News & Rumors Archive

Skyliner Gondola Update – May 2019

Walt Disney World has unwrapped 55 Skyliner gondola cabins with character and attraction graphic designs to make the test run between Caribbean Beach Resort and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. We’ll share 50 photos of those gondola designs, plus a construction update & photo report on other Skyliner work around WDW. If you’ve followed our months of

WDW News & Rumors: Inside Epcot’s Play Pavilion, Blank Slate Dark Ride, and More!

This week’s Walt Disney World news & rumor update covers the ‘blank slate’ dark ride coming to Hollywood Studios, attractions in Epcot’s upcoming Play Pavilion, a restaurant closure at Disney Springs, new MagicBand upgrades, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge music, and more. First, a newly-announced MagicBand upgrade option. Beginning May 15, pre-arrival Walt Disney World resort

New Extra, Extra Magic Hours at Disney World (Including Star Wars Land!)

Walt Disney World has announced that beginning this fall, resort hotel guests will be able to take advantage of free morning “Extra, Extra Magic Hours” starting at early as 6 a.m. in Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, and Hollywood Studios–including Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. The Extra, Extra Magic Hours benefit will include Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s

What’s New & Next for Hollywood Studios

For the 30th Anniversary of Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Walt Disney World held a media event to share some details about the future of the park. In this post, we’ll share some of what we learned, including a preview of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway, Toy Story Land restaurant, Wonderful World of

Skyliner Gondola Update – April 2019

Our Walt Disney World construction updates & photo reports continue with the Skyliner gondolas, including video of the tests above Caribbean Beach Resort. We also have progress on all Skyliner stations: Hollywood Studios, Epcot, Caribbean Beach, Riviera Resort, and Art of Animation/Pop Century. Let’s start with some thoughts on when Disney’s Skyliner gondolas will debut

Riviera Resort Update – April 2019

Riviera Resort is the next stop in our ongoing Walt Disney World construction updates, as we take a stroll around Caribbean Beach Resort to check out progress on the new Disney Vacation Club hotel being built on Barefoot Bay. Here we’ll share construction photos and thoughts on the latest news at this resort. Since our