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BREAKING NEWS Walt Disney World Extends Closures

This evening, after the stock market closed, the @DisneyParksNews twitter account released a statement that the Walt Disney World and Disneyland closures would be extended until further notice and Disney cast members (not including operating partners) would be paid through April 18, 2020.

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Disney's Polynesian Village Resort Rooms To Get A Moana Makeover

Disney's Polynesian Village Resort is one of the three original resort hotels at Walt Disney World. There have been struggles for this grand old lady as she has tried to grow old gracefully despite needing some serious construction updates over the past decade. That's why we weren't too surprised to hear that Disney's taking advantage of the COVID-19 closures to give the very popular Polynesian Village a little more TLC.

Could Walt Disney World Resort Have To Close Again?

Things are not looking good in Florida right now. The state is in the midst of its largest coronavirus surge yet, now surpassing New York, Florida has the second highest number of COVID-19 cases in the United States. Recently Hong Kong Disneyland became the first of the Disney Parks forced to shut the gates once again due to the virus. This has left many Disney fans who haven't canceled their trips to wonder, could Walt Disney Resort have to close yet again?

Disney Vacation Club Properties Reopen at Walt Disney World Resort

Disney Vacation Club (DVC) properties at Walt Disney World have reopened to guests for the first time since March. New health and safety policies have been put into place in accordance with local government and Center of Disease Control guidelines so that the Vacation Kingdom can continue the phased reopening of Disney Parks and Resorts in central Florida. If you've got questions, we've got a great round-up of articles that will let you know what's going on at the reopened Walt Disney World Resort Hotels.

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday June 19th, 2020

What's in, what's out, more news you need to know for planning your Walt Disney World vacations throughout 2020. Florida's Disney Parks will be begin their phased re-opening next month but the faithful fans have been wondering if some of their favorite events will be returning. Check out the latest news from Walt Disney World about what's up next.

Reopening Information You Should Know About Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

In the past it has been easy as pie to enjoy a Walt Disney World vacation, even without heading to the Disney Parks. Disney hotels have offered guests a plethora of shopping, dinning, and entertainment options that over the years have made visiting multiple resorts something everyone does. However, in this new COVID-19 world health and safety precautions may just put a damper on your hotel hopping game. Here's what you should know about the reopening plans for Walt Disney World Resort Hotels.

Walt Disney World Reservations Cleans The Slate To Move Forward

Walt Disney World Reservations put out some pretty heavy information last night laying out the beginnings of their plans to move Parks and Resorts forward with a brand new reservations system. As a result of the COVID-19 impact they have had to re-evaluate a slew of existing operational systems including hotel packages, park ticket sales, advanced dining and experience reservations, fastpass+ systems, and extra magic hours.

July 11th Reopening Proposed For Florida Disney Parks

The Walt Disney Company submitted its reopening proposal to the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force this morning laying out the process for moving forward. Jim McPhee, Senior Vice President of Operations Walt Disney World, made the presentation of guidelines and protocols that was required by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis before reopening could occur.

Take A Look At Disney Springs New Health and Safety Measures

Disney Springs re-opened this week and we sent Katie V. over to check things out. Be sure to read our previous article Health and Safety Policies For The Reopening of Disney Springs for specific details, but for now take a look at the new health & safety measures.

Before You Head Back Read Disney's COVID-19 Disclaimer

In today's society the sad fact is that people will sue for just about anything. Taking a beat before Walt Disney World's phased reopening period, The Walt Disney Company has published a disclaimer reminding us all that safety is never 100% guaranteed and that viruses are going to do, what viruses are going to do.

Health and Safety Policies For The Reopening of Disney Springs

Disney fans are looking forward to the reopening of Disney Springs beginning on May 20th, 2020 with many of the third-party operating participants. Then on May 27, three of the Disney-owned and -operated stores and venues will reopen. Safety and well-being for all is chief in the minds of The Walt Disney Company, so as this is exciting news there are some very important new procedures for cast members and guests that you should know about.