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[7 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
Summer at the Walt Disney World Resort

Summer has officially arrived at the Walt Disney World Resort!
Disney’s Animal Kingdom is the place to be this summer thanks to the opening of Pandora – The World of Avatar.
This all-new, immersive land whisks guests to Pandora, inspired by the film Avatar. Two new attractions are located in Pandora – Avatar Flight of Passage and the Na’vi River Journey. Dine at Satu’li Canteen and grab a drink at Pongu Pongu.
And, don’t forget about the Rivers of Light nighttime show at the Animal Kingdom.
Over at Disney’s Hollywood Studios guests can enjoy …

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[31 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Create Your Avatar Action Figure at Windtraders in Pandora – The World of Avatar

Pandora – The World of Avatar is officially open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and now guests can create their own Avatar action figure in the new land.
Guests visiting Windtraders – the merchandise location on Pandora – will find an ACE Avatar Maker where they can create their own action figure.
The ACE system uses a digital process to create and personalize the action figure.
Guests are greeted by an ACE Scan Technician who will use a facial scanner to enter data into the Hybrid Digitizing System. Then, guests select their avatar body …

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[30 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Pandora – The World of Avatar Opens at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Pandora – The World of Avatar officially opened at Disney’s Animal Kingdom on May 27.
The new land was the largest addition to Disney’s Animal Kingdom in the park’s history.
When guests visit Pandora they are transported to a land with floating mountains, bioluminescent plants, and the native Na’vi.
Pandora is home to two new attraction – Avatar Flight of Passage and the Na’vi River Journey. On opening day the wait times for both attractions were more than three hours each.
Guests can dine at the Satu’li Canteen, grab a cold drink at Pongu …

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[28 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Pandora News, Guardians of the Galaxy Attraction News, and More

It’s official! Pandora – The World of Avatar opened May 27 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. We have some news about the new land and much more in today’s weekly recap.
Disney hosted the official dedication for Pandora – The World of Avatar on May 24 with CEO Bob Iger and Avatar director James Cameron in attendance.
Guests visiting Pandora can check out the merchandise location Windtraders for an immersive experience – and to get matched with their very own banshee. And speaking of merchandise, guests will find three Pandora-themed MagicBands.
There are also …

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[27 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Reveals New MagicBand 2.0 Designs for Pandora – The World of Avatar

Today is THE day! Pandora – The World of Avatar is officially open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
And Disney has revealed new MagicBand 2.0 designs specific to Pandora.
There is a limited-edition purple Pandora MagicBand that features nighttime scenes from Pandora. This MagicBand 2.0 retails for $32.99 and was designed by Dylan Cole, a co-production designer for the upcoming Avatar sequels.
Another MagicBand is a blue band that represents the blue Na’vi pattern. This band retails for $22.99.
And the final Pandora-inspired MagicBand 2.0 is for Annual Passholders. This special MagicBand features the phrase …

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[25 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Pledge up to $1 Million to Protect and Resort Wildlife Habitats

When guests visit Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom they’ll have a chance to help Disney Conservation and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts protect and restore animal habitats.
Guests can unlock the contributions by participating in conservation missions while exploring Pandora, and will be able to choose which animals will receive the donations.
The program – Connect to Protect – was officially announced Thursday morning during a press event to launch Pandora.
“Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Pandora – the World of Avatar both demonstrate that every animal, endangered or …

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[25 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Earn New Wilderness Explorer Badges in Pandora – The World of Avatar

Pandora – The World of Avatar opens Saturday, May 27, and guests can earn two Pandora-themed Wilderness Explorer badges during their visits to Pandora.
The Wilderness Explorers is a self-guided 30 minute experience at the Animal Kingdom that includes 30 missions. Guests who choose to become Wilderness Explorers earn badges to keep inside their handbook.
The Pandora badges are earned learning about the flora and fauna in the Valley of Mo’ara and comparing the worlds of Pandora and Earth.
The new Pandora-themed badges are meant to encourage guests to “explore the wonders of …

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[24 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Hosts Dedication of Pandora – The World of Avatar

Pandora – The World of Avatar officially opens Saturday, May 27, and earlier today Disney held an official dedication for the new land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
Disney CEO and Chariman Bob Iger led the dedication ceremony which included appearances from Disney Imagineer Joe Rhode and Avatar‘s director James Cameron.
Fans could watch a live stream of the dedication ceremony – which also included a Na’vi themed drum circle – on the Disney Parks Blog.
If you missed the live-stream of the dedication you can watch it here.
Pandora – The World of Avatar …

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[22 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Watch Live Stream of Dedication for Pandora – The World of Avatar

Pandora – The World of Avatar opens this Saturday, May 27! But Disney is hosting a special dedication of the new land on Wednesday, May 24.
Fans can watch a live stream of the dedication ceremony on the Disney Parks Blog beginning at 9:25 a.m. Wednesday morning.
The new immersive land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom was inspired by Academy Award winning film Avatar and its sequels.
Guests can enjoy two new attractions – Avatar Flight of Passage and the Na’vi River Journey in the land. There is also a new quick service restaurant …

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[21 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Mobile Order Coming to Satu’li Canteen, Night of Joy Ticket Information, and More

Happy weekend! Let’s check out the Disney news you might have missed.
Pandora – The World of Avatar opens one week from today (!!!) and Satu’li Canteen will be the first quick service restaurant at Disney World to utilize Mobile Order. This new method of pre-ordering your meals will be rolled out to other restaurants this summer.
Guests visiting Pandora – The World of Avatar have a chance to support conservation efforts on Earth during their visit.
Disney’s Night of Joy 2017 takes place in September and guests will have a chance to …