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Ground Has Broken on Avatar Land

Ground Has Broken on Avatar Land   Ground has broken on Avatar Land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The new land will officially be called Pandora, and is taking over the space that was formerly held by Camp Minnie-Mickey. Ground was broken using giant blue shovels, based on the movie. Those in attendance were Avatar producer Jon Landau, Chairman of Walt ...

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Rumor Alert: Disney World Begins Offsite Magic Band Tests!

Rumor Alert!  Disney World Begins Offsite Magic Band Tests Several fans sites are reporting that during January 2014, selected offsite guests will be begin testing the majority of the MyMagic+ elements, including My Disney Experience, FastPass+ at all four parks and the use of MagicBands. This will be welcome news for Annual Passholders and offsite guests if it is true.  ...

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Spice Road Table Restaurant: Sneak Peak and Photo Gallery

Spice Road Table Restaurant: The time of waiting will soon be over… The new Moroccan restaurant Spice Road Table is about to open. Saturday January 11, 2014 the waterside restaurant will be open to the public.  There was some testing being done today by the Cast Members and everyone looked pretty happy.  Management was kind enough to allow DisneyDining to ...

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Say Goodbye to Legacy Fastpass at Magic Kingdom

Say Goodbye to Legacy Fastpass at Magic Kingdom Beginning on January 14 2014, all Magic Kingdom guests will be able to use Fastpass+ including those staying offsite.  Legacy Fastpass will be discontinued.  FastPass+ selections, and any changes, will only be possible at an in-park kiosk and not using the My Disney Experience apps. Resort guests will continue to be able ...

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A Pirate’s Adventure: Treasures of the Seven Seas

A Pirate’s Adventure: Treasures of the Seven Seas Magic Kingdom holds a new adventure (launched May 31, 2013), if you are game to throw your lot in with some Pirates at an interactive game located in Adventureland.  There is no extra charge for this game; it is included in your Magic Kingdom park admission. Captain Jack Sparrow is looking for ...

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News and Views Around Walt Disney World: Baby Its Cold Outside!

News and Views Around Walt Disney World: Baby Its Cold Outside! Well, the story today is all about the weather.  Central Florida has not escaped the Polar Vortex the rest of the country to the north is experiencing.  Ok, so it’s not a zillion degrees below zero, but it is windy and very cold for this section of Florida. Guests ...

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Was SeaWorld “Stuffing” the Digital Ballot Box?

More bad press for SeaWorld. On December 31, the Orlando Business Journal posted an unscientific poll asking, “Has CNN’s ‘Blackfish’ documentary changed your perception of SeaWorld?” Surprisingly, By midday Thursday, the paper reported, that 99% of respondents said no, their opinion of the park had not changed their perception. Upon a closer look, the Journal discovered that 54% of those ...

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Top 9 “Must Do” Things at Disney Springs

Disney Springs is thriving at this time! There is just as much to see and do as ever. There may be a few walls up and the paths might be a little bit crowded in places, but you’ll still want to spend some time at Disney Springs while you’re in Central Florida.   Coming up with a list of 9 things ...

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Imagineers Go Behind the Scenes Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Ride

Imagineers Go Behind the Scenes Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Ride Walt Disney Imagineering just shared this new video, in which Walt Disney Imagineers Ben VanBeusekon and Mary Mac Eachin explain the creative process behind designing and producing themed cars for Seven Dwarfs Mine Train. As they explain, in addition to being a part of the attraction’s innovative new ride system ...

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“MagicBand Only” Coming to all Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

“MagicBand Only” Coming to all Walt Disney World Resort Hotels The MyMagic+ ‘MagicBand-only’ testing is set to expand to include all Walt Disney World Resort hotels by the end of January 2014. With ‘MagicBand-only’, guests will be given a MagicBand in place of the Key to the World Card for all MyMagic+ functions, including park admission, touch-to-pay, touch-to-enter, and FastPass+. ...

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