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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Magical Updates on New Disney Parks Attractions and Entertainment

By Zach Johnson

On Monday, Josh D’Amaro, Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, took the virtual stage at the IAAPA Expo: Virtual Education Conference to share a behind-the-scenes look at lessons learned over the past year—and to chart Disney Parks’ path forward.

While the pandemic required some projects to be put on pause, Disney Imagineers…

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Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom Brings a Wildly Wonderful Inside Look at the Theme Park to Disney+

By Beth Deitchman

If you’ve visited Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park and gazed in awe at the incredible array of animals who call the park’s savannas, forests, and tranquil pools home, you’ve only experienced part of the story. Beginning Friday, September 25, Disney+’s new docuseries Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, produced by National Geographic and…

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‘This is Halloween’ at Magic Kingdom Park

By Ryan March

Boys and girls of every age: Wouldn’t you like to see something strange? Come with us and you will see, a Magic Kingdom Halloween!

With headless horsemen dangling from their drinks and with their churros anchored in what appear to be bags of bugs, Walt Disney World guests are embracing the spirit of the season at Magic Kingdom Park, where D23 got…

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once upon a snowman

Disney+ Announces New Olaf Short Coming Soon—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

New Olaf Short Premiering on Disney+ This October

Ready for a few more warm hugs? Disney+ has just the ticket! Earlier this week, the streaming service announced that an all-new animated short—chronicling the origin story of everyone’s favorite sunny snowman Olaf, from the Oscar®-winning 2013 hit Frozen and its acclaimed 2019 sequel—will…

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D23 Inside Disney Episode 53 | EPCOT Updates with Walt Disney Imagineer Zach Riddley

New holiday traditions coming to Walt Disney World Resort, the untold origins of Olaf, Halloween with D23, Dancing with the Stars’ celebrity cast, The Mandalorian gets season two debut, Trevor Tordjman to join BUNK’D, Freeform’s 31 Nights of Halloween set, and an update on Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway at Disneyland. Plus, Disney Imagineer Zach…

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Every Newly Reimagined Way to Celebrate the Holidays at Walt Disney World Resort

By the D23 Team

It’s about to get very merry! A reimagined holiday celebration will begin November 6, 2020, at Walt Disney World Resort. All four theme parks, Disney Springs, and Disney resort hotels will be decked with holiday cheer through December 30. Setting the scene for festive fun, guests can look forward to seasonal food and drink, plus exclusive…

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D23 Inside Disney Episode 51 | Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Trading Post Collection With Scott Trowbridge

Sneak peek of Disney’s Mulan at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, new shopping experiences at Walt Disney World Resort’s Disney Springs, first look at Death on the Nile, Disney Channel Original Movie Spin announced, National Geographic’s The Right Stuff gets a premiere date on Disney+, and American Idol all-star judges return for season 4. Plus, Scott…

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Every Way to Have the Ultimate Disney Parks Day at Home

By Beth Deitchman

Do you want to have a truly magical day without leaving the comfort of your home? Thanks to our friends at Disney Parks, it’s possible to plan a day-long adventure that takes you from sunrise over a stunning castle to that final “kiss goodnight.” And along the way, you’ll enjoy thrills from iconic attractions, chills evoked by performances…

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Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks Prepare for Phased Reopening

By the D23 Team

Ready for some magic? Walt Disney World Resort theme parks are preparing for a phased reopening of Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Animal Kingdom this Saturday, July 11, followed by a phased reopening of EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios next Wednesday, July 15.

After being closed for nearly four months, Walt Disney World theme parks will be…

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