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Mother of Monorail Driver Sues Disney


The mother of Austin Wueenenberg (21) who was killed in July 2009 after a crash involving two monorails at Walt Disney World, has filed a lawsuit against the Disney company. Christinie Wuennenberg claims that Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Inc., her son’s employer, was responsible for his death because of negligent conduct. The NTSB report […]

ESPN To Open Research Lab At Disney’s Wide World of Sports


ESPN, which is owned by the Walt Disney Company, is building a research facility titled the ‘ESPN Innovation Lab’ at Disney’s Wide World of Sports according to the Orlando Sentinel. The facility will allow ESPN to test new technologies like virtual graphics during events held at Walt Disney World. Concepts such as the ‘EA Virtual […]

Disney To Build Resort Outside of Washington D.C.


The Washington Post is reporting that the Walt Disney Company has purchased a 15-acre lot in Prince George’s County 8 miles south of Washington D.C. on the Potomac River. The lot is in the National Harbor development area. Disney is planning to build a 500-room hotel resort on the land and be one of the […]

Kids Sail Free on Disney Wonder


According to Travel Agent Central, kids (the 12 and under kind) can sail free on most three-night Bahamian cruises on the Disney Wonder when accompanied by two paying guests in the same stateroom. The offer is valid for most sailings between January 22 to May 28, 2009 and covers a wide range of room types. […]

University of Florida Quarterback Tim Tebow Wins Disney Spirit Award


University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow has won the Disney Spirit Award which is given to college football’s most inspirational figure. Tebow will be presented with the award at the Home Depot ESPNU College Football Awards at the Atlantic Dance Hall at Walt Disney World Resort on Thursday, December. 11th and will be televised live […]