STAR WARS: SECRETS OF THE EMPIRE promises multi-sensory VR experience at Disneyland Resort, WDW
Aug10

STAR WARS: SECRETS OF THE EMPIRE promises multi-sensory VR experience at Disneyland Resort, WDW

You might not have heard of The VOID before but they certainly made a splash last week with the announcement that they were going to be launching the new STAR WARS: SECRETS OF THE EMPIRE. What exactly is it? It’s a new VR experience and it’s coming to the Disney Parks… sorta. The hyper-reality experience is the first-of-its kind for the Star Wars brand and is being produced by the world-class teams at Lucasfilm and...

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August 25th start to newly-expanded Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, ‘Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular’ returns
Aug06

August 25th start to newly-expanded Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, ‘Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular’ returns

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is returning once more to Magic Kingdom Park for a record 32 select nights from August 25 – November 1, 2017. The event promises the return of the Sanderson Sisters from Hocus Pocus bringing a Villain Spelltacular plus bewitching fireworks under a pumpkin moon, costumed characters on parade, a wickedly joyous, trick-or-treating throughout the park, and more! Features Include: Hocus Pocus Villain...

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DETAILS: Everything we know about GALAXY’S EDGE Star Wars-themed land from the #D23Expo
Aug03

DETAILS: Everything we know about GALAXY’S EDGE Star Wars-themed land from the #D23Expo

Galaxy’s Edge is the new Star Wars themed land coming to both Disneyland Park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios Park starting in 2019. We got some great peeks into the land with a massive model at the D23 Expo and during the Parks and Resorts panel we got to hear some more details about what we can expect. So now take a look at everything we learned from the D23 Expo. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek and...

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DETAILS: TRON coming to Magic Kingdom along with new theater
Aug02

DETAILS: TRON coming to Magic Kingdom along with new theater

The Magic Kingdom is celebrating its 50th anniversary soon and at the D23 Expo last month, Disney confirmed two bits of information for the park: perhaps the most interesting with the announcement of a TRON Lightcycle Power Run attraction and perhaps the least interesting with the announcement of a new theater coming to Main Street but no mention as to what would be going on inside. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek ...

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Experiential Star Wars-themed hotel confirmed plus Riviera and New York themed resorts and more Disney Cruise ships
Aug01

Experiential Star Wars-themed hotel confirmed plus Riviera and New York themed resorts and more Disney Cruise ships

Disney unveiled several exciting bits of news for LODGING destinations at the D23 Expo 2017. From immersive experiences promised at an upcoming Star Wars-themed hotel at Walt Disney World Resort to a new Riviera-themed Disney Vacation Club resort, plus a New York themed hotel in Paris and more ships coming to the Disney Cruise Line. Staying in style will become even easier with these latest announcements. Star Wars-themed hotel Among...

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Minnie Van Service launches pilot program at WDW via LYFT
Jul31

Minnie Van Service launches pilot program at WDW via LYFT

Disney today confirmed that their new Minnie Van Service is launching in conjunction with the Lyft app; offering guests a potentially already familiar method of hailing a ride-share vehicle. The red and white polka-dot vehicles can travel anywhere within the bounds of the Walt Disney World Resort. The service accommodates up to six guests and provides two versatile car seats and comes at a flat cost of $20 per ride. Currently, the...

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DETAILS: New rides, restaurant for Epcot confirmed at #D23Expo
Jul31

DETAILS: New rides, restaurant for Epcot confirmed at #D23Expo

During the Parks and Resorts panel for the D23 Expo 2017, Disney revealed and confirmed details for several upcoming changes to Epcot at Walt Disney World. Many we’d heard rumblings of, a few we’d hope for, and even a few things that flew mostly under the radar until the review. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek noted that with Epcot specifically, they find over and again that guests are wanting more...

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DETAILS: First-ever Mickey Mouse ride coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios confirmed at #D23Expo
Jul28

DETAILS: First-ever Mickey Mouse ride coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios confirmed at #D23Expo

There’s no question that there’s big plans in store for Disney’s Hollywood Studios and while big master plan has yet to be released, new details were revealed at the D23 Expo for an upcoming Mickey Mouse attraction that will be replacing The Great Movie Ride: Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway. The first-ever Mickey-themed ride-through attraction will aim to continue Disney’s goal of delivering cutting edge of...

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PICTORIAL: Get a full look at the #D23Expo Showfloor
Jul27

PICTORIAL: Get a full look at the #D23Expo Showfloor

Now that we’re (mostly) caught up with looking at everything from San Diego Comic-Con, we’re taking a look back at the D23 Expo 2017. Today we’re taking a look at the expansive Showfloor which offered experiences from various realms of the Disney empire including Disney Theatrical, Consumer Products and Interactive Media, Studios, Parks and Resorts, and more! It’s only been a few weeks but relive now the D23...

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What is Disney planning with this new Magic Bench technology??
Jul26

What is Disney planning with this new Magic Bench technology??

Disney Research released a video today showcasing some of the impressive advancements that they’ve made with augmented reality and overcoming some of the challenges that make its use mostly burdensome due to several limitations. It really awakens the imagination to envision all the different ways in which Disney may be planning to use the technology in future theme park uses including the new Galaxy’s Edge Star Wars themed...

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