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IATSE Tells Hollywood Studios That Midnight On Monday Is The Strike Deadline

“Unless an agreement is reached with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers in the coming days, 60,000 IATSE film and TV workers will go on strike on Monday, Oct. 18, at 12:01 a.m. PDT.” The primary issues are rest periods and minimum pay. – The Hollywood Reporter
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Here are all the Walt Disney World rides included in Disney's new premium line-skipping feature

Charles Sykes/Invision/AP Disney said in August it was introducing a new paid option to skip lines at its theme parks. The company said its California and Orlando parks would retire the FastPass option, which allowed people to skip lines for free. Disney's Genie service and the optional Genie+ add-on will launch October 19 at Walt Disney World Resort. Disney-goers will soon be reaching further into their pockets if they want to skip the lines at their favorite rides. Disney announced...
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Disney's Star Wars hotel, which can cost $6,000 for 2 nights on the cheapest package alone, will start accepting reservations in October

Courtesy Disney Parks Disney's Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser hotel has announced its launch date. It will start accepting bookings on October 28 and open for stays on March 1, 2022. A two-night stay in the hotel in the cheapest room available can still run you as much as $6,000. See more stories on Insider's business page. Disney's Star Wars hotel will start taking reservations soon to take guests to a galaxy far, far away.The Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser will accept gene...
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Disneyland drops from 2nd to 11th in worldwide attendance rankings, report shows

Disneyland toppled from the second spot in the worldwide attendance rankings in 2019 and fell out of the global top 10 in 2020 as theme parks around the globe faced widely differing reopening restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, based on data from a new report. Global theme park attendance declined 67% at the 25 most-visited theme parks from 2019 to 2020, according to a new report from the Themed Entertainment Association and AECOM. The COVID-19 pandemic forced theme parks around the world...
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When will Disneyland bring back ‘Fantasmic’ and ‘World of Color’?

The famed “kiss goodnight” that the “Fantasmic” and “World of Color” nighttime spectaculars reliably delivered on a nightly basis at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure continue to remain dark and are not expected to return until 2022. “Fantasmic” and “World of Color” went into hibernation during the 13-month coronavirus closures of the Anaheim theme parks and have shown few signs of life in the nearly five months since Disneyland and DCA reopened in late April. Sign up for our Park Life...
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Will Disneyland pay-to-ride option make Rise of the Resistance virtual queue harder to access?

Star Wars fans who have watched the Rise of the Resistance virtual queue fill up quickly each day often within seconds have one burning question on their minds: What happens if Disneyland starts selling front-of-line access for the wildly popular attraction? The new Disney Genie service debuting this fall at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure will replace the free FastPass system with a paid Lightning Lane option and begin charging for premium front-of-the-line access. The upcharge Light...
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Disney World: Somebody Used A Stolen IPad To Skip The Lines At Hollywood Studios

Some people will go to any length to avoid standing in line at Walt Disney World
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Where Disney World’s 50th anniversary attractions could fit at Disneyland

Walt Disney World is getting ready to kick off an 18-month party to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Florida theme park resort with a host of new attractions, nighttime spectaculars, themed hotels and restaurants that could eventually show up at Disneyland. Disney World is preparing to launch three rides, four shows, a Star Wars hotel and space-themed restaurant as part of a golden anniversary celebration that could eventually find a home at the Disneyland resort. Sign up for our Park Life...
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Travel: Orlando beckons this fall with thinner crowds, new attractions

Chances are you won’t be replicating my itinerary by visiting six theme parks in six days on your first or next Orlando vacation — even the official tourism association for the region considered that a “whirlwind trip” that was bookended by travel days. But when you’re a theme park enthusiast who’ll travel across the country to Florida to see Mickey Mouse and Harry Potter, both bi-coastal residents of California as well, walking 147,000 steps to experience 67 attractions in less than a week seem...
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Livestream Halsey & Nine Inch Nails In Conversation At Capitol Studios

Last week, Halsey released their new album If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power, which was produced by Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. Halsey has talked a little bit about the collaborative process behind the album, but today all three of them are sitting down to talk together and hash it out. A conversation between Halsey, Reznor, and Ross is being livestreamed today, starting at 4PM ET. They’ll be broadcast out of Hollywood Studios in Los Angeles. While Reznor and Ross recorded t...
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Disneyland may offer pay-to-ride option for Rise of the Resistance

Star Wars fans eager to ride the Rise of the Resistance who miss out on the twice-a-day opportunities to join the wildly popular attraction’s virtual queue may be able to pay an additional fee to experience the Galaxy Edge dark ride. The Rise of the Resistance rides in California and Florida may offer paid Lightning Lane Select Experience access as part of the new Disney Genie+ service that will soon become part of the Disneyland and Walt Disney World apps. Sign up for our Park Life newsletter ...
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Disneyland: Oga’s Cantina has a secret menu nobody knows about — until now

The wretched hive of scum and villainy at the center of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland is celebrating its proprietor’s birthday with a secret menu interstellar cocktail only available to galactic travelers who know to ask. Oga’s Cantina at the Anaheim theme park is offering a special off-menu Moscow Mule cocktail in honor of Oga’s birthday available only upon request. The Blue Mule at Oga’s is made with citrus vodka, blue curacao, pure cane syrup, mule mix and club soda garnished with a ...
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These 8 Walt Disney World Resorts have the best perks for hotel guests

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Disney Walt Disney World is open and if you're planning a visit, staying on-site offers extra perks. There are over 30 resorts and hotels within Walt Disney World, but not all are created equal. We selected hotels with the best perks, from early entry to those that are walkable to the parks. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Travel has changed considerably during the pandemic, and in addition to ...
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At Disney World's Star Wars-Themed Hotel, a Weekend for Two Costs $4,800

"If you've ever dreamed of living 'a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away,' now is your chance — as long as you've got a spare four to six thousand dollars sitting around," writes SFGate: This week, Walt Disney World announced more details about its new Galactic Starcruiser hotel opening in the spring, an immersive, two-day "Star Wars" experience that evokes the feeling of being in the movies. The tech will be more advanced than any other Disney experience, including Rise of the Resistance a...
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Disney wants customers to know that its new Star Wars-themed Galactic Starcruiser hotel won't actually take them to space

The bedroom windows show views of space, but Disney had to clarify that guests won't actually be launched into orbit. David Roark/Disney Parks Disney's Galactic Starcruiser hotel opens in 2022 and promises an immersive experience. Its Frequently Asked Questions page warned customers that the hotel won't actually take them to space. A two-night stay, which can include droid racing and lightsaber training, costs upwards of $4,809. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
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Disney's new Star Wars hotel costs anywhere from $4,809 to $6,000 for 2 nights - and that's just for the cheapest packages

Courtesy Disney Parks A two-night stay in Disney's Star Wars hotel costs up to $6,000 just for the cheapest packages. Disney calls the experience, which opens in 2022, "the most immersive Star Wars story ever created." The hotel has 100 cabins and suites, all of which have at least some bunk or pull-down beds. See more stories on Insider's business page. May the force be with you if you're trying to cough up some money for Disney's new Star Wars hotel. Disney has revealed ...
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Disney Reveals Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser Hotel Prices, and It’s Going to Cost You a Lot of Credits

It’s been a busy week for Disney theme-park fans, first with the announcement of Disneyland’s new Annual Pass…er, Magic Key program yesterday. And now, Walt Disney World is lifting the veil, ever so slightly, on the upcoming Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser experience, with a glimpse into how the two-day experience may work for guests. Oh, and we now have an idea of exactly how much money it’s going to cost you when the experience goes live in the spring of 2022. Today, Walt Disney World ...
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11 luxury hotels offering rare discounts, from a pool villa in Thailand to one of Paris' poshest properties

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Tripadvisor Some luxury hotels that are traditionally expensive have dropped starting rates to lure back guests. We found five-star stays across the US and internationally that are all under $665 per night. Our picks offer exceptional value, with many top hotels ranging between $150-350 per night. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky The travel and hotel industry was among the hardest hit due to COVID-...
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Disney’s Latest ‘Jungle Cruise’ Clip Has Some Indiana Jones Vibes

Viewers who are entertaining the idea of embarking on a Jungle Cruise this weekend may want to know what’s in store for them. Disney’s live-action adaptation of its Jungle Cruise theme park ride hits theaters and Disney+ Premier Access on July 30. Now, the studio has released a new 4-minute clip which gives us our best look yet at what you can expect should you decide to board the riverboat with Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt. Jungle Cruise has earned mixed-to-positive reviews; our own revie...
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Star Wars Bits: J.W. Rinzler, Galactic Starcruiser, War of the Bounty Hunters, The Black Series, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and More!

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Author J.W. Rinzler Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser Reveals First Poster Marvel’s Upcoming Star Wars Comics Star Wars: The Black Series Announcements Obi–Wan Kenobi Rumors and Speculation And more! Author J.W. Rinzler Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer J.W. Rinzler, author of The Making of Star Wars: The Definitive Story Behind the Original Film (2007), The Making of The Empire Strikes Back (2010), and The Making of Retur...
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Walt Disney World’s Entertainment Offerings Are Back in Action Next Month

The magic of the Disney theme parks is that there is genuinely something for everyone. If you’re a fan of the characters, they’re more than easy to spot. If you love good food, there’s options aplenty. And some people love a good show, whether it’s nighttime fireworks or daytime interactions with computer-animated turtles. Disney’s slow ease back into normalcy is finally dragging the live-entertainment side of things back into the spotlight, as they finally announced the return of some big live...
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Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser Poster Teases Disney’s Immersive New Hotel

One of the biggest gambles for the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts in the 2020s is the new hotel experience at Disney’s Hollywood Studios themed to Star Wars. See, it’s one thing to have an attraction themed to the stories set in a galaxy far, far away, or even a land themed to those same stories. But Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser is a multi-night hotel experience for guests who cannot help but live and breathe these stories. And Disney just released a poster full of teases and clues about what...
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Hollywood Studios And Unions Agree: Vaccinations May Be Required

SAG-AFTRA, IATSE, DGA, and the other major unions have a new agreement with the studios’ trade association to reduce mask mandates and the frequency of COVID testing but allow productions to bar the unvaccinated from the set. – Yahoo! (Los Angeles Times) Yahoo! (Los Angeles Times)
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16 of the best Marriott hotels in the US, from budget all-suite stays to luxury mountain retreats

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. In addition to live music, the hotel's "Backyard" offers a heated outdoor pool, hot tubs, fire pits, yard games, and cabanas with swing-style daybeds. Marriott The world's largest hotel chain, Marriott has more than 5,000 properties just in the US. Travelers can use Marriott Bonvoy points at more than 30 hotel brands, ranging from budget to luxe. We rounded up some of the best Marriott hotels in...
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Every Disney theme park around the world is open for first time in 17 months

Every Disney theme park around the world has reopened for the first time in 17 months after unprecedented coronavirus closures shuttered all 12 parks at one point or another for months at a time amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Disneyland Paris and the adjacent Walt Disney Studios Park reopened on Thursday, June 17 — making the duo the final two Disney theme parks to return from pandemic closures around the globe. Sign up for our Park Life newsletter and find out what’s new and interesting every wee...
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Nature Heals Some More: Fireworks Are Returning to the Disney Theme Parks

If you live in the Anaheim or Orlando areas of the country, you’ve no doubt gotten used to – slightly, perhaps – the sound of silence every night over the last 15 months. That’s because fireworks spectaculars at locations like Disneyland and Walt Disney World haven’t been taking place since the early spring of 2020. But as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to abate, nature continues to heal. Today, Disney has confirmed that fireworks spectaculars are returning to the theme parks this July. Tha...
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Walt Disney World is reopen to all visitors - here are the 13 best Disney hotels and resorts within the parks

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Tripadvisor Walt Disney World is open to all visitors. If you're planning a visit, here are the best resorts. There are 35 resorts and hotels within Walt Disney World but not all are created equal. We selected 13 Walt Disney World hotels that offer value through convenience, perks, and amenities. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Travel has changed considerably amid the pandemic, but a Walt Disney...
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The 23 best hotels in Florida, including boutique beach properties, Disney resorts, and indulgent all-inclusives

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. From the Gulf's aqua waters to the magic of Disney to Miami's nightlife scene, Florida has it all. The humid, rainy summer months offer good deals since Florida hotels are often cheaper. We rounded up the best Florida hotels from the Panhandle down to the Keys. From Southern hospitality in the Panhandle and amusement-park-themed stays in Orlando, to art deco accommodations in Miami ...
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‘Thermal detonator’ Coke bottles disappear from Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland — Is Hondo to blame?

The mysterious disappearance of a shipment of “thermal detonator” Coke bottles from the Star Wars planet of Batuu has left Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland without one of its most sought-after souvenir collectibles. The other-worldly, orb-shaped Coca-Cola, Diet Coke and Sprite bottles with distinctive Aurebesh logos found in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge have been replaced during the phased reopening of Disneyland with the distinctive yet commonplace contoured soda bottles familiar to most earthlings. Si...
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How Disneyland changed Rise of the Resistance because of the pandemic

Riding Rise of the Resistance has changed now that Disneyland has removed experiences to make the wildly popular Star Wars attraction shorter, installed safety measures to keep riders socially distanced and tweaked the virtual queue system to spread out demand. Disneyland was forced to modify the Rise of the Resistance attraction in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge under state COVID-19 health and safety rules governing indoor rides when the Anaheim theme park reopened after a 13-month coronavirus closur...
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