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Celebrate World Photo Day with Disney’s PhotoPass Day!

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On August 19th the world will celebrate World Photo Day! Disney’s also keen to join the celebration by bringing back Disney PhotoPass Day! Disney PhotoPass Service will offer exclusive photo opportunities with a special emphasis on Disney Princesses!  Disney Princesses will be put on a pedestal on August 19th in honor of Disney’s “Dream Big, Princess” campaign. Guests will be able to find great photo opportunities with Disney Princesses such as, Cinderella, Pocahontas, Jasmine etc. Each park will hold different celebrations and opportunities to meet different Disney Princesses as well as other favorite Disney characters.

  • Disney Animal Kingdom: meet Pocahontas and get a Jungle Book magic shot!
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studio: meet the evil Queen from Snow White, Cruella De Vil and Maleficent and take a shot in front of the Theater of the Stars
  • Epcot: meet Princess Jasmine and take Baymax Animated Magic Shot
  • Magic Kingdom Park: meet Snow White and Dopey, and take a picture in Cinderella Coach in Fantasy land!
  • Disney Springs: get a Fairy Wing Magic Shot or get your personalized story book and become a Disney Princess yourself!

They will be many more Princesses and photo shot opportunities during Disney PhotoPass Day that you shouldn’t miss if you’re planning a day out to Disney World on August 19th! Don’t forget to share pictures taken with your Disney PhotoPass with the #DreamBigPrincess, so Disney can donate to the United Nations Foundation’s Girl Up Campaign to help empowering girls around the world! If you’re going with your own little Princes and Princesses, don’t forget to rent a stroller from Magical Stroller Rentals to have a relaxed and enjoyable day out with your family.

Get Excited for the New Star Wars: Galxay’s Edge!

Star wars: Galaxy's Edge

Rumors were spread earlier this year about what features the new Star Wars land in Disney’s Hollywood Studio would include… Some of the mysteries surrounding this new land were revealed at Disney run 23D Expo that just ended.

First of all, the new Star Wars land finally has a name and it is: Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge! The new lands (yes, lands) will open in 2019 starting first in Disneyland in California, then in Disney World in Orlando, Florida! Both lands will encompass about 14 acres of pure excitement!

As far as attractions go, the Star Wars fans will not be disappointed:

  • The Millennium Falcon: take control of this famous “hunk of junk”, accompanied by Han Solo and Chewbacca who will help you navigate your through the Galaxy!
  • The Star Wars battle: fight amidst a major battle between the Resistance and the First Order! Guests will feel as if they were inside a Star Destroyer and take full part in the action! It is going to be an attraction like never seen before.

A Star Wars hotel will also be part of the new park in Disney’s Hollywood Studio! This hotel will provide a complete 100% immersive experience! From start to finish, guests will take part in unique personalized adventures, talking to famous Star Wars characters and even dressing up accordingly!

All Star Wars fans, big or small, young or old, will marvel at the perspective of spending time in this new and exciting park to open in both Disneyland and Disney World in 2019!

Live the Star Wars Adventure at Disney

New Star Wars themed land in Disney Hollywood studio

Are you a fan of the Star Wars saga? Have you always dreamed of meeting Chewbacca? Visit the Millenium Flacon spaceship? 2019 will give the chance to realize your dream!! First of all, Walt Disney World is working on a Star Wars land themed park opening in 2019 set at Disney Hollywood studios in which you will be able to immerse yourself in the world of Star Wars!! However, there are rumored plans that the world’s first official Star Wars themed hotel could be opening in the new Star Wars land too!

The hotel would give a complete immersive experience to guests over the course of two days. Indeed, guests would be able to take part in a two day narrative as the story unfolds over the course of their stay. Star Wars characters would roam around the hotel corridors and public area, therefore giving guests the chance to meet and interact with them. If you are the kind to get engaged into the storyline and want to immerse yourself in the Star Wars universe, various programs would be available for you to experience such as, lightsaber training, flight training, or ship exploration! Moreover, if you want to feel like one of the Star Wars characters, you would be able to engage in personalized secret missions both in the hotel and the Star Wars themed park!!

The hotel would include great amenities such as swimming pool, fitness center, water park and even robotic droid butlers!! All the meals during your two days stay would be included, buffet breakfasts, one lunch and dinners. The check-ins and check-outs would have set dates to ensure that all guests follow the same storyline at the same time!!

Disney has yet to confirm or deny the plans for this new attraction, but one thing is certain, the new Star Wars themed land is set to open in 2019 at Disney Hollywood Studios with or without this incredible hotel, so book your holidays in advance to enjoy this brand new world!!

Express Transportation: Get Closer and Faster to the Disney Magic!!

Express Transportation Walt Disney World

Express Transportation is a brand new feature of Disney World theme park introduced in December last year.

This exciting new service enables you to enjoy the best out of all 4 theme parks at Disney World Orlando. It is a non-stop service that allows you to travel between all 4 theme parks and avoid queuing at the gate of each park for security checks! As a matter of facts, this new service picks you up at the designated Express Transportation location and transports you directly to the drop-off location inside the gate of which ever park you would like to go to. No queuing, no waiting! The fun and magic of Disney can be reached within a few minutes!

In order to get access to the Express Transportation tickets, you need to hold a Park Hopper Option or a Walt Disney World annual pass. A single day ticket costs as little as USD15 and a multi-day pass costs USD24. The multi-day pass is valid for 7 consecutive days so you can make the best out of your family holiday!
The Express Transportation service starts everyday at 10:00 am and runs until the park closes. It runs every 30 minutes to and from the designated pick-up/drop-off locations.

To check-in you have several options:

  • Magic Kingdom Park: Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin – near the exit.
  • Epcot: Spaceship Earth – on the east side.
  • Hollywood Studios: in front of Rock n Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith.
  • Animal Kingdom Park: Kilimanjaro Safaris – near the entrance.

You can buy the Express Transportation tickets in various locations:

  • Ticket window at Express Transportation check-in locations.
  • Guest Relations and ticket windows at all theme parks.
  • Ticket window at Disney Springs.
  • Concierge location of the Disney resort hotels.
  • Ticket desks: Walt Disney World Dolphin hotel and Walt Disney World Swan hotel.

Once you are at the Express Transportation check-in place, just wait for a Cast Member to come and take you directly to your next destination.

This is an amazing new feature at Disney World. You will be able to enjoy more of the theme parks by traveling by Express Transportation for the fun and enjoyment of your whole family!

Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! The Holiday Party at Disney’s Hollywood Studios You Shouldn’t Miss!

Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! The Holiday Party at Disney’s Hollywood Studios You Shouldn’t Miss!

Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!

 

Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! is an annual event taking place at Disney’s Hollywood Studios (Walt Disney World® Resort). Appropriate for all ages, it promises an unforgettable experience and tons of fun for all visitors.

The brand new Santa-sized show features a lot of special effects, festive holiday music, awesome fireworks, and state-of-the-art projections of Bambi, Cinderella and Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas! 

“Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!” runs nightly at the Walt Disney World® Resort through December 31st.

Here’s a short video of the making of “Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, featuring Tom Vazzana (Show Director – Creative Entertainment).