We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Thursday, January 19, 2023.
Walt Disney World
- Cleanup of Space Mountain continues following backlash over cleanliness issues around Walt Disney World.
- A Disney Rewards Members email sent out today referenced a fall 2023 opening for the Journey of Water, inspired by “Moana.”
Walt Disney World Resort Hotels
- Guests booked on a Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser voyage can save up to $700 on another Disney hotel booking before or after their stay on the Halcyon.
- Speaking of the Starcruiser, Disney has reportedly started cancelling underbooked Starcruiser voyages for next year and moving guests to more full bookings.
- More framed ride photos have been added to the Carousel Coffee seating area at Disney’s BoardWalk Inn following complaints about its bland theming.
- Reservations will open this month for California Grill’s new three-course meal which will debut after the 50th Anniversary celebration ends.
- A metric ton of new Disney100 merchandise has arrived at Walt Disney World as the celebration kickoff nears.
- A new Castle Cake 25th Anniversary Vault Collection hoodie has arrived!
- Looking to celebrate the Lunar New Year? There’s lots of new merchandise available already!
- Salaam from Morocco, where you can pick up two new Sketchbook ornaments themed to the beautiful EPCOT pavilion!
- Chef Mickey’s is serving up two new phone cases at Disney’s Contemporary Resort!
- Food booths, menus, and prices are all in place for the Lunar New Year Festival at Disney California Adventure.
- Celebrate Gospel will return along with a Moon Girl greeting and more for Black History Month at the Disneyland Resort.
- A new Mardi Gras Mickey balloon is now available resort-wide!
- We tried a delicious new chipotle chicken sandwich from Pacific Wharf Cafe at Disney California Adventure.
- Disneyland Resort today revealed the new “trainsformable” Cast Member costumes for Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway.
- Ortensia will appear in the US parks for the very first time during the Lunar New Year Festival this year!
Entertainment & Media
- Joachim Rønning, co-director of “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” is in talks to direct the third TRON film, reportedly titled “TRON: Ares.”
WDW News Today
Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway Virtual Queue Details, Toontown Sign Returns Reimagined – Disneyland News Today 1/19
Goodbye Splash Mountain, WDWNT: The Price is Right – EPCOT Festival of the Arts, and a BIG Surprise – WDW News Tonight Episode 235
That’s it for today; we hope you enjoyed this Daily Recap. Thanks for stopping by, and we’ll see you tomorrow!