The last few days have seen a veritable furor of filing for Walt Disney World construction permits and notices of commencement. In this post, we’ll comb through these documents submitted by Imagineering to the Orange County, Florida Comptroller and offer some commentary. For starters, you might recall our recent update that All Construction Has Stopped at
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Walt Disney World has announced that Spaceship Earth will soon be closing for its multi-year refurbishment and reimagining, as Epcot continues its massive transformation. This comes after months of rumors and the official announcement of the project at last year’s D23 Expo. (Updated April 4, 2020.) In this post, we’ll cover what we know thus
Walt Disney World and Disneyland will be pausing payments for Annual Passes, and will also allow passholders to receive partial refunds on APs in some cases. In this post, we’ll cover eligibility and what’s prompting the move. As background in case you’re somehow unaware, Disneyland and Walt Disney World announced last week that the parks
Walt Disney World and Disneyland are notifying Cast Members that the company will be furloughing them later this month. This temporary move comes in lieu of a permanent layoff, allowing employees to potentially resume their positions once the parks are able to reopen. (Updated April 4, 2020.) As you’ll likely recall, Disneyland and Walt Disney
During the current closures of Walt Disney World, Disneyland, plus the international theme parks and Disney Cruise Line, the Walt Disney Company has focused on finding new ways to help make a difference in the world. Many hospitals are already over-capacity and under-supplied, which puts their hospital staff at risk. Those on the frontlines are
One downside to fall vacations at Walt Disney World is that it’s storm and hurricane season. In this post, we have preparedness info, staying dry during rain & safe during intense weather in Florida. This advice applies to tropical storm and Atlantic hurricanes, but also rainy days in Florida. (Updated April 1, 2020.) In the
Following Walt Disney World’s announcement that Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom theme parks will remain closed indefinitely, hotel and dining reservations were suspended for the months of April and May 2020. While we don’t yet have any official word as to when the parks or resorts will reopen, but yet another update
Ready for some good news?! Free Dining is once again available at Walt Disney World, but there’s a catch: it’s as a summer recovery vacation package for guests who have had to cancel their trips during the months of March, April, or May 2020. In our Will Walt Disney World Offer Huge Discounts After Reopening?
Disney has announced an extension to the current closure of its Disneyland and California Adventure theme parks, plus the three official hotels in Anaheim and Downtown Disney, all of which are now closed indefinitely. This follows the original closing announcement, and began with Disneyland and DCA temporarily pausing operations through the end of March 2020.
Walt Disney World has announced an extension to the current closure of Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, and Hollywood Studios plus its Florida hotels past spring break and through at least mid-April 2020 due to the current public health crisis. The current plan is for Walt Disney World to remain closed “until further notice.” Disney
The temporary closures of Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea have been extended by Oriental Land Company in light of request from the Japanese government to refrain from holding events due to the current situation in Japan and abroad. At present, the reopening of the parks is planned for April 20, 2020 or beyond. Additionally, Tokyo