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Every Role a Starring Role: Imagineering Project Coordinator

Tue, 2017-06-06 02:44

The Disneyland Resort recently celebrated the grand arrival of Guardians of the Galaxy — Mission: Breakout!, a new action-packed attraction, filled with the irreverent humor of the smash-hit “Guardians of the Galaxy” films along with its stars Rocket, Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax and Groot. I like the above photo of the...

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Pandora – The World of Avatar: Adopting A Banshee

Mon, 2017-06-05 12:25

One of the clear highlights of the incredible new land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Pandora -the World of Avatar, is Avatar – Flight of Passage. On the ride, the Avatar technology allows you to ride a Mountain Banshee across the skies of Pandora. While you can’t take home the Banshee...

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Disney hires mobile LED signs to promote Pandora – the world of Avatar

Mon, 2017-06-05 04:18

Disney is pulling out all the stops to get the word out about the new Pandora – The World of Avatar. Three mobile LED screen trucks have been spotted driving up and down International Drive and other tourist districts in the Orlando area. In addition to showing a clip of...

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Should Wall-E have a larger presence in the parks?

Mon, 2017-06-05 03:33

One of the things I love about “Happily Ever After,” the new fireworks and projection show at the Magic Kingdom, is that it features one of the rare appearances of Wall-E and Eve in a Disney attraction. The 2008 Pixar film is one of my favorites and it’s been practically...

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The Music of Pixar LIVE! A Symphony of Characters highlights

Fri, 2017-06-02 14:52

A new show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios celebrates Pixar’s 30 years of beautiful music that made cinematic history. The Music of Pixar LIVE! A Symphony of Characters performs nightly at Theater of the Stars and featurs special appearances by some of your favorite Pixar characters along with a 50 piece...

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New summer flavors arrive at Vivoli il Gelato in Disney Springs

Fri, 2017-06-02 11:17

New flavors have arrived at Vivoli il Gelato to welcome Summer to Walt Disney World. The popular gelato and sorbet location has also created a “Cap & Gown” Sundae to help 2017 graduates celebrate their achievements. It features peanut butter gelato, pistachio gelato and chocolate hazelnut gelato topped with chopped...

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Beauty and the Beast bonus clips: Inside the first table read of the script

Fri, 2017-06-02 02:24

We’ve got some great bonus material from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast to share with you today. The clips below are from the Table Read bonus feature from the Blu-Ray DVD release. They show the cast all together reading through and performing the script for the first time. It’s fun...

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Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from White House Advisory Council

Fri, 2017-06-02 02:02

Disney’s Chair and CEO Bob Iger has joined what is sure to be a long list of corporate leaders, it already includes Tesla and Space X head Elon Musk, in withdrawing from the White House Advisory Councils he sits on. President Trump’s decision to withdraw from an international agreement to...

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Disney Cruise Line highlights energy efficiency

Thu, 2017-06-01 11:16

Let’s be honest, it takes a lot of energy to propel a 4,000 passenger cruise ship around the Atlantic. All that energy comes from fuel the ship carries and fuel costs money, so it is in the best interest of the Disney Cruise Line to conserve energy as much as...

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Savannah Bee Company moving to permanent location at Disney Springs

Thu, 2017-06-01 02:47

A few months ago we were wandering through The Landing area of Disney Springs near Paddlefish restaurant looking for a place to escape a light rain. We stepped into a medium sized kiosk full of products all made from honey. The Savannah Bee Company location was staffed by a very...

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Food Trucks return to Disney Springs Friday and Saturday

Thu, 2017-06-01 01:47

Disney Springs tried a few Food Truck events a couple years ago to what I thought was great success. The food trucks were becoming very popular in Orlando and locals came out to enjoy some of their favorite trucks then spent some time wandering Disney Springs. Once construction on the...

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Premium Parking comes to Disney Springs

Thu, 2017-06-01 01:25

If you want to park at Disney Springs and keep your vehicle close at hand, you can now park in one of two preferred parking lots for a fee of $10 (Disney says ‘only’ $10). The parking will take over two lots that had been largely used by Valet parking...

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Disney Movie Magic adds night time sparkle to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Wed, 2017-05-31 15:43

Memorial Day Weekend brought the opening of Pandora – The World of Avatar to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, but two new additions to Disney’s Hollywood Studios should also be on your radar. In addition to the previously announced The Music of Pixar Live concert, there was a surprise addition to the...

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Disney Springs adding even more dining in 2018

Wed, 2017-05-31 11:39

With all the amazing new dining added in its recent expansion, Disney Springs has become a favorite hangout for locals and travelers alike. Two new restaurants have just been announced that promise to elevate the culinary scene even higher. Chef José Andrés is opening a Jaleo and Wolfgang Puck will...

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How Disney movie magic Dan Stevens transformed into the Beast

Wed, 2017-05-31 02:42

I had an idea in my head what Dan Stevens’ motion capture suit would look like for his work as “The Beast” in Disney’s live-action remake of the animated classic “Beauty and the Beast,” but it was nothing like this. Check out those springy lifts on his feet to give...

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New concept art shows interior of Wine Bar George coming to Disney Springs

Tue, 2017-05-30 11:49

Although the Disney Springs expansion was officially dedicated more than a year ago, there are still a few locations that have yet to open with new tenants. Most anticipated by me is Wine Bar George, which will open adjacent to Raglan Road and across from the Hangar Bar in The...

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Disneyland rolls out wifi, but it’s not park wide

Tue, 2017-05-30 11:23

Disneyland is making the switch to complimentary wifi for guests. Enabling a park wide network will be important if they wish guests to rely more on mobile apps for fastpass reservations, mobile ordering for food, and more. Last week, with the busy Memorial Day Weekend nearing, Disney rolled out wifi...

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Father’s Day means Free Beer for Dads at Morimoto Asia

Tue, 2017-05-30 11:07

Lately, when we want to celebrate at Disney Springs, Morimoto Asia has been our go to destination. From Dim Sum to Sushi and a glorious menu of entree options, there’s something everyone in our family loves. With Father’s Day coming up we wanted to share their special promotion. Celebrate dad...

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New projection show debuting at Disney’s Hollywood Studios tonight

Fri, 2017-05-26 23:23

We’re hearing from guests visiting Disney’s Hollywood Studios today that a new digital mapping projection show has been announced for tonight at 9pm. It’s called Disney Movie Magic and it will feature songs and scenes from some of your favorite live-action Disney movies like: Beauty and the Beast, Pirates of...

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Disney plans $1 Million donation to restore wildlife habitats to celebrate opening of Pandora – The World of Avatar

Fri, 2017-05-26 12:48

Walt Disney World is celebrating the grand opening of Pandora – The World of Avatar by partnering with the Disney Conservation Fund for a new program that will donate up to $1 million to help protect and restore habitats critical to 10 at-risk animals. The Connect to Protect program levels...

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