Archive for September, 2008

Updated touring plans to remove Animal Kingdom Pocahontas show

by on September 30, 2008

We’ve updated the Animal Kingdom touring plans to remove references to Pocahontas and Her Forest Friends, which had its last performance on September 27.

Two Epcot acts gone

by on September 27, 2008

Orisi Risi and Spelmann’s Gledje have ended performances at the park.

Pixies come to MK

by on September 27, 2008

Tinker Bell and her Pixie friends will begin meet-n-greets in the Magic Kingdom at Toon Town in a new spot called Pixie Hollow on October 24th.

Two dollar towels

by on September 27, 2008

Towel rental at Disney’s water parks has been increase to two dollars now.

Pocahontas and Her Forest Friends is closed

by on September 27, 2008

The Pocahontas and Her Forest Friends stage show has left the Animal Kingdom. There is no word from Disney on a replacement.

Pleasure Island is closed

by on September 27, 2008

Just a reminder, Pleasure Island has ceased operations. All night clubs within the venue are now closed. Disney has said they will develop the space in the future – like the Wonders of Life pavilion or the 20 Thousand Leagues Under the Sea lagoon or even the Skyride loading stations in Fantasyland and Tomorrowland.

Body Wars wall work

by on September 27, 2008

We’re not sure why, we’re not sure how, but something’s starting right now. Disney has begun construction/demolition of walls in the Body Wars attraction. Possibly for the food and wine festival or possibly for other reasons, it’s happening.

Nine Dragons reopens

by on September 27, 2008

The Nine Dragons restaurant at Epcot has reopened ahead of schedule. We hear it looks quite nice inside.

Beach Club room refurb

by on September 27, 2008

Rooms at the Beach Club resort and Beach Club villas will soon be getting refurbed to meet modern hotel standards. Goodbye 90’s, hello umm.. what’s the new decade called?

Spaceship Earth gets a more decent descent

by on September 27, 2008

Reports are coming in that new lighting effects have been turned on in the final descent of Spaceship Earth, bringing the attraction closer to physical completion. Word has it that Disney chose to open the unfinished attraction to meet capacity demands from the operations staff – a whole two months of full closure prior to it being finished. Those two months have now turned into nearly 10 months of guests riding past black curtains and chicken wire. Hopefully the improvements, when completed, will have been worth the wait.