• Disney World Resort Hotels
    Disney’s Magical Express Changes Contractors

    The Orlando Sentinel has reported that Aircraft Service International Group (ASIG), who handles the baggage for Disney World’s Magical Express bus line, lost their competitive bid to Bags Inc. The Magical Express service provides motorcoach and baggage transport from Orlando International Airport to Disney hotels and resorts and Disney Cruise Line passengers in Florida. ASIG filed a notice with the state of […]

  • Disney Cruise Lines
    Disney Fantasy Named Best Large Ship

    Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Fantasy was named Best Large Ship for the second year in a row in Cruise Critic’s 2014 Cruisers’ Choice Awards. The ship also took the top spot in the Large Ship Best Cabins, Best Dining and Best for Families. The line took home nine other first place awards including Best Midsize […]

  • ABC
    Mousellaneous News Briefs

    Frozen Soundtrack Maintains The No. 1 Position On The Billboard Top 200 for 11 Weeks. The double Platinum-certified Frozen soundtrack maintains the No. 1 slot on the Billboard Top 200 album chart spending eleven non-consecutive weeks in the top position according to Nielsen SoundScan. Selling 259,000 copies in the week ending April 20, the soundtrack […]

  • Disney Springs
    WDW Hotel Ops VP Kevin Myers to Retire, 2 Promoted

    According to a story in the Orlando Sentinel, Kevin Myers, the vice president in charge of hotel operations, will retire in December. A busboy in Adventureland when the Magic Kingdom opened in 1971, has been directly involved in the opening of more than 10 hotels at Disney World and serves on the resort’s executive steering […]

  • ABC
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    Scuttlebutt – Get a Horse Billy Hill

    Disneyland to Retire Billy Hill and the Hillbillies Act. Billy Hill and the Hillbillies have been entertaining guests at Disneyland at the Golden Horseshoe and Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree for more than 20 years. Their final day of performances will be January 6, 2014. Jon Favreau to Direct Jungle Book? The director, who is best known for […]

  • Disney Cruise Lines
    New Experiences Planned for the Disney Magic

    It’s time for another sneak peek at the Disney Magic enhancements. The midship funnel will have a new,  fun-filled slide coming out of it. The Twist n’ Spout water slide empties into the pool at AquaLab, a brand-new water play area for kids designed by Donald Duck’s nephews. In this video, Walt Disney Imagineer Lysa […]

  • Disney Cruise Lines
    News: Cruise Ship Saftey

    Nearly a year after the Costa Concordia shipwreck, a cruise industry panel formally summarized 10 new safety procedures that have been adopted to protect passengers. These Procedures affect all cruise ships including Disney Cruise Lines fleet of four ships. “The industry’s commitment to the safety of passengers and crew remains our number one priority,” Christine […]

  • ABC
    DbM Scuttlebutt – Monorail, Ships and a Dolphin Boy

    The Walt Disney World monorail system is experiencing an “extended outage” today due to a power loss. The express beam, resort beam, and Epcot beam have all been out of service since early this morning, and remain closed. Disney has used additional bus and boat service to take up some of the lost capacity. No word […]

  • Attractions
    DbM Scuttlebutt – Mel Shaw and Babydoll Sheep

    Mel Shaw, legendary animation concept artist, designer, and storyman for beloved Disney films from Bambi to The Lion King, died on Thanksgiving day at the age of 97. Disney’s much-maligned movie John Carter received some measure of redemption from the Academy today with the news that it’s made the list of 10 pics set for a Visual Effects Oscar. […]

  • DbM Scuttlebutt – Red Cross, Rasta Mouse, Bad Voodoo, and Santa

    The Disney/ABC  Television Group has raised more than $16.8 million to benefit the American Red Cross’ Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. Disney orchestrated a “National Day of Giving” on Monday, integrating its message across multiple platforms including news, primetime and cable programming. “From Good Morning America, The View and our Owned TV Stations to Jimmy Kimmel Live, ABC Family, and Radio Disney, […]

  • DbM Scuttlebutt – “Fill in the Blank Magic”

    Disney Parks and Resorts recently announced its theme for next year, “Limited Time Magic,” in which the parks will offer special events that last for a week or longer. I personally think they took a “limited time” to come up with this lame slogan. Maybe they should call it, “We are on a Tight Budget […]