Apparently Disney has decided Pleasure Island is no longer the great idea they had envisioned twenty years ago. The strip of nightclubs primarily aimed at the over 21 crowd is targeted for demolition this September.
I have to admit I won't shed a huge tear, except for The Adventurers Club. The name of this blog should give you some clue to that, but it goes far beyond my personal interest.
The Adventurers Club is an incredibly unique experience and doesn't deserve to die. It could be easily relocated to Disney Studios, aka MGM Studios for those of you that haven't been to Disney recently.
There's a petition and letter writing campaign in progress. To help with the campaign visit the petition site or write to:
Walt Disney World Guest Communications PO Box 10040 Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-0040
Mr. James A. Rasulo Chairman Walt Disney Parks & Resorts 500 South Buena Vista Street Burbank, CA 91521-4873
Meg Crofton President The Walt Disney World Resort PO Box 10040 Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Al Weiss President Worldwide Operations Walt Disney Parks and Resorts PO Box 10000 Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Letters are much better as we saw with the Save Kim Possible campaign, but here are some email addresses:
Kevin Lansberry, Vice President of Operations Downtown Disney firstname.lastname@example.org
Meg Crofton President Walt Disney World Resort email@example.com
Jay Rasulo Chairman Walt Disney Parks & Resorts firstname.lastname@example.org
Al Weiss President Worldwide Operations - Disney Parks and Resorts email@example.com
Barry Carlson, GM of Operations firstname.lastname@example.org
Patsy Pederson, GM Guest Show email@example.com
During our Save The Adventurers Club campaign I thought I'd reprint The Adventurers Club creed. This is from the night my children were inducted.
The Adventurer's Club Creed
We climb the highest mountains, just to get a better view. We plumb the deepest oceans, because we're daring through and through. We cross the scorching desert, martinis in our hand. We ski the polar ice caps, in tuxedos looking grand. We are reckless, brave, and loyal, and valiant to the end. If you come in here a stranger, you will exit as a friend. KUNGALOOSH!
'til Kungaloosh is alive and well again EVERY NIGHT