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[24 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage Reopening September 27 at Disneyland

After a lengthy refurbishment the Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage at Disneyland is scheduled to reopen on September 27.
The attraction has been closed for nearly a year.
During the refurbishment the lagoon that houses the Finding Nemo attraction was completely drained. The lagoon holds 5 million gallons of water and Disneyland worked with the Orange County Water District for this part of the project.
The partnership with the OCWD allows the drained water to be treated and stored, rather than being released into the ocean via storm drains. The water from Finding Nemo …

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[24 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Beautifully Disney Launches the ‘Haunted Mansion’ Collection at Disney Parks

Just in time for fall and Halloween, Beautifully Disney is launching its newest collection inspired by the Haunted Mansion attraction.
The collection features a mini nail polish set with colors including ‘Wall to Wall Creeps,’ ‘Hurry Back,’ ‘Doom Buddies,’ and ‘Three Thumbs Up.’ There are also nail appliques with the characters and symbols from the Haunted Mansion.
The eye shadow palette in the collection features colors such as ‘Tomb Sweet Tomb,’ ‘Find A Way Out!,’ and ‘Ghouls Night Out.’ The palette is packaged in an accessory case inspired by the iconic Haunted …

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[23 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Chase Cardholder Lounge Returns to the Epcot Food and Wine Festival

Chase credit and debit cardholders can once again take a break at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival in the Chase Cardholder Lounge.
The VIP lounge is located on the third floor of the American Adventure Pavilion – a nice halfway stop as you tour World Showcase – and is available to all Chase cardholders, including Disney Visa cardholders.
The Lounge gives guests an air conditioned space to relax, enjoy complimentary non-alcoholic beverages, and even use the charging stations to recharge their smartphones and tablets.
To access the Chase Lounge guests can use …

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[23 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Consumer Products Launches ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Product Line

The newest Disney XD animated series, Star Wars Rebels, debuts October 13 and to celebrate the launch Disney Consumer Products has a new line of products.
The Star Wars Rebels line of products includes action figures, spaceships, lightsabers, apparel, and accessories, and more for a new generation of Star Wars fans. The products will be sold by Hasbro, LEGO, Mad Engine, Rubies, and Jay Franco.
“Star Wars Rebels extends the franchise’s legendary storytelling while refreshing nostalgic play patterns with a new audience,” said Josh Silverman, executive vice president of global licensing, Disney …

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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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[22 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Debuts First Look at New PANDORA Charms

The new Disney PANDORA charms and bracelets haven’t debuted yet at the Disney Parks, but Disney is giving fans a sneak peek of some of the charms.
When the Disney/PANDORA collection arrives later this fall guests will be able to purchase a sterling silver Disney Parks bracelet that features a ball clasp with the castle logo. The collection will also feature 16 charms created just for the Disney Parks.
The charms will be available in sterling silver and 14K gold. Several of the charms will be “destination” charms – including one for …

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[21 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
MagicBands Now Include ‘Link-It-Later’ Option for Walt Disney World Guests

MagicBands are the way of the World for guests staying at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel, but now there’s a new option for those who purchase the retail MagicBands.
Any guest can purchase a retail MagicBand and use them during their visit to Walt Disney World – even if they aren’t guest of an “on property” hotel. These retail MagicBands can be linked at the time of purchase by using a valid theme park admission, Memory Maker card, or another active MagicBand.
And now there’s a new way to link the …

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[20 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
New iPhone 6 Cases Arriving at D-Tech on Demand in the Marketplace Co-Op

If you’re one of the lucky ones who bought a brand new iPhone 6 this week, you’ll need a new case.
And D-Tech on Demand at the Marketplace Co-Op in Downtown Disney has a new selection of iPhone 6 cases debuting today, September 20.
D-Tech on Demand is one of the boutiques inside the newly opened Marketplace Co-Op, offering more than 170 styles for phone cases. In addition to the new iPhone 6 cases guests will also find cases for iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5/5S, iPhone 5C, Samsung Galaxy SIII, and Samsung Galaxy …

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[19 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Third Annual USTA Collegiate Clay Court Invitational Coming to ESPN Wide World of Sports

The third annual USTA Collegiate Clay Court Invitational, hosted by the Florida State men’s tennis team, begins October 30 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
The tournament runs through November 2 and will feature more than 40 tennis teams from around the country. The number of teams is the most ever in the event’s history.
“We are excited about the opportunity to host the USTA Clay Court Invitational for the third consecutive year,” said Florida State head coach Dwayne Hultquist. “The partnership between the USTA, Disney, and Florida State makes …

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[19 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Company Named One of the Top 100 Employers for 2014

The Walt Disney Company has been named one of the top 100 employers in the United States.
The distinction was announced by Universum, a global leader in employer branding, as part of their annual list of top employers.
For the rankings, Universum surveyed more than 46,000 business, computer science, engineering, humanities/liberal  arts/education, and natural sciences undergrad students between October 2013 and January 2014.
Based on the results Universum created six lists and survey participants chose an unlimited number of employers they would consider working for.
Disney ranked number one on the Humanities list, number …