News & Rumors Archive

Many New Disney World Construction Permits

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

Spaceship Earth Closure & Reimagining

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

Disney Donates Medical Supplies & Food

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

Disneyland Closed Until Further Notice

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.