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Who’s Who at the New Country Bear Musical Jamboree

Magic Kingdom‘s historic Country Bear Jamboree has been undergoing a reimagining of sorts, and is set to reopen on July 17th as the Country Bear Musical Jamboree, featuring our favorite bears singing reinterpreted Disney songs from bluegrass, Americana, rockabilly and more. Disney has shared a behind-the-scenes look at who’s who, and what the cast of Who’s Who at the New Country Bear Musical Jamboree







New Details Announced for Disney’s Affordable Housing Development

I’ll be honest; it feels weird typing affordable and Disney in the same sentence, but here we are. Disney is planning an affordable housing development in Central Florida for cast members and others in the community. When Deni first reported on this news, these were details we had. The development, which will be located in New Details Announced for Disney’s Affordable Housing Development



Orlando Area Under Overnight Curfew, Disney Springs Will Close Early at 7pm

UPDATE 06/08/20: Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings has lifted the temporary overnight curfew effective immediately. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer has has also lifted a similar curfew for Orlando. Disney Springs has resumed its normal operating hours and is scheduled to close at 10:00pm tonight. Individual restaurants and retailers may not have adjusted their hours as Orlando Area Under Overnight Curfew, Disney Springs Will Close Early at 7pm



Orlando International Airport Sees 6 Percent Increase in Passengers for Fiscal 2019

For the fiscal year ending in September 2019, the Orlando International Airport (MCO) saw a record 6% increase in total passengers. While September itself was down due to Hurricane Dorian, the first monthly decline in over two years, MCO still nearly reached the 50 million passenger mark for the year. Domestic travel – up 5.15% Orlando International Airport Sees 6 Percent Increase in Passengers for Fiscal 2019



Ron Logan Talks About Creating IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth – Part Two

In part one of our conversation with Ron Logan, the former executive vice president of Walt Disney entertainment reminisced about the various lagoon shows at Disney’s Epcot, as well as the upcoming final performance of IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth in September. Logan talks about the history and little known facts about one of Disney’s longest Ron Logan Talks About Creating IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth – Part Two



Ron Logan Talks About Creating IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth – Part One

With a loud screech and then a shooting star exploding over World Showcase lagoon, IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth at the Epcot theme park takes guests on an emotional journey as it honors the spirit of humanity, as well as celebrating the world’s “millennium” with a look at the past, present, and future of Earth. As one Ron Logan Talks About Creating IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth – Part One





Flight Delays at Orlando International Airport After Suicide Inside the Terminal

UPDATED: 5:13pm: The delays at Orlando International Airport are affecting Disney Cruise Line passengers as well. Official aboard the Disney Wonder commented that some travelers were having trouble making their flights from Orlando to San Juan, Puerto Rico, where the ship will dock tomorrow. The Wonder is currently on a 7-Night Southern Caribbean Cruise, returning Flight Delays at Orlando International Airport After Suicide Inside the Terminal