Walt Disney World Resort Launches Podcasts

By Dec 22, 2005

Walt Disney World Resort is bringing consumers inside its world of fun via a weekly podcast to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of Disney theme parks.

The podcast, dubbed Walt Disney World Resort: Plugged Inn, will feature a live mix of content, including behind-the-scenes tours of Disney’s four Florida theme parks, celebrity interviews, upcoming events and news about the creation and expansion of the theme parks and resorts. The podcasts debut Dec. 25.

Listeners can subscribe to the free audio program online at Disneyworld.com/podcast or through the iTunes Podcast Directory. Upcoming podcasts will include interviews with Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa from the daytime talk show Live with Regis & Kelly, Susan Lucci from All My Children, John Stamos from Jake in Progress, Raven from That’s So Raven, and stars from Disney’s The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

“Through our podcasts, listeners will be able to share in the fun of Walt Disney World Resort each week,” said Craig Dezern, VP-global pr for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. “This dynamic new medium provides a terrific way for Disney fans around the world to discover the many exciting things happening during [Disney's 50th anniversary] the Happiest Celebration on Earth.

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