The Disney Dream, Disney's new, 4,000-passenger cruise ship is
getting all of the press this week, but it's not the only new thing
at Disney, where officials know that families will return year
after year, especially if there are new attractions for them to
ride, see and experience.
At Walt Disney World, a new
multi-media techno show transforms the Cinderella castle into a 3D
screen. The show changes daily to include 500 photos shot THAT DAY
of visitors to the park. The "Let the Memories Begin" show will be
rolled out to other parks around the world as well.
At Animal Kingdom, there's a new
African safari and Epcot has two new restaurants (Mexican and
Around the globe, 2011 will be a big
year for Disney. According to Alan Weiss, president of Disney Parks
and Resorts, there are more new projects under development around
the world than at any time in the company's history.
That includes a new resort in
Hawaii, a planned resort in Shanghai, a new Art of Animation
resortin Florida and an expanded Fantasyland area at Disney
And, of course, a second huge Disney
Dream-like cruise ship will launch n 2012.
Cindy Richards is the mom of two who gets her muse from traveling the world, usually with kids in tow. She also writes for TravelingMom.com, where she also serves as editor.
See more of Cindy's stories here.
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