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November 26, 2015
Rivers of Light Nighttime Experience at Disney's
When Disney's new nighttime experience “Rivers of Light”
opens at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, it’ll be one of the
most memorable and emotionally stirring shows in the
park’s history. And today we’re sharing a sneak peek at
some of the amazing sights the show will offer when it
debuts in spring 2016.
Live Disney Podcast -
Episode 84: This Magic Moment
In what may be a first for our podcast, we recorded the
episode live and published on the same night we
recorded. This is as close to LIVE as it gets! We
talk about the Star Wars excitement that seems to be
spreading, Star Wars Weekends, Avatarland and 2017
announcments, the fact that Ian has never seen a Harry
Potter movie and more. We also dream out loud during our
Magic Moment segment and invite you to play along in the
discussion thread. Grab a LapuLapu and enjoy our latest
Disney's Hollywood Studios to Debut New Star
Wars Experiences in December!
Very soon, guests visiting Disney’s Hollywood Studios®
will have the opportunity to experience Star Wars in the
park in an all-new way – every day! New experiences will
open starting Dec. 1, 2015 bringing that galaxy far, far
away, a little bit closer.
Live Disney Podcast -
Episode 83: I Bring The Cheer
Things get a shaky start as Michael is irritated and
Christine is told twice that she resembles Murphy Brown.
From there, we talk Annual Pass price increases, Food
and Wine Festival, tiered ticket pricing, DVC, Cargo
Shorts, Roller Coaster Tycoon and the improvements
recently made to INTERCOT both on the discussion boards
and sitewide with freshly updated content, pictures and
Pandora – The World of AVATAR will bring a variety of
new experiences to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, including a
family-friendly attraction called Na’vi River Journey.
The adventure begins as guests set out in canoes and
venture down a mysterious, sacred river hidden within
the bioluminescent rainforest. The full beauty of
Pandora reveals itself as the canoes pass by exotic
glowing plants and amazing creatures. The journey
culminates in an encounter with a Na’vi shaman, who has
a deep connection to the life force of Pandora and sends
positive energy out into the forest through her music.
Year’s Eve Experiences at Walt Disney World Resort
Guests can pop the cork on an all-new year with Walt Disney World® Resort
celebrations filled with music, spectacular fireworks and delectable culinary
delights. Here’s a look at some of the ways you can ring in 2016 at Walt Disney
Club Villain Coming to Sunset Showcase at
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Beginning Jan. 16, 2015, the mysterious Dr. Facilier
welcomes parkgoers into Club Villain, his parlor of
mystical mishaps, for a spellbinding evening. This
special-ticket event, offered only on select
evenings, will feature musical numbers with the help
of a DJ, as well as appearances by the divas of evil
– Maleficent, Queen of Hearts, Cruella De Vil, and
the Evil Queen. The price is $99 per person (tax and
gratuity included). Package availability is limited.
Club Disney will continue to operate during the day
at Sunset Showcase so Guests can join Mickey and
friends on the dance floor.
Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party Returns to
Walt Disney World Resort November 8
The holiday season at Walt Disney World® Resort is
just around the corner with the start of a favorite
holiday tradition. Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas
Party returns to Magic Kingdom® Park on select
nights Nov. 8-Dec. 18, 2015. From live entertainment
and spectacular fireworks to festive décor and an
oh-so-jolly parade, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas
Party offers magic, cheer and enchantment for Guests
of every age. The ticketed event takes place from 7
p.m.-12 a.m. at Magic Kingdom Park on Nov. 8, 10,
12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20, 29, Dec. 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10,
11, 13, 15, 17 and 18, 2015.
January 31 is the last day to book a dinner reservation
at Flying Fish Cafe on Disney's BoardWalk, as the
signature restaurant will close for several months as
both Walt Disney Imagineering and the culinary team
reimagine one of the most popular places for dinner at
Walt Disney World Resort. You can expect a whole new
look, and the team will be working on a new menu.
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Club Disney Premieres Dec. 5 at Disney's Hollywood
Showcase, an all-new special event venue, will open
later this year on Sunset Boulevard at Disney's
Hollywood Studios. This entertainment showplace has
been custom designed to host a variety of different
experiences over time. The premier engagement at the new
Sunset Showcase will be Club Disney, the hottest spot in
town for kids and characters alike! Guests can join
Mickey and friends on the dance floor in this electric
club environment, where a DJ Club Host spins the perfect playlist mix of favorite Radio Disney Top 40 songs as
the floor and walls come alive with vivid images from
classic Disney animation.
Annual Pass Price Increases & Changes,
Tables in Wonderland and Parking Price
Walt Disney World today
announced Annual Pass price increases along with changes
to the ticket in name and substance. A Gold Pass will
cost - New $549 Renewal $466, Platinum - New $649
Renewal $549, and Platinum Plus - New $729 Renewal $619
before tax. At the same time Tables in Wonderland
and parking increased in price.
Live Disney Podcast -
Episode 82: It's Getting Out of Hand
It's Episode 82 and by coincidence, a lot of 80's talk kicks
things off while we argue when we graduated high school.
From there things get much more exciting on as Michael
discusses D23 and all it's wonderfullness, Melanie talks
about coast trotting and staying in Club Level. To
wrap things up, we say goodbye to Alladin and the Osborne
Lights on another exciting Disney filled podcast!
It's Official − "Downtown Disney" is Now "Disney
Over the last several weeks, Disney Spring has
started to replace Downtown Disney on roadway signage
and throughout property. Today, we’re thrilled to share
the name change is official! And the timing couldn’t be
better, as Disney is now celebrating two new
one-of-a-kind dining experiences at The Landing: Jock
Lindsey’s Hangar Bar, which debuted last week and
Morimoto Asia, officially opening to Guests tomorrow,
Sept. 30, 2015.
Morimoto Asia Grand Opening at Disney Springs Tonite -
INTERCOT is There!
Tonite is the grand opening for Morimoto Asia at Disney
Springs (formerly Downtown Disney) and INTERCOT will be
there live on our social media channels! Tune in
at 5:30pm and follow along with the fun as Christine
Warner takes you inside the hot new dining spot!
Play, Stay, Dine and Save up to $500 at Walt Disney
Guests can Play, Stay, Dine and Save up to $500* on a
5-night/6-day room, ticket and dining plan package for a
family of four at select Walt Disney World® Resort
hotels for stays most nights Dec. 13-19, 2015 and Jan.
2-March 7, 2016 when they book Sept. 28-Dec. 23, 2015.
Details on this and other specials currently being
offered can be found in the link below.
Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar Now Open at Downtown Disney
With an imaginative, playful design that tells the story
of a man who loved the adventure of flight, Jock
Lindsey’s Hangar Bar is now open at Downtown Disney® at
Walt Disney World® Resort. This cozy lounge features
light bites and drinks inspired by Jock’s
globe-trotting, including a stint as the pilot for
Indiana Jones in “Raiders of the Lost Art.”
Disney Parks has announced a new campaign, which reminds
your guests that around every corner, at any second or
minute of every day, there’s a magical moment waiting to
happen. Here, moments both big and little become stories
that will be forever told and retold. And never, ever
A permit was just recently filed by the Walt Disney
World Resort and it’s for some work to be done in
Tomorrowland. The project is titled “Andy’s Room,” and
Disney fans know that is the child that was the focus of
the Toy Story franchise. Per the Orange County
Comptroller, the documents show a very large area that
is over 15,000 square feet and it appears to be where
the old Tomorrowland Arcade once operated. It was in a
location next to Space Mountain and was closed months
With the holidays right around the corner, there are two
more options for seasonal fun coming to the Walt Disney
World® Resort. This year at Disney's Hollywood Studios®,
Guests can enjoy two special experiences as they are
surrounded by The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing
Lights – the Merry & Bright Dessert Party (Nov. 6-Dec.
30, 2015) and the Merry & Bright Dinner Reception (Jan.
1-3, 2016). This season marks the finale for The Osborne
Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights, as the park prepares
for the recently announced Toy Story Land and a Star
Nation & The World Remembers & Reflects - 14 Years Later
Please join the staff of
INTERCOT in remembering and reflecting on all those who perished 14 years ago today in the
horrific attack on our country and all of those, who have throughout this
great nations history, given their lives so that we all may remain free. We
will NEVER FORGET.
This is our Patriot Day
September 8, 2015
New Ferrytale Wishes: A
Fireworks Dessert Cruise at Walt Disney World Resort
Guests visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort will soon
be able to set sail for “Ferrytale Wishes” – an
exclusive dessert party and unique fireworks viewing
experience on Seven Seas Lagoon. As you sail aboard one
of the iconic double stack ferryboats, you''ll enjoy
decadent desserts, specialty beverages (alcoholic and
non-alcoholic) and a one-of-a-kind perspective of the
famous Wishes nighttime spectacular above Magic Kingdom®
New Star Wars™ themed merchandise and more will land in
our galaxy at Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts
on September 4, 2015 at 12:01 AM (Midnight). Set your
hyperspace coordinates and come to this merchandise
ticketed event to gather supplies and other acquisitions
in preparation of the highly anticipated film release of
Star Wars: The Force Awakens in December. Tickets for
the Force Friday merchandise release are $50 per person
and are limited to availability. No discounts apply.
Fast & Furious:
Supercharged Coming to Universal Studios Florida
Buckle your seatbelts, because in 2017, Fast & Furious:
Supercharged is coming to Universal Studios Florida.
You’ll feel like part of the “Fast family” as you embark
on a thrilling new Fast & Furious adventure that will
put you right in the middle of the action. This ride is
going to fuse everything you love about the films with
an original storyline and incredible ride technology.
You’ll board specially-designed vehicles for an
adrenaline-pumping ride with your favorite stars from
Live Disney Podcast -
Episode 81: Special Edition - Theme Park
In this Special Edition of the INTERCOT Insider Live Disney Podcast, the
crew talks about the recently announced expansion to the Walt Disney World
Resort at Disney's Hollywood Studios in the form of Star Wars Themed lands
(also coming to California) and Toy Story Land. They also discuss the
new film announced for Soarin' at Epcot and the Jungle Navigation Company at
the Magic Kingdom. Finally, they take questions from INTERCOT's Twitter feed
and you, the listeners. Lots of new information and opinions galore on this
jam packed episode!
Toy Story Land Officially Announced for Disney's Hollywood
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek just
unveiled plans for Toy Story Land, to be built at
Disney’s Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World
Resort. The new land, inspired by the “Toy Story” film
franchise, will allow guests to shrink to the size of a
toy and explore the world of Andy’s backyard. According
to Imagineer Kathy Mangum, Toy Story Land was inspired
by the overwhelming guest response to Cars Land at
Disney California Adventure park at the Disneyland
Soarin’ Around the World Coming to Florida and
California Next Year
Guests at Epcot in Florida and Disney California
Adventure in California will journey to far-flung
lands and fly above some of the world’s most unique
natural landscapes and man-made wonders when the new
Soarin’ Around the World makes its U.S. debut.
Jungle Navigation Co., Ltd. Skipper Canteen To
Open at Magic Kingdom Park
The Jungle Cruise, one of Magic Kingdom Park’s most
popular attractions, has delighted guests for years.
And as it was just announced at the D23 Expo moments
ago, Jungle Cruise fans will have even more to look
forward to later this year when the brand-new Jungle
Navigation Co., Ltd. Skipper Canteen restaurant
opens in Adventureland.
Star Wars Land Announced for Disney's Hollywood
Studios and Disneyland Park
Today at the D23 EXPO 2015, The Walt Disney Company
Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced to an audience of
more than 7,500 fans that Star Wars-themed lands will be
coming to Disneyland park in Anaheim, Calif., and
Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort
in Orlando, Fla., allowing Star Wars fans to step into
the stories from a galaxy far, far away.
Live Disney Podcast -
Episode 80: Grandma's Closet
The Podcast crew is back, and the fans are blowing full
tilt during this summer edition where we talk hotels,
Disneyland, what's your disney age, short trips, Star
Wars heading to DHS, Shanghai Disneyland and more! Grab
a tall lemondade and settle in for some podcast fun!
More Star Wars Headed to Hollywood Studios in 2016 or
Strong rumors seem to be indicating a strong Star Wars
presence is headed to Disney's Hollywood Studios by the
time the new movie is released in December - with more
to follow in 2016. Items on the way could
potentially include a Millennium Falcon deck replica
meet and greet, animation classes with a Star Wars
theme, blue-sky preview center to focus on upcoming park
changes/redo (replacing one Man's dream) and more.
2016 Disneyland Resort Vacation Packages Now Available
2016 vacation packages for the Disneyland® Resort are
now available to book with INTERCOT's Official Travel
2016 Disneyland Resort vacation packages include
accommodations at one of the Disneyland Resort hotels,
or at a nearby Good Neighbor Hotel. Packages also
include souvenir tickets with Magic Morning Entry,
Magical Extras Savings Card, Disneyland Photo Memory,
ESPN Game Card and Burger, as well as a collectible pin,
lanyard and luggage tag.
These packages will be valid for arrivals Jan. 1-Dec.
31, 2016. Please note the last date of your vacation
cannot be booked more than 499 days in the future.