EPCOT Debuts A New Exhibit ‘The Soul of Jazz: An American Adventure’

The historic transformation of EPCOT will take another step forward in early February with “The Soul of Jazz: An American Adventure,” a new exhibit debuting inside The American Adventure. Featuring Joe Gardner from Disney and Pixar’s “Soul” – now streaming on Disney+ – Guests are invited on a musical tour of America to learn about this inspiring … Read moreEPCOT Debuts A New Exhibit ‘The Soul of Jazz: An American Adventure’

Important Reminders for 2021 – MagicBands, Souvenir Luggage Tags & Magical Extras

A few short reminders regarding a few things with Walt Disney World Vacation Packages. As we announced earlier this year, MagicBands will no longer be provided complimentary to Disney Resort hotel Guests with arrivals beginning Jan. 1, 2021. If you have an upcoming Disney Resort hotel reservation with an arrival beginning Jan. 1, 2021, you may be receiving email … Read moreImportant Reminders for 2021 – MagicBands, Souvenir Luggage Tags & Magical Extras

21 Ways to Kick Off 2021 with Magic at Walt Disney World Resort

Happy New Year! Walt Disney World Resort is ready to help you turn the page on 2020 right away and begin 2021 with magic! From new and classic attractions to culinary experiences to character interactions and more, here are 21 reasons to be excited about a visit to The Most Magical Place on Earth in early 2021: … Read more21 Ways to Kick Off 2021 with Magic at Walt Disney World Resort

First Look: New Entrance Fountain Celebrates the Past, Present and Future of EPCOT

The past, present and future of EPCOT are all coming together today in one special moment at the front of the park. Anyone visiting Epcot this morning will see in real life what Walt Disney Imagineering has been dreaming up many years now.  Overnight, crews removed all the “progress walls” from the main entrance plaza, … Read moreFirst Look: New Entrance Fountain Celebrates the Past, Present and Future of EPCOT

Disney’s Aulani Resort To Plan Phased Reopening Beginning November 1, 2020

Aloha! We are pleased to share with you an update! Given Hawaii’s recent announcement of a pre-arrival testing program for those traveling from out-of-state, Disney is working toward a phased reopening of Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa beginning on Sunday, November 1. Just like the other Disney Destinations that have re-opened, Disney is using a measured … Read moreDisney’s Aulani Resort To Plan Phased Reopening Beginning November 1, 2020

Phased Reopening Disney Springs Begins on May 20

A phased reopening of Disney Springs will begin on May 20. Following the guidance of government and health officials, a limited number of shopping and dining experiences that are owned by third-party operating participants will begin to open during this initial phase. The rest of Walt Disney World® Resort will remain closed, including theme parks and resort hotels. As … Read morePhased Reopening Disney Springs Begins on May 20

New Disney Dining Plan Plus Introduced at the Walt Disney World Resort

At Walt Disney World Resort, they know how important it is to give guests options so they can plan their visit in a way that’s right for them. As the resort continues to grow, they’re introducing a new Disney Dining Plan option for Disney Resort hotel guests! This new option, along with the recently announced “Water Park and Sports Option,” will … Read moreNew Disney Dining Plan Plus Introduced at the Walt Disney World Resort

Universal Orlando Resort Begins “Bundle & Save” Promotion February 20, 2020

On February 20, 2020, the Universal Orlando Resort is beginning a new Promotion titled: “Bundle and Save”. Bundle and Save is a new program launching February 20, 2020 whereby Universal Orlando Resort vacation packages booked through Authorized Universal Parks & Resorts Vacation Agencies with 2-night or longer hotel accommodations and a qualifying theme park ticket … Read moreUniversal Orlando Resort Begins “Bundle & Save” Promotion February 20, 2020

New Marquee for Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway Lights Up Disney’s Hollywood Studios – First Look!

It’s now less than a month away from the premiere of Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, the first ride-through attraction in Disney history based on Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse. Ahead of the highly anticipated attraction’s March 4 debut, Disney Imagineers are fine-tuning what promises to be a fun adventure for all ages inside … Read moreNew Marquee for Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway Lights Up Disney’s Hollywood Studios – First Look!

Making the Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway Marquee – All In The Details

We’re less than a month away from rolling out the red carpet for the new Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®! You will be able to experience the attraction beginning March 4! Earlier this week, Walt Disney Imagineering marked a milestone on the attraction’s progress by unveiling its dazzling new marquee. “We … Read moreMaking the Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway Marquee – All In The Details

Drury Hotels to Develop Property in Disney Springs Resort Area

Drury Hotels is developing its largest property to date, the Drury Plaza Hotel Orlando Lake Buena Vista, and will begin to welcome guests by spring 2021. The new hotel will be located in the Disney Springs® Resort Area and the entire project will be complete by the end of 2021, with its first set of rooms available … Read moreDrury Hotels to Develop Property in Disney Springs Resort Area

‘Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along’ & Other New Films Debut at Epcot January 17

Earlier this year, details on new film experiences coming to Epcot® were unveiled at the D23 Expo. Today we’re happy to share that three new films will debut Jan. 17, 2020, at Epcot, on the same day the Epcot International Festival of the Arts begins!  “Awesome Planet” in The Land pavilion showcases the Earth’s beauty and diversity in a 10-minute … Read more‘Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along’ & Other New Films Debut at Epcot January 17

First Look: Inside Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure at Epcot

Chef Remy is cooking up something special at Epcot®, and we have a first look inside to share with you today!  Walt Disney Imagineering is hard at work developing a new attraction for the park’s France pavilion, Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure, planned to open in summer 2020. Based on Disney and Pixar’s hit film, “Ratatouille,” this family-friendly … Read moreFirst Look: Inside Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure at Epcot

First Look at the Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind Ride Vehicles

Last month at the D23 Expo 2019, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Chairman Bob Chapek unveiled new details around Epcot’s Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, a family-friendly “storytelling coaster” that will feature a groundbreaking ride system with vehicles that rotate 360 degrees and can even do a reverse launch.   Today we’re happy to share a closer look … Read moreFirst Look at the Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind Ride Vehicles

More New Global Marketplaces, Radio Disney Artists and Eat to the Beat Acts Announced for 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

It seems like just yesterday when we began discussing tantalizing news bites about the 24th Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival, which runs a record 87 days from Aug. 29 to Nov. 23. And now, less than two weeks from opening, here’s more! Two additional new marketplaces – The Donut Box and Cool Wash – will debut … Read moreMore New Global Marketplaces, Radio Disney Artists and Eat to the Beat Acts Announced for 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival