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OpEd: Disney’s Next Resort Should be like Tokyo Disney

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Recently, we shared the news that wine tycoon Warren Randall wants to create a 7th Disneyland in Southern Australia, and now might be the right time to get the project done the Tokyo Disney way. In fact, regardless of who wants it and where it will be, if another Disney Theme Park Resort is built in the near future, the ...

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More Inclusive Magic? Disney Patents Glasses-Free 3-D Technology

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It appears that Disney World attractions could reach a whole new level of technological innovation and accessibility. A recent patent suggests Walt Disney Imagineers are developing a ride technology that could create a 3-D virtual reality experience without the need for 3-D glasses. From MuppetVision 3-D and Mickey’s Philharmagic to Star Tours and Avatar: Flight of Passage, Walt Disney Imagineers ...

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Eager Expectations For Day Three of D23

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At last, we head into the third and final day of the D23 Expo with high hopes. While this weekend-wide engagement has thus far presented us with exciting new details and numerous reveals in entertainment mostly, we’re now bracing ourselves for what awesome things are going to emerge on the Parks and Resort front! In looking at the scheduled line ...

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PHOTOS: New Design Details from ‘Moana’ Inspired Attraction

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Calling all Moana and Auli’i Cravalho fans, we have an exciting update about EPCOT, at Disney World’s, upcoming Moana-themed attraction. Walt Disney Imagineering’s Lead Concept Designer, Reid Eckman, took to the Disney Parks Blog to share the exciting news. The new World Nature ride is taking shape quickly per Eckman, and they’ve begun more work onsite. Related: ‘Journey of Water’ ...

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‘Journey of Water’ Details Are Revealed

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If you love Moana, Auli’i Cravalho, and tropical vibes, then you will be thrilled to hear that Moana’s very own Disney attraction is getting closer and closer to an opening day in the Disney Park EPCOT! Disney Imagineer Zach Riddley has just shared not only a preview of the kind of decor and graphics that will be used on the ...

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Disney Reveals Tiana’s New Look for Splash Mountain Replacement

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Fans of the Disney princess Tiana (the protagonist from the 2009 animated Disney movie The Princess and the Frog) were pleased to learn that the New Orleans native was getting her own ride in the Magic Kingdom — even if fans of Splash Mountain were upset to learn that the classic water ride was being replaced. Now, Disney has announced ...

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Go Behind the Scenes of ‘Tiana’s Bayou Adventure’

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The new Princess and the Frog ride that is replacing the Magic Kingdom Splash Mountain ride in late 2024 has been highly anticipated by some Disney princess fans and dreaded by others (who want Splash Mountain to stay open. However, regardless of individual opinions, Tiana’s Bayou Adventure is happening — and the team behind the new ride (including Walt Disney Imagineering) has ...

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‘Finding Dory’ Character Joins Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage

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If your favorite new character in the 2016 Pixar movie Finding Dory was the grumpy side character Hank (aka an orange octopus whose lack of an eighth tentacle made him a septopus) instead of Becky the bird, Bailey the beluga whale, or Destiny the whale shark, then you’re about to be a happy Guest at Disneyland Resort! The nautical Disneyland Park ...

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Disney Producer Discusses Plans for ‘Princess and the Frog’ Ride

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The Princess and the Frog attraction that is replacing the Disney ride Splash Mountain in the Magic Kingdom Disney Park has been getting closer and closer with more details slowly being revealed about the ride (including its potential opening date). Now Essence magazine has interviewed Charita Carter, one of the women who is playing a big part in making the new Princess and the ...

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