Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup
1 – New Play Disney Parks App to Launch This Summer
April 21, 2018 • Walt Disney World fans will soon be able to explore the park in a different way. The new Play Disney Parks mobile app – set to be launched in summer 2018 – will allow park-goers to “interact with the surrounding environment” through various activities available through the app, according to the official Disney Parks blog. “With the touch of a button, wait time turns into play time with family and friends at certain locations,” the post reads. “And the more you explore in Disney parks, the more there is to discover on the app.” Read More
2 – Millennial pink now all the rage at Walt Disney World
April 19, 2018 • Not too long ago, rose gold had a major moment at Walt Disney World. It would appear that moment is over. Millennial pink is now the latest and greatest color poised to pop at the parks. From cupcakes to cream puffs to champagne, Disney die-hards could make a millennial pink “must-do” list from all the offerings. Many of these treats are just making their debut this week. Brand-new items to watch out for in the coming days are the Millennial Pink Pop at the BoardWalk Bakery; the Millennial Pink Raspberry Cream Puff, found at The Market at Ale & Compass and Beach Club Marketplace and filled with raspberry Bavarian cream and glazed with sugar icing; The Millennial Pink Celebration Toast at Amorette’s Patisserie at Disney Springs; a Fairy Tale Celebration Cuvee topped with adorable millennial pink chocolate ears; and also at Disney Springs, Vivoli il Gelato is debuting its Millennial Pink Shake. Read More
3 – Star Wars: Galactic Nights Returning to Walt Disney World Resort
April 21, 2018 • The Walt Disney World Resort will transport guests to a galaxy far, far away in celebration of all things Star Wars as part of its Galactic Nights event. The one-night-only Star Wars-themed event takes place May 27, hosted at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. For 2018, the event celebrates the newest entry in the Star Wars cinematic saga with event-exclusive projection experience Star Wars: Galactic Destinations adding a journey to a new planet, and new video moments from Solo will be incorporated into an updated version of the Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away stage show, featuring live appearances from Rey, Kylo Ren, Chewbacca, BB-8, Darth Maul, and more. Read More
4 – Is This The Year That Marvel’s Superheroes Finally Topple Star Wars?
April 21, 2018 • IS THIS the year that Marvel finally tops Star Wars? Judging by early box-office figures and a new Fandango movie poll, this could indeed be the turning point when the Avengers prove more popular than the Rebel Alliance. Ever since Disney-owned Lucasfilm rebooted the space movie franchise in 2015, the biggest Star Wars film of each year has outdistanced the biggest release from Disney-owned Marvel Studios. Read More
5 – Disneyland Is Hiring, and Holding Two Job Fairs in May
April 18, 2018 • Disneyland will be holding two job fairs in May for people who are eager to find jobs in the hospitality industry. The first job fair will be a general Anaheim Resort Job Fair, held at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel on May 3, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. PT. The second will be for housekeeping and laundry positions only, held at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa on May 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., ABC 7 reported. Read More
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