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The 8 BIG Updates From Walt Disney World (and Beyond) This Week (April 12-18, 2021)

This week at Walt Disney World, handwashing stations begin disappearing from Walt Disney World, another animatronic is removed from the Jungle Cruise, new "Disney Look" standards are implemented for Cast Members and Disney partners with SeaWorld for an exciting new initiative! 

£12 Million Investment 'Tornado Springs' Now Open At Paultons Park

The new 1950s Midwestern themed land 'Tornado Springs' is now open at Paultons Park...

New 'imagic' Now Available At Alton Towers

Will imagic take off at Alton Towers this year? The new way to capture all your digital memories from your day...

Croc Drop Is Now Open At Chessington World Of Adventures

Croc Drop is now officially open at Chessington World of Adventures, do you dare to face Sobek?...

44% Said 'Yes' To Vaccine Passports For Theme Parks In Latest Big Debate

Here are the results from our latest Big Debate on COVID-19 Vaccine Passports and theme parks...

Disney Modifies "Disney Look" Guidelines to Allow for Greater Gender Inclusion, Visible Tattoos, & More

Disney has officially updated their "Disney Look" guidelines for Cast Members to increase inclusivity efforts.

Disney Confirms "Hanging Ghost" Could be Removed From Haunted Mansion in the Future

an LA Times article today has some interesting details about an additional change that could be made to the Haunted Mansion in the future. 

The Haunted Mansion Will Open With Several Changes at Disneyland

Disneyland will be a lot different when it finally reopens on April 30th

The 8 BIG Updates From Walt Disney World (and Beyond) This Week (April 5-11, 2021)

Disney parks extend hours for what is expected to be a very busy summer, an unpopular mask rule is rolled back, plus Club Cool is confirmed to be coming back! 

Alton Towers Opening 12th April With Three NEW Retro Flat Rides

Alton Towers are installing three fairground rides for the 2021 season, marketed as the 'Retro Squad'...

Club Cool Returning to EPCOT This Summer Alongside New Creations Shop

This week Disney has confirmed that Club Cool will be returning to EPCOT this summer, and this new location "will celebrate Coca-Cola in a fresh new way, while keeping the fan-favorite experience that invites you to explore tasty drinks from around the world."

"Mears Connect" Announced To Transport Guests From Airport To Walt Disney World Starting 2022

"Mears Connect" has been announced to transport guests from Orlando International Airport to Walt Disney World, starting in 2022...

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