Disney World Fantasyland Expansion

I was at Disney World last year and went on Dumbo a couple of time with my kids to peak over the wall at the construction that had started to expand Fantasyland. There wasn’t enough going on at the time to really imagine what it would look like but it just so happens that Disney released a time lapse video so everyone can see how such an incredible project is coming together. Take a look and take a guess at how many people rode Dumbo while this was happening 🙂

President Obama Visits Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

President Barack Obama promised Florida’s tourism industry Thursday that he intends to open the door wider to international tourists and was greeted with cheers in a state where increased foreign visitors are seen as one of the best hopes for future jobs.

Even Obama critic U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, welcomed the presidential directives, if only with a “what took him so long?” spin.

“I’m here because I want more tourists here tomorrow,” Obama declared in a 13-minute speech in front of Cinderella Castle at Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. “I want America to be the top tourist destination in the world.”
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China’s Angry Birds Theme Park

Angry Birds addicts around the world may still be committed to the ultimate destruction of the game’s irritating porcine rogues, but at a real-life Angry Birds theme park, Chinese gamers are already knocking over actual green pigs.

The Angry Birds theme park opened to the public on September 1 in Changsha, the capital of Hunan province in southeastern China.

The attraction is part of the larger Window of the World amusement park and was built as part of the park’s monthlong Stress-reducing Festival.

Simulating the action of the viral computer game, players pull a real catapult and shoot Angry Birds plush toys at green piggy balloons placed around a toy brick fortress.
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