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SSE Preview in the Orlando Sentinel

Disney makes changes to Epcot’s Spaceship Earth attraction Dewayne Bevil |Sentinel Staff Writer 6:38 PM EST, December 6, 2007 Epcot enthusiasts will have a ball again soon. Construction walls near Spaceship Earth, iconic sphere of the theme park, will fall sometime next week, after five months of refurbishment, Walt Disney World officials said. Inside are... Continue Reading

Third Death at WDW

From Mickeynews.com: Walt Disney World suffered a third death late last week but unlike the two previously reported deaths the third was immediately ruled natural. A 71-year-old man died after having a heart attack on a Disney bus, according to officials. The man’s name has not been released. Shortly before 5 p.m. Friday afternoon he... Continue Reading

Pin Trading News

For those of you interested in Disney Pin Trading, there may soon be a lot less to collect. It appears that the same pins are now being made for both WDW and Disneyland. This process started with open edition pins recently, with all of the same Valentine’s day, Chip and Dale, Soarin’, etc. pins being released at both... Continue Reading

A New Look

After a long time of development, the new WDW News Today has arrived!!! I know we have changed the site frequently over the last few months, but we now have our new permanent look and I hope you all find it more appealing and easy to use. For those of you who asked, the reason... Continue Reading

SSE Almost Ready

The cast members for the newly refurbished Spaceship Earth at Epcot can now be seen roaming Future World in their brand new costumes as they await word on when the attraction will open. The ride will probably have a limited test run within the next week, with soft openings starting by December 18th. By no... Continue Reading

Parade Rumblings

It is being rumored that both the Disney Dreams Come True and Spectromagic Parades at the Magic Kingdom could be replaced in 2009. It is believed that the daytime parade will be replaced by Disneyland’s Parade of Dreams, while Spectromagic will be replaced with Tokyo Disneyland’s Version of the Main Street Electrical Parade, Dreamlights. It... Continue Reading

Block Party Bash

Rumors now suggest that the new Block Party Bash parade at Disney’s Hollywood Studios could be making it’s first appearance as soon as February 2008. The previous date set for the debut was March 16th at 3pm. More on this as it becomes available. Continue Reading

A Whole New World

Disneyworld.com was completely revamped today with a new look and far more functional layout. The website is far more appealing than the previous version and will defintely convince a few more of it’s visitors to book a Disney vacation. An interesting note, on the new website, all references to the Disney MGM Studios name are... Continue Reading

SSE Soft Openings

Numerous sources are reporting that Spaceship Earth at Epcot will now be open for the Christmas rush at Walt Disney World. The attraction could open any day now as work on the basic attraction is about to wrap up, given that initial testing with Imagineers and Cast Members manages to go well. If problems arise during the... Continue Reading

SSE Narrator

Judi Dench has been confirmed as the new narrator for Spaceship Earth at Epcot. Spaceship Earth is scheduled to reopen in February 2008. We will have more information on this as it becomes available. Continue Reading

Another Death

While there are not many details, it appears a 72 year old gentleman died stepping out of a  Walt Disney World restaurant. Here is the article from the Orlando Sentinel: http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/orange/orl-cfbriefs01_207dec01,0,5573062.story Continue Reading

Cast Member Passes Away

In a sad update, the cast member who was in the accident while working on Animal Kingdom’s Primeval Whirl attraction has died. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected by this horrible tragedy, especially the Cast Member’s family. The full story can be read at this link: http://www.orlandosentinel.com/business/custom/tourism/orl-metcfbriefs29x_0207nov29,0,7938238.story?coll=orl_tab01_layout Continue Reading

Pet Care Professionals

WDWmagic is reporting the following: “Beginning January 10, 2008, the Walt Disney World Resort will transition its kennel operations to an industry expert, Best Friends PetCare Inc. Best Friends is a national provider of pet hospitality in the United States, with 44 locations in 18 states. Conversion of Walt Disney World Resort Kennels to Best... Continue Reading

Animal Kingdom Injury

A WDW cast member appears to have been in an accident while working on Primeval Whirl. Here is a link to the article from the Orlando Sentinel: http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/orange/orl-metcfbriefs29x_0207nov29,0,6924065.story Discuss this news HERE Continue Reading

TSM Official Website

A new official site for the upcoming Toy Story Mania attraction is now online at this link: http://disneyland.disney.go.com/disneyland/en_US/special/toyStoryMania/page?id=Flash The site features the first up close looks at the actual ride vehicles and the inside of the attraction, so it’s certainly worth a visit. It also says that more “top secret” information is coming soon, so... Continue Reading

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