Disney Vacation Club offers updated details during COVID-19 coronavirus closures
Mar28

Disney Vacation Club offers updated details during COVID-19 coronavirus closures

As the Disney Parks brace for longer-than-initially-anticipated closures, their timeshare division, Disney Vacation Club, is now offering updated information for members. Part of the statement below from Terri Schultz (Senior Vice President, Disney Vacation Club, Guided Adventures & Expeditions and Golden Oak) indicates the severity of the closures. As a result of this unprecedented pandemic and in line with direction provided by...

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Disneyland, Disney World confirm indefinite closure, Cast Member pay extended to April 18, 2020
Mar27

Disneyland, Disney World confirm indefinite closure, Cast Member pay extended to April 18, 2020

With just days to go before the end of the previously announced COVID-19 coronavirus closure period, Disney Parks have provided an update with regards to the status of the Disney Parks in the US with a new official statement. While there is still much uncertainty with respect to the impacts of COVID-19, the safety and well-being of our Guests and employees remain The Walt Disney Company’s top priority. As a result of this...

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Tokyo Disney Resort confirms April 20 ‘or beyond’ reopening date following COVID-19 coronavirus closures
Mar26

Tokyo Disney Resort confirms April 20 ‘or beyond’ reopening date following COVID-19 coronavirus closures

Following nearly a month-long closure, Tokyo Disney Resort confirmed today that it it will begin reopening the park and the resort offerings starting April 20, 2020 “or beyond.” The announcement, dated March 27, 3pm can be found below. favorite The temporary closures of Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea have been extended in light of the continued request from the New Coronavirus Response Headquarters to refrain from...

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Disneynature ELEPHANT coming to #DisneyPlus with DOLPHIN REEF and PENGUINS on April 3
Mar26

Disneynature ELEPHANT coming to #DisneyPlus with DOLPHIN REEF and PENGUINS on April 3

Disneynature is giving us a triple dose on Earth Day this year with the release of not just one but THREE films to be excited baout on the popular Disney+ streaming service. We already knew that DOLPHIN REEF begins streaming on April 3 this year but today we have confirmation that Disneynature ELEPHANT will also be released on the same day! Not only that but last year’s PENGUINS will also be added to the lineup! The Earth Month...

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Virtual Front-Row: Enjoy the final-ever performance of Tokyo DisneySea FANTASTMIC!
Mar25

Virtual Front-Row: Enjoy the final-ever performance of Tokyo DisneySea FANTASTMIC!

Set along the Mediterranean Harbor at Tokyo DisneySea, Fantasmic! thrilled audiences from its debut on April 28, 2011 through the present. The show was originally scheduled to end forever this month but the recent COVID-19 coronavirus closures put the final performance of the show in question. Last night, on what was to be the final performance of the show, Disney released a beautiful video of the full show serving as the official...

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#DisneyPlus lowering bandwidth utilization; launches in select European markets, more by summer
Mar24

#DisneyPlus lowering bandwidth utilization; launches in select European markets, more by summer

Although the timing is great for people around the globe that are under stay-at-home or quarantine orders, Disney+ is  moving forward as scheduled with global launch in several countries including the UK, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria and Switzerland. Disney+ will launch in France on April 7. Coronavirus Response In light of concerns regarding the current ability of certain broadband infrastructure to handle the anticipated...

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Universal Studios extends COVID-19 coronavirus closures to April 19 in Orlando, Hollywood
Mar24

Universal Studios extends COVID-19 coronavirus closures to April 19 in Orlando, Hollywood

After originally stating an optimistic “end of March” reopening date for its parks in Orlando and Hollywood, Universal Studios confirmed today that the closures have now been extended through April 19, 2020. The change comes on the heels of Knott’s Berry Farm and Cedar Fair making similar although more conservative announcements of Mid-May openings. Although Disney initially led the charge as the first major theme...

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Knott’s Berry Farm extends COVID-19 coronavirus closures to at least mid-May
Mar22

Knott’s Berry Farm extends COVID-19 coronavirus closures to at least mid-May

Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park updated the anticipated reopening date for the theme park as well as the Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel and California Marketplace with a new announcement from Richard Zimmerman, (Chief Executive Officer, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company). The new expectation is an opening in mid-May at the soonest. No announcement has been made regarding the fan-favorite Boysenberry Festival which was originally...

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Disney moving ONWARD with in-home release date of 3/20 for purchase, 4/3 for #DisneyPlus
Mar20

Disney moving ONWARD with in-home release date of 3/20 for purchase, 4/3 for #DisneyPlus

Amid lots of speculation (including by us here at MouseInfo,) Disney confirmed that Disney and Pixar’s ONWARD will be available to buy digitally and on Movies Anywhere beginning today at 5:00PM PST/ 8:00PM EST and on Disney+ on April 3 in the U.S. RELATED POST SPOILER-FREE REVIEW: Pixar forges ONWARD with an original, tear-streaked tale The film premiered in theaters on March 6 and earned rave reviews from audiences (see our review...

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WHAT’S NEW (April 2020) – More shorts, series, seasons, and original programming coming to #DisneyPlus
Mar18

WHAT’S NEW (April 2020) – More shorts, series, seasons, and original programming coming to #DisneyPlus

Disney+ is unleashing more content in April as more and more people continue to look to safe social distancing options to bide their time. The good news is that it seems there’s no signs of slowing with the release of library titles as well as new original content to look out for in the coming month. Here the latest announcements for releases and debuts on the popular streaming service. New Titles Wednesday, April 1 Doctor...

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