More Walt Disney World Resort Stories

Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap Jan. 24, 2010

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Experiences

This week, we introduced our newest blog author, Djuan Rivers, in a big way. Djuan announced the official name of Disney’s new family destination resort – Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, Ko Olina, Hawai`i.

Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, Ko Olina, Hawai‘i

He also shared some artist renderings of the resort. If you haven’t seen them, there are more images at Here are a few more of the week’s most popular posts.

How Walt Saw It — We showed Walt Disney’s apartment just as he enjoyed it — with all of its original furnishings and décor.

Full Circle — Paul Hiffmeyer of Disneyland shared a unique image of the Partners statue.

How Everything is Coming Together for ‘World of Color’ — New video told the story of how all the different pieces of “World of Color” are coming together.

Too Cute-sters! — Steven Miller gave a behind-the-scenes look at the newest 3-inch Vinylmation figures – the Cutesters.

Buzz Lightyear in Space Design wins Patch Challenge — Adam Carr, 11, of Tampa, Florida, created a patch showing Buzz soaring past the International Space Station that’s pretty unique.

Friends — Some interesting service award sculptures were featured in Gene Duncan’s most recent post.

Did you know that you can see exclusive video of Disney and Disney•Pixar movies at Animation Academy at Disney’s California Adventure?


  • That strange, but it is beautiful…

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