Transformation Details Revealed For Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

Earlier this year, we shared that Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort at Walt Disney World® Resort would undergo some transformations. Today we’re excited to share new colorful details about those enhancements debuting late this summer! Old Port Royale at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort will be reimagined as the port of entry where you will check in before embarking on their island vacation. This centralized location will offer …

New Story Elements Add To The Fun At The Pixar Play Parade During Pixar Fest Celebration At Disneyland Park

Pixar Play Parade returns April 13, 2018 to the Disneyland® Resort – this time, at Disneyland Park! Part of the limited-time Pixar Fest celebration, this delightful parade will bring even more favorite Pixar stories to life with the addition of three new story elements. The parade will begin as all Pixar films have, with an appearance by the iconic and adorable Pixar Lamp. Rolling ahead of the …

Brand New Galactic Transformations At Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique During Star Wars Day At Sea

 New in 2018, Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique aboard the Disney Fantasy will offer out-of-this-galaxy makeovers that add to the adventures of Star Wars Day at Sea. Complete with a galactic costume, makeup and hairstyle, kids ages 3-12 can transform into … Adults and teens also have a chance to celebrate the day in style. We’re offering a Rey makeover that includes a stylish dress, makeup and hair …

New Dining, Retail and Family-Friendly Entertainment Coming To Downtown Disney District

Lots of exciting changes are arriving at Downtown Disney® District at the Disneyland® Resort in early 2018! With new dining and entertainment experiences, here’s a peek at what to expect at the beginning of next year. The new, groundbreaking hyper-reality experience, Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire by ILMxLAB and The VOID, will transport you deep into the Star Wars universe, walking freely and untethered throughout the multisensory experience with …

New Venues From Patina Restaurant Group Take Their Place In The Disney Springs Story

As we’ve previously shared, The Edison, a lavish industrial Gothic-style destination for fine food, handcrafted cocktails and exciting nightlife is coming soon to Disney Springs®. And, more recently, we also told you about three additional food and beverages venues – Maria & Enzo’s, Enzo’s Hideaway and Pizza Ponte also coming to Disney Springs. The Edison will be a landmark restaurant, bar and lounge that’s sure …

Disney Fantasy Eastern Caribbean Sailings Itinerary Update

 As the British Virgin Islands continue to recover from the effects of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria, we have altered the itinerary for the Disney Fantasy Eastern Caribbean sailings through March to include Philipsburg, St. Maarten, instead of Tortola, British Virgin Islands. The revised itinerary is below:   Saturday          Port Canaveral, Florida Sunday            Day at Sea Monday           Day at Sea Tuesday          Philipsburg, St. …

New Show At Disney’s Animal Kingdom To Feature Russell, Dug From Disney Pixar’s ‘UP”

Today, we’re excited to share the first details about an all-new show coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park in Spring 2018 featuring Russell and Dug from Disney•Pixar’s “UP.” Beginning just in time for the 20th anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom next year, this new experience will offer you the chance to see Senior Wilderness Explorer Russell and his furry friend Dug as they discover species of birds from …

2018 Disney On Broadway Line-Up Announced For Epcot International Festival Of The Arts

Returning to Walt Disney World® Resort for a second year, the Epcot International Festival of the Arts will celebrate all things art – performing, visual and culinary – from Jan. 12-Feb. 19, 2018 – with festivities running seven days a week and Disney on Broadway performances happening each weekend (Fridays through Mondays). Last year, the Disney on Broadway series was a highlight of the festival …

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival Expands To Six Weeks In 2018

Disney California Adventure® Food & Wine Festival will return March 2-April 12, 2018, bringing delicious cuisine, specialty beverages and exciting entertainment to Disneyland® Resort Guests for its third season. The culinary festival will expand to six weeks, with more days for you o enjoy the flavors of the Golden State. More than a dozen Festival Marketplaces will feature California-inspired tastes and sips. your …

Transformation Details Revealed For Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

Earlier this year, we shared that Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort at Walt Disney World® Resort would undergo some transformations. Today we’re excited to share new colorful details about those enhancements debuting late this summer! Old Port Royale at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort will be reimagined as the port of entry where you will check in before embarking on their island vacation. This centralized location will offer …

New Story Elements Add To The Fun At The Pixar Play Parade During Pixar Fest Celebration

Pixar Play Parade returns April 13, 2018 to the Disneyland® Resort – this time, at Disneyland Park! Part of the limited-time Pixar Fest celebration, this delightful parade will bring even more favorite Pixar stories to life with the addition of three new story elements. The parade will begin as all Pixar films have, with an appearance by the iconic and adorable Pixar Lamp. Rolling ahead of the …

New Dining, Retail And Family-Friendly Entertainment Coming To Downtown Disney

Lots of exciting changes are arriving at Downtown Disney® District at the Disneyland® Resort in early 2018! With new dining and entertainment experiences, here’s a peek at what to expect at the beginning of next year. The new, groundbreaking hyper-reality experience, Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire by ILMxLAB and The VOID, will transport you deep into the Star Wars universe, walking freely and untethered throughout the multisensory experience with …

New Venues Take Their Place In The Disney Springs Story

As we’ve previously shared, The Edison, a lavish industrial Gothic-style destination for fine food, handcrafted cocktails and exciting nightlife is coming soon to Disney Springs®. And, more recently, we also told you about three additional food and beverages venues – Maria & Enzo’s, Enzo’s Hideaway and Pizza Ponte also coming to Disney Springs. The Edison will be a landmark restaurant, bar and lounge that’s sure …

Lunar New Year Festival Returns To Disney California Adventure Park

You can kick off the Year of the Dog with the return of the popular Lunar New Year festival at Disney California Adventure® park at Disneyland® Resort! From January 26 through February 18, this spectacular festival will feature live entertainment, delicious food and more. Take a look at the favorite experiences returning for this year’s celebration: Hurry Home — Lunar New Year Celebration, a …

Disney Cruise Line Sails Away With Two Gold Badges From U.S. News & World Report

Our goal at Disney Cruise Line is to make dreams come true for every person who steps aboard our ships. And, we’re always honored when the cruise experiences that we deliver are recognized as the best of the best. We’re excited to share that for the fifth consecutive year Disney Cruise Line was named the top cruise line in two key categories in U.S. …

Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer Coming To Downtown Disney in 2018

Known for its award-winning burgers and signature CrazyShake™ milkshakes, Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer will open its first California location in the heart of Downtown Disney® District at the Disneyland® Resort next year. Black Tap is creating a customized concept for its Downtown Disney District location, which will feature indoor and outdoor seating. The burger and beer joint will be set in a casual atmosphere reminiscent of …

Exclusive First Look: Starspeeder Flight Through Crait On Star Tours

We’re just a few days away from experiencing a new adventure in Star Tours – The Adventures Continue inspired by the upcoming film, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and today we’ve got an exclusive first look at a Starspeeder caught in the middle of an epic battle in the updated attraction opening at Disneyland® Park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios® on Nov. 17, 2017. I think …

Disney Cruise Line Introduces Even More Fun For All Ages

Exciting new spaces and new experiences designed for Guests of all ages are coming to the Disney Magic in March 2018. From family dining in an enchanted kingdom, to a transformed teen club, to a sophisticated café exclusively for adults, the ship’s newest highlights include: An Enchanting Dining Experience for Families At Rapunzel’s Royal Table, families will delight in an all-new dining …

4 Great Ways To Celebrate The New Year At Walt Disney World Resort

If you are celebrating New Year’s Eve at Walt Disney World® Resort this year, there’s plenty of options for them to ring in 2018 in style! With special events happening around the resort, they’re sure to have a ball counting down to midnight wherever they are. Down in New Orleans: A Disney New Year’s Eve Experience – Disney’s Contemporary Resort You can ring in …

New Celebs, Stunning Projections & More Announced For Star Wars Galactic Nights

We’re nearly a month away from the debut of the highly anticipated film, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” – and the return of the Star Wars Galactic Nights event to Disney’s Hollywood Studios®. Some thrilling updates to this year’s event were just announced moments ago on “The Star Wars Show” on StarWars.com that we had to share with you, as this year’s Star Wars Galactic Nights is truly a …

Jessie & Rex Arrive In Toy Story Land At Disney’s Hollywood Studios

A few days ago, Jessie and Rex became the first “Toy Story” characters to be installed in Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®. According to their storyline, with Andy away, Rex and Jessie are helping install the last bit of lights on top of the tallest block tower in Andy’s toy block city. But, Rex has gotten tangled up in …

Flurry Of Fun At Disney’s Hollywood Studios

You can get wrapped up in a Flurry of Fun at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® Nov. 9 – Dec. 31, 2017 with the return of the nighttime favorite Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! and new holiday happenings around the park including: Sunset Seasons Greetings – This new nighttime holiday experience features spectacular projections of Mickey, Minnie and other beloved Disney characters sharing their favorite Christmas stories as …

Meet Chewbacca, C-3PO, R2-D2, Darth Vader And More During Star Wars Day At Sea

When Star Wars Day at Sea returns on 15 special sailings aboard the Disney Fantasy this January through April, you will have more opportunities than ever to meet your favorite Star Wars characters on a Disney cruise. New in 2018, you are guaranteed a time to meet and take photographs with C-3PO and R2-D2, Chewbacca and Darth Vader. Before they even step onboard, they’ll have the chance …

Unwrap The Magic Of The Holidays On A Special Tour At Walt Disney World Resort

With the holiday season just around the corner, the Walt Disney World®Resort is quickly becoming a winter wonderland. Are you interested in learning the secrets behind this magical, festive transformation? The Disney’s Yuletide Fantasy and Disney’s Holiday D-Lights tours offer the chance to go behind the scenes of the astonishing annual decorating efforts throughout the Theme Parks and Resorts. Disney’s Yuletide Fantasy takes you backstage …

Choza De Margarita Opens Soon At Mexico Pavilion In Epcot World Showcase At Walt Disney World Resort

Construction walls will be coming down shortly at the Mexico Pavilion at Epcot® World Showcase as the new Choza de Margarita nears completion, a cool new walk-up window for authentic Mexican beverages and street fare. “Choza” is the Spanish word for “hut,” and the outdoor bar sits in the shadow of the iconic Mexico pyramid. The menu offers three hand-crafted margaritas, three frozen …

Disney Springs Welcomes Three New Italian Concepts

Coming this winter, three modern Italian restaurants will be arriving at Disney Springs®. These restaurants, all new concepts created by the Patina Restaurant Group, each feature unique menus and authentic Italian food in a beautiful and expansive dining complex. The complex will be located adjacent to The Edison, a lavish “Industrial Gothic”-style destination also being developed by Patina. The new concepts …

Fun For Little Ones At ‘Disney Junior Dance Party!’ At Disney California Adventure Park

Little ones at Disney California Adventure® Park have more reason than ever to get on their feet and start dancing! “Disney Junior Dance Party!,” presented by Pull-Ups®, is rocking Hollywood Landwith high-energy songs, dazzling special effects, new friends and beloved characters including Mickey Mouse himself. In the show, DJ Deejay and host Finn Fiesta invite everyone in for the party, creating an incredible …

The Spectulab Interactive Show Set To Debut At Epcot In November

Every day at Epcot®, you can have a blast exploring your imagination, creativity and curiosity at Innoventions. Today we’re excited to share that Innoventions will welcome The SpectacuLAB, an engaging new interactive show this November. As you enter The SpectacuLAB, they’ll be invited to join a group of real scientists – and their tech-savvy intern – for a series of thrilling experiments that …

Disney Cruise Line Expands San Diego Season And Returns To Popular Tropical Ports From Both Coasts In Early 2019

In early 2019, Disney Cruise Line will return to favorite destinations on a variety of itineraries, including an expanded two-month season from San Diego to the sun-drenched Baja and Mexican Riviera. A host of options to the Bahamas and the Caribbean from Florida ports, plus cruises to the Southern Caribbean from San Juan, Puerto Rico. From January to May, all cruises departing …

Parking And Transportation Improvements Coming to The Disneyland Resort

As part of the multi-year expansion of the Disneyland® Resort, we are upgrading, improving and adding new parking and transportation enhancements that have been long envisioned for the resort. The centerpiece of this plan is an all-new parking structure to be built on the current Pinocchio surface parking lot next to Mickey & Friends. This new 6,500-space structure is designed to dramatically …

New Hotel Coming To The Disneyland Resort In 2021

We have some exciting news to share with you about continuing expansion and growth of the Disneyland® Resort. For the first time in almost two decades, we will open a new Four Diamond hotel! Set to open in 2021, this hotel will transform the west end of the Downtown Disney® District and anchor a new gateway to the Disneyland Resort. The stunning 700-room hotel will feature a …

Great Hall Lobby At Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa At The Disneyland Resort

Earlier this year, we embarked on an exciting hotel-wide renovation at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel® & Spa at the Disneyland Resort. The most extensive refurbishment since the hotel’s 2001 opening, Guest rooms have been completely redesigned with a fresh sense of luxury and the pool deck has been refreshed with beautiful, new hardscapes to reinforce the Arts and Crafts style. The already stunning six-story Great Hall lobby was …

Victoria & Albert’s Votes #2 Restaurant In U.S. By Trip Advisor For Second Year

Victoria & Albert’s, located at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, was voted the second-best fine dining restaurant in America among TripAdvisor’s 2017 Best Fine Dining Restaurants in their Travelers’ Choice awards – the only Florida restaurant to make this prestigious list. Under the helm of Executive Chef Scott Hunnel, Chef de Cuisine Aimee Rivera, maître d hotel Israel Perez and Master …

New Magic Awaits Guests At Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa At Disneyland Resort

With the holiday season approaching, now is the perfect time to plan a getaway to the Disneyland® Resort and stay on property for a particularly magical holiday. As we’ve previously shared, Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa is undergoing a “grand” transformation. In fact, it’s the most extensive refurbishment since its 2001 opening. And while the finishing touches are still in the works, all Guests …

New Adventure From Star Wars: The Last Jedi Coming To Star Tours This Fall

Earlier this year we told you about a thrilling new adventure coming to Star Tours – The Adventures Continue at Disneyland® Park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios® that will place you  in the middle of an epic battle. The action takes place on the planet of Crait, which we got our first glimpse of in the teaser trailer of Star Wars: The Last Jedi earlier this year. Today we’re pleased to …

Salon By The Springs Joins New Enchantments At Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Disney’s Wilderness Lodge recently welcomed the addition of a new Disney Vacation Club property, Copper Creek Villas & Cabins, as well as newly enhanced pool and dining areas. And now there’s one more new enhancement at the resort, the all-new Salon by the Springs! If you are looking for some extra pampering, they can stop by the recently opened salon for manicures, pedicures, hair …

Dreamy Shopping Experience Awaits At The Dream Boutique In Downtown Disney District At Disneyland Resort

From Belle to Moana, Minnie Mouse and more, now there’s something for every little dreamer at the Dream Boutique now open in the Downtown Disney District at Disneyland® Resort. The Dream Boutique offers a wide variety of character apparel, stylish accessories, trendy headwear and other products created for Disney Parks. The location also carries role play costumes complete with matching accessories inspired by favorite Disney …

Ferrytale Fireworks: A Sparkling Dessert Cruise Returns

Beginning Dec. 1, 2017, you are invited to enjoy a unique dessert party featuring unforgettable views of the Magic Kingdom® Park fireworks as Ferrytale Fireworks: A Sparkling Dessert Cruise returns to Walt Disney World® Resort. The event will begin one hour and 15 minutes prior to each evening’s fireworks at Magic Kingdom Park, meeting at the Transportation and Ticket Center Tour Garden. Once you board the iconic General …

Holidays Around the World at Epcot

You can celebrate a world of cheer as Holidays Around the World returns to Epcot® at Walt Disney World® Resort. Amid joyful music and seasonal food favorites, time-honored traditions spring to life as costumed performers present holiday heritage throughout World Showcase. This year, you can enjoy new live musical performances by American Music Machine. This five-member a capella group will perform modern and nostalgic holiday hits, including …

Powerful New Doctor Strange Show Revealed For Marvel Day At Sea On Disney Cruise Line

Today we’re revealing more details about the epic events of Marvel Day at Sea! The day’s entertainment will include a brand-new interactive show with Doctor Strange that invites you to join sorcerer supreme Doctor Strange on a journey of discovery into the world of the Mystic Arts. Through the power of special effects and projections, you will be transported from the …

Family Fun On Marvel Day At Sea Cruises Debuting From New York City This Fall

In less than a month, Marvel Day at Sea cruises premiere on select Disney Cruise Line voyages from New York City. As we count down the weeks, we’re revealing more details about the fun you can expect during this epic day-long event aboard the Disney Magic. Marvel Day at Sea hosts an awesome mix of immersive entertainment that will empower you to unlock their hidden …

‘Cars’ Characters In Car-Stume For Haul-O-Ween During Halloween Time At Disneyland Resort

Halloween Time at the Disneyland® Resort is expanding into Disney California Adventure® Park, bringing the first-ever Haul-O-Ween in Cars Land. The residents of Radiator Springs are getting into the spirit, decorating each of their establishments and even donning their own car-stumes! Lightning McQueen is already a super hero to race fans, and his car-stume reflects that. Here he is next to the scare-car which makes …

Celebrate The Holiday Season At Walt Disney World Resort!

The holiday season returns to the Walt Disney World® Resort on Nov. 9, 2017 with must-see new magic and beloved traditions. You will discover countless ways to make memories together as they get wrapped up in everything from delightful décor and enchanting events to festive entertainment, sensational shopping and more. This year, Holidays Around the World is transforming into the Epcot® International Festival of the …

Take A Look Inside Guardians Of The Galaxy

As Halloween Time at the Disneyland® Resort expands to Disney California Adventure Park, you will discover a new adventure when night falls at The Collector’s Fortress. Guardians of the Galaxy – Monsters After Dark picks up moments after the events of Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, which continues throughout the season during daylight hours. While escaping The Collector’s Fortress, the Guardians have accidentally left Groot behind, …

Make Plans To Experience Plaza De La Familia At Disney California Adventure Park

You are invited to bring their family and friends to discover Plaza de la Familia, an all-new festivity beginning Sept. 15, 2017 at Paradise Gardens in Disney California Adventure® Park that celebrates Disney·Pixar’s “Coco” and the everlasting bonds of family. A highlight of Plaza de la Familia is “A Musical Celebration of Coco,” featuring an entertaining group of storytellers and original songs from “Coco” in a performance …

Star Wars Galactic Nights Returns To Disney’s Hollywood Studios

We have an exciting update for you to share with Star Wars fans today.  The special event, Star Wars: Galactic Nights, which sold out last April, will return to Disney’s Hollywood Studios® on Dec. 16, 2017. Held after park hours from 7 p.m.-midnight, the event will be filled with out-of-this-world entertainment that celebrates the entire Star Wars saga. Among many thrills in store, you can expect to enjoy Star Wars entertainment, …

Experience The Thrills Of ‘Return To Sleepy Hollow’ At Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

One of the most popular moments of Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom® Park is the appearance of the Headless Horseman before “Mickey’s Boo To You” parade. If you are brave souls who can’t get enough of the Horseman, the “Return to Sleepy Hollow” offering at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground may be their perfect idea of fall fun The “Return to Sleepy Hollow” …

Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge & Toy Story Land Models On Display

With Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and Toy Story Land currently under construction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, the park is truly in the middle of an exciting transformation.  Today, we wanted to share another park update that will very soon give you a thrilling, up-close look at what’s to come at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The One Man’s Dream attraction is currently being reimagined into Walt Disney Presents, which like …

First Look At The Full Roster Of Marvel Super Heroes To Assemble On Disney Cruise Line

Are you ready for the largest gathering of Marvel Super Heroes at sea? Marvel Day at Sea features exclusive character interactions where you will have a chance to meet astounding Super Heroes and a very extraordinary Villain. Today, we’re thrilled to reveal that Black Widow and Hawkeye will also join this epic event. They’re assembling with nearly a dozen others from the Marvel Universe, including Black Panther and Loki who …

Help #SAVEGROOT At Guardians Of The Galaxy

This fall, you can help Rocket #SaveGroot at Guardians of the Galaxy – Monsters After Dark — part of the expansion of Halloween Time at the Disneyland® Resort to Disney California Adventure® park! Your adventure picks up moments after the events of the popular Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! attraction. The Guardians have successfully escaped The Collector’s Fortress, but they have accidentally left Groot behind! Rocket …

Experience Frozen On Broadway With Adventures By Disney In 2018

Today we’re excited to share that in 2018 Guests on the Adventures by Disney® New York City Long Weekend trip will be able to experience the excitement of Disney’s newest Broadway musical, Frozen. You are invited to discover that love is a force of nature as the beloved story of Anna and Elsacomes to life on the Great White Way next year. This all new production, created …

More Details On Grand Avenue, Coming Soon To Disney’s Hollywood Studios

As we’ve previously shared on Disney Travel News, two new lands – Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and Toy Story Land – are currently under construction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®. But today we’re sharing a look at another area of the park that’s undergoing its own transformation. Muppets Courtyard, along with a portion of the former Streets of America, is being re-imagined by Walt Disney Imagineering …

Jingle Bell, Jingle Bam! Holiday Dessert Party returns To Disney’s Hollywood Studios

The “Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!” Holiday Dessert Party will return this year to Disney’s Hollywood Studios® at Walt Disney World® Resort! It’s one of the best ways for you to enjoy the Holiday Nighttime Spectacular fireworks show. In the courtyard of Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, you can enjoy multiple food stations, featuring holiday-inspired sweet and savory delights like warm cheese fondue with pretzel bread and …

Updated Premium Experience At Aunty’s Beach House

“Surf’s Up With Chip and Dale,” a premium experience at Aunty’s Beach House, is being reimagined as “Surf’s Up – A Surfin’, Fishin’ and Dancin’ Party!” Previously a 1 ½-hour experience, the new 3-hour program features interactive activities that showcase the wonders of Hawai’i. During this experience, kids will be divided into two groups. They will have turns alternating between …

Cafe Orleans At Disneyland Park – The Place For ‘Fantasmic!’ Dining

If you are looking to experience a “Fantasmic!” Dining Package at Disneyland® Park, Cafe Orleans is the place to do it. While River Belle Terrace is under refurbishment, you can make reservations beginning Aug. 15, 2017 for the Cafe Orleans dining package. These packages are available Sept. 5 – Nov. 16, 2017. In addition to the dining packages available at Blue Bayou Restaurant and Hungry Bear Restaurant, these are …