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Gino the Silverback Gorilla’s Birthday Showcases Disney Conservation Efforts

Gino Disney's Animal Kingom

Disney’s conservation efforts can be seen all around the Walt Disney World Resort, from solar panels that work to provide energy to much of the property, to initiatives created by Cast Members to promote sustainability, to all of the wildlife that resides at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park. One such animal at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Gino, the silverback gorilla, just ...

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The Disney Skyliner is Set for a Brief Closure in Early 2022

A number of refurbishments are coming up at the Walt Disney World Resort in early 2022, so if you have a trip planned for the beginning of the year, we recommend doing a little extra planning to make sure your must-do’s will be open this winter. Disney’s Blizzard Beach will be closing for a refurbishment when the Typhoon Lagoon water ...

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Preview New runDisney Merchandise for the 2022 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

With 2022 right around the corner, this year’s runDisney participants are gearing up for the 2022 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend! The event “runs” from January 5 through January 9, 2022, and with a new year of runDisney events comes new merchandise exclusive for the 2022 Marathon Weekend. The 2022 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend continues the 50th anniversary celebration ...

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Disney’s Magical Express to Offer Return Trips to the Airport Only for a Limited Time

Magical Express

Disney’s Magical Express has been a favorite amenity for Guests staying at Walt Disney World Resort hotels since the service launched in 2005. The service provided complimentary (read: included in the cost of your resort stay) transportation between your resort and the Orlando International Airport. For the majority of its run, Disney’s Magical Express even picked up Guests’ luggage from ...

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‘Mulan’ and ‘The Book of Boba Fett’ Actress Ming-Na Wen Visits Disneyland


With Disneyland’s proximity to Hollywood and Los Angeles, it’s not surprising that the Disneyland Resort attracts plenty of celebrity Guests. Sometimes, however, celebrities pay a visit to Disneyland in connection with a new Disney project or movie — and that was the case during this holiday season when the Disney Legend Ming-Na Wen visited Disneyland Resort in tandem with the ...

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Billie Eilish and Finneas Share Their Creative Process Behind the Songs in Disney & Pixar’s “Turning Red” (2022)

Singers and songwriters Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas spent much of the COVID-19 pandemic writing songs for the upcoming Disney and Pixar film, Turning Red (2022). The film, a traditional coming of age story filled with comedy and fantasy elements, will make its debut in theaters across the country on March 11, 2022, and Eilish and Finneas recently shared ...

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