Disney issues statement to staff, ‘Resolve in a Time of Unrest’
May31

Disney issues statement to staff, ‘Resolve in a Time of Unrest’

In a public statement released to Cast Members and staff of the Walt Disney Company today, Disney top brass including Bob Chapek and Bob Iger joined Latondra Newton (SVP & Chief Diversity Officer) shared words about the current national events in the wake of the killing of Geroge Floyd. Dear Fellow Employee, The recent killing of George Floyd as well as other instances of lethal attacks and harassment of unarmed black citizens in...

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Universal Orlando hotel guests allowed park admission June 3 and 4 ahead of official June 5 reopening
May29

Universal Orlando hotel guests allowed park admission June 3 and 4 ahead of official June 5 reopening

In what almost feels like a game of “reopening leapfrog” between Orlando theme parks, Universal Parks & Resorts confirmed today reopening plans for their hotels following previous announcements of the phased reopening of their three parks. The phased reopening of the hotels begins June 2 and will include Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, Universal’s Cabana...

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Walt Disney World to temporarily suspend FastPass+, Extra Magic Hours; add new reservation system for park entry
May28

Walt Disney World to temporarily suspend FastPass+, Extra Magic Hours; add new reservation system for park entry

Walt Disney World dropped a bombshell of announcements this evening as they look ahead to a phased reopening beginning July 11, pending state approval. Perhaps most striking is that FastPass+ and Extra Magic Hours are being suspended temporarily to accommodate various requirements that have arisen due to COVID-19 coronavirus safety precautions. Also fundamentally different will be a new theme park reservation system on DisneyWorld.com...

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DETAILS: WALT DISNEY WORLD submits plans for approval of phased reopening starting JULY 11
May27

DETAILS: WALT DISNEY WORLD submits plans for approval of phased reopening starting JULY 11

Shanghai Disney Resort and Disney Springs have already reopened following their COVID-19 coronavirus closures and now Walt Disney World is looking to start moving faster ahead to a sense of normalcy with plans submitted today to open its theme parks on July 11, 2020.  The proposal submitted today to the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force in Florida describes an approach for a phased reopening of Walt Disney World Resort...

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Universal Orlando confirms June 5 phased re-opening; virtual queues, limited attendance, no-touch payments
May22

Universal Orlando confirms June 5 phased re-opening; virtual queues, limited attendance, no-touch payments

Universal Parks & Resorts today confirmed plans to begin a phased reopening of Universal Orlando Resort beginning June 5, 2020. Amid continued concerns about COVID-19 coronavirus transmission, Universal promises the reopening will be carefully managed and include a wide range of new and enhanced best-practice health, safety and hygiene procedures based on guidelines from the CDC and health officials. The reopening will include...

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Leadership Change-up at DISNEY PARKS, EXPERIENCES AND PRODUCTS; D’Amaro Named Chairman
May18

Leadership Change-up at DISNEY PARKS, EXPERIENCES AND PRODUCTS; D’Amaro Named Chairman

Disney Parks, Experiences and Products confirmed today a re-alignment of leadership for the huge arm of the Disney empire. Perhaps most notable to the change-up is that fan-favorite Josh D’Amaro has been named Chairman, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. In addition D’Amaro shifing roles, the following key appointments have also been made. Jeff Vahle, formerly President, Disney Signature Experiences, has been named...

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WHAT’S NEW (June 2020) – More shorts, series, seasons, and original programming coming to #DisneyPlus
May18

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

Disney+ is unleashing more content in June as people continue to look towards safe social distancing options to bide their time. The good news is that it seems there’s no signs of slowing from the platform 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 Friday, June 5 Alaska’s...

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Bill Farmer gives us a behind-the-scenes take on adorable new IT’S A DOG’S LIFE show for #DisneyPlus
May14

Bill Farmer gives us a behind-the-scenes take on adorable new IT’S A DOG’S LIFE show for #DisneyPlus

After our first tease of the new IT’S A DOG’S LIFE series (coming to Disney+ this Friday) we had a feeling it would be the perfect cross section of “animal lover” and “Disney fan” and — unsurprisingly — the show is exactly that! Whether you’re a long-time animal lover or a new pet parent as a result of the uptick in COVID-19-related adoptions, this adorable new series should be...

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Universal Studios confirms phased re-opening; temperature checks, face coverings, free parking
May12

Universal Studios confirms phased re-opening; temperature checks, face coverings, free parking

Universal Orlando Resort has provided the latest details surrounding its policies and procedures for their COVID-19 coronavirus response. On Thursday, May 14, 2020, Universal Orlando’s CityWalk will begin limited operation of select venues, marking the occasion as as the “first steps toward reopening our destination.” The full statement is found below with bolding by us for emphasis. The health and safety of our guests and...

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2020 MAY SALE: Discover deals on a wide variety of Disney-related face masks, tees, and more!
May12

2020 MAY SALE: Discover deals on a wide variety of Disney-related face masks, tees, and more!

MouseInfo once again invites you to wear your fandom with pride! We have assembled a great collection of fun and unique designs that Disney fans will love on a great variety or products and apparel. Whether you’re eyeing a new tee, hoodie, or sweater to rock in a Disney Park or looking for stickers, pillows, and phone cases to showcase your fandom every day, our shop has got you covered! And did we mention… it’s ALL...

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