In the first of a three-episode DVC Resort Review Series, Brian Reed from The Main Street Chronicles joins the show to discuss the history of Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. The Polynesian is the first resort to open up at Walt Disney World. Brian walks us through the original plans, proposed towers and features that have been retired.
Aaron DelPrince is not only a DVC Member but also the founder of Magical Wishes for Kids. The Indianapolis Disney meet is a fan gathering of theme park fans from across the midwest. MWFK.org does numerous fundraisers each year to raise money to support Give Kids the World in Kissimmee, Florida. When Make-A-Wish and over 150 other charities send a critically ill child to Disney, Give Kids the World Village hosts the families and coordinates the logistics of that event. Magical Wishes for Kids’ largest event is the “Disney Indy Meet,” and it’s a meetup for Disney fans from all across the mid-west. Admission is free and includes food, entertainment and discussion break out rooms.
Derek and Marissa are currently working as guides with DVC Resale Market. Like all of the other guides at DVC Resale Market, they were once direct guides. Derek and Marissa recap their 10+ years of friendship on the show and provide a great insight into working for DVC, working on the cruise ships. A lot of members prefer buying DVC on the cruises. There’s quite a bit of buzz in the DVC community that the cruise ships offer better discounts. In this episode, we take a quick trip backstage and talk with two former guides as they recap their history with DVC, Disney Cruise Line and their transition to DVC Resale Market.
Meet Tim Krasniewski, owner of DVCNews.com. Home Resorts: Saratoga Springs and BoardWalk Villas. Tim shares his family’s journey in DVC and the backstory behind DVCNews.com.
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.