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Archive for November 2012

November 29, 2012

ESPN X Games Global Expansion: Brazil, Spain and Germany

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN

UPDATE (December 11, 2012): ESPN Front Row recently released this video showcasing the global expansion of the X Games. Watch the video below and click here to read more about what's ahead in 2013.

Topics: ESPN
November 28, 2012

Disney Magical Message at DisneyStore.com

By Tanya Ropella, Disney Consumer Products

DisneyStore.com is one of the first major retailers to offer an exclusive Disney Magical Messaging video feature for guests sending gifts this holiday season.

Disney Magical Message allows guests to record and customize a special video message at DisneyStore.com. When a gift arrives, a card provides a web address where the recipient can view their personal "Disney Magical Message" video.

November 26, 2012

Inside Perspective: Adventures by Disney Trip Developers Create Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences

By David Gill, The Walt Disney Company

Worldwide travel, top accommodations, delicious food and unique activities. For most of us, the word "vacation" might come to mind, but for Heather Killingbeck — director of trip development for Adventures by Disney — it's all part of her job.

Adventures by Disney offers group-guided vacations to more than 20 destinations around the world where families participate in incredible stories, experiences and cultures. Heather helps bring it all to life.

November 23, 2012

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: A Disney Tradition

By Patricia Sheppard, The Walt Disney Company

We hope you and your loved ones had a wonderful Thanksgiving yesterday! Hopefully you had a chance to catch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade where The Walt Disney Company had four awesome balloons representing some of our most popular brands — Marvel, Pixar, Disney Cruise Line and The Muppets.

November 22, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving from The Walt Disney Company

By Patricia Sheppard, The Walt Disney Company

On this Thanksgiving day, we bring you a rare piece of art from 1951, which was released to help promote the 1952 re-release of the Disney masterpiece, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

November 21, 2012

Disney and Harrods Team Up this Holiday Season in London

By Tanya Ropella, Disney Consumer Products

The holidays are my favorite time of year, and so I'm especially exited to share that this holiday season we've teamed up with Harrods for a very special celebration in London.

November 20, 2012

Disney's Otona Strategy in Japan Includes New Product and Store Concepts

By Heather Hust Rivera, The Walt Disney Company

We’ve been sharing several stories here on the blog about how Disney produces localized content in international markets. Of course, Disney also creates unique products, stores and experiences in markets around the world.

November 19, 2012

Disney and USO Entertain Service Members Relocated for Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios

Over the past few weeks, we've shared various ways The Walt Disney Company has supported Hurricane Sandy relief efforts – including a $2 million cash donation and Disney ABC/Television Group's "Day of Giving," an effort through which viewers and ABC talent helped raise more than $18 million.