Archive for the ‘Disney News and Promotions’ Category
There seems to be a new trend at Walt Disney World; doing meet and greets with princesses from movies that haven’t been released yet. They tried it out with Merida and it seems that it was so successful that EPCOT’s World Showcase has made a new themed area for a Frozen Meet and Greet! Although
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The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train is proving to be the little engine that could for Disney’s Magic Kingdom. The last piece of the new Fantasyland puzzle, progress on it so far has been hard to see, due to its slow-but-sure construction. now, it is actually beginning to look like a real Disney ride! I could not
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Disney’s Animal Kingdom has had a reputation for a long time now as only being fun in the morning and early afternoon. Many people either leave early or choose to skip the park entirely when planning a vacation to Orlando. Due to obvious considerations for the animals, safaris and animal viewing end pretty early. Subsequently,
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The newest Disney World expansion project, nicknamed Avatar Land by fans worldwide, has been kept under wraps for years now. Disney’s creative team has finally released these gorgeous concept renderings, brining the concept to life and building anticipation. Since the moment the new Avatar Land was announced, i have been wracking my brain trying to
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Disney World fans have been anxiously waiting for news about the new area: Avatar Animal Kingdom. It took so long for news to be released that many people speculated that the expansion was put on the back burner so that funds could be redirected. Now that plans have been released, everyone agrees it was worth
As many Orlando travelers have come to realize, Disney’s Hollywood Studios has become the “half-day” Walt Disney World theme park. That is, there isn’t quite enough going on to keep your attention for more than half the day, whether it be the first or second. Rumor has it, Disney has plans to change that image
A great trend in the United States lately has been the sudden emergence and popularity of food trucks. There are television shows, festivals and competitions dedicated to them, and they get more gourmet each season. The team behind dining at Downtown Disney in Orlando FL knows a good when they see it. The first food
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“Dream It! Do It!: My Half-Century Creating Disney’s Magic Kingdoms.” Is the newest book by Disney Legend Marty Sclar. It was debuted at the D23 Expo this year and was published by Disney Publishing. Guests at the Walt DIsney World resort will get a chance to meet Marty and pick up a copy of the
Continue reading Meet Marty Sklar Sept 11-12 and pick up a copy of “Dream It! Do It!”
There have been rumors circulating for a while that the Animal Kingdom construction project, the world of Pandora, based on the hit movie “Avatar” has come to a screeching halt, perhaps never to be completed. Luckily, now it looks as though those rumors have been busted. The latest Animal Kingdom construction project is the relocation
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“Where you always follow your heart” is the newest work in the Disney Dream Series by world-renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz. This one is celebrating the beautiful Jennifer Hudson as princess Tiana from the beautiful animated film, the Princess and the Frog. What many people don’t know is that Ms. Hudson got her start not on American
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This is Mosi. She is the first baby giraffe to be born inside the walls of Disney’s Animal Kingdom! There was an internet-wide vote going around to name the sweet creature as soon as she was born earlier this summer. Shingo (long neck) and Baraka (blessing) were popular names thrown around, but the most popular
The Imagination Pavilion at Walt Disney World’s Epcot Center has slowly been going downhill for years. It all began with a “makeover” that would not only shock but anger Disney fans for years to come. For many guests, a Disney World vacation is all about wonder, magic and innocence. Walt Disney World’s Epcot is the most
Wishing wells have long been an important element in fairy tales, giving hope and magic to their characters. In Walt Disney World vacations, coins can be found all over the theme parks. It seems that every available cliff, statue, and water-filled attraction has been used as a place for hopefuls to make their wishes, as
The Be Our Guest Restaurant is one of the newest dining locations at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando Florida. Already, it has been recognized for its innovative technology by the National Restaurant Association. The Be our Guest restaurant is known for its amazing interiors that have been carefully decorated to match those of
Starbucks is finally open at the gorgeous Main Street USA at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom! There are some people out there who can’t go a full day without their Starbucks fix! Lucky for them, the wold-famous coffee chain is now part of Walt Disney World vacations at their most popular park, The Magic Kingdom.
The Wild Africa Trek is an amazing guided tour offered by Disney’s Animal Kingdom. It is a great addition to Disney World Vacations for nature buffs and adventurers! It is a three hour tour (Gilligan’s Island, right?) that combines walking, safari vehicles and a rope bridge. Your guide will help teach you about all kinds of animals
Disney World vacations just got even more interactive for Pirates fans! A game, much like Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom or the Kim Possible/Agent P challenge at EPCOT Center has been in the works for some time now and is finally entering into its testing phase. “A Pirate’s Adventure–Treasures of the Seven Seas” can be played
Walt Disney World’s Official Fan Club, D23 has always been available to loyal fans for a fee. Never before has there been free access to the club, something that many people have felt for years needed correcting. In addition to its existing (paid) gold and silver levels of membership, this new (free) level includes: Access
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Disney World is famous for making vacations memorable with its many amazing Princesses, but recently the groundbreaking tomboy, Merida from Disney/Pixar’s Brave, has been getting a lot of attention! The Academy Award Winning Princess tale has put the young leading lady into the Royal Court at Walt Disney World. Her mother was proudly standing by her
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The Magic of Disney Animation in Disney’s Hollywood Studios is now home to Monsters University Concept art! Check it out on your next Disney Vacation! Monsters University has taken over. I have already accepted this. Now it is time to just enjoy it. Tomorrow is the big day! 24 hours of Disney vacation fun. The countdown