a big impact around the planet, thanks in part to young changemakers who band together and work to meet the needs of others. Through the program, Disney has funded more than 630 youth-led service projects to date, aiding initiatives and programs that help make a lasting, positive change in the world.