Walt Disney World News Round-up for April 18th, 2019

Hop on down to Walt Disney World where you'll find an explosion of springtime wonder and Easter activities for the whole family! From Artful Easter Eggs at many of Disney's Deluxe Resorts, to Easter Sweets, and even meeting the Bunny himself; you'll want to make sure you see Disney's Guide To Easter Offerings. It's just one of the many news stories in this week's Walt Disney World News Round-up for April 18th, 2019.

Hop On Down To Disney For Easter FunHop On Down To Disney For Easter Fun

May 1st marks Disney's Hollywood Studios 30th Anniversary! Of course the Park will be celebrating with special addition merchandise, tasty treats, and the debut of a new projection show titled "Wonderful World of Animation." There's also a special May 1st After Hours event, and you can grab tickets now.

Take a peek inside the Disney Skyliner Gondolas, coming soon to carry guests above the trees and across the Walt Disney World property. The all new transportation system is scheduled to open in the fall of 2019, and our friends over at the DFB shared the latest information about this exciting project.

Peek Inside The Skyliner GondolasPeek Inside The Skyliner Gondolas

Guests who arrive at Walt Disney World no longer have to wait to get to the Park to secure their ticket medium. A full-service Ticket Center is now open for guests at Disney Springs. The new ticket center is conveniently located in Town Center near the Welcome Center and Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza. In addition to tickets the Guest Relations team can assist with lost and found items, currency exchange, and any general questions you may have.

The Disney Vacation Club has opened up General Sales for Riviera Resort. This means that the exclusive member sale period has ended and memberships for the newest DVC Resort are now open to all. If you've been thinking of a DVC purchase, this may be your moment!

Disney's Riviera Resort Sales Open To PublicDisney's Riviera Resort Sales Open To Public

The ultimate source for all things Disney food has begun reporting on the 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. The annual foodie mecca will be filled with plentiful opportunities for guests to sip, stroll, taste, their way to great knowledge of the culinary arts. Visit the DFB to find out what Food & Wine Festival Special Events have just been announced.

In a bit of non-park specific news, word has come out the Walt Disney Company CEO, Bob Iger, is set to retire in 2021. Now, this isn't the first time Bob has announced his retirement only to stay on board when a successor couldn't be found. Only time will tell if this announcement will be the final retirement for Bob Iger.

Walt Disney Company CEO, Bob IgerWalt Disney Company CEO, Bob Iger

And finally - "Avengers: Endgame" Directors issued an interesting letter asking that fans #DontSpoilTheEndgame of the final installment of the Infinity Saga. The 11-year journey is set to hit select theaters on Thursday April 25th, 2019 with a special fan event. Theaters everywhere will open their doors to fans to stand with their favorite heroes for the dramatic conclusion of a grand and successful experiment in cinema.

What are you thoughts on the news this week? Are you looking forward to seeing Avengers:Endgame? Do you think this will really be it for Bob Iger? Is there a special event in your future? Let me know in the comments below!

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