Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup
1 – Walt Disney World to Eliminate Free Overnight Parking for Hotel Guests
March 15, 2018 • Planning a road trip to the most magical place on Earth? It’s about to get more expensive. Disney DIS, -0.36% announced Wednesday that it will begin charging guests at Walt Disney World Resort hotels a fee for overnight parking. The change will go into effect for travelers who make a reservation starting March 21 and beyond. How much guests pay will depend on the hotel. Guests at Walt Disney World’s Value Resorts, the least expensive tier of the group’s hotels, will pay $13 per night. Those at the moderate-tier of hotels will be charged $19 per night, while travelers staying at the most expensive hotels will pay $24 per night. These fees include applicable taxes. Read More
2 – Disney Reorganization Anticipates 21st Century Fox Assets
March 14, 2018 • The Walt Disney Company unveiled a sweeping reorganization on Wednesday, promoting a pair of executives and preparing the entertainment conglomerate for the eventual integration of assets from 21st Century Fox. Read More
3 – Here Are All the Pixar-Themed Treats Coming to Disney Parks This Year
March 13, 2018 • Seven new Pixar-themed restaurants and food stands will land permanently at Disney parks this summer, and dozens of items inspired by films like Ratatouille, Finding Nemo, Coco, and Inside Out will be available throughout Disneyland Resort during the limited-time Pixar Fest, running from April 13 to September 3. Read More
4 – ‘Tangled’-Themed Restaurant Now Open on Disney Magic Cruise Ship
March 16, 2018 • Taking a Disney cruise may be even more special now that the cruise ship Disney Magic announced it has opened a new restaurant called “Rapunzel’s Royal Table.” According to the Disney Parks Blog, this restaurant is ready to take you on a delightful journey to the kingdom of Corona for fun feasting, live entertainment and, of course, Rapunzel, the princess with the best hair in all the land. Read More
5 – The Cove Bar has reopened at Disney California Adventure
March 16, 2018 • If you loved the Cove Bar at the Disneyland Resort, prepare to be happy because it’s baaack … but only for awhile. The building is being renovated and converted into a new family venue to be called the Lamplight Lounge, opening as part of the new Pixar Pier development at Disney California Adventure, but, the upper Cove Bar portion is reopening temporarily. Read More
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