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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 …

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[17 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Mobile Order Coming to Satu’li Canteen and Other Animal Kingdom Restaurants

Guests visiting Pandora – The World of Avatar starting May 27 will be able to use the new Mobile Order food ordering service on the My Disney Experience app.
Satu’li Canteen on Pandora is the first restaurant at Disney’s Animal Kingdom that will utilize the new system and it will eventually be rolled out to Pizzafari, Flame Tree Barbecue, and Restaurantosaurus this summer.
Mobile Order allows guests to pre-order and pay for their food prior to arriving at a restaurant. Once guests arrive at the restaurant they tap the “I’m here” button …

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[9 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate Summer with a New Room-Only Discount at Walt Disney World

Summer officially kicks off May 27 at the Walt Disney World Resort with the opening of Pandora – The World of Avatar.
And if you’re looking to celebrate summer vacation with a family trip to Disney World, there’s a new room-only discount for stays at most Disney World hotels from May 28 through August 31.
Rooms can be booked through July 14. For discounts and participating hotels visit the Disney World website.
Guests who are visiting Disney World between May 27 and July 4 can also take advantage of “Extra” Extra Magic Hours …

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[7 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: More Updates about Pandora, a ‘Cars 3’ Sneak Preview, and More

Happy weekend! What a week it’s been – so much news coming from Disney about Pandora – The World of Avatar! Let’s check out all the news from last week!
We have more details about this year’s Epcot Food and Wine Festival! The 2017 Festival will feature 35 booths in celebration of Epcot’s 35th anniversary, including the return of India and Spain!
Pandora – The World of Avatar opens in less than three weeks and we have a lot of new information about the food, the attractions, and the land itself!
A new …