Want to keep up with the latest Disney's Magic Kingdom news, including new attraction announcements, details of special events and updates on temporary ride closures? You've come to the right place!

British Airways and Virgin Atlantic change baggage policies

UK visitors to Florida should be aware that both British Airways and Virgin Atlantic have both announced changes to their existing baggage policies.

BA's new policy came into force for bookings made from July 31 for travel beyond October 9, while Virgin's new policy will apply for bookings made

Disney confirms Fantasyland expansion for Magic Kingdom

Disney has announced the largest expansion of Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom in its history, with the existing Fantasyland to be doubled in size.

The expanded Fantasyland will open in two stages, in 2012 and 2013. It will include new areas themed around famous Disney princesses, two new

Tomorrowland Transit Authority reopens at Magic Kingdom

The Tomorrowland Transit Authority is now back in operation at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, having been under refurbishment for several months.

The ride has been closed since April 19, primarily due to renovation of the Space Mountain rollercoaster, one of several rides through which the

Theme Parks gear up for Halloween celebrations

Theme parks around the world are gearing up for their Halloween celebrations - and there are big savings to be made for visitors who book in advance.

The Universal Studios parks in Orlando and Hollywood are again running the hugely popular Halloween Horror Nights events throughout late

Tomorrowland Transit Authority reopening delayed to September 12

Tomorrowland Transit Authority at Disney's Magic Kingdom will now reopen on September 12.

The ride was originally due to reopen on August 25, but this was recently delayed until September 1. It has now been further pushed back, suggesting that refurbishment work is taking longer than expected.

Tomorrowland Transit Authority set to reopen at Magic Kingdom

Tomorrowland Transit Authority at Disney's Magic Kingdom is set to reopen tomorrow, September 1.

The ride has been closed since April 19, primarily due to renovation of the Space Mountain rollercoaster, one of several rides through which the Transity Authority's course takes riders. Space

Hall of Presidents reopens at Magic Kingdom

Disney will open the latest version of its Hall of Presidents attraction at the Magic Kingdom on July 1.

The patriotic show features animatronic versions of every American president to date - including the recent addition of Barrack Obama. Located on Liberty Square, the attraction's lobby

Pirates League opens at Magic Kingdom

Guests can now dress up as buccaneers at the Magic Kingdom, following the opening of Disney's new Pirates League attraction.

The Pirates League, which is based near the Pirates of the Caribbean ride in Adventureland, costs extra on top of the park's admission fee. Prices range from $49.95 to

Stitch's Supersonic Disaster for Disney

Disney has announced that Stitch's Supersonic Celebration, which only opened at the Magic Kingdom in May, is to close down on June 27.

The show has proven to be an expensive flop for Disney, lasting less than two months following its opening on May 6. Based on the popular alien cartoon

Details emerge of Space Mountain upgrades at Magic Kingdom

Details on Disney's upgrades to Space Mountain at the Magic Kingdom are beginning to leak.

According to construction notices filed by Disney which are believed to apply to Space Mountain, audio-visual upgrades and an "interactive queue" will be added - possibly a reference to easing guests'

Stitch's Supersonic Celebration set to open at Magic Kingdom

The latest new attraction at Disney's Magic Kingdom, Stitch's Supersonic Celebration, is set to open on May 6 according to a new report.

Screamscape reports that the musical show, based on the popular alien cartoon character, will start showing this Wednesday in its Tomorrowland home. This fits

Pirates League coming to Magic Kingdom in June

Walt Disney World will open the new Pirates League attraction at the Magic Kingdom on June 29, giving guests the chance to dress up as buccaneers.

The Pirates League, which will be based near the Pirates of the Caribbean ride in Adventureland, will cost extra on top of the park's admission fee.

About Theme Park Tourist

Theme Park Tourist is one of the web’s leading sources of essential information and entertaining articles about theme parks in Orlando and beyond.

We are one of the world’s largest theme park guide sites, hosting detailed guides to more than 80 theme parks around the globe.

Find Out More About Us...

Plan Your Trip

Our theme park guides contain reviews and ratings of rides, restaurants and hotels at more than 80 theme parks worldwide.

You can even print them.

Start Planning Now...