Disney created a mom’s panel, offering feedback to the company and guidance to the guests, that is such a success even stars like Brad Garret want to participate.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 13 PRNewswire — Want the “celebrity scoop” on visiting Walt Disney World? Look no further. Families can now access park tips from celebrity moms and dads via the Walt Disney World Moms Panel site, www.disneyworldmoms.com. Disney Parks welcomes television personality Joan Lunden and actor/comedian Brad Garrett, as they go on camera to share vacation advice based on their family travel experiences. Lunden and Garrett are just another two parents, like the real parents on the Walt Disney World Moms Panel, who have mastered the art of planning a Disney vacation.
“We are thrilled that celebrity parents and our very own Moms Panelists are excited to share their personal planning strategies with other families,” said Meg Crofton, president of Walt Disney World Resort. “The new videos and fresh ideas add another component to the question/answer format, further proving the Moms Panel as a great planning resource for guests.”
“Honorary” Members of the Panel
Brad Garrett — Star of “Everybody Loves Raymond” and “Til Death,” comedian Brad Garrett, hams it up to the camera while giving moms and dads some unique and interesting travel tips.
Joan Lunden — Television journalist, author, motivational speaker, blogger and mom to seven (including two sets of twins!) describes her many memories at Disney Parks and gives her own tips for keeping travel stress to a minimum.
Earlier this year, Academy Award-nominated actress Angela Bassett welcomed the 2009 Moms Panel to the site with her own Disney vacation secrets.
Additionally, the Moms Panelists have joined the spotlight to provide helpful videos on ways to “Celebrate You!” an exploration adventure in “Kim Possible, The Adventure” design T-shirts at a new Downtown Disney store and kids discover nature at “Kids’ Discovery Club.”
Moms Panel Very Own Videos
“Celebrate You!” — Walt Disney World Moms Panelists Margaret Fries, Karen Prince and Jennifer Wilkes take you through private birthday parties, Walt Disney World style!
“Kim Possible, The Adventure” — Panelist Joanne McCabe and her daughter become special agents and battle dastardly villains around Epcot with the “Kim Possible World Showcase Adventure,” Walt Disney World’s new interactive game.
“Hanes Design-A-Tee” — Margaret Fries, Walt Disney World Moms Panelist and two of her sons take a break from the theme parks and design their own shirts at this Downtown Disney store.
“Kids’ Discovery Club” — Join Walt Disney World Moms Panelist Heather Roberts Nault and her children as they play and learn about nature at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
Offering up family traditions and one-of-a-kind vacation advice, the “How-to” videos will continue to grow as new celebrities visit the Parks and panelists continue to share their secrets.
To view the celebrity videos and pose questions to the Walt Disney World Moms Panel, visit www.disneyworldmoms.com.
About the Walt Disney World Moms Panel
Entering its second year, the Walt Disney World Moms Panel is an online forum where guests can get insider tips and insights for vacationing at Walt Disney World from real moms and dads who have mastered the art of planning a Walt Disney World vacation. Due to the overwhelming response since its launch in 2008, Disney increased its panel from 12 to 16 members for 2009, featuring 15 moms and one Disney dad. Each panelist was selected to share their vast knowledge of the resort and personal secrets of success with other families who are considering a trip to Walt Disney World in Florida. Guests can pose questions and have them answered by the panelists, as well as gain access to other valuable park insights and vacation planning tools for booking a Walt Disney World vacation. For more information, visit www.disneyworldmoms.com.