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 Tuesday, August 29, 2023.
Walt Disney World
- Disney Parks on Twitter has shared a new video inside Journey of Water Inspired by “Moana.”
- The attraction sign for Journey of Water Inspired by ‘Moana’ has been revealed at EPCOT, ahead of the next round of Cast Member previews.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom
- For the first time ever, extended evening hours will be offered at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in November.
Walt Disney World Resort Hotels
- While Walt Disney World is currently operating under normal conditions ahead of Hurricane Idalia, the resort has released a new preparation update for guests staying at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground.
Other Walt Disney World News
- The National Hurricane Center has announced that the tropical storm has become Hurricane Idalia on its approach to Florida.
- Walt Disney World Resort has shared a new operational update for Hurricane Idalia, and is offering a discount for Florida residents evacuating the storm and first responders.
- The spooky season is here, and starting September 1, Walt Disney World will have many new early Halloween treats available for guests to enjoy throughout the resort.
- Today, August 29, Genie+ at Walt Disney World hit its lowest price point since introducing park-specific pricing in June 2023, likely as a result of Hurricane Idalia.
- Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has added Orlando (via Orange and Osceola counties) to his State of Emergency order ahead of Hurricane Idalia hitting the state this week.
- Walt Disney World has shared its first closures as a result of Hurricane Idalia.
- Disney has announced a Haunted Mansion grounds expansion and a new retail shop coming in 2024 to Disneyland.
- Smokejumpers Grill at Disney California Adventure is offering several new and returning Halloween treats, including Oogie Boogie Apple Lemonade, the Ghostly Double Cheeseburger, and Haunted Forest Ice Cream Parfait.
- It’s Halloween Time at Disney California Adventure, and Award Weiners is joining the festivities with new Poison Apple Funnel Cake Fries and the returning Te Kā Dog.
- New for Halloween at Disney California Adventure is an Oogie Boogie Churro inspired by “The Nightmare Before Christmas.”
Disney Cruise Line
- As a result of Hurricane Idalia preparing to make landfall in Florida this Wednesday, Disney Parks has announced the upcoming grand virtual reveal of the Disney Treasure cruise ship has been rescheduled.
The Walt Disney Company
- Another suit filed by Stourbridge Investments on August 23, 2023, alleges that current and former executives at The Walt Disney Company “repeatedly misled investors about the success” of the Disney+ streaming platform.
WDW News Today
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