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, December 7, 2023.
Walt Disney World
- After some large lights were malfunctioning yesterday in the giant EPCOT logo in the new World Celebration Gardens area at the park, today we saw that those same large lights are now broken.
- Disney artist Rob Kaz shared on his Instagram new artwork that will be available at EPCOT International Festival of the Arts 2024, plus announced his signing and appearance schedule.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom
- At Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Walt Disney World Annual Passholders can get a new Magic Shot on their next visit celebrating the release of the new Disney animated film, “Wish.”
Walt Disney World Resort Hotels
- During the annual DVC Condo Association Meeting, Disney shared new concept art for the DVC cabins coming to Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground.
- Also announced during the DVC Condominium Association Meeting today, Disney shared that the new DVC tower at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort will be part of the same association as the Polynesian’s current Disney Vacation Club offerings.
- The transformation from Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel to Pixar Place Hotel at Disneyland Resort is making progress, as a new Disney Vacation Club area and a sign for the new Sketch Pad Café have made their way to the hotel.
- Disneyland Resort has a new offer for Disney Visa Cardmembers to save up to 25 percent on 4-night stays or longer at resort hotels in early 2024.
- Guests visiting Disneyland Resort can meet with Santa at Disneyland Hotel for story time or to share their wish lists with the head elf himself.
Tokyo Disney Resort
- Tokyo Disney Resort has announced the second installment of “Disney Story Beyond,” a Haunted Mansion experience that first launched in early 2023, expanding on the attraction’s backstory.
- Avis will begin sponsoring Autopia in Disneyland Paris beginning on December 18, 2023, after becoming the official car rental partner of Disneyland Paris earlier this year.
- Shanghai Disney Resort shared a new video about the puppet characters that will appear in the windows of their new Zootopia land.
Hong Kong Disneyland
- The first “Frozen”-themed land, World of Frozen, opened at Hong Kong Disneyland last month and WDWNT’s Tom Corless was there for opening day. As usual for new lands and attractions, Tom has shared his honest review of World of Frozen.
Entertainment and Media
- WDWNT Play was at Free Play Florida at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland this November 17 – 19 and now we’re bringing you a recap of our experience of the event.
The Walt Disney Company
- Elon Musk has shared more complaints about Disney and the company’s CEO Bob Iger on his platform X (formerly Twitter) after a New Mexico lawsuit against Meta claims Facebook and Instagram enabled child sexual abuse and trafficking.
WDW News Today
- Tonight, don’t miss the internet’s only comedy show about Disney Parks! Join us at 9 p.m. ET for a recap of the latest news, rejected statues of Walt Disney, WDWNT: The Price is Right, and our special guest, Panda from BigFatPanda.com!
That’s it for today; we hope you enjoyed this Daily Recap. Thanks for stopping by, and we’ll see you tomorrow!