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  • Disney gets patent approved to create virtual environments with projector technology

    Disney has filed a new patent that would use an interactive projector in their hotel rooms, or possibly in people’s homes, to create an immersive environment. The patent is for something called the “Image Projecting Light Bulb” and would hook into desk lamps or ceiling lights. It would then project animated images, allowing the room […]

  • Smoking location updates at Epcot

      Following the lead of the Magic Kingdom, some areas where guests are allowed to smoke at Epcot have moved. There will no longer be smoking areas by Mexico, Morocco or the International Gateway and guests will instead be able to smoke in a new area in France. Existing areas between Norway and China, in […]

  • Preview of “Doctor Strange” coming to Disney parks

    Beginning October 7, a 10-minute sneak peek of the upcoming film Doctor Strange will be shown in the theater at One Man’s Dream in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. At Disneyland, guests will be able to see this preview at the Sunset Showcase Theater at Disney California Adventure. The storyline for the film follows the “world-famous neurosurgeon […]

  • Preview of “Doctor Strange” coming to Disney parks

    Beginning October 7, a 10-minute sneak peek of the upcoming film Doctor Strange will be shown in the theater at One Man’s Dream in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. At Disneyland, guests will be able to see this preview at the Sunset Showcase Theater at Disney California Adventure. The storyline for the film follows the “world-famous neurosurgeon […]

  • Guest Relations testing new location in Tomorrowland

    Guest Relations at the Magic Kingdom is testing a new location at the Tomorrowland Light and Power Co. at the exit of Space Mountain. This test location will be in place through the first week of October from 10:00am-7:00pm daily. Guests can use this location to make dining reservations; purchase tickets to special events; and […]

  • Woody, Jessie, and Rafiki being replaced with the Muppets at the Magic Kingdom?

    Rumors are showing up around the internet that the Disney characters Woody, Jessie, and Rafiki will be leaving the Magic Kingdom, with their last day set for October 1. Woody and Jessie currently greet guests near Splash Mountain in Frontierland (he can also be found near Toy Story Mania in Disney’s Hollywood Studios). Jessie does […]

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    Survey indicates growing Zika concern for travelers to Walt Disney World

    Two recent surveys show that Zika fears are beginning to affect future plans to visit Walt Disney World. The surveys by CivicScience show that nearly half the people polled have either canceled or decided not to book a vacation to Disney World because of concerns about the Zika virus. The first survey included 2,592 respondents […]

  • 250 laid off from Disney’s consumer products and interactive media division

    250 people have been laid off from the Walt Disney Co.’s recently combined consumer products and interactive media unit. This division is headquartered in Glendale, California and merged last summer. The layoffs affect 5% off the unit; many of the jobs had been made redundant by the merging of the two divisions. Video game staff […]

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    Shark Reef at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon to close in October

    Typhoon Lagoon’s Shark Reef will be closing next month, with its last day in operation scheduled for October 2. Shark Reef is a saltwater reef where guests can go snorkeling among fish, stingrays, and sharks. There is also an underwater viewing area as well. Shark Reef was an opening day attraction for Typhoon Lagoon when […]