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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of August 11, 2017

by on August 11, 2017

Disney has been keeping me busy this week! There’s been a lot of fun tidbits related to the company that were in the news this week.

This week, catch up on the info that came out from Disney’s recent earning’s call, get hyped for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and more.

In Case You Missed It – Disney and Universal Orlando News and Rumors

 

Big news came out of this quarter’s company earnings for the third fiscal quarter. Including the news that The Walt Disney Company plans to to acquire majority ownership of BAMTech. Also, apparently Disney will be pulling its content out of Nextflix and into its own streaming service. What do you think about all the news that came out during the quarterly earnings conference call?

A lighthouse sculpture was recently unveiled to honor the memory of Lane Graves who was attacked by an alligator at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort. 

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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of August 4, 2017

by on August 4, 2017

Happy August! It’s back to school month! Even though I’ve been out of school for years, there’s just something so awesome and nerdy about checking out the back to school aisles at the stores. You never know what you will find that  you HAVE to pick up, am I right?!

This week, we learn about two pastry chefs who were awarded great accolades, see what Disney Cruise Line’s new cancellation policy is, and more!

In Case You Missed It – Disney and Universal Orlando News and Rumors

 

Disney Research is looking to create an immersive experience through a multi-sensory approach with the Disney Bench. I’m curious to learn more about what they plan to do with this technology going forward. What about you?

Union talks with Disney seem to be happening again soon, according to the Orlando Sentinel.

If you are a cook or chef and you live in the Orlando area, you may want to talk to Disney because they are offering new incentives. 

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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of July 28, 2017

by on July 28, 2017

July is winding down…which makes me sad. July is my favorite month. (Maybe it’s because it’s my birthday and anniversary month.) But there is a silver lining. We are just about one month out from fall. Well, Walt Disney World fall. You see by the end of next month, we will already have started both Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and the Epcot Food and Wine Festival. Who else is excited?

This week, learn what stores will be closing at Downtown Disney, see what new resort may be popping up at the Walt Disney World Resort, and more.

In Case You Missed It – Disney and Universal Orlando News and Rumors

 

Today I must bring sad news, as we have lost a legend. Marty Sklar has passed away. I audibly gasped when I read the news. I am so sad I never had the chance to meet him. May your thoughts and prayers be with his family. 

If you are a WDW Silver Annual Passholder, you’ll be able to enter the parks a little sooner than previously thought.

There may soon be another JW Marriott hotel, as developers have filed a plan for a new hotel on 10.6 acres near Wyndham’s Bonnet Creek Resort and southeast of Epcot.

Due to construction taking place at Orlando International Airport, you may want to arrive about 3 hours early for the time being.

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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of July 21, 2017

by on July 21, 2017

In Case You Missed ItHas your mind caught up with all the Disney news that was announced last week? I think I may have gotten carpal tunnel from all the articles! It’s crazy to think about all that’s coming from Disney over the next few years, both in the parks, as well as in other realms, like movies, consumer products, and more.

This, week, let’s catch up on a few of the more obscure pieces of news from D23, like what you may not know about The Lion King, teaser information about some new film, and so much more!

In Case You Missed It – Disney and Universal Orlando News and Rumors

Vulture takes a look at the question that’s been asked, time and time again..why Pandora and why was so much money spent on it? But this time, it’s a story with a spin of someone who worked for Disney at the time. While I may know the story, I found this look to be very intriguing.

Well this was heart-warming! You may need to grab the tissues as you watch this video as Mickey helps to surprise this family with special news.

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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of July 14, 2017

by on July 14, 2017

This is it! The big weekend of what I’m going to assume is a ton of Disney news! What Disney rumor do you think will come true out of D23 this weekend? Are you going? What are you looking forward to experiencing? I’m supremely jealous of those of you going, by the way.

This week, take a look at a new treat at The Ganachery, find a new adult coloring page that you likely didn’t know existed but definitely want to color, and more! Let’s go!

In Case You Missed It – Disney and Universal Orlando News and Rumors

 

Did you know that The Ganachery at Disney Springs serves up delicious Mickey S’mores! Oh I think I’m going to have to pick up one of these!

Given that I’m currently on a Disney Cruise, this certainly makes me happy. Disney Cruise Line was named as one of the cruise lines that has some of the cleanest ships. 

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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of July 7, 2017

by on July 7, 2017

Ahoy there! I’m ready. Ready for the sand, the sea, and the food! I’m going on a Disney Cruise! Whoo hoo! There’s just something magical about being onboard a Disney ship sailing to far off destinations. I’ll see you all real soon!

This week, learn why theme parks are taking us amateur photographers in mind, see why Universal wants your soul, and more.

In Case You Missed It – Disney and Universal Orlando News and Rumors

 

Three new attractions in the Orlando area were recognized for their excellence in theme parks around the world. See which ones they were.

The Walt Disney company was named as one of the most patriotic brands, according to The Motley Fool. See where it landed on the list. 

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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of June 30, 2017

by on June 30, 2017

In Case You Missed ItWho is seeing Despicable Me 3 this weekend? I can’t wait to see what Gru, the girls, and the Minions are up to this time!

This week, we have a bunch of patents that have been filed, we say our fond farewell to a dated attraction, and much more! Let’s get to it!

In Case You Missed It – Disney and Universal Orlando News and Rumors

 

Could there be a new hotel in the works for the Walt Disney World Resort? New rumors indicate that it could be the case, but Disney may not be the one who’s building it.

Speaking of rumors, is a Ratatouille ride actually coming to Epcot? Permits indicate that it really could be possible. What do you think of this potential new addition?

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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of June 23, 2017

by on June 23, 2017

It’s official! This week, you can book your 2018 Walt Disney World vacation! Did you book yours? When are you heading to the Orlando area?

This week, see how they made the cars in Cars 3 look that much more realistic, find out what new treats you must try on your next WDW vacation, and more!

In Case You Missed It – Disney and Universal Orlando News and Rumors

 

The Hollywood Reporter just released their Top 100 Most Powerful People in Entertainment and for the second year in a row Bob Iger topped the list.

Did you miss the big hubbub when a piece of the monorail fell off?

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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of June 16, 2017

by on June 16, 2017

In Case You Missed ItI know I’m in the minority, but I love Cars. It’s one of my favorite Pixar movies. (Cars 2…yeah….not so much…terrible sequel.) But I have to say, I am super excited to see Cars 3 this weekend! I saw the preview at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and it certainly seems to have the feel of the first film. What about you? Are you going to head to the theater this weekend?

This week, see why geese caused trouble at Disneyland, what Julie Andrews thinks of the upcoming Mary Poppins sequel, what new dessert people are using their minds over at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and more.

In Case You Missed It – Disney and Universal Orlando News and Rumors

 

It’s been one year since a little boy was killed by the alligator attack at Walt Disney World. A special lighthouse will be erected honoring Lane Graves.

Wolfgang Puck’s will be closing on August 1 at Disney Springs. (As a reminder, a new location will be build called Wolfgang Puck’s Bar & Grill.)

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In Case You Missed It: Disney News and Rumors – Week of June 9, 2017

by on June 9, 2017

In Case You Missed It

Wow….I know that summer hasn’t even officially happened, but does any one else feel like it’s already whizzing by? I feel like before I know it, I’ll be back to buying Halloween candy and well, pumpkin everything. Better make sure I enjoy things while I can!

This week, we get to learn some money saving tips, see which treats are totally Instagram favorites, and learn more about Universal’s next attractions. Oh, plus a lot of other really great tidbits too! There’s so much great news this week! What did you miss?

In Case You Missed It – Disney and Universal Orlando News and Rumors

 

Were you looking to get a pet banshee from Pandora? Looks like you may have to wait a while. Is this something you are interested in?

If you’re went to a Disney park last year, it may have felt quieter than usual. (I don’t know about you, but it sure didn’t seem quieter to me! According to the stats, it was though!)

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