In Case You Missed It: News and Rumors – Week of August 23, 2019

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This has been a bonkers week for Disney….it’s another one of those weeks where you read the news and you’re like, that can’t be real….oh….wait….it is. And we’re just getting started because today is the kickoff of the D23 Expo! What are you expecting to hear from this weekend’s festivities? Let me know!

This week, we discuss Disney and Sony, find out which park has been named as the best theme park, and more.

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

Speaking of the D23 Expo! Don’t miss out on the fun as Disney livestreams a few of the panels. (Really…you couldn’t livestream the PARKS AND RESORTS PANEL?)

TIME Magazine named Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge as one of the World’s 100 Greatest Places for 2019.

A former Walt Disney Company accountant says she has filed a series of whistleblower tips with the Securities and Exchange Commission alleging the company has materially overstated revenue for years. What do you think of this development?

Disney and Sony seem to not be able to come to an agreement regarding Spider-Man. What do you think of this development?

Disney+ is getting ready to go and announced their Twitter feed in a fun way this week.

Universal Orlando is slated to get state money to build the road to brand new Epic Universe theme park.

Islands of Adventure has once again been named as the best theme park according to TripAdvisor. This is the 5th year in a row that they have received this designation.

In Case We Missed It

What did we miss? Attach your ideas to a Mickey and Minnie Mouse Halloween Doormat 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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