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[22 May 2018 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate the First Anniversary of Pandora – The World of Avatar with a Limited Release Banshee

May 27 marks the first anniversary of Pandora – The World of Avatar, and to celebrate Disney is celebrating with a limited release interactive banshee.
This new banshee will be available at The Rookery at Windtraders starting May 27.
The bioluminescent landscape-inspired banshee will come witha  display perch and a Certificate of Authenticity.
Guests can currently find 11 different banshees at The Rookery, including one created for the Animal Kingdom’s 20th anniversary.
The banshees are a popular souvenir for guests, and were recognized in 2017 by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions …

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[4 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: New Restaurants Coming to Disney Springs, New Summertime Food at Disneyland, and More

Happy Sunday! It’s been another busy week in the world of Disney news. Let’s check it out!
The Music of Pixar Live! debuted at Disney’s Hollywood Studios last week!
If you’re visiting Disney California Adventure this summer you’ll want to check out the new specialty food and drink items available for the Summer of Heroes!
Disney debuted new MagicBands for the grand opening of Pandora – The World of Avatar. Speaking of Pandora, guests visiting Windtraders can enjoy a totally immersive experience, including creating your own Avatar action figure.
Adventures by Disney has teamed …

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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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[26 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Windtraders in Pandora – The World of Avatar Invites Guests to Experience an Immersive Shopping Experience

When Pandora – The World of Avatar opens tomorrow, May 27, guests will be immersed in a land the likes of which they’ve never seen.
And that immersive experience extends even to the merchandise location on Pandora, named Windtraders.
The “recovery” story behind Pandora – the planet is recovering from the destruction brought by the Resources Development Administration – is clear at Windtraders. The store is created out of an abandoned structure full of roots from Pandora’s plants.
The merchandise at Windtraders includes items celebrating the world of Pandora including animal plush toys, …

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[5 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Rookery on Pandora – The World of Avatar Allows Guests to Connect with the Banshees

When visiting Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, guests can stop by The Rookery inside Windtraders to find their own banshee.
The banshee is an important creature on Pandora – and the main feature of the new attraction Avatar Flight of Passage. And guests will be able to take one home from the visit to Pandora.
Naturalists from the Alpha Centauri Expedition will help guests at The Rookery identify their favorite banshee. Each of the interactive souvenirs has range of motion of their head, mouth, and wings – …

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[29 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Reveals Sneak Peek of Merchandise from Pandora – The World of Avatar

We’re one month away from the opening of Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Disney is giving guests a sneak peek at some of the merchandise from the new land.
The new merchandise is meant to complement the world of Pandora, with its floating mountains, bioluminescent plants, and more.
Guests will find several designs on the merchandises at Windtraders, the main merchandise location in Pandora. Images on the merchandise were inspired by the Na’vi River Journey attraction and the Valley of Mo’ra.
Merchandise items include apparel, home decor, …