It’s already back to school time! I myself have enjoyed a little back to school shopping and stocked up on lots of fun new Disney notebooks and pens. There’s something about new school supplies, even for those of us who aren’t taking classes.
This week I bring you informative articles about Duffy the Disney Bear, and how Orlando tourism has been doing extremely well lately, plus more!
In Case You Missed It – Disney and Universal Orlando News and Rumors
Coffee lovers! Joffrey’s has released nine new coffee blends all inspired by different Disney restaurants. They include coffees from California Grill, Tusker House, Steakhouse 55, and more! I’m super excited to try these new blends!
Good news for Orlando tourism. According to the Orlando Sentinel, hotel occupancy is the highest it has been since 2005 in the Orlando area overall.
For those who utilize the Orlando International Airport, a couple of the original people-movers, which transport guests around the airport, are being retired, and new versions will be replacing them. These are always a favorite of mine when I fly into MCO; they always symbolize the beginning of my vacation, so I’m glad to see they are getting some love.
Disney released its corporate earnings this week, and one very interesting piece of news came out from it. While we’ve known for some time that Disney is working on a new Star Wars expansion, we have so far been in the dark as to when this something will be announced. During the earnings call, Bob Iger mentioned that Disney will share the details of the expansion at some point next year. To find out more about the released Disney earnings, read this article in Time.
Have you ever wondered how Duffy the Disney Bear came to existence and how – while it was originally perceived as a flop – he ended up becoming super popular? This article explains the intriguing back story.
Are you someone who visits the Festival Center during Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival or the Epcot Flower & Garden Festival and wishes it was the Wonders of Life again? One of the attractions in the pavilion was Cranium Command. If you miss it or never got to see it, make sure to read this post.
For those sailing in Fall 2015 on the Disney Dream, it appears that the ship’s dry dock dates have been extended. I’m certainly curious to see what changes will be made to the ship.
We are almost one year out from the 2015 D23 Expo, and tickets will go on sale next week. Disney In Depth reflects back to the 2013 Expo and what he hopes will take place during the 2015 convention.
For those who have been watching “Girl Meets World,” it has been renewed for a second season. Are you enjoying the show? I have been!
Have you seen Guardians of the Galaxy yet? If so, did you catch these 10 Easter eggs?
A while back, a video of the Australian cast of The Lion King singing on a plane went viral. Well recently making the rounds is a video of the Broadway cast of The Lion King singing “Circle of Life” on the subway. How cool!
In Case We Missed It
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