Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup
1 – Disney Is Making a Huge Change to Its Most Iconic Star Wars Attraction
October 19, 2017 • Disney’s iconic Star Wars-themed attraction, a 3D motion simulator ride called Star Tours, is getting an upgrade next month at Disney Parks around the world. The new version of the ride will include an all-new, never-before-seen battle from the franchise’s newest installment, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” allowing aspiring Jedis to step inside the fantasy world like never before. Read More
2 – A First Look at The NBA Experience at Walt Disney World Resort Coming to Disney Springs in Summer 2019
October 19, 2017 • As the 2017-18 NBA season tips off, we want to give you a first look at the new NBA Experience at Walt Disney World Resort coming to Disney Springs. Inspired by the modern architecture of new NBA arenas around the country, the building design exudes the same spirit and energizing impact, while creating an unmistakable and entertaining connection to the NBA in a way that only Disney can. Read More
3 – Victoria & Albert’s Voted #2 Restaurant in U.S. by TripAdvisor for Second Year
October 20, 2017 • Victoria & Albert’s, located in Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, was voted the second-best fine dining restaurant in America among TripAdvisor’s 2017 Best Fine Dining Restaurants in their Travelers’ Choice awards – the only Florida restaurant to make this prestigious list. Read More
4 – Disneyland Adding FastPass, MaxPass to “it’s a small world” Holiday in 2017
October 22, 2017 • When “it’s a small world” Holiday returns to the Disneyland Resort on November 10th, 2017, it will offer both FastPass and MaxPass to allow guests to more quickly experience this very popular attraction. “it’s a small world” Holiday often proves quite popular, so it has been surprising to see FastPass not in use over all these years, despite that it was one of the first Disneyland attractions to ever use the service back in 1999. This year, it will offer MaxPass as well, allowing guests to book the ride reservations digitally on their phones via the Disneyland app. Read More
5 – Disney Brings Sloths to the DMV to Recreate IRL Zootopia
October 20, 2017 • Zootopia‘s sloth scene was one of the most memorable moments from last year’s animated hit. It was an apt metaphor for the one place that everyone wants to escape as quickly as possible: the Department of Motor Vehicles. But now, the latest installment of Oh My Disney‘s In Real Life series is bringing the joy of sloths into an actual DMV. Read More
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