MEETING PACKAGES: Disney Debuts Deals at Florida, California Resorts

Disney has announced two new packages for groups meeting at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., and at Walt Disney World in Orlando. Valid for meetings booked by June 30, 2009, they include a choice of special meeting incentives or unique theme park experiences.

At Disneyland, groups booking at least 25 rooms per peak night during select 2009 dates at one of three resort properties—the Disneyland Hotel, Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa or Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel—may choose one of the following:

• One Twilight Park Ticket: Attendees will receive admission to one Disney theme park, valid after 4 p.m., along with a $25 Disney Gift Card that may be used for dinner.

• Sponsored Disney Institute Keynote or Workshop: Groups can enjoy either a special 90-minute Disney Institute keynote presentation, titled "Leading and Sustaining a Culture of Excellence in a Turbulent Economy," or a three-hour workshop.

• Roundtrip Airport Transportation: Attendees will receive roundtrip motor coach service to and from Los Angeles International Airport or Orange County Airport and their resort hotel.

At Walt Disney World, meanwhile, groups booking at least 75 rooms per peak night—with a minimum three-night stay—for meetings taking place between May 1 and Dec. 20, 2009, may choose one of the following:

• A Magical Night: Attendees will receive admission to one Disney theme park, valid after 4 p.m., along with a $25 Disney Gift Card that may be used for dinner.

• A Bold Idea: Groups can enjoy either a 90-minute Disney Institute keynote address or a three-hour interactive workshop. They'll also get one evening theme park pass for each room that's occupied on peak night.

• A New Approach: Disney storytellers will lead a special brainstorming session for groups that's focused on their goals and includes a special branding and signing package for their meeting.

For more information about Disney's Disneyland offer, call 1-714-520-7025 or visit disneylandmeetings.disney.go.com.

For more information about Walt Disney World's offer, call 1-321-939-7111 or visit disneymeetings.disney.go.com.