Welcome to Disney By The Numb3rs, your online guide to Disney and theme parks.
For the avid Disney aficionado, Disney By The Numb3rs is a reliable news outlet on the front lines, providing daily coverage of the most current news and analyses about the Walt Disney Company, from its parks, to its films and to its corporate activities.
Disney By The Numb3rs started in Jan 31, 2007, it went from excel worksheets to the detailed easy to use website you see today. On Jan 18, 2009 at 5:30 PM the first blog was dine and off we went reporting on the magic as well. We use all types of sources to gather our facts about all things Disney.
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About Tony Caselnova – Founder & Owner of Disney By The Numb3rs
My enthusiasm for all things Disney all started when my parents took our family to WDW for a vacation. My first trip was at age 13. Since that first time, I have made a trip to WDW almost every year from age 13. As far as I knew there was only one place to vacation!
My fascination with WDW began on that first trip. I wanted to know how things at WDW operated and what made it so magical. I wanted to know details like how many people worked there and the length of the monorail track. It is that fascination that fueled my interest in WDW. Each year that my family vacationed at WDW, I learned more about WDW as they built more parks and added more attractions.
I am not the average fan; I want to know all the details and I love researching the facts of WDW. I research facts through the Internet, books and DVDs. To me, the best part is to conduct research trip at WDW.
After college, my father was transferred to Orlando and I moved with my parents. Seeking employment, I applied for a job at WDW. I passed the first rounds of interviews and was proud to join the Disney family as a security cast member!
The job was great. It included Disney-specific training and security training before assuming four duties: driving a security vehicle, standing a post, working in a resort or walking a park or other area. Sometimes I even had special duties like working the Epcot Christmas Processional. I would escort the celebrity guests from backstage to onstage. Interestingly, every cast member is given a WDW fact book monthly to aid in answering guest questions. The pocket book contained great Disney facts that added more fuel for my thirst of Disney facts.
Well, all-good things must come to end so we moved back to NJ. In the summer of 2010 I moved back to Florida I am now living in Orlando less then 15 minutes from WDW and living the dream and have fun along the way.
Favorite Park – Magic Kingdom
Favorite Character – Mickey Mouse
Favorite restaurant – California Grill
Favorite attraction – Toy Story Mania
Favorite resort – Bay Lake Tower / Contempoary
First time at a disney park – 1976 & have been every year since
Who was on your first disney trip – My entire family
Favorite disney memory – My first trip and my first trip with my kids
How far do you live from disney now – 15 minutes
When is your next Disney trip? – every weekend
Favorite Disney Movie – Jungle Book & Toy Story
Owner & CEO – Tony Caselnova