800px-Diving_Coaster_-_Happy_Valley_Shanghai_11Dalian Wanda Group Co., Chinese conglomerate controlled by billionaire Wang Jianlin, has hired a senior former Walt Disney Co. executive to run its amusement parks.

Andrew Kam will be the new vice president of the Chinese company’s Cultural Tourism Group.

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400px-Disneyworld_fireworks_-_0215New ‘Once Upon A Time’ castle projection show which is a version of that one at Tokyo Disneyland, is coming soon to Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. The show is set to start in only a few days- November 4, 2016.

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National_Airlines_Boeing_757-200_SimonThousands of United Airlines’ passengers across the world were delayed Thursday evening for several hours due to a computer glitch.
The Chicago-based airline confirmed in a statement on its Twitter feed late on Thursday that an issue with its weight reporting system temporarily halted departures. The company apologized for the inconvenience and confirmed they were working “to get customers to their destinations as soon as possible.” More »

Boeing_737-2B7_Adv._US_Air_N279AU,_MCO_Orlando,_FL_(Orlando_International_Airport),_USA_PP1164719158Thursday morning, Orlando International Airport officials announced that the airport will be closed to commercial operations starting at 8 p.m. because of Hurricane Matthew. The announcement was made on the airport’s official twitter page.
An airport spokesman confirmed that OIA will close at 8 a.m. and hopes to reopen on Saturday but only after damage assessment is done. However, Mathhew has been unpredictable until now and it is not known for sure when it will resume flight operations. More »

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERATwo American Samoan businessmen have filed separate complaints with the United States Transportation Department over Hawaiian Airlines’ policy to weight the passengers before boarding.
They claim that they had to be weighed before they boarded a flight from Honolulu . They also were assigned specific seats to keep the load evenly around the aircraft.
Avamua Dave Haleck and Daniel King said the new policy seemed very discriminatory More »

bildeThe convention center at Walt Disney World’s Yacht & Beach Club Resort will add 25,000 square feet over the next 2 years. The available convention space at the resort is currently 75,000 square feet, but it will be expanded to 100,000 square feet.

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571px-Spaceship_one2NASA’s Kennedy Space Center could soon be under water due to global warming.
Sea levels are rising and the multi-billion dollar complex is already seeing the effects of climate change. It appears, the land under the center is slowly sinking into the ocean. The Space Center in Florida may have to abandon some of its launchpads and facilities within a decade.
NASA partnering with the U.S. Geological Survey has been doing research on erosion happening along a 6-mile stretch of beach between the iconic launch pads 39A and 39B which have been used for the Apollo missions to the moon and many space shuttle flights.
The majority of NASA’s facilities are located at the edge of the sea for logistical reasons. If failures happened, they would be less dangerous to the public when launching rockets or testing spacecrafts over water. More »