An Imagineering Look at Additive Collaboration

In our previous blog, we discussed the beauty of Le Château de la Belle au Bois Dormant, or Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland Paris. Tom Morris began his career as a balloon seller at Disneyland as a teenager. He graduated from position to position until he became the designer of Fantasyland for Disneyland Paris at the time … Read more

Le Château de la Belle au Bois Dormant

Website Disney and More reported last week that Disney Legend, painter, and Imagineer Frank Armitage passed away. The author offers a great overview of his life and artistic contribution. But one famous painting of his stands out above others in my mind: I have visited every Disney castle around the world, and I look forward … Read more

Be Prepared For Angry Guests

By your host, J. Jeff Kober In a recent post, we spoke about how Disney listens to its guests. We have an example of the work that goes on at Guest Relations in the Disney parks, such as City Hall at Disneyland Paris. Throughout the day, Guest Relations receives hundreds of guests. Many just have questions … Read more

Is Disneyland Paris in Decline?

  In recent weeks a team of Disneyland Paris fans have been petitioning Bob Iger of the Walt Disney Company to address four major problems facing the park: 1. Maintenance. Where attractions, theming, and decor are falling apart or deteriorating. 2. Budget Cuts. Here a number of shows and parades have been cut, while attractions … Read more

2012: Disney Parks Biggest Year

Walt said the “Disneyland will never be complete as long as there was imagination left in the world.” Since the mighty Matterhorn addition in 1959, Disney parks have been adding in a major way. Take a look at those biggest additions made over the years. Then take a look at 2012. It may well be … Read more