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What is the "Disneyfication of Paris"?

The actual Disneyland Paris I've been pondering this question for the past few months and thought I'd put it to the Secrets of Paris community. "The Disneyfication of Paris" is a phrase that's thrown around a lot, especially after the French film Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain (aka Amélie) became one of the biggest hits of 2001 despite the angry critics who said the director showed a fairy-tale version of Paris, not the "real" city.  The topic has come up again when the director Jean-Pier...
Tags: Travel, Paris, Globalization, Disneyland, Editorial, Disneyland Paris, Amélie, Poulain, Jean Pierre Jeunet, Understanding Paris, Disneyfication, Le Fabuleux Destin

Disney bans smoking, large strollers

Pretty much everywhere is smoke-free these days, from airplanes to restaurants, and now we can add Disney World to the list. Starting on May 1, smoking will be banned at all Disney parks, including Walt Disney World, Disneyland, the various water parks, and Downtown Disney in California. Now if smokers or e-cigarette users want to light up, they must do so in special areas located outside the park entry points or in specific zones at Disney Resort hotels. The rule does not, however, apply to ...
Tags: Travel, California, Disney, Disneyland, Disneyland Paris, All, Disney World, Downtown Disney, Disney Resort, Disneyland parks, Walt Disney World Disneyland, Smoking Rules, No Smoking Disneyland

Review: ‘Mickey’s Philharmagic’ delivers zany fun at Disney California Adventure, but falls short of Florida original

The new “Mickey’s Philharmagic” 4D concert film at Disney California Adventure delivers a snappy and fun-filled dose of Disney zaniness that will please theme park visitors who don’t know what they’re missing. “Mickey’s Philharmagic” debuted Friday to modest crowds looking for a bit of classic Disney entertainment while resting their legs in the air-conditioned bliss of the Sunset Showcase Theater in the Hollywood Land section of the Anaheim theme park. Disney fans have long anticipated the arri...
Tags: Florida, London, California, Disney, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Paris, Ariel, Chris Hemsworth, Amusement Parks, Peter Pan, Disney California Adventure Park, Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Donald Duck

Technology: What will the digital future of Disneyland look like?

Any trip to Disneyland requires comfortable walking shoes, a pair of sunglasses, plenty of money and one other essential: Your mobile phone. For the moment, Disney is making a calculated bet that the digital hub of Disneyland and Disney California Adventure is already in your pocket or purse. The smartphone is currently the place to check wait times, collect FastPasses, play games and order food at the Anaheim theme parks with plans for more digital experiences on the way. So what does a fully d...
Tags: Florida, Disney, Sport, Soccer, Disneyland, Disneyland Paris, Disney World, Anaheim, Knott, Magic Kingdom, Adventureland, ToonTown, Shanghai Disneyland, Disney Resort, Disney Parks, Disney California Adventure

Disneyland Paris is hosting a very special Toy Story event this summer

Disneyland Paris is celebrating Toy Story 4 with a very special event this summer that both kids and parents will love [Author: Julie Delahaye]
Tags: Europe, Disneyland Paris, Julie Delahaye

Donald Duck steals the show in ‘Mickey’s Philharmagic’ 4D concert film coming to Disney California Adventure

The story told in the new “Mickey’s Philharmagic” 4D concert film coming to Disney California Adventure really belongs to irascible stagehand Donald Duck who steals the show and conducts a symphony orchestra on a journey through classic Disney animated musical sequences. The 12-minute “Mickey’s Philharmagic” film debuts later this month in the Hollywood Land section of the Anaheim theme park. Visitors wearing 3D “opera glasses” will smell apple pie, get sprayed by champagne and feel the splash f...
Tags: London, California, France, Disney, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Ariel, Amusement Parks, Pixar, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World, Coca Cola, Donald Duck, Tomorrowland

Theme Park Bits: New Spider-Man Ride Details, An ‘Awesome’ Epcot Movie, And More

In this edition of Theme Park Bits: Details of the new Spider-Man attraction heading to Disney California Adventure are available. Epcot is bringing a brand-new film to its park. The PeopleMover at Disney World is the source of a new lawsuit. And more! As reported at Slashfilm and at other locations, there’s some exciting new information available about the upcoming Spider-Man attraction coming to both Disney California Adventure in Anaheim and Walt Disney Studios in Disneyland Paris. The ...
Tags: Movies, France, Disney, Magic, Lightning, Theme Parks, Epcot, Orlando, Disneyland Paris, Disney World, Anaheim, Walt Disney Studios, Disney Parks Blog, Spidey, Hollywood Studios, Larry the Cable Guy

Interactive Spider-Man Attraction Teased at Disney Parks, New Spider-Man Suit Revealed

Disney has announced that a new Marvel-themed experience is coming to California Adventure and Disneyland Paris that includes a new attraction “where guests of all ages can join the heroes in action.” The news is relatively vague, but based on some existing patents, we have a good idea of what the attraction is going to be like. In addition to some more story details about this overall expansion of their universe, the company also unveiled concept art for a brand-new Spider-Man suit that was de...
Tags: Movies, California, New York City, Spider-Man, Disney, Earth, Theme Parks, Disneyland, Avengers, Marvel Studios, Disneyland Paris, Disney Parks Blog, Tony Stark, Spidey, Disney Imagineers, Disney/Pixar

Disney builds massive solar facility to cut emissions in half by 2020

Disney is taking the lead in reducing greenhouse emissions at its facilities.The company built a giant solar panel installation to power its Florida resort.Disney plans to cut emissions by 50% by the year 2020. None You know who's one of the world's leaders in tackling greenhouse gas emissions? You might be surprised to know that the venerable corporation that brought us Mickey Mouse is staying ahead of the pack by following through on its pledge to cut emissions by 50%. Disney's goal is to reac...
Tags: Energy, Florida, Climate Change, Environment, Disney, Engineering, Innovation, Global development, Solar Energy, Ecology, Electricity, Orlando, Disneyland Paris, Alternative Energy, Mickey Mouse, Walt Disney World Resort

Walt Disney World’s Epcot Getting a New Pavilion, Completely Redesigned Entrance

I’m not exaggerating when I say that Walt Disney World’s Epcot theme park is one of my favorite places on the planet. But I’m not blind to the fact that it’s in desperate need of some TLC, an injection of fresh imagination…and a ton of money to fix the cracks and tighten the gears. And since the resort’s Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios parks all received major expansions in the past decade, it’s time for the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow to get the extensive m...
Tags: Movies, France, Disney, Theme Parks, Walt Disney World, Epcot, Disneyland Paris, Walt Disney Imagineering, Hollywood Studios, Disney Parks, Disney/Pixar, Universe of Energy, Cranium Command, Magic Kingdom Animal Kingdom, Zach Riddley

Theme Park Bits: Goodbye to Rock ‘N’ Roller Coaster, A Lion King Celebration, and More

In this edition of Theme Park Bits: A musically charged roller coaster is going the way of the dodo in Paris. Epcot’s space-themed restaurant may have a name. Disneyland will celebrate The Lion King this summer. And more! The Rock ‘N’ Roller Coaster featuring Aerosmith is one of only a handful of thrill-ride-style roller coasters in the Disney parks, but it’s going away at Disneyland Paris. On September 1, the attraction will shut down for good to make room for a new Iron Man-themed attrac...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Earth, Paris, Theme Parks, Disneyland, Epcot, Disneyland Paris, Aerosmith, Mickey, Disney Parks Blog, Ratatouille, Disney California, Paris Epcot, Disneyland YouTube

Disneyland Paris hosting first Pride

Disneyland Paris will be kicking off Pride Month 2019 with a special event. “Magical Pride,” the first-ever Disney Pride event, will be celebrated in the Walt Disney Studios Park, which will be privatized for the Pride party from 8:00 PM to 2:00 AM on June 1, 2019. The event will include the Magical March of Diversity Parade, access to selected attractions, Disney character meet and greets, DJs and special live music performances for an epic dance party, karaoke theatre experiences, and them...
Tags: Travel, Cbs News, Disney, Cinderella, Disneyland, Pride, Walt Disney, Disneyland Paris, All, Disney Parks, Disney Parks and Resorts, Walt Disney Studios Park, Magical March of Diversity Parade, Donn Walker

This Disney park to host first official 'Magical Pride' LGBTQ event

The happiest place on Earth is about to become the happiest place for the LGBTQ community, as Disneyland Paris becomes the first Disney theme park to host an official LGBTQ Pride event. Buzz60's Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.            [Author: Buzz60]
Tags: News, Disney, Earth, Disneyland Paris, Buzz60, Maria Mercedes Galuppo

Disney Will Host Its First Official LGBTQ Pride Event This Summer

Disneyland Paris will host “Magical Pride” on June 1, the first day of Pride Month.
Tags: News, Disneyland Paris

For the first time ever, Disney is holding an official LGBTQ Pride parade in one of its theme parks

For years, LGBTQ Disney fans have enjoyed an unofficial "Gay Days" event at the park, but this time, it's official.
Tags: Entertainment, Disney, Lifestyle, Sweatshops, Disneyland Paris, Queerty, Disney Gay Days, Pride Events

Most family-friendly European cities

When we think of European travel, we might picture a couple holding hands on Paris’s Pont des Arts or adult friends partying until dawn in Barcelona. But Europe is also a fantastic place to take the kids. Cities from Berlin to Prague are packed with parks, castles, and museums tailormade for little ones. They’re also geared to parents, placing playgrounds next to beer gardens and cafes, so every family member can actually have fun. Here are the most kid-friendly cities in Europe to check out ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, London, Sweden, Berlin, US, Barcelona, Lego, Prague, Paris, Luxembourg, Harry Potter, Denmark, Natural History Museum, Copenhagen, Parks

BETC Creates Heartwarming Film for Disneyland Paris

There's a place where all the magic of Disney - its enchanting tales and its incredible stories - exists for real: Disneyland Paris.For the launch of the brand’s new signature “Where Magic Gets Real”, has produced a heartwarming fairytale film, reminding us of the wonders of Disneyland Paris and why it is such a magical destination for children over the world.The film that launches throughout the European market, follows the epic and moving adventure of a little wild duckling who, after stumbl...
Tags: Featured, Advertising, Disney, Disneyland, Donald Duck, Antoine, Disneyland Paris, Alexandra, BETC, BETC Paris, Anne Laure Brunner Marion Gondeau Pauline, Antoinette Beatson, Christophe ClapierART, Julien LefèvreASSISTANT

A Duckling Who Idolizes Donald Duck Will Melt Your Heart in This Disneyland Paris Ad

Prepare for some cuteness overload. BETC Paris has created an ad star who takes the adorable meter to 11 in a lovely new spot for Disneyland Paris. The setup is both simple and charming: a duckling stumbles across a Donald Duck comic book and becomes infatuated with the Disney icon, even re-creating his poses. But...
Tags: Advertising, Disney, Donald Duck, Disneyland Paris, BETC Paris, Ad of the Day, Disneyland Paris Ad

New Details, Logo Revealed for Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel at Disneyland Paris

On January 6, 2019, Disneyland Paris unveiled the logo of the new Disney's Hotel New York - The Art of Marvel, during an epic celebration of the resort as it is heading into its ambitious renovation.
Tags: Travel, Disney, Disneyland Paris, Hotel New York

Theme Park Bits: D23 Membership Rates Are Up, Universal Orlando Lockers Have Changed, And More

In this edition of Theme Park Bits: D23 has announced increased membership rates for 2019. Guests at Walt Disney World were turned away early on New Year’s Eve 2018 due to overcrowding. Universal Studios Orlando has changed its attraction locker policies. A Florida man was arrested for trying to kidnap a girl at the Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey attraction. Disneyland Paris has unveiled a new, duck-heavy online marketing campaign. Disneyland’s Tropical Hideaway has opened, and they’ve...
Tags: Florida, Movies, Disney, Harry Potter, Anderson Cooper, Theme Parks, States, Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Donald Duck, Anderson, Orlando, Disneyland Paris, Donald, Josh, Anaheim

'Star Wars' Actor John Boyega 'Arrested' by Stormtroopers at Disneyland Paris

“They’re arresting me right now at Disney,” he joked
Tags: News, Disney, John Boyega, Disneyland Paris

‘Star Wars’ Actor John Boyega ‘Arrested’ by Stormtroopers at Disneyland Paris

“They’re arresting me right now at Disney,” he joked
Tags: Star Wars, News, Uncategorized, Disney, John Boyega, Disneyland Paris, Onetime

Theme Park Bits: Disneyland Paris Closures, First Look at Adventureland’s New Restaurant, Bing Bongs New Animatronic, and More

In this edition of Theme Park Bits: Walt Disney Studios in Disneyland Paris is closing down a couple attractions next year. Take a look at the new Adventureland restaurant at Disneyland. Spend a whole month celebrating Valentine’s Day in the Disney parks. See what Universal Orlando has in store for their holiday food and drink offerings. See the long-awaited Bing Bong animatronic at DCA. And more! None of the Disney theme parks are safe from the expansion of lands dedicated to IP from Marv...
Tags: Florida, Movies, Michael Bay, Disney, Theme Parks, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Orlando, Disneyland Paris, Valentine, DCA, Walt Disney Studios, King Kong, Adventureland, Jungle Cruise, Universal Orlando

Macron’s woes a warning to the American left

What is the result of years of leftist, nanny-state rule? It has hurt the middle class, and eventually there are riots like we see now in France. French President Macron’s woes should serve as a warning to America’s rising Left. Through a series of arrogant, tax-and-spend “social justice” laws, gas in France now costs $6.59 a gallon. I recently spent just $1.87 a gallon in Chattanooga, and that had about 50 cents of tax in it.  “Greedy” Exxon, which drills for the oil, refines it into gasoline a...
Tags: Obama, Congress, California, Opinion, France, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Cnn, Soccer, Donald Trump, Chattanooga, Disneyland Paris, Trump, Ron, Pelosi

Disney Confirms More Marvel Theme Park Details, Captain Marvel and Doctor Strange Among the Line-Up

The Avengers Initiative is spreading from movie theaters into the real world, and soon fans will be able to interact with their favorite cinematic and comic book superheroes in Disney theme parks across the globe. The studio has confirmed several details about its Marvel theme park characters, and below you can find a breakdown of which characters are getting specialized rides or attractions at each Disney park. The Avengers Initiative: Theme Park Edition With the success of the Marvel Cin...
Tags: Hong Kong, Hollywood, Movies, California, Disney, America, Earth, Theme Parks, Disneyland, Avengers, Marvel Studios, Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland, Disney California Adventure, Disney/Pixar, Stark Industries

Disneyland is quietly revoking annual passes of guests who buy and resell souvenirs

Disneyland has been quietly revoking the annual passes of so-called “personal shoppers” and others who buy collectible merchandise inside the parks and then resell it, either to individuals or online, according to observers and people who say it happened to them. The move demonstrates Disney’s powerful marketing savvy — and also the seemingly insatiable appetite of collectors who are willing to pay sometimes high markups for limited edition merchandise that’s only sold inside the parks. Even ite...
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Captain Marvel meet-and-greet character to join fellow Avengers at Disney California Adventure

Captain Marvel will join fellow Avengers characters Spider-Man, Black Panther and Captain America for a limited time at Disney California Adventure for meet-and-greet photo opportunities with visitors starting in early 2019. The female superhero character is expected to drop into Hollywood Land in advance of Marvel’s new film “Captain Marvel.” Hollywood Land has become the gathering place for Marvel meet-and-greet characters ahead of the grand opening of the Marvel super hero land set to debut a...
Tags: Uncategorized, Marvel, Disney, America, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Miami, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Avengers, Marvel Studios, Disneyland Paris, Brie Larson, Mickey Mouse, Anaheim

‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’ Hotel Details Revealed; First Look at Disney California Adventure’s ‘Spider-Man’ Ride

Disney is dropping some serious money to expand its theme park empire. A says the company will be spending more on its theme parks parks than it did on Lucasfilm, Marvel, and Pixar combined – approximately $24 billion over the next five years alone. A big chunk of that cash is being spent on Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the immersive new Star Wars land which aims to transport guests into a galaxy far, far away, and some new details have arrived about the Galaxy’s Edge hotel that will seamlessly ...
Tags: Florida, Movies, California, Disney, Theme Parks, Pixar, Disneyland Resort, Lucasfilm, Walt Disney World, Epcot, Orlando, Universal Studios, Disneyland Paris, Saratoga Springs, Imperial, Spidey

7 Best Places For A Fun Family Holiday

Family holidays are important experiences because these are times where you can bond, make memories and show your little ones the world. A fun family holiday is the best way to spend your Christmas vacation. Although important, it can be very difficult to decide on a destination as it will need to be somewhere everyone will enjoy. The kids will have different needs to the parents, but this holiday is for you also so you need to think about where might be suitable for each family member. F...
Tags: Fashion, Greece, Mexico, France, Rome, Canada, Hawaii, Italy, Athens, Norway, Venice, Montreal, Disneyland Paris, Honolulu, Oahu, Vancouver Toronto