4. Permits suggest shows could return to Disney's Hollywood Studios soon

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Though nothing has been announced officially, some recent permit filings uncovered by a well-known user on the WDWMagic forums seem to indicate that work will be happening at the Fantasmic! performance stage and backstage areas, the Theater of the Stars, and at the Indiana Jones Epic  Stunt Sh ow theater. The permits do not suggest any significant work, but could indicate that minor changes are being made to the theaters and stages to allow for these shows to return at some point with social distancing both in the audience and behind the scenes areas. 

5. Reservations now available for Walt Disney World Swan Reserve

Swan and Dolphin, Disney
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The Walt Disney World Swan Reserve, which is the newest addition to the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin complex  is a brand new 14-story hotel opening this July. This hotel will feature 349 guest rooms, 149 spacious suites and two presidential suites, all with floor-to-ceiling windows. And now guests can make reservations for this new hotel can be made online or by phone at 1-888-236-2427 for September 1 and beyond. 

6. Walt Disney World Annual Passholders now get ShopDisney discount

From today through February 24 2021, Walt Disney World Annual Passholders can receive 25% off select merchandise purchases of $75 or more on shopDisney.com and at Disney Stores nationwide.


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