Tag Archives: Avatar

5 Movies to Watch Before Your Next (or First) Trip to Walt Disney World


For many of us, our days are spent looking forward to our next trip to the “Happiest Place on Earth.” You’ve booked the trip, the countdown has begun…now what?  Life, of course, continues on — sometimes at what feels like a glacial pace — as we get closer and closer to the next piece of magic.  […]


BREAKING: Disney Acquires Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., Iger to Remain CEO Through 2021


As we expected, The Walt Disney Company and Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (21st Century Fox) have officially announced this morning that they have “entered into a definitive agreement for Disney to acquire 21st Century Fox, including the Twentieth Century Fox Film and Television studios, along with cable and international TV businesses, for approximately $52.4 billion […]


The Disney Fall Feast 5K Course Will Bring Runners Through Pandora – The World of Avatar


runDisney recently released the course map for the Disney Fall Feast 5K, which takes place on November 3, 2017. According to the course map, this will be the first runDisney event that’ll bring runners right under the floating mountains of Pandora at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The Disney Fall Feast 5K is unfortunately already sold out, […]


Disney Has Released a Na’vi Language Primer for Explorers of Pandora – The World of Avatar


If you are the kind of person who thinks a little research before a trip pays off, why not try to learn a little bit of Na’vi before your first excursion to Pandora – The World of Avatar? The Disney Parks Blog has released a handy primer to get you up to speed on communicating […]


What I Look Forward to Experiencing at Animal Kingdom This Summer, and Pandora is Not Top of the List!


First of all, at the outset let me say that I am looking forward to experiencing Pandora the World of Avatar. I, like many other Disney veterans, always love having new attractions to experience and new lands to explore. I enjoyed the movie, and will be interested  to see just how immersive it really is. […]


Introducing A Create-Your-Own Avatar at ACE Avatar Maker in Pandora – The World of AVATAR


There is now a new way guests can create an exclusive memento at ACE Avatar Maker inside Windtraders. Steve Miller from Disney Parks Blog spoke with Cody Hampton, merchandise product developer, who shared how this experience will work. “We were inspired by the breathtaking AVATAR Flight of Passage attraction when designing ACE Avatar Maker,” explained […]



Introducing Three New MagicBand 2 Designs For Pandora – The World of AVATAR


Here we are just the day before the exciting Pandora – The World of AVATAR officially opens at Disney’s Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. We’ve shared information on all kinds of merchandise that will be available at Windtraders, the land’s store, and today, we’ve got some brand new MagicBand 2 designs […]


Why Pandora Fits in Disney’s Animal Kingdom


Disney’s Animal Kingdom opened on April 22nd, 1998 and is based on natural themed environments as well as animal conservation. The animal conservation piece is something that has been around since Walt Disney himself. The Disney Conservation Fund was established in 1995 in efforts to protect and support nature around the world. Disney works to […]


Disney Takes Theming Too Far, Didn’t Make Pandora Rides Wheelchair Friendly


The protagonist of the movie Avatar is an injured soldier who relies on a wheelchair for mobility, and can only navigate the inhospitable landscape of a foreign planet through the use of the titular “Avatar.” Disney’s Pandora – The World of Avatar, located in their Animal Kingdom park, is so realistically crafted that its attractions are […]