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Ross M Merel


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I am able to answer all questions in relation to Walt Disney World, Disneyland, EuroDisney, and Tokyo Disney. I specialize in Groups and Individuals. I have 15 years experience with all Disney properties. I can assist with educational programs at Disney, Hotels, Dining, Transportation, and just about any area at all. I visit Disney an average of 30 times per year, and have over 3,000 total visits in the last 15 years. Additionally, I was a reviewer and collaborator with J.P.'s vacation cards on the Walt Disney World Resort.

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I have been a Receptive Tour Operator for all Disney properties worldwide for the last 15 years. Have visited and conducted over 3,000 trips to all Disney properties. I additionally have inside contacts at Disney and am able to respond to questions in all areas in relation to Disney.


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AAS, Hospitality Management, Associates in General Studies, Bachelors in Hospitality Management, Masters in Tourism Management, Masters in Hospitality with concentration in Meeting and Event Services, Masters in Business Administration, Masters in Education focusing on Curriculum Development,Certified Disney Travel Planner

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Faulkner Elementary School, Chicago, Girl Scouts, Chicago; Boy Scouts, Chicago, National Council for Economic Educators; Phi Theta Kappa; Austin Area Combined School District; Pinto Basta USA.

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2012-01-26 disneyland stepping stones:

The Disneyland Resort announced that they are ended their "Walk of Magical Memories" program on February 28, 2011. These commemorative brick pavers currently line the Esplanade between the main entrances

2011-12-29 how to get there from here?:

Hi Lonnie,    From Walt Disney World to the Premium outlets the trip is about 15 miles. The fare is around $20.00, I recommend using Yellow/checker cabs, they are clean and reliable. In fact Disney uses

2010-06-19 old tickets:

Walt Disney WorldŽ Resort will continue to honor all tickets purchased prior to the announcement of the new pricing structure that began on January 2, 2005.    Source: http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/wdw/common/helpFAQ?id=HelpFAQTicketsPage&bhcp=1

2010-06-12 classes:

Hi Patricia,    Disney did at one time offer a number of classes for the public, such as cooking, crafts, wellness, etc.    The program was called The Disney Institute at the Villas at the Village. Since

2010-02-20 Disneyworld 1 day ticket:

According to Disneyworld.com, You cannot redeem the ticket for volunteering for a multiday parkhopping tickets...    However they have details regarding this issue at     http://disneyparks.disney.go.com/disneyparks/en_US/WhatWillYouCelebrate/index?na


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