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Disney News Round-up For Friday, October 19th, 2018

Welcome to another Friday news round-up! This week we've got some great announcements that may make your next Walt Disney World vacation even more magical. To begin with the new daily ticket pricing is now in effect.

Friday News Round-up September 21st, 2018

Have you stayed in the know with all things Disney this week? Don't worry if you didn't have a chance, we're here with the Friday news round-up to bring you up to date!

Disney News Round-up For Friday, September 14th, 2018

It's been another busy week trying to keep up with following all things Disney. Here are a few bits of recent news we didn't want you to miss!

The Walt Disney Company tops Forbes' list of the World's Best Regarded Companies for 2018, moving up four spots from 2017, the first year that the rankings were compiled. Disney ranks No. 1, earning the highest marks among Forbes' 2018 Global 2000 companies.

Disney News Round-up: Ale & Compass Restaurant Now Open, Minnie Van Updates, and More

Happy day before Thanksgiving! If you're traveling today, here's to short lines at the airport and no traffic jams! If you're at home, we hope you're enjoying a great day. In today's round-up we're talking about the brand new Ale & Compass Restaurant at Disney's Yacht Club Resort, a new addition to the Minnie Van rotation, and more.

Disney Holiday News Round-up: Contemporary Gingerbread Display, Menus for the Epcot Festival of the Holidays, and More!

The holidays are in full swing at Disney World and today's news round-up is full of holiday-themed news including details on the menus for the Epcot Festival of the Holidays, gingerbread displays news, and much more! Let's dig in.

Disney News Round-up: Holiday Eats at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Houston Astros Celebrate at the Magic Kingdom, and More

Happy Tuesday! We're back with another installment of our Disney news round-up. Today we have details on holiday eats including new treats at Disney's Hollywood Studios, the World Series celebration at the Magic Kingdom, and much more.

The Epcot International Festival of Holidays Begins November 19

We've been reporting on the upcoming holiday season at the Walt Disney World Resort and today we have news about the renamed holiday festival at Epcot and what guests can expect when the festivities begin in November.

NEWS: Disney Dining Plan Updates Announced for 2018 and Alcoholic Drinks are Now Included

We have big news today! The 2018 Disney Dining Plan updates were announced this morning and for the first time ever the Dining Plan includes specialty beverages and alcoholic beverages (for guests 21 and older of course).

Mobile Order Coming to Satu’li Canteen and Other Restaurants at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

When Satu'li Canteen opens May 27 with the rest of Pandora - The World of Avatar at Disney's Animal Kingdom, guests will be able to use the new Mobile Order system on the My Disney Experience app. The new ordering system will then expand to other restaurants this summer.

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Tea Traders Cafe' Now Open at Disney Springs

The perfect cup of tea is a never ending quest for lovers of the jade green leaf. Now, true tea aficionados have a place to call home in Disney Springs at the Tea Traders Cafe' by Joffrey's. Disney fans are already familiar with the Joffery's company for their coffee, but few knew until now that they're also "purveyors of premium loose-leaf teas custom blended to captivate your senses."

Good Food and Fun Themeing at Restaurantosaurus in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom is home to some great dining spots whether you're looking for table service or quick service. We love exploring the park for new things to eat and the quirky theming you'll find at many of the locations. From the animal-eats-animal "circle of life" theme at Flame Tree Barbecue (look at the signs closely the next time you visit) to the outdoor market theme at Tusker House, it's worth it to look around while you dine at the Animal Kingdom.

Top 9 Ice Cream Cool Downs at Walt Disney World

It's hot outside, really hot, and when the weather gets like this my mind turns to just one sweet treat that can't be beat - Ice Cream! Walt Disney World has an abundance of sweet and icy options for guests when they want something to help cool down in that Florida sun, so we're counting down our top 9 favorites!

Celebrate A Special Occasion With Cake at Walt Disney World

Many would say that it's not a party without a cake, and Walt Disney World wants to make sure that their Guests can celebrate in style. Custom made and personalized cakes to serve fro 5-100 people are available to be delivered at just about any table service restaurant on Disney property.

The Rum Is Never Gone At Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto

As a huge fan of Trader Sam's Enchanted Tiki Bar at the Disneyland Hotel, I was more than thrilled when Trader Sam's Grog Grotto opened earlier this summer at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort in Walt Disney World. This Magical bar is a Tiki lover's dream with a fun South Pacific feel and just the right touch of imagination bringing fantasy to life.

Seven Ways To Beat The Disney Blues

Every now and then all Disney fans have to deal with the Disney Blues. It's that post vacation let down when you realize that all that work you put in planning is over, and you're home from having a fabulous time, but then the lull sets in. That melancholy feeling that settles in once everyone is done asking where you went or what you did on your trip. You spent so much time planning and getting ready, now there's a big mouse-shaped hole in your life. Never fear! We've got six super ways to beat the Disney blues.

The Five Best Bar Meals at Walt Disney World

No Reservation? No Problem! Walt Disney World offers several bars and lounges on property where you can order a top-notch meal right at the bar. Eating at the bar is a great option for solo travelers as it gives you the option of chatting up the bartender for fun gossip and up to the minute Disney information. While there are many Disney lounges that offer food, these five bar meals are my favorites!

Zuri’s Sweets Shops Now Open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

If you're looking for a place to satisfy your sweet tooth when you're visiting Disney's Animal Kingdom you can now stop by Zuri's Sweets Shop in the Harambe Market. You'll find candies, cupcakes, popcorn, and even the now infamous "poop candy." And everything is inspired by the flavors of Africa.

Best Spots to Take a Break at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Touring Disney's Animal Kingdom is a different experience than touring any of the other theme parks at the Walt Disney World Resort. The terrain is different, the walkways a bit uneven at times, the park is spread out, and during most of the year it feels like they're pumping extra heat and humidity into the park.

Creature Comforts Starbucks Opens in Disney's Animal Kingdom

Starbucks has finally opened its doors at Disney's Animal Kingdom, giving the coffee giant a presence now in all four of the Walt Disney World Theme Parks and at Disney Springs. Now guests will be able to get their fix of premium coffee, lattes, and those scrumptious Frappuccinos no matter where they are during their Disney vacation.