THE SHOWBIZ LIVE! – BURBANK, Calif., Nov. 7, 2014 — Adventures by Disney, a leader in guided group travel worldwide, has taken corporate synergy and creative tie-ins to a new level by exploring locales featured in popular Disney movies and television shows via a variety of exciting vacation itineraries. For their latest movie-themed vacation itinerary, Adventures by Disney has teamed up with the filmmakers behind the newest animated Disney comedy-adventure, Big Hero 6, to add unique components to their San Francisco/Napa vacation, allowing travelers to see the city that served as inspiration for the fictional town of San Fransokyo in the film.
The San Francisco/Napa Long Weekend itinerary is the latest offering from Adventures by Disney that gives travelers an inside look at the places depicted in their favorite Disney movies and television shows. From visiting the real-life inspiration for the kingdom of Arendelle from Disney’s Frozen, to exploring the sites featured onNashville on ABC and beyond, Adventures by Disney offers vacations to settings seen on the silver screen and television screen.
San Francisco/Napa Long Weekend Vacation Featuring Elements from Big Hero 6
On the Adventures by Disney Long Weekend vacation to San Francisco/Napa, travelers can explore the city that inspired Big Hero 6 filmmakers when creating the fictional town of San Fransokyo. New itinerary features of this 4-day, 3-night vacation include visiting the Angel Island military base and a trip through Japantown, both of which served as creative inspiration for the film. Guests will also enjoy exclusive and personalized video content from the directors and producers of Big Hero 6, along with other fun surprises.
Travel to Norway, the Land that Inspired Arendelle from Disney’s Frozen
Experience the beauty and majesty of Norway, the country that inspired Disney’s Frozen. This 8-day, 7-night itinerary takes guests into the storybook village of Bergen, which served as the inspiration for the kingdom of Arendelle. Adventurers will journey through ice-capped mountains, fjords and see the stave churches that shaped the landscape and architecture depicted in the hit film.
Explore the Landscape of Scotland, Backdrop for the Disney-Pixar Film Brave
Journey through Scotland’s ancient stone castles and lush landscapes that played a role in the creation of the Disney-Pixar animated film Brave. On this 9-day, 8-night vacation, guests will take flight to the Isle of Lewis, whose people and ancient sites inspired the film. Travelers will feel like the film’s heroine, Merida, as they step between the mysterious Callanish Standing Stones and learn the art of archery. In the National Museum ofScotland, visitors can find the 200-year-old Chessmen of Lewis set, which is depicted in a chess scene between Merida and her mother in Brave.
Nashville Trip Visits Locales Featured on the Critically Acclaimed ABC Show Nashville
Known around the world as Music City, Nashville is the backdrop of the critically acclaimed television showNashville on ABC. On the 4-day, 3-night Adventures by Disney Long Weekend to Nashville trip, fans of the show will see the city’s famous landmarks, as well as experience iconic sites featured in this musical television drama, such as the Bluebird Café, Grand Ole Opry and Ryman Auditorium.
With more than 30 itineraries visiting exciting spots around the globe, Adventures by Disney allows families to visit the places they have always dreamed of with the people who know and understand families best.
For more details and to book reservations, call 1-800-543-0865 or contact a travel agent. For more information about the incredible itineraries offered and activities included on an Adventures by Disney vacation, visit AdventuresByDisney.com.
About Big Hero 6
From Walt Disney Animation Studios, the team behind Frozen and Wreck-It Ralph, comes Big Hero 6, an action-packed comedy-adventure about the special bond that develops between Baymax (voice of Scott Adsit), a plus-sized inflatable robot, and prodigy Hiro Hamada (voice of Ryan Potter). When a devastating event befalls the city of San Fransokyo and catapults Hiro into the midst of danger, he turns to Baymax and his close friends adrenaline junkie GoGo Tomago (voice of Jamie Chung), neatnik Wasabi (voice of Damon Wayans Jr.), chemistry whiz Honey Lemon (voice of Genesis Rodriguez) and fanboy Fred (voice of T.J. Miller). Determined to uncover the mystery, Hiro transforms his friends into a band of high-tech heroes called “Big Hero 6.” Inspired by the Marvel comics of the same name, and featuring breathtaking action with all the heart and humor audiences expect from Walt Disney Animation Studios, Big Hero 6 is directed by Don Hall (Winnie the Pooh) and Chris Williams (Bolt), and produced by Roy Conli (Tangled). The film hits theaters in 3D on Nov. 7, 2014.
About Adventures by Disney
Launched in 2005, Adventures by Disney provides immersive, hassle-free and unforgettable group guided family vacation experiences to destinations in Europe, North America, South America, South Africa, Asia and Australia. Adventurers traveling with Adventures by Disney receive exceptional service while taking part in extraordinary and customized experiences at locations including: the South African plains, the great cities of Europe, Costa Rica’s rich rainforest, the ruins of Pompeii and Machu Picchu, Australia’s Outback, the Great Wall of China and some of America’s most iconic destinations, from big cities to big sky country and beyond.
Over the past nine years, Adventures by Disney has been recognized by numerous travel organizations for its excellence in family tourism. Adventures by Disney was recently named North America’s Leading Tour Operator at the 2014 World Travel Awards, and was previously named the World’s Leading Luxury Tour Operator in the 2012, 2010 and 2009 World Travel Awards. Adventures by Disney was also ranked No 1 among Tour Operators and Safari Outfitters for Families in 2011 by Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards.
With two Disney-trained Adventure Guides on each trip, engaging and unique activities, VIP experiences and personal touches throughout, Adventures by Disney vacations are crafted to excite and delight everyone. Visit AdventuresByDisney.com, call 1-800-543-0865 or contact a travel agent.
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