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[19 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Gondola System Appears to be a Reality

Back in February we told you about rumors of a gondola lift system that was rumored to be coming to the Walt Disney World Resort.
Now it appears that this new transportation system is becoming a reality for the resort.
The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that documents obtained from the Reedy Creek Improvement District confirm the project.
According to the documents, there will be six stations with three gondola lines that link Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Epcot, Caribbean Beach Resort, and the area between Pop Century and Art of Animation.
The enclosed gondola cabs will …

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[17 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
More Details Announced for Star Wars Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Fans at last week’s Star Wars Celebration heard some additional details about the Star Wars-themed lands coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland.
During a panel discussion, cast members from Walt Disney Imagineering and others from Lucasfilm discussed the partnership and details about the lands.
Fans learned that the lands will be based on a “mysterious destination” that is in the Outer Rim, “lying on the edge of Unknown Regions.” As the story goes, the village was once a bustling crossroads on the trade routes but it now home to those “who …

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[26 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: FastPass+ Opens for Pandora Attractions, New Live Show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and More

Happy Sunday! It’s been another week full of exciting Disney news, so let’s check it out!
If you’re making plans to visit Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, the FastPass+ reservations have opened for guests staying at Disney World resort hotels.
The Music of Pixar Live! is coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios this summer. This limited-time live show will feature music and characters from Pixar films.
Planet Hollywood Observatory in Disney Springs has announced plans to bring more “star sightings” and a counter service option to the recently refurbished …

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[23 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘The Music of Pixar Live!’ Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios this Summer

A new limited-time concert is coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios this summer – ‘The Music of Pixar Live! A Symphony of Characters.’
This new live concert debuts May 26 and will feature music from Pixar Animation Studios films, a live orchestra, and visits by popular Disney/Pixar characters.
The Music of Pixar Live! will be performed three times nightly at the Theater of the Stars at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The daytime performances of Beauty and the Beast Live on Stage will continue during daytime hours.
The music in the show will include highlights from …

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[19 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News – Star Wars Land Updates, Disneyland’s Pirates Celebrate 50 Years, and More

Happy last Sunday of winter! It was another busy week full of Disney news, so let’s dive in and see what’s happening!
Disney gave guests an update on the Star Wars Land construction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland, including a photo of AT-AT’s under construction!
St. Patrick’s Day celebrations were happening all around Disney World, including the Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival at Raglan Road in Disney Springs.
Disneyland’s Pirates of the Caribbean celebrated its 50th anniversary this weekend with specialty food items and more!
March Magic returns for 2017 and guests can purchase …

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[17 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Shares Update on Progress of ‘Star Wars’ Lands

Disney Parks has recently shared an update on the progress of the Star Wars-themed lands at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland.
Each 14-acre construction site sounds like a hotbed of activity with new attractions being built.
One new attraction will give guests the chance to pilot the Millennium Falcon on a secret mission, while the other attraction puts guests in the middle of a battle between the First Order and the Resistance.
Disney also released a photo of life-size AT-ATs being built!
Check out this quick preview video:

The Star Wars-themed lands are slated to …

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[10 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Releases More Information about ‘Star Wars’ Galactic Nights Event

The Star Wars Galactic Nights events is planned for April 14 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney has just released more information about this one-night event.
The host of the Inside the Saga: Celebrity Chat Show is Vanessa Marshall, the voice of Hera Syndulla from Disney XD’s Star Wars Rebels. This special “chat show” will take guests behind the scenes of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Guests can also take part in the Seize the Saga Interactive Scavenger Hunt where they’ll stop into “immersive and iconic” scenes from the films while …

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[2 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘Beauty and the Beast’ Premieres at Shanghai Disney Resort

The cast of the new live-action Beauty and the Beast celebrated the Chinese premiere of the film at Shanghai Disney Resort.
The backdrop for the celebration was the Walt Disney Grand Theater, located in Disneytown. The 1,200 seat theater is also home to the first Mandarin production of The Lion King.
The stars of the film including Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, and Josh Gad, along with director Bill Condon were in town for the premiere.
Back here in the States, guests can check out an extended preview of the film at …

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[26 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Closures at Caribbean Beach Resort, DCL 2018 Sailings, and More

What a week it’s been! We’re closing out February with major news from Caribbean Beach Resort, menus for the Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival, and summer 2018 sailings on Disney Cruise Line.
We found out this week that the restaurants – and pool bar! – at Caribbean Beach Resort are closing for refurbishment on May 1. The Old Port Royale Food Court, Shutters, and Banana Cabana Pool Bar will be affected.
Guests will have alternative options for dining in Centertown, three island markets, and a new quick service in Trinidad.
Disney …

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[21 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
Get Your Photo Taken with an Oscar at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

The Oscars are this Sunday, February 26, on ABC and from now until that day guests can get up close and personal with a real Academy Award at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
The Oscar® statuette is located at One Man’s Dream in the Studios.
Guests can walk the red carpet and have their photo taken with the statuette during regular park hours.
Disney is nominated in several categories this year for films including Zootopia and Moana which were both nominated for Best Animated Film. Other nominations include Rogue One: A Star Wars Story for …