Walt Disney World Facts, Figures And Statistics - 2010
Walt Disney World Resort is a contiguous nearly 39-square-mile, world-class entertainment and recreation center featuring four theme parks (Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios and Disney's Animal Kingdom); two water adventure parks (Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon); 34 resort hotels (24 owned and operated by Walt Disney World, includes seven Disney Vacation Club resort properties); 81 holes of golf on five courses; two full-service spas; Disney's Wedding Pavilion; ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex; and Downtown Disney, an entertainment-shopping-dining complex encompassing the Marketplace, Pleasure Island and West Side. Walt Disney World Resort is also included in vacation packages of Disney Cruise Line.
Located at Lake Buena Vista, Fla., 20 miles southwest of Orlando, Walt Disney World Resort opened Oct. 1, 1971. Open daily, year-round.
More than 62,000 cast members.
Opened Oct. 1, 1971, the first theme park at Walt Disney World Resort sits on 142 acres with the 189-feet-tall Cinderella Castle at its center. Similar to Disneyland in California, Magic Kingdom is divided into seven themed lands -- Main Street, U.S.A.; Adventureland; Frontierland; Liberty Square; Fantasyland; Mickey’s Toontown Fair; and Tomorrowland. Popular attractions include Pirates of the Caribbean, The Haunted Mansion, it’s a small world, Space Mountain, Splash Mountain, “Mickey’s PhilharMagic,” Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Jungle Cruise, The Hall of Presidents, Mad Tea Party, Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Country Bear Jamboree, Dumbo the Flying Elephant and Stitch's Great Escape.
An ever-changing international and discovery showplace covering 305 acres. Opened Oct. 1, 1982.
DISNEY'S HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS:
A working film, TV and radio studio, as well as a theme park on 135 acres. Production facilities opened summer 1988. Entertainment facilities opened May 1989. Attractions include: "The American Idol Experience," Toy Story Mania!, "Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show" (Brawny), Star Tours, The Great Movie Ride, "Muppet Vision 3-D" (Kodak), "Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular!", Catastrophe Canyon, Disney's Hollywood Studios Backlot Tour, The Magic of Disney Animation, "Sounds Dangerous Starring Drew Carey" at ABC Sound Studio (Sony), "Beauty and the Beast-Live on Stage," "Voyage of the Little Mermaid," The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, "Fantasmic!", Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith (Hanesbrands Inc.), "Playhouse Disney-Live on Stage," Walt Disney: One Man's Dream.
DISNEY'S ANIMAL KINGDOM:
High adventures with real exotic animals, close encounters with prehistoric giants and warm, fuzzy moments with beloved Disney characters create unsurpassed fun. The Oasis entry garden welcomes guests into Disney’s fourth major theme park, which sprawls across 403 acres. Jungles, forests and a vast savanna are divided into five themed lands: Africa, Camp Minnie-Mickey, DinoLand U.S.A., Discovery Island and Asia. Major attractions include: Expedition Everest, DINOSAUR, Kali River Rapids, Kilimanjaro Safaris, Primeval Whirl, "Festival of the Lion King," "Finding Nemo-The Musical," “It’s Tough to be a Bug!” and The Tree of Life. Opened April 22, 1998.
ESPN WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS COMPLEX:
A 220-acre complex designed to accommodate professional-caliber training and competition, festival and tournament events and vacation-fitness activities in more than 30 individual and team sports. The complex includes a 7,500-seat baseball stadium and 5,500-seat field house. Annual events include Atlanta Braves spring training. First event: March 28, 1997.
DISNEY CRUISE LINE:
Disney Wonder and Disney Magic sail from Port Canaveral, Fla., to Nassau and Disney's private Bahamian island, Castaway Cay, as part of cruise vacations that include a stay at Walt Disney World Resort. For Disney Cruise Line reservations or information on these and other itineraries, contact a local travel agent, phone 888/DCL-2500 or visit www.disneycruise.com.
34 resorts (including seven Disney Vacation Club properties) in a variety of price points featuring nearly 28,000 hotel rooms; 3,187 DVC units (2-bedroom equivalents); 799 campsites.
More than 600,000 square feet of modern meeting space located throughout the resort areas. Major function space is available at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, Disney's Contemporary Resort, Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Disney's Yacht Club Resort, Disney's Beach Club Resort, Disney's BoardWalk, Walt Disney World Dolphin, Walt Disney World Swan, Buena Vista Palace, The Hilton, Hotel Royal Plaza and Regal Sun Resort.
Four 18-hole championship golf courses and a nine-hole family-play course; Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon water adventure parks; Fantasia Gardens and Winter Summerland mini-golf; tennis courts; pools; lakes for swimming, boating, parasailing, water skiing and fishing; jogging paths; horseback riding; biking.
Monorail trains, ferryboats, launches and motor coach shuttle service between all areas.
For rooms in all hotels and villas within Walt Disney World Resort, call 407/W-DISNEY between 8:30 a.m. and 10 p.m. Eastern time or a local travel agent.
Walt Disney World Guest Information, P.O. Box 10040, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-0040. Phone: 407/824-4321 or visit our home page at www.disneyworld.com.
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