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Disney News Round-up For Friday, September 14th, 2018

It's been another busy week trying to keep up with following all things Disney. Here are a few bits of recent news we didn't want you to miss!

The Walt Disney Company tops Forbes' list of the World's Best Regarded Companies for 2018, moving up four spots from 2017, the first year that the rankings were compiled. Disney ranks No. 1, earning the highest marks among Forbes' 2018 Global 2000 companies.

2019 Atlanta Braves Spring Training Schedule at ESPN Wide World of Sports

Disney & Major League Baseball are both as American as apple pie, so it's no wonder that the Atlanta Braves have been making their spring home at the ESPN Wide World of Sports (WWoS) for more than 20 years. In fact the very first event held at WWoS was a Braves Spring Training Game. Sadly, 2019 will be the final year for The Atlanta Braves to hold Spring Training at Walt Disney World. Now is the time to make your travel plans to enjoy both of these the great American institutions in the same fabulous vacation.

Springtime Walt Disney World News Round-up

There's been a lot going on down in Walt Disney World, as the Parks and Resorts get ready to greet the Spring Break crowds. Read on on to learn how the Disney crowd is kickin' it this Spring with new fun filled adventures, and old favorites that are standing strong.

Walt Disney World News This Week

Hey! It's been a while since we've had a news round-up around here, so let's take on the flurry information that has been swirling the internet about what's going on down at the Walt Disney World Resort. We've got notes on refurbishments and new resort systems being tested, the winner of the Walt Disney World Marathon, a brand new runDisney event, and the introduction of the 2018 Disney Moms Panel. So keep on reading to discover all that's happening!

Disney Gives Update for the New Disney Skyliner System

Disney announced the Disney Skyliner transportation system this past summer at the D23 Expo, and now we're getting more information about the systems and the Skyliner stations at Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and three resort hotels.

Disney News Round-up: Moonlight Magic Dates Announced for 2018, Holiday Disney Gift Cards with Trading Pins, and More

Happy Thursday! We're back with another Disney news round-up! Today we have details on the new holiday-themed Disney Gift Cards, the Toys for Tots drive at Disneyland Resort, and much more. Let's check it out.

Disney News Round-up: Disney Cruise Line Edition

Happy weekend! We hope you're having a wonderful holiday weekend with friends and family. Today we have a lot of Disney Cruise Line news including updates on the Disney Magic and much more. Let's dive in!

Disney News Round-up: Ale & Compass Restaurant Now Open, Minnie Van Updates, and More

Happy day before Thanksgiving! If you're traveling today, here's to short lines at the airport and no traffic jams! If you're at home, we hope you're enjoying a great day. In today's round-up we're talking about the brand new Ale & Compass Restaurant at Disney's Yacht Club Resort, a new addition to the Minnie Van rotation, and more.

Disney News Round-up: Star Wars Edition

Happy middle of the week! We're just about a month away from the opening of Star Wars: The Last Jedi and today's news round-up is one with the Force. We have details on Star Wars Galactic Nights, Star Tours: The Adventures Continue, and more.

Disney Holiday News Round-up: Contemporary Gingerbread Display, Menus for the Epcot Festival of the Holidays, and More!

The holidays are in full swing at Disney World and today's news round-up is full of holiday-themed news including details on the menus for the Epcot Festival of the Holidays, gingerbread displays news, and much more! Let's dig in.

When it comes to Disney World, trip planning is huge undertaking. In fact, many a first visit to Disney World is marred by a lack of planning. While it might be tempting to think that it's "just a theme park," and that you can show up and have a blast by winging it, the size and complexity of the resort is daunting even for experts. These articles will help you make the most of your Disney trip, and might even introduce you to some activities and attractions you haven't heard about!

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Disney Skyliner Gives Guests A New Perspective In Transportation

It just goes to prove that everything old becomes new again. Disney Skyliner is opening to all September 29th at the Walt Disney World Resort, giving guests a new perspective in transportation. This brand-new aerial gondola system glides above the treetops connecting four resorts directly to Disney Parks in a fun and free way to travel.

Epcot's 2019 Candlelight Processional Narrators

UPDATED The list is complete! Disney fans that have made Walt Disney World for the holidays a family tradition return year after year to see Epcot's Candlelight Processional. Each night from November 29 - December 30, 2019 a revolving cast of celebrity narrators will offer guests a glorious retelling of the biblical Christmas story. This classic tale of the Jesus' birth is accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and a magnificent mass choir.

Adventure Awaits New Year’s Eve At Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The Walt Disney World Resort is a popular place to spend the New Year's Eve with parties and events going on across the property. This year guests will be able to ring in the new with festivities at Disney's Animal Kingdom. The park's New Year's Eve celebration will cap off an cheerful season of all-new holiday experiences that celebrate the wonder of nature.

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday September 13, 2019

The 2020 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Medals have been revealed, and they offer a very retro-future look. The gold toned hexagons each feature a different chatacter associated with their race along with white, blue, and yellow racing stripes. If you think that's cool " read on and find out what else has been "full of win" at Walt Disney World this week!

7 Things Not To Miss At Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is the flagship of Disney Resort Hotels. From the moment of arrival guests are immersed in victorian themed grandeur, from the red gabled roof and white Mickey Mouse gingerbread, to the colorful marble floor inlaid with some of Disney's most beloved characters, this is the pinnacle of Disney's Resort Hotels. The motto here is to "Dream Big, Live Grand" so I'm giving you my list of 7 things not to miss at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday September 6, 2019

Much of the Disney news this week focused around Hurricane Dorrian, but I'm happy to say that the Walt Disney World Resort escaped the worst of the damage when it took a turn north before making landfall on the U.S. mainland. It is with a much lighter heart I'm happy to report on everything else going on like the Eland calf that was born at Animal Kingdom. The baby was named Doppler for its post-storm arrival time, and is bonding well with mama.

Ten Tips For Stretching Your Disney Travel Budget

You can't really get around the fact that travel to Walt Disney World is an expensive vacation. None-the-less Disney veterans usually have a few tricks in their bag to minimize costs while still having a ton of fun. The following list has my Ten Tips For Stretching Your Disney Travel Budget.

Hurricane Dorian Barrels Towards Florida

This article was last updated Tuesday September 4, 2019 10:30AM EST, and will continue to be updated throughout the weather event. If you have a vacation planned onboard the Disney Cruise Line from Port Canaveral this week, your travel may be impacted by the storm.

Star Wars: Secrets Of The Empire At The VOID Disney Springs

With all the excitement over the Grand Opening of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge opening up, it seems like a great time to mention that Disney's Hollywood Studios isn't the only place with fun adventures in the Star Wars Universe. The VOID at Disney Springs is a truly fascinating virtual reality experience that can put you right in the center of the action.

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday August 30, 2019

It's been a busy week for news about the Walt Disney World Resort, at D23 we got a peek of what the Reimagined Epcot will look like, while Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge opened! It's a good time to be a Disney fan, so read on and make sure you haven't missed a thing. Before I start with the theme park news though I want to remind folks that it is hurricane season.