Thursday, 30th March 2017

8 New Disneyland Paris 25th Anniversary Videos Capturing all the Sparkling Entertainment

Disneyland Paris 25th Anniversary Shows, Parades and Entertainment Videos

And before we know it, the Disneyland Paris 25th Anniversary is upon us! Last weekend saw the full slate of new brand new entertainment launched across the park, one of the resort’s single biggest entertainment openings in history — and now you can be there too. Read More…

Saturday, 19th November 2016

Moana has made her first ever Disney Parks character appearance – in Paris!

Moana makes her first ever Disney Parks character appearance at Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris scored an exclusive “first” yesterday as Disney’s latest heroine Moana made her first ever appearance within a Disney park anywhere in the world. Read More…

Saturday, 19th November 2016

Disneyland Paris joins Mickey Mouse’s global birthday celebrations – pictures & videos

Happy Birthday Mickey at Disneyland Paris #HappyBirthdayMickey

Yesterday, Disneyland Paris said “joyeux anniversaire!” to Mickey Mouse, following a number of Disney’s other resorts and media properties in celebrating the mouse’s 88th year with a host of special surprises and a global initiative using the hashtag #HappyBirthdayMickey. DLP Today was there to capture the fun in pictures and videos! Read More…

Saturday, 19th November 2016

Disneyland Paris joins Mickey Mouse’s global birthday celebrations – pictures & videos

Happy Birthday Mickey at Disneyland Paris #HappyBirthdayMickey

Yesterday, Disneyland Paris said “joyeux anniversaire!” to Mickey Mouse, following a number of Disney’s other resorts and media properties in celebrating the mouse’s 88th year with a host of special surprises and a global initiative using the hashtag #HappyBirthdayMickey. DLP Today was there to capture the fun in pictures and videos! Read More…

Monday, 16th November 2015

Disneyland Paris theme parks closed in the wake of Paris attacks

Disneyland Paris theme parks closed in the wake of Paris terrorist attacks

The two Disney Parks at Disneyland Paris remain closed today, Monday 16th November 2015, as the resort observes the national three-day period of mourning in France following a series of terrorist attacks in the city of Paris on the night of Friday 13th November.

Having initially closed on Saturday 14th November as French authorities dealt with the aftermath of the attacks, a further three day closure of Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park to Tuesday 17th November inclusive was later confirmed that evening.

Disney Village and all Disney Hotels have remained open and operating as normal during this time, with a profound show of strength, support and reassurance from Cast Members to each other and affected guests.

It is expected that the theme parks should re-open on Wednesday 18th November. Read More…

Saturday, 19th July 2014

Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo dedicates La Place de Rémy with 1,000 Parisian children

Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo dedicates La Place de Rémy with 1,000 Parisian children

When you’ve got a big new attraction and a well-received expansion to your subpar second gate, you never have enough ceremonies to celebrate it. So the stage was set in front of Ratatouille: L’Aventure Totalement Toquée de Rémy for the fourth time this past Thursday, 17th July 2014, for the visit of Anne Hidalgo, Maire de Paris, and one thousand Parisian children through the Disney VoluntEARS programme.

Following the Grand Opening with Bob Iger on Saturday 21st June, the second French ceremony on the same day, and the 10th July Opening Day Inauguration ceremony, this event acted as more of an inauguration for La Place de Rémy itself.

Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo dedicates La Place de Rémy with 1,000 Parisian childrenMayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo dedicates La Place de Rémy with 1,000 Parisian children

After speaking at the ceremony alongside Disneyland Paris president Philippe Gas, the Mayor of Paris unveiled an oversized dedication plaque for the square with the date of the inauguration — also by chance the anniversary of the original Disneyland.

On Ratatouille: The Adventure, Anne Hidalgo said it is “the symbolic attraction to mark the link between Paris and Disney”. She later tweeted that it was the first time a Mayor of Paris has visited Disneyland Paris, and she wishes to strengthen their ties to improve tourism.

Official video — Parisian children experience the world of Ratatouille thanks to Disneyland Paris and Anne Hidalgo

Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo dedicates La Place de Rémy with 1,000 Parisian children
Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo dedicates La Place de Rémy with 1,000 Parisian children

Joining the mayor were 1,000 Parisian children who are members of leisure centres in the capital and aren’t lucky enough to be going away this summer. They got to enjoy a full day the park with 30 Disney VoluntEARS, volunteer Cast Members participating in Disney’s community outreach programme, showing them around.

Hidalgo even stepped onboard a Ratmobile next to Philippe Gas to experience the new attraction for herself — an important symbolic moment for Disneyland Paris, not least given the Parisian theme. In building a true piece of (fictionalised) Paris within its parks, has Disneyland Paris finally cemented itself as a positive force for the region?

Tuesday, 8th July 2014

Ratatouille: The Adventure at Disneyland Paris – the complete Grand Opening report

Ratatouille: The Adventure Grand Opening Dedication Ceremony at Disneyland Paris

On Saturday 21st June 2014, Ratatouille: L’Aventure Totalement Toquée de Rémy became the latest E ticket entry in 60 years of Disney attraction history as Bob Iger himself, CEO of The Walt Disney Company, officially dedicated the new ride and La Place de Rémy.

DLP Today had the privilege of being there to experience the ceremonies first-hand and now, as Disneyland Paris prepares to open the area to the public this Thursday 10th July, we take you there. In pictures, video and lots of words in between, this is our complete retelling of the grand opening of Ratatouille: The Adventure at Walt Disney Studios Park. Read More…

Thursday, 3rd July 2014

Ratatouille: The Adventure Grand Opening LIVE Reports – Day 3 Roundup

Ratatouille: The Adventure Grand Opening LIVE Reports - Day 3 Roundup

Sunday 22nd June was the big day for more than 50 fan bloggers, reporters and tweeters as we were invited to discover not only Ratatouille: L’Aventure Totalement Toquée de Rémy but a special preview meal at Bistrot Chez Rémy and an hourlong presentation on the making of the ride by two of the Imagineers themselves.

Staging an event like this purely for a guest list like us was truly unprecedented by Disneyland Paris, but hopefully its success will see the formula repeated again. Besides word that #Ratatouille briefly trended on Twitter in France, it presented a fantastic opportunity for us to gather as much information and as many photos and videos to prepare our blogs and websites ahead of the official public opening date.

In a sense, for every invitee we could take along another thousand or more diehard fans with us. Keeping the fans “in the loop” like this is good for us and great for Disneyland Paris.

No less than 41 live photos were shared on our @DLPToday Twitter feed, mostly focusing on the restaurant preview with the first pictures of its décor, menus and sample dishes. If you missed them at the time or want to relive it all again, here we go! Read More…

Wednesday, 25th June 2014

Ratatouille: The Adventure Grand Opening LIVE Reports – Day 2 Roundup, Part 3

Ratatouille: The Adventure Grand Opening LIVE Reports

Concluding the first full day of the Ratatouille Grand Opening press event, DLP Today takes you to the second, afternoon inauguration ceremony, shares more initial impressions of Place de Rémy and invites you along to the evening Summer Party for music and lights in the newest corner of Disneyland Paris.

This update features 29 photos and 3 Vine video clips, originally shared live on Twitter.

Now, you can relive it here…
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Tuesday, 24th June 2014

Ratatouille: The Adventure Grand Opening LIVE Reports – Day 2 Roundup, Part 2

Ratatouille: The Adventure Grand Opening LIVE Reports

On Saturday 21st June, DLP Today took you live inside Ratatouille: L’Aventure Totalement Toquée de Rémy for the first time. After the morning opening ceremony (covered in Part 1), we were able to share the first impressions of a live ride through the new attraction, before quickly skipping off to meet two important Imagineers behind the project.

Then, it was back to the ride for more updates, revealing the Ratmobiles and their load and unload areas in more detail for the first time.

Keep your hands, arms, feet and legs inside the Ratmobile! Read More…

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