More Walt Disney World Resort Stories

Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap May, 1, 2011

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Experiences

This week, we shared a “sweet” treat on the Disney Parks Blog. It was a closer look at the method behind the madness of creating our legendary Kitchen Sink dessert at Beaches and Cream at Disney’s Beach Club Resort. Can you finish one?

If you’ve ever finished or at least attempted to finish this “big daddy” of desserts, please let us know in the comments.

New Health and Wellness Suite at Disney’s Contemporary Resort Royal Guest Room at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort

And take look at what we announced first on the blog this week – two new Specialty Room offerings coming to the Walt Disney World Resort. Beginning this fall, guests looking for some rest and relaxation can indulge in new health and wellness suites, which will debut at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. Enhancements are also taking place over at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort. Check out more photos and details in our original post.

Now, here’s a look at some of the other stories we worked on this week.

Wild Africa Trek Gets More Adventurous at Disney’s Animal Kingdom – Senior Vice President, Executive Designer and Walt Disney Imagineer Joe Rohde reveals the details behind Wild Africa Trek’s extra dose of adventure.

A Party in a Bowl at Disney’s Beach Club Resort – Believe it or not, there’s a method to the madness behind the legendary Kitchen Sink dessert at Disney’s Beach Club Resort. Take a look at this video to find out just what that is.

Love ‘Cars’? Don’t Miss Downtown Disney Car Masters Weekend – Don’t miss all your favorites from Radiator Springs as Lightning McQueen, Mater and Finn McMissile stop by Downtown Disney for Car Masters Weekend, May 13-15.

First Look at the Royal Wedding Dress – Ariel’s, That Is – The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel’s Undersea Adventure may not debut until June 3 at Disneyland Resort, but we’re giving you an exclusive first-look at Ariel’s wedding dress from the classic animated film.

Ducks in a Row at Disney’s Hollywood Studios – It’s official, we have some pretty clever readers here on the Disney Parks Blog. Have you added your caption to this image yet?

Disneyland Resort at Dawn: Mickey’s Toontown – Our “Disneyland Resort at Dawn” series continues with a special look at Mickey’s Toontown.


  • The Little Mermaid ride is going to be great! And on the same day that it opens (June 3rd) Star Tours at Disneyland opens as well. Its going to be a busy day!

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