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[14 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disney’s Hollywood Studios to Get New Name

Sometime, perhaps in the not-too-distant-future, Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be known by a different name.
This is according to a statement made by The Walt Disney Company’s Chairman and CEO Bob Iger during Disney’s annual shareholder meeting earlier this week.
When asked (by a 6-year-old) whether the theme park would be changing its name Iger said that they would announce only that the name was being changed, but not what that new name might be.
In recent months the theme park has said goodbye to the Studio Backlot Tour and the Sorcerer’s Hat …

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[28 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News – Backlot Tour Closes, Food and Wine Updates, and More

It’s been a busy week in the World of Disney news with attraction closings, the first full week of the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival and more. Let’s dive right in!
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The 19th annual Epcot International Food and Wine Festival is in full swing and once again Chase debit and credit cardholders can take advantage of the Chase VIP Lounge located in the American Adventure Pavilion! It’s the perfect place to rest your feet, get a complimentary beverage, and charge your phones!
Our friends at the Disney Food …

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[22 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Studio Backlot Tour at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Closing September 27

Another major attraction is closing permanently at the Walt Disney World Resort.
The Studio Backlot Tour at Disney’s Hollywood Studios is closing for good on Saturday, September 27 after 25 years of operation.
Disney confirmed the closure and said the attraction is closing to make room for future development.
This is the second major Disney attraction closure announced in the past few weeks. The other attraction – Maelstrom in Epcot’s Norway Pavilion – is closing October 5 to make way for a new Frozen-themed attraction.
Both the Studio Backlot Tour and Maelstrom have been …

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[8 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
New Meet-and-Greet Experiences Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Starting May 16, several new meet-and-greet experiences will be coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios!
First, The Magic of Disney Animation attraction will be changed to reflect Winnie the Pooh. This change was designed to promote Disney’s upcoming film, Disney’s Winnie the Pooh, which hits theaters July 15. Visitors to the park will be able to meet Winnie the Pooh himself, and will also have the opportunity to view the making of the film.
Popular Disney channel characters Phineas and Ferb also make their debut at the park on May 16 in a …