• Disney Springs
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    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 […]

  • Backstage
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    Walt Welcomes Los Angeles Airways

    Disneyland was once connected to Los Angeles International Airport via 15-minute helicopter flights provided by Los Angeles Airways. Here we see Walt in his element, welcoming VIP passengers to Disneyland’s new Heliport located behind Tomorrowland. Arriving guests would then travel to the Disneyland Hotel or the front gate via tram. Los Angeles Airways had two green & yellow […]

  • Attractions
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    The Monorails of Disney World

    Story by Mark Hickson: I really appreciate the Monorails at Walt Disney World. Growing up in California and going to Disneyland I have ridden all the different versions of Monorails through the years. But there is a big difference between the two systems. Disneyland was a “demonstration” of what a Monorail could be, whereas the Walt […]

  • Shanghai
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    Shanghai Disneyland Transportation Network Revealed

    A vast public transport network is in the works to serve the expected flood of visitors to the Shanghai Disneyland. A hub at the west gate of the park will have five bus terminals, car and taxi parking lots, five traffic booths, wash rooms and six lounges. The 77,492-square-meter hub will stretch from Xihuan Road to a […]

  • Disneyland Express 1955

    It’s November 19, 1955,  and the Mouseketeers with Jesse Haugh help Walt Disney christen the Disneyland Express Bus. This bus offered non-stop service from the Los Angeles Street Bus Terminal (at 6th Street) to Disneyland. The service was run by Metropolitan Coach Lines and featured buses with a special Disneyland livery. Here are some press event photos. […]