Star Wars Coming Soon to Disney Parks

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Disney has recently unveiled its plans to build two enormous Star Wars lands in Florida’s Disney World and Anaheim, California’s Disneyland, marking the biggest expansion in the theme park’s history. The announcement was made by Disney chief executive and chairman Bob Iger at the annual D23 Exposition in Anaheim, California before 7,500 Star War fans.

Each park will be 14 acres and will include sensor features to give visitors an ‘immersive’ experience. The lands will be populated with actors playing aliens, droids and many other creatures from the Star Wars world.

The authentic Star War’s lands will feature a new planet from George Lucas’ sci-fi intergalactic universe.  Two new rides will be introduced, including one where participants will be able to board and take control of one of the most recognizable ships in the galaxy- Millennium Falcon Continue reading “Star Wars Coming Soon to Disney Parks”

Disney’s Hollywood Studios to Receive $3B Expansion and New Name

Rock_n_Roller_Coaster,_Disney's_Hollywood_StudiosDisney’s Hollywood Studios may receive the largest renovation in the company’s history. The $3 billion expansion at Walt Disney World Resort has recently been approved by Disney’s board. However, a lot of speculation and nothing official has been announced yet.

Rumors behind the park’s massive overhaul have reached critical mass and the truth may soon be revealed. Official announcement is expected to be made at this year’s D23 Expo in Anaheim in August and this will end months of speculation about the awaited massive overhaul.

The upcoming 10 year expansion will include farewells to some attractions, welcome new lands and long-awaited changes that will make the park dominated by Star Wars, Pixar and Indiana Jones. Attractions like the American Idol Experience and Magic of Disney Aniation, Muppet Vision 3d and Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular have closed to make room for the new ones. Continue reading “Disney’s Hollywood Studios to Receive $3B Expansion and New Name”

Disney World Bans Selfie Sticks from Its Theme Parks

Selfie_Stick_in_Rom_(16454073048)Are you thinking of visiting Walt Disney World next month? You’d better keep your selfie stick at home.

Disney World is banning selfie sticks from its theme parks as they have become “a growing safety concern” for both its guests and cast, Disney World spokeswoman Kim Prunty said Friday morning. After June 30 selfie sticks will no longer be allowed in any of Walt Disney World’s four Florida parks and two Disneyland parks, California and DisneyQuest Indoor Interactive, Orlando. The sticks will be banned from Disneyland in Paris and Hong Kong on July 1. Disney hotels and resorts will still allow the selfie devices. Continue reading “Disney World Bans Selfie Sticks from Its Theme Parks”

Farewell to Mickey Sorcerer’s Hat at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

800px-Universal_entranceThe iconic sorcerer’s hat is now leaving Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Believe it or not, it would be your last chance to take final pictures with Mickey’s iconic sorcerer’s hat at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. In October 2014, Disney revealed that the structure will be removed by early 2015, and then on January 2, 2015, the company confirmed that the deconstruction of Hollywood Studios’ big hat begins on January 7th. Continue reading “Farewell to Mickey Sorcerer’s Hat at Disney’s Hollywood Studios”

The Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney officially opened

800px-Walt_Disney_World_Resort_entranceFour Seasons Hotels & Resorts officially opened its first Orlando location just steps from the Magic Kingdom. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on August 1. Guests, local officials and executives attended the event. The Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney, set on 26 acres in Golden Oak, is the biggest resort that the brand has opened. Continue reading “The Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney officially opened”

Orlando is the most sought-after holiday destination for Brits this season

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Walt Disney World

Momondo.co.uk, a top metasearch, released the results of their UK flight search data. For the last three month, Orlando in the United States’ ‘Sunshine State’ Florida is the top most-searched destination amongst the British vacationers.

Orlando is a desired destination for the beaches but most of all for the great variety of entertainment options it offers to the tourists. It is widely famous for Disney Resort, fast rides and killer whale shows.

Alicante and Malaga in Spain appeared in the 3rd and 4th position on the list of the top most popular holiday destinations for this summer.