CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 12, 2011 |
The videotape was grainy, but Mike and Ann Coriam could make out their daughter clearly enough. Wearing slacks and a collared shirt, she picked up the phone in a hallway of the Disney Wonder, a majestic 964-foot cruise liner that made weekly voyages to the Mexican Riviera. Rebecca Coriam dialed an on-board number, talked for a moment and then began to cry. A fellow crew member aboard the ship stopped briefly to ask Rebecca if she was OK. She nodded. Yes. The young man walked away.
June 1, 2012 |
Mickey Mouse will be joined by Buzz Lightyear, Woody and Remy the rat aboard four Disney Cruise Line sailings this fall along the California coast. The Pixar-themed sailings celebrate the "Toy Story" films, "Up,""Ratatouille" and the upcoming "Brave" movie during the seven-day trips. Disney Wonder passengers will have a chance to schmooze with Pixar artists and filmmakers who explain how they develop animated features and take in an onboard exhibition of storyboards and other art used in the studio's films.
September 13, 2011 |
Reporting from Ko Olina, Oahu - My 11-year-old daughter, Hannah, has wanted to visit Hawaii since Disney's "Lilo & Stitch" movie came out in 2002. The wacky animated movie about a Hawaiian girl who adopts a pet that turns out to be an alien was filled with surfing, hula dancing and exotic locales. But mostly it was about ohana - the Hawaiian word for "family. " So when we arrived at Disney's new Aulani hotel in Hawaii it seemed like a no-brainer that we'd find Lilo and Stitch here to welcome Hannah to the tropical paradise that filled her dreams and imagination.
October 26, 1997
Disney Cruise Line last week canceled 15 cruises of the new Disney Magic--its first cruise ship--blaming construction delays for forcing it to postpone the ship's maiden voyage from March 12 to April 30, 1998. About 15,000 to 20,000 passengers are affected, Disney spokeswoman Amy Foley estimated. She said they may either re-book at a 25% discount or get a full refund. The Disney announcement follows Holland America's latest postponement of Rotterdam VI's maiden voyage, from Oct. 30 to Nov. 11.
December 28, 2011 |
Four Disney Wonder cruises from Los Angeles to Mexico next December have been scrapped in favor of a new itinerary, but the cruise line isn't saying to where. Rebecca Peddie, manager of public affairs for Disney Cruise Line , says 2012 sailings planned for Dec. 9, 16, 23 and 30 that would have stopped at Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta and other Mexican cities have been canceled. Guests who made reservations are being offered spots on other Disney cruises next year.
September 9, 2004 |
Back-to-back hurricanes in Florida will shave about a penny a share off Walt Disney Co.'s fiscal fourth-quarter earnings, the company said Wednesday. However, Chief Financial Officer Tom Staggs told investors that Disney remains on track to meet its financial targets for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30. Disney has said it expects its full-year profit to grow more than 50%.