It’s been a busy couple of weeks for Barbie in the press! Dolls, Dreamhouse, cruises, and royalty all play a part in this fabulous update!
Barbie House to Open in Berlin
Sean Gallup, Getty Images, 4/23/13
“The Barbie Dreamhouse Experience is a 2,500 square meter structure meant to show Barbie's ideal house in life scale and will offer interactive tours and other experiences…”
Royal Caribbean’s Barbie Experience Is a Sea of Pink
Gina Burgos, All Things Cruise, 4/23/13
The writer notes, “I’m certain that if we were not part of the Barbie Premium Experience my daughter would not have formed friendships with this many other children, and my husband and I certainly wouldn’t have been socializing with other couples.”
See the Evolution of the Barbie Dreamhouse (Try Not to Squeal!)
Lindsay Tigar, iVillage, 4/24/13
“After owning her place since 1962 (wow!), Barbie is apparently pulling up stakes and putting her Malibu home up for sale. Before someone else takes over the mortgage, take a look back inside every girl's dream house.”
All Brands on Deck
Tom Stieghorst, Travel Weekly, 4/24/13
Speaking of the brands integrated into their cruise experiences, including Barbie, "We don't want to be affiliated with secondary brands," said Vicki Freed, Royal Caribbean's senior vice president for sales, trade support and service. "We want to be the best brand in the category."
Royal Pair Celebrate Two-Year Wedding Anniversary With Barbie
Matt Young, Daily Telegraph, 4/29/13
“Wedding photographer Paul Gvildys took his dream to photograph a royal wedding and transformed it into a plasticine reality, using ‘royal Barbie dolls’ to recreate Britain’s favorite modern love story.”
Today’s Best Gender-Neutral Toys
Peter Martinez, Good Morning America, 5/1/13
The Mega Bloks® Barbie® Pool Party makes the new list from "Toy Insider Mom" Laurie Schacht, a round-up of cool new toys - with a twist! They're great for both boys and girls.
Barbie The Dreamhouse Experience
WSFL, a CW affiliate in Miami, posted a video about the Dreamhouse Experience on their YouTube channel as part of an “Eye Opener” segment.
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