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[3 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]
Otterbox Becomes “Official Protective Case” for Disney Parks

OtterBox has announced that it is the official phone case for the Disney Parks and a new slate of Disney-themed Otterbox phone cases will soon be available at D-Tech locations.
The OtterBox cases will soon arrive at Walt Disney World and Disneyland and eventually the brand’s in-park presence will be expanded.
In a press release, Jim Parks, the CEO of Otterbox said: “The collaboration between OtterBox and Disney allows us to combine the trusted protection of OtterBox with the magic of Disney Parks. Not only can we help protect guests’ precious memories …

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[1 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Parks Celebrating Mickey’s Birthday on November 18

Disney Parks around the world are gearing up to celebrate Mickey Mouse’s birthday on November 18.
At Disney World the celebration will including Happy Birthday, Mickey! buttons, merchandise, and a Sorcerer Mickey birthday cake. Guests can also sing and dance to “Happy Birthday” during the Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It!, Cosmic Dance Party in Tomorrowland.
Birthday photo props will be available at all four theme parks and guests who collect their photos in the parks will get a commemorative folder.
At Disneyland the celebration will feature a celebration cavalcade for …

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[13 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
Check Out the New Merchandise Inspired by Tim Burton’s ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’

The Disney Parks are celebrating all things Halloween and that means there is some great merchandise at the shops including a slate of super cool merchandise inspired by Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.
At Disney World and Disneyland guests will find a variety of merchandise featuring characters from the film.
Items include apparel for kids and adults like a glow-in-the-dark tee for boys, a zip up hoodie, and Jack and Sally shirts for couples.
Other items include the wreath that Jack delivers to Santa in the film, coffee mugs (including one inspired …

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[11 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Hurricane Irma’s Impact on the Walt Disney World Resort

Sunday night, Hurricane Irma took a somewhat unexpected turn toward the Orlando area and the Walt Disney World Resort experienced heavy wind and rains overnight.
The Disney World theme parks, Disney Springs, and the ESPN Wide World of Sports all remain closed today, September 11.
However, they will reopen tomorrow, Tuesday, September 12.
According to the Orlando Sentinel, Disney is in the process of assessing damage and the Orlando area – including Disney World guests – are under a curfew until 6 p.m. today.
Guests have been sharing photos of some light damage at …

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[8 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Breaking News: Disney World to Close Theme Parks and Disney Springs on Saturday Evening

The Walt Disney World Resort is closing its theme parks Saturday night and they will remain closed through Monday.
Disney announced that Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom will close at 7 p.m. Saturday night. The Magic Kingdom and Epcot will close at 9 p.m.
All four theme parks will remain closed through Monday.
Typhoon Lagoon will close Saturday at 5 p.m. and will remain closed through Monday – Blizzard Beach was closed today and will remain closed through Monday.
Disney Springs will close at 9 p.m. Saturday night and will also remain …

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[8 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Hyper-Reality Experience ‘Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire Coming to Disney Springs and Downtown Disney

The VOID’s new hyper-reality experience, Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire, is coming to Disney Springs at Disney World and Downtown Disney at Disneyland.
The experience will transport guests “to a galaxy far, far away” where they can interact with “friends, family and Star Wars characters through sight, sound, touch, smell, and motion.”
The VOID is an entertainment company that combines advance technology with the magic of illusions to create “immersive social experiences.”
There’s no official opening date yet for this new experience, but it is expected to open later this year close …

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[22 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
Minnie Vehicle Service to Begin this Month at Walt Disney World Resort

Last week’s D23 Expo was full of exciting announcements about Walt Disney World Resort, including new transportation options that are coming to the resort.
One option – playful deemed Minnie Vans – is set to start transporting guests this month!
The Minnie Vehicle Service is a fleet of vehicles ready to whisk guests off to any destination at the Walt Disney World Resort.
The first guests who can use the service will be guests at Disney’s BoardWalk Resort and Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resorts. To hail a “Minnie Van” guests can use …

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[4 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
Applications Open for 2018 Disney Dreamers Academy

Applications are now open for the 2018 class of the Disney Dreamers Academy at the Walt Disney World Resort.
Each year, 100 high school students from around the country are selected to participate in the Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE.
The outside-the-classroom mentoring program takes place each March at the Walt Disney World Resort.
Students in the program will learn valuable skills including communication techniques, leadership, and networking strategies. The program also features guest speakers who give participants tips and insight on how to dream big.
Applicants must answer essay questions …

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[21 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Logo to be Featured on Orlando Magic Uniforms

Disney has announced that the Disney logo will be featured on the Orlando Magic’s uniforms starting next season.
The NBA is starting a trial period where teams can have sponsorship partners for their uniforms.
In 2010, Disney was one of the team’s Champion of the Community partners and views this expanded partnership as one more way “to solidify Central Florida’s presence as a global sports destination.”
Disney is adding a special seating and hospitality area at Amway Arena – home of the Orlando Magic. Fans can even purchase or renew their Walt Disney …

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[20 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Gives Sneak Peek at Medals for Disneyland Paris – Val d’Europe Half Marathon

Disney recently gave guests a sneak peek at the finisher medals for this year’s Disneyland Paris – Val d’Europe Half Marathon.
The finisher medal for the half marathon pays tribute to the 25th anniversary of Disneyland Paris and features Mickey Mouse, running past Sleeping Beauty Castle.
The inaugural 10K race finisher medal features Flora, Fauna, and Merryweather flying around Sleeping Beauty Castle.
The Kids Races medal features Mickey Mouse, while the 5K medal features Lumiere from Beauty and the Beast.
This year’s Disneyland Paris Half Marathon will also include a new challenge – the Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo …