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[14 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel and Spa Under Renovation at Disneyland Resort

Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa in Disneyland is in the middle of a renovation, which is slated as the most extensive refurb since it opened.
The Arts & Crafts-style hotel will feature a modern look and the refresh will include a reimagining of all guests rooms, pool areas, and the concierge-level Craftsman Club. The lobby furniture will also be updated.
The Grand Californian was recently named a AAA Four Diamond Hotel by the Automobile Club of Southern California. This was the sixteenth year in a row that the hotel earned this …

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[13 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Kiehl’s Store Opens in Disney Springs

Disney Springs has welcomed another new retailer – Kiehl’s Since 1851. The skin and hair care store opened March 3 and is the sixth Florida location for the New York-based retailer.
The store at Disney Springs mirrors the original New York Flagship store, which started in 1851 as an apothecary. The new story has a “New York apothecary” vibe.
Guests visiting the 1,681 square foot store will find a personal consultation table, a “men’s destination,” natural and sustainable material, and more.
Mr. Bones – the teaching skeleton and Kiehl’s icon – is also …

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[12 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: La Nouba Closing, More Details about Pandora, and More

Happy Sunday! We’re one full week into the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival, and now the Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival has also started. Let’s check out the week in Disney news.
Disney announced that La Nouba by Cirque du Soleil is closing on December 31 at Disney Springs. There is no word yet on what might replace the show.
Miss Adventures Falls at Typhoon Lagoon opens March 12!
If you’re visiting the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival make sure to pick up an orange-scented Disney Gift Card! They’re perfect for …

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[11 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Food Blog Launches ‘DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2017, 2nd Editon’ E-book

Planning a Disney World vacation is no easy feat, but our friends at the Disney Food Blog have a great tool that will make planning your dining adventures easier and a lot of fun – the DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining.
This full-color, instantly downloadable e-book feature more than 650 pages of everything you need to know about dining at Disney World! And it’s been updated with the most recent 2017 Disney dining news.
Inside the guide you’ll find fully updated menus, prices, and restaurant information for every Disney World …

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[10 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
More Details Revealed for Pandora – The World of AVATAR at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Pandora – The World of Avatar is scheduled to open on May 27 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and this week Disney has been revealing more information about the new land.
The land is based on the Academy Award-winning film from director James Cameron an is the largest addition ever at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
Pandora was a collaboration between James Cameron, Disney’s Imagineers, and Lightstorm Entertainment.
Guests will enter the land by crossing the Discovery River and walking through a winding rain forest path before entering into Pandora. The premise is that you’re entering …

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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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[9 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
Joffrey’s Revive Coffee Kiosk Opens in the Magic Kingdom

A new Joffrey’s Coffee kiosk opened this week in the Magic Kingdom’s Tomorrowland.
The Joffrey’s Revive Coffee Kiosk is located next to the Tomorrowland Stage and is the first Joffrey’s location inside the Magic Kingdom.
The kiosk is serving up coffee, tea, and specialty espresso drinks including Dreamscicle Iced Latte, Island Swizzle Iced Tea, and a Dulce de Leche Iced Latte.
Pastries including doughnuts, cookies, and fritters are also on the menu.
Our friends at the Disney Food Blog checked out the Mission to S’mores Latte and you can see their review here.
The Mission …

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[9 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
Citizen-Science Research at the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

When you visit the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival this spring, be sure to stop by the butterfly gardens to help out with some “citizen-science” research.
Disney’s Animals, Science, and Environment cast members will be in the butterfly garden area and they need help from guests to determine which new plant species the native butterflies like best.
The Disney Horticulture team members planted two native plants – blanket flowers and chapman’s cassia – and guests of all ages are invited to participate in the activity.
Over at Disney’s Vero Beach Resort more than …

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[8 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney XD’s ‘Star Wars Rebels’ to Return for Fourth Season this Fall

Disney XD’s Star Wars Rebels is returning for a fourth season this fall on the network. Production is underway on the new season of the hit animated series.
Star Wars Rebels tells the story of the Star Wars saga with new galaxies, characters, and adventures.
Fans will soon learn more details about what season four has in store for the characters when new details are revealed at the Star Wars Celebration in Orlando next month.
The voice cast for season three currently includes Freddie Prinze Jr. as Kanan, Vanessa Marshall as Hera, Steve …

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[8 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
‘Indiana Jones’ Returns to Theaters in 2019

Indiana Jones is returning to the big screen in 2019!
The Walt Disney Studios made the announcement this week that a new Indiana Jones film will be released in two years. And, Harrison Ford is returning in the iconic role.
The as-yet-unnamed film will be released on July 19, 2019.
Steven Spielberg – the director of the four previous Indiana Jones films – will direct the new film. Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall will also return.
In the statement from the Studios, chairman Alan Horn said: “Indiana Jones is one of the greatest heroes …