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Disney announced today that it will become the official uniform sponsor of the NBA’s Orlando Magic. Here is what that means…Read More
Updated for June 2017. Here is a complete listing of Disney Vacation Club Statistics and Fun Facts including number of members and more…
One year ago today, Shanghai Disney resort opened its doors to the public. While the project was quite a long time in the making and cost a reported $5.5 billion, the results from its first year indicate strongly that all the extra cost and effort was worth it.
We recently heard that Disney was going to be adding a dessert party with a Frozen theme for Epcot visitors looking to do something a little different for the Illuminations fireworks show. Now we know more details including when the parties will begin and how to get reservations.
Disney has announced a new photo opportunity coming soon to the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. Much like other in-ride photos, the picture will be snapped during the ride and available to purchase and download after the ride through Disney PhotoPass. According to Disney, the picture will be snapped between the haunted grotto and Golden Age of Piracy segments of the ride.
Word came yesterday that a number of Disneyland attractions that have been closed for some time, will reopen this summer. With construction of Star Wars land proving to be more invasive at Disneyland than its sister project at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, more park features and attractions needed to be closed and tweaked to accommodate construction.
Disney announced today that reservations are now open for dessert parties at both Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.
The dessert parties take place at the Magic Kingdom’s Tomorrowland Terrace Restaurant and offer a wonderful combination of great views of the holiday fireworks shows, as well as, some amazing holiday treats to much on.
Disney is taking Orange County to court over property tax assessments for a number of Disney World properties. Disney is arguing that the 2016 assessments, made by the county in order to calculate property tax owed, were too high and were subject to unjust increases. Some of the properties in question are the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, as well as, a number of Disney World resorts.
The daytime Star Wars show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away, is tentatively scheduled to re-open on June 18th. Find out more…
Disney announced today that bookings for Walt Disney World Magic Your Way packages for 2018 will begin on June 20, 2017. It is worth remembering that Disney usually…
A few weeks back, I wrote about rumors that were swirling about possible changes coming to Epcot’s Universe of Energy pavilion after Disney filed for a permit to remove a drainage canal behind it. Today, we hear more about that and a number of other potential Epcot changes.
It appears that a bunch of changes will be coming to Adventureland in Disneyland to accommodate the revamped nighttime Fantasmic show.
Two of my absolute favorite things in the world, Disney and Aruba, just combined forces for an amazing new adventure. Starting next week, Disney will be offering cruises on the Disney Fantasy into the south end of the Caribbean into Aruba, Curacao, Barbados, Martinique, St. Kitts and Tortola. The new cruises will be 10- and 11- night excursions from Port Canaveral.
A little while back, Disney started to offer mobile ordering at select Animal Kingdom restaurants (Satu’li Canteen and Pizzafari) which allowed patrons to use the My Disney Experience mobile app to order and pay for their food in advance and then be notified when it is ready.
2018 Walt Disney World vacation packages can now be purchased and with that we now have confirmation that the rumors about alcoholic drinks being included in Disney Dining packages were true. According to Disney…
Little princesses have a fun, new way to get around Walt Disney World this summer – in Strollers that look like Cinderella’s Carriage.
Much like most Disney World stroller rentals, the new carriage-looking versions are offered through a third party: the appropriately named Princess Carriage Rentals. Unlike many of the other stroller vendors that usually leave your stroller with the resort concierge, Princess Carriage Rentals offer a red carpet experiences that includes a chauffeured limo trip to the park.
Covering Disney’s Hollywood Studios construction news and a number of other topics including the new DHS entrance, traffic route, expansion areas and finally potential new names for the park.
Word came out today that one of Epcot’s hidden gems will be closing for a week. The Disney & PIXAR Short Film Festival show is closing for refurbishment on June 12th and reopening June 19th.
After a year+ closure, Disneyland’s Big Thunder Trail reopened this morning. The path, which connects Fantasyland and Frontierland was closed in January 2016 as part of the Star Wars Land construction project.
News broke today that the price of Memory Maker photo packages at Walt Disney World has gone up pretty significantly.