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News updates from Universal Orlando Resort
May 31 - The Universal Orlando auditions site has revealed a few more details of the experience guests can expect at the new Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen coming to CityWalk... (more)
Speak Like a Whale Day June 11th at DisneyWorld
May 30 - On Saturday, June 11th Walt Disney World will celebrate Speak Like a Whale Day. Taking a cue from everyone’s favorite forgetful blue tang, Dory, and her new friends Bailey, a beluga whale who is convinced his biological... (more)
Behind the Scenes at Epcot's Frozen attractions
May 29 - Go behind-the-scenes with Walt Disney Imagineering and Sabrina Carpenter from Disney Channel's 'Girl Meets World' for a sneak peek at the Frozen Ever After Attraction & Royal Sommerhus opening June 21st... (more)
‘Jungle Book: Alive with Magic’ show is now open
May 28 - Live singers, dancers, musicians and fire performers celebrate the epic story of The Walt Disney Studios’ “The Jungle Book” in a limited-engagement nighttime extravaganza at Disney’s Animal Kingdom... (more)
STK Orlando now open at Disney Springs
May 27 - STK Orlando is now open at Disney Springs. STK is a modern, chic steakhouse with a trendy and stylish atmosphere, world-class service, and incredible food. Serving reimagined American cuisine... (more)
Jungle Book: Alive with Magic at Animal Kingdom
May 26 - “The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic” nighttime show opens at Disney’s Animal Kingdom May 28th. The show is only playing through until September, with a spectacular celebration on Discovery River... (more)
Sweet & Savoury Crepes outlet at Disney Springs
May 25 - Another new food outlet is now open at Disney Springs. The AristoCrepes kiosk sells savory and sweet crepes with a good choice of fillings, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are also available... (more)
Epcot’s Via Napoli reaches 1 million Pizzas
May 24 - Yesterday Via Napoli at the Epcot Italy pavilion celebrated serving up 1 million pizzas since opening. Pizza guy Charlie Restivo, who’s been at Via Napoli since opening day, says: “We opened in 2010, and... (more)
Universal Orlando now testing Hulk coaster
May 23 - The Incredible Hulk Coaster re-opens at Universal’s Islands of Adventure this summer and testing has now begun. The coaster has been seen in action over the last few days so soft openings are expected soon... (more)
Disney Springs' new restaurant reveals menu
May 22 - The Frontera Cocina restaurant is due to open early summer at Town Center in Disney Springs. Frontera Cocina is the newest Mexican restaurant by renowned Chef Rick Bayless and this week the menu... (more)
Three new quick service options at DHS
May 21 - Three new quick-service kiosks are now open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. They are open through the summer period in the Echo Lake area of the park. Here’s what will be available along with prices... (more)
Universal Orlando's Hard Rock Cafe offers Breakfast
May 20 - Another breakfast option is now available at Universal Orlando’s CityWalk. The Hard Rock Cafe is now serving breakfast daily from 8.30am to 11am daily. There is plenty to choose from on the menu... (more)
Details of Animal Kingdom's Harambe Parti
May 19 - Among the new entertainment experiences debuting Memorial Day weekend (May 27th) at Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be the Harambe Wildlife Parti. This safari after-party fills Harambe, from its... (more)
Limited-edition UGG Boots at Disney Springs
May 18 - UGG recently opened its new flagship store in Disney Springs Town Center, the new location features a unique retail design with 2,828-square-foot retail space. The store has designated areas... (more)
A look at Daily Poutine's Menu at Disney Springs
May 17 - The Daily Poutine food kiosk opened at Disney Springs yesterday. It serves amongst other things the traditional Canadian dish of hot fries topped with gravy and cheese curds. The only other place guests... (more)
Skull Island: Kong opening date revealed?
May 16 - In a new video Universal Orlando has given a first glimpse of Kong in the soon to open attraction Skull Island: Reign of Kong at Islands of Adventure. It’s revealed guests will come "face-to-face" with King Kong... (more)
BoardWalk's Ample Hills Creamery is now open
May 15 - Ample Hills Creamery is now open at Disney’s BoardWalk. The new store is located on Crescent lake at the BoardWalk between ESPN Club and BoardWalk Bakery. On the menu is home-made ice cream... (more)
Disney Springs' Sprinkles Bakery free cupcake offer!
May 14 - New retail and food outlets open officially at The Town Center area of Disney Springs tomorrow (May 15th) however some are open already for previews and soft openings. The Sprinkles bakery held a media... (more)
Disney Springs' B.B. Wolf Sausage Co. now open
May 13 - The B.B. Wolf’s Sausage Co. is now open at The Landings area in Disney Springs. Here’s a look at the menu: 3 Little Pigs Sampler $10.39 (Reuben, Bacon-wrapped with Black Bean Salsa and Chilli-Cheese... (more)
New MagicBand designs at On-Demand Stations
May 12 - Last year guests were able to purchase customised retail MagicBands at special MagicBand on Demand stations at select merchandise locations around Walt Disney World. The on-demand MagicBands are... (more)
Two new retail kiosks at Disney Springs
May 11 - Savannah Bee Company will feature a variety of speciality and everyday honey as well as all-natural body care products ranging from body wash and lotion to lip balm and body butter. The company’s mission... (more)
STK restaurant now taking reservations
May 10 - One of the new restaurants coming to The Landing at Disney Springs is STK Orlando. The steakhouse has yet to reveal the exact opening date but their website is now taking reservations from May 25th... (more)
Universal reveals details of new Hulk Coaster
May 9 - When The Incredible Hulk Coaster re-opens at Universal’s Islands of Adventure there will be quite a few changes from the old ride. There will be a new story, a new ride vehicle, a new queue experience... (more)
LEGOLAND Florida reveals NEXO KNIGHTS 4D
May 8 - Guests can download themselves into an all-new “4D” film experience starring the LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS at LEGOLAND Florida Resort starting Thursday, May 26, 2016. It’s an immersive, animated adventure... (more)
Invictus Games athletes at Magic Kingdom
May 7 - The Invictus Games Orlando 2016 will be taking place from May 8th at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World. The opening ceremony on May 8th will be a star-studded lineup with... (more)
Magic Kingdom is the original Disney World park, opened in 1971.
Epcot is an amazing park inspired by Walt Disney's original vision.
Disney's Hollywood Studios reflects the silver screen's golden age.
Exotic animals and amazing theming in Animal Kingdom.
Typhoon Lagoon water park has thrilling slides & a giant wave pool.
Snow in the summer at Blizzard Beach water park in Walt Disney World.