Tag Archives: Walt Disney World

New ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Merchandise Developed for Disney Parks

In honor of the next installment of the rapidly expanding Star Wars franchise, the Disney Parks merchandise team has developed a slew of Parks-specific products for guests to add to their collections. New Solo: A Star Wars Story merchandise will be available at both the Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts, complete with clothing, pins, […]

Limited Release Banshee Coming to Windtraders for 1st Anniversary of Pandora – The World of Avatar

In the latest edition of Inside Disney Parks, Victoria Hamilton from the Disney Parks Merchandise team revealed a brand new Banshee that will be flying into The Rookery inside Pandora – The World of Avatar in late May to celebrate the one-year anniversary. “The bioluminescent landscape-inspired banshee will be packaged with a display perch and a Certificate […]

Disney’s Beach Club Resort Now Offering Ceramic Painting Class

Guests who enjoy arts and crafts are invited to bring out their inner artist by visiting Disney’s Beach Club Resort for ceramic painting. Guests can create their own unique masterpieces on Wednesdays from 1-4 p.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays from 4-9:30 p.m. Pricing has not been made available as of this posting, but Disney […]

Guests Relations Testing a Transportation & Ticket Center Location

From now until June 2, Disney’s Guests Relations will have a window at the Transportation & Ticket Center as part of a test. This temporary location will be located at Window 3, and open from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. At this temporary guest relations window, guests can receive My Disney Experience support, enroll in […]

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex to Host the 2022 Special Olympics USA Summer Games

According to the Orlando Sentinel, in 2022 the Special Olympics USA Summer Games will be held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World. This event will bring in “4,000 athletes, 1,500 coaches and 20,000 families and fans from all 50 states” to Central Florida. Every four years the Special Olympics […]

Weekly World Forecast: May 18-24, 2018

Everyone knows planning a trip to Walt Disney World can be time-consuming. For some, it’s a passion project to work out all the details, but for many others, planning a Walt Disney World vacation can feel daunting. We know at The DIS that your vacation should be a time of relaxation and family bonding. When I […]

Orlando International Airport’s Upcoming South Terminal Adds More Gates

The new South Terminal Complex being built at Orlando International Airport (MCO) isn’t even scheduled to open until spring of 2021, but the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) Board voted today to add additional gates. The terminal plans now include three additional gates, which will be able to accommodate up to six more narrow body […]

Walt Disney World Annual Passholders Receive Early Purchase Access on Toy Story Land MagicBand

Beginning May 18, 2018, Annual Passholders can receive exclusive early access to purchase a Toy Story Land MagicBand before they are available to all guests when the exciting new land opens on June 30, 2018. Your Annual Pass card must be shown at the time of purchase. Take advantage of your 20% Passholder discount at the […]

Walt Disney World PhotoPass Photographers Add Several New Magic Shots

Walt Disney World PhotoPass photographers have come up with some new ways to make your next vacation just a bit more magical with six brand new Magic Shots located around the resort. At the Magic Kingdom, head to Disney Clothiers on Main Street USA and visit the Casting Agency door to apply to be a […]

The Spread of a Fire in the Magic Kingdom’s Parking Lot Could Have Been Prevented

According to WFTV, the spread of a fire that occurred in March in the Magic Kingdom’s Mulan section of the parking lot could have been prevented, but Reedy Creek firefighters couldn’t find a water source for over 30 minutes, allowing the fire to grow. Unfortunately, that additional time allowed the fire to spread from the […]