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A Fan-Favorite Disney Legend Has Made a Surprising Return to the Walt Disney Company

Joe Rohde

Joe Rohde stands as a titan in the realm of Disney Imagineering, leaving an indelible mark on the Walt Disney Company. As a celebrated creative force, Rohde’s visionary work has shaped iconic attractions at Disney World, particularly at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. His influence extends beyond the theme parks, solidifying his status as a Disney legend. Rohde’s unparalleled expertise in experience ...

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At A Critical Time, Disney Loses Its Head of Imagineering

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At a crucial time for the Walt Disney Company, it is losing one of the people who is responsible for creating and expanding Disney’s theme park operations. In an announcement on Linkedin and Instagram this morning, Barbara Bouza announced that she was leaving as President of Walt Disney Imagineering. Bouza had been in the job since 2021, when she replaced ...

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Internal Squabbles Over Money and Creative Direction Have Hampered Disney World Expansion Plans

Internal squabbles have hampered Disney World expansion

Right down the street from the Walt Disney World Resort, its main rival, Universal Studios Orlando, is about to unveil its new Epic Universe. It will add thousands of hotel rooms and a third gat to Universal, positioning it as the grown-up alternative to Disney World. But beyond its expansion in Central Florida, Universal has also announced plans to build ...

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Here’s A Rare Chance to Tour Walt Disney’s Home with an Imagineer

Tour Walt Disney's house with an Imagineer

Every Disney fan wants the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of Walt Disney. Every time we walk down Main Street, U.S.A., we believe that Walt is there with us, giving us a guided tour. It’s part of the magic of Disney: no matter where you go, Disney fans like to believe that Walt Disney is there with them. But ...

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Former Disney Imagineer Says Going to Disney Parks Too ‘Complicated’

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Disney Imagineers are the creative force behind the Disney Parks, but now even a former Imagineer has said visiting a Theme Park is too “complicated.” Going to a Disney Park is an experience to be treasured. The Walt Disney World Resort and its Parks: Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney‚Äôs Hollywood Studios, and Disney‚Äôs Animal Kingdom are one of the best places ...

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‘Journey of Water’ Details Are Revealed

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If you love Moana, Auli’i Cravalho, and tropical vibes, then you will be thrilled to hear that Moana’s very own Disney attraction is getting closer and closer to an opening day in the Disney Park EPCOT! Disney Imagineer Zach Riddley has just shared not only a preview of the kind of decor and graphics that will be used on the ...

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From Accounting to Disney Imagineering: Meet Charita Carter

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Charita Carter is the Executive Producer of Relevancy Activations for Walt Disney Imagineering, and she is leading Disney’s plans to transform the famous Splash Mountain in Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resort into a new ride based on the 2009 animated Disney princess movie¬†Princess and the Frog. The California native grew up enjoying Disneyland and watching¬†The Wonderful World of Disney¬†on ...

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Disney Metaverse? Company Filed Patent for ‘Virtual-World Simulator”

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It appears, as 2021 drew to a close, the Walt Disney Company filed a patent for a “virtual-world simulator” that could signal Disney’s jump into the Metaverse in the near future. According to patft.uspto.gov, patent # 11,210,843 is described as the following: “In one implementation, a virtual-world simulator includes a computing platform having a hardware processor and a memory storing ...

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Imagineers Offer a Glimpse into Princess Staterooms Aboard the Disney Wish

We already knew that the Disney Wish was going to have Disney princess-inspired suites for its Guests, and we also knew from the teaser images and concept art of the suites that they were going to be stunning. But now, the Disney Parks Blog has provided some further insight into how those Disney princess staterooms are coming into existence! The ...

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