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[10 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Star Wars’ Experiences Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios in December

The Star Wars Launch Bay is opening December 1 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
This new Star Wars experience will take guests into the Star Wars films including the new film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens thanks to special exhibits, sneak peeks, and more.
Fans will also have a chance to purchase special merchandise and meet Chewbacca and Darth Vader.
Once Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens guests riding Star Tours – The Adventure Continues will have a chance to experience the new adventure inspired by the new film. Guests will be guaranteed the …

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[18 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Panel at D23 Expo Gave Fans a Peek into What is Coming to the Disney Parks

This year’s D23 Expo was full of surprises and big announcements including the addition of Star Wars Lands at both Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort, but there’s more than just Star Wars in the works.
Filmmakers James Cameron and Jon Landau shared some additional details about the new themed land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, including the official name of the land – Pandora – The World of AVATAR. This area will include and E-ticket attraction, AVATAR Flight of Passage.
The Star Wars-themed lands at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland park …

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[5 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Tokyo Disney Resort to Celebrate 30th Anniversary

Epcot recently celebrated its 30th anniversary, but another Disney property will be celebrating this milestone as well – Tokyo Disney Resort will be 30 years old on April 15, 2013!
To celebrate this milestone, Tokyo Disney Resort will be holding a celebration called “The Happiness Year” from April 15, 2013 to March 20, 2014. Many new additions will be coming to the Tokyo Disneyland, including a daytime parade called “Happiness is Here” and the opening of Star Tours: The Adventures Continue in 2013. Additionally, special Halloween and Christmas seasonal events and …

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[1 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Tokyo Disney Resort Announces Plans for its 30th Anniversary

Tokyo Disney Resort will be celebrating their 30th anniversary in 2013, and they’ve already begun making plans regarding how to celebrate this important milestone.
Starting April 15, Tokyo Disney Resort will kick off “The Happiness Year” celebration. This celebration will feature plenty of exciting things including a new parade, a refurbished attraction, seasonal events and plenty more.
Currently, Tokyo Disneyland is revamping their Star Tours ride to transform it into Star Tours: The Adventure Continues. The revamped attraction will open in spring 2013.
We’ll keep you updated on Tokyo Disney Resort’s 30th anniversary …

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[22 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
‘Star Tours’ Getting a Remake at Tokyo Disneyland

Following the success of the Star Tours remakes at Disneyland Park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Tokyo Disneyland will be revamping the popular attraction as well, renaming it Star Tours: The Adventure Continues. The original attraction opened at the park in 1989, and after more than 20 years it continues to be a guest favorite year after year.
With the renovations, guests will be able to experience a new ride every time with more than 50 possible story combinations. The ride will also feature 3-D images, fully immersing riders in the world …

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[16 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Themed Entertainment Association Awards Disney with Honors

The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) announced the winners of their 18th Annual Thea Awards, and several Disney attractions, as well as an Imagineer, were honored.
Star Tours – The Adventure Continues at both Disneyland park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios were honored with the Award for Outstanding Achievement – Attraction Refresh, based on the extensive remake of the popular ride. Additionally, the Magic Kingdom show “The Magic, The Memories & You” received the Award for Outstanding Achievement – Show Spectacular.
The Animation Magic show aboard the Disney Fantasy, located in the Animator’s Palate …

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[20 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disney’s Hollywood Studios to Host Live Webcast of Star Tours Opening TODAY at 10 am

It’s the day that Star Wars and Disney fans alike have all been waiting for:  set to coincide with the beginning of Star Wars Weekends 2011, Star Tours officially reopens today at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World!
And to mark the grand occasion, the Disney will stream the event via webcast LIVE on the Disney Parks Blog!
If you can’t make it to the parks today to join in the fun, tune in via your computer to watch the opening ceremonies, as well as the arrival of dignitaries from all over the …