In Case You Missed It: News and Rumors – Week of June 7, 2019

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Hello summer! Well, it feels that way anyway. School’s out for most the country, the heat is on, and summer Disney vacations are well underway.

This week, see what one kid did to raise money to visit Walt Disney World, find out just how well Aladdin is doing in theaters, and more.

In Case You Missed It – Disney and Universal Orlando News and Rumors

I love the ingenuity! Isaiah Tuckett baked and sold enough cupcakes to take his entire family (of 7!) on a Walt Disney World vacation.

Popular Mechanics shared what it was really like for the Disney Imagineers to create Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

Are two popular areas of Epcot staying or going? Rumors are swirling, for sure, but according to Disney, they are currently staying. What are your thoughts on this rumor?

Not so fast. If you come to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, you cannot wear a costume and Forbes looks at why. What do you think of this policy?

According to rumors, one very famous piece from The Great Movie Ride has made it to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland.

Look ma! We made it into Business Insider!

To celebrate the upcoming release of The Lion King, The Walt Disney Company has announced a global conservation campaign to raise awareness of the crisis facing lions and other wildlife across Africa with The Lion King “Protect the Pride” campaign which focuses on protecting and revitalizing the lion population.

Aladdin continues to do well, nearing almost $450 million in box office totals. Have you seen the film yet? What were your thoughts?

If you are visiting Universal Orlando this Fourth of July, make sure to visit Universal Studios Florida! They’ll be holding a special holiday celebration.

 

In Case We Missed It

What did we miss? Attach your ideas to the Disney Parks Wishables Mystery Plush – Ariel’s Undersea Adventure Series and send it to blog@touringplans.com with the words “In Case You Missed It” in the subject line.

Rikki Niblett

I am a co-host of the Be Our Guest Podcast and do lots of other fun Disney stuff all around the interwebs! You can follow me on Twitter or Instagram at @RikkiNibs or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/rikkinibs

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