Disney honored with several Thea Awards
| Posted: Nov 14, 2012 | Updated: Oct 19, 2014 - 9:25:27 AM
Disney was honored with several Thea Awards this week from the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). Included in the honors were:
at Disney California Adventure
- New Theme Park Land. Specifically mentioned was "the overwhelming scale of the rockwork panorama."
Radiators Springs Racers
in Cars Land - Attraction category. "True excellence in design, technical innovation and execution."
Carthay Circle Restaurant and Lounge
at Disney California Adventure - Theme Park Restaurant category. "High quality service, distinctive setting and cuisine."
Aulani Resort & Spa
in Hawaii - Themed Hotel Resort. "The Aulani resort experience is one-of-a-kind."
A former Disney cast member, Frank Stanek, will also be honored with the Buzz Price Award - Recognizing a Lifetime of Distinguished Achievements. Stanek is former Corporate Vice President of Research and Planning for the Walt Disney Company. According to the Disney Parks Blog
, his role was to "provide background and analysis in the original development of Walt Disney World Resort
and the expansion of Disneyland Resort, as well as Epcot
, Tokyo Disneyland and Disneyland Paris."
The Thea Awards ceremony will be held at the Disneyland Hotel
on April 6, 2013.