023 McNair Wilson Former Disney Imagineer Part 2: Tower of Terror, Meeting Walt, Insider Stories of Imagineering
In episode 023 we resume the interview with Craig McNair Wilson, former Disney imagineer and recap some of the key stories of his Disney life. From meeting Walt, Claude Coats, X, Harper Goff and working with Joe Rohde on Adventure's Club and Animal Kingdom.
Rare interview with C. McNair Wilson, former Disney Imagineer and creator or Streetmosphere, Hollywood Hotel Tower of Terror and the person who created the name Downtown Disney. McNair shares some of his favorite stories as an imagineer and takes us behind the scenes of some of the most loved attractions at Disney.
In episode 021 we meet our neighbor Annelise. She has been an owner at Disney's Polynesian Villas and Bungalows since 2016. She bought into DVC after her third visit to Disney. She explains that raising a family and going to Disney took a lot of planning and saving and other life events came up.
We invited four listeners in for some DVC resort armchair Imagineering. We asked them to create a resort so desirable, that a DVC member would be happy staying at this resort for the remainder of their contract. We need you to vote on their proposals. The winner will advance to the final round that will have a celebrity judge. McNair Wilson, former Disney Imagineer will be judging the final round.
Andrew joined Disney Vacation Club in 2008 by purchasing at Animal Kingdom Villas. Shortly after buying in addonitis kicked in and the Darden family purchased a second contract from the resale market at Old Key West. Later on Disney cruises, he added on at Boulder Ridge and Copper Creek Cabins and Villas. Andrew discusses problems with multiple DVC Use Years and his “leap-frogging” solution and two vacations that are on most members bucket lists: Cascade Cabins at Copper Creek and 14 days at Aualani.