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Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Storytelling and Innovators Receive Themed Entertainment Industry’s Highest Honors

By Beth Deitchman

The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) has just honored two of our new favorite attractions—Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance and Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway—with Thea Awards for Outstanding Achievement. These are among the most highly regarded awards within the themed entertainment industry.

In honoring Star Wars: Rise of the…

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Bob Weis

EXCLUSIVE: Walt Disney Imagineering’s Bob Weis Offers an Inside Look at What’s to Come at Disney Parks Across the Globe

By Beth Deitchman

Over his nearly 30 years with The Walt Disney Company, Walt Disney Imagineering President Bob Weis has led a wide range of projects at Disney parks and resorts across the globe—from his work on the first international Disney theme park, Tokyo Disneyland, and creative leadership for the conceptual design for Tokyo DisneySea; to the five-year…

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400+ Plant-Based Dishes Coming to Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts

By Zach Johnson

Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort have announced that all of their major quick and table service restaurants will soon be serving plant-based options. Guests can choose from more than 400 sweet and savory creations, including several new dishes. Because guests have embraced existing plant-based offerings, the two Resorts were inspired to…

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So Cool! Frozen-Inspired Color Collection Arendelle Aqua Debuts Worldwide

By Zach Johnson

For the first time in forever, a cool new color collection inspired by Frozen is available in Disney Parks worldwide and online at shopDisney.com! Named Arendelle Aqua, the line is inspired by Anna and Elsa’s kingdom from the Oscar®-winning animated feature. The collection marks the first-ever global release for a color collection at Disneyland…

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Hong Kong Disneyland

Royal New Additions to Hong Kong Disneyland—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

An already iconic castle is transformed with the help of some Disney Princesses, and Disney Cruise Line readies for Halloween on the High Seas… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Hong Kong Disneyland Reveals Castle Upgrades Fit for Royalty

Longtime D23.com readers may remember that we’ve…

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From a Relaxing Float to a Refreshing Soak—9 Water Rides Perfect for a Summer Day

By Savannah Salazar

Summer is still in full swing, which makes the warm days perfect for exploring the various water rides of Disney parks! We’ve rounded up some great attractions to help guide your summer day at the parks, whether you desire to get totally soaked, somewhat splashed, or just enjoy a leisurely cruise down a river. Oh, and while we did our best in…

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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Nano Battle!

7 Cool Things to Look for Inside Hong Kong Disneyland’s Latest Attraction: Ant-Man and The Wasp: Nano Battle!

By William Keck

Hong Kong Disneyland celebrated the continuing expansion of its popular Marvel-themed experiences in Tomorrowland with the opening of Ant-Man and The Wasp: Nano Battle! The storyline of this hotly anticipated attraction ties in directly to the exciting battle taking place in the adjacent (and already insanely popular) Iron Man Experience. Here’s a…

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Dumbo the Flying Elephant

See Where Dumbo Soars at Disney Parks Around the World

By Nicole Nalty

Our favorite flying elephant is soaring onto the big screen on March 29 in a live action reimagining of the 1941 animated classic. Before Dumbo makes his triumphant flight into theaters, we’re celebrating something almost as iconic as the film itself—the Disney theme park attraction, Dumbo the Flying Elephant.

Making its debut in Disneyland…

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You Can’t Miss These Thrilling New Trailers—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

This Brand-New Avengers: Endgame Trailer is Everything We Needed Today…

You know it’s gonna be a good day when you can catch a new glimpse at some of the world’s greatest Super Heroes. Yes, we were just gifted with a brand-new trailer for Avengers: Endgame, Marvel Studios’ sure-to-be-monumental conclusion to a whopping 22…

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How to Have the Happiest Chinese New Year Ever at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort

By Beth Deitchman

They’re ringing in the Year of the Pig at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, where a Chinese New Year celebration to end all celebrations is currently underway. The festivities continue all the way through February 24.

Three special Disney V.I.P.s—Very Important Pigs, that is—are on hand for the fun! The Three Little Pigs can be found at…

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