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The Morning Watch: Shang-Chi Honest Trailer, Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser Lightsaber Training & More

(The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fan-made productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.)In this edition, find out how man jabs "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings" takes at the hands of the Honest Trailer for the Marvel Studios movie. Plus, take a sneak peek at the lightsaber training that will be avail...
Tags: Movies, News, Marvel, Disney, Jackie Chan, Marvel Studios, Jeremy Renner, Hawkeye, Paul Rudd, Walt Disney World Resort, Walt Disney Resort, Shang Chi, Kingstown, Josh D Amaro, Galactic Starcruiser, Disney Parks Experiences and Products


Disney World pauses COVID-19 vaccination mandate policy for park staff

Kent Phillips/Walt Disney World Resort/Getty Images Walt Disney World Resort is halting its COVID vaccine requirement for employees working on-site. A company spokesperson told Reuters that 90% of its Florida-based employees are fully vaccinated against COVID. Vaccine "mandates" for employees in the private sector remain a controversial topic in the United States.  The Walt Disney World Resort has placed a hold on its COVID-19 vaccination protocol for employees, a spokesperson for Disney told...
Tags: Florida, Entertainment, Cdc, White House, Disney, US, Trends, United States, Employees, Retail, Walt Disney Company, Biden, Walt Disney World, Reuters, Disney World, Orlando Florida


Star Wars Bits: Kathleen Kennedy, Galactic Starcruiser, Knights Of The Old Republic, Dark Horse Comics, Life Day, And More!

In this edition of Star Wars Bits:Kathleen Kennedy Extends Her Lucasfilm ContractStar Wars: Galactic Starcruiser PreviewPhysical Re-Release of "Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic"Marvel's upcoming "Star Wars" comicsAnd More! Kathleen Kennedy Extends Her Lucasfilm Contract Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy has committed to another three years as the head of the company. The news comes Matthew Beloni's newsletter for Puck where the former Hollywood Reporter editorial director mentions Ken...
Tags: Google, Television, Movies, News, Disney, Zynga, Nintendo, Darth Vader, Resistance, Lucasfilm, Walt Disney World, Kennedy, Cool Stuff, Naboo, New Republic, Kathleen Kennedy


Disney Star Wars Bring Home The Bounty: Galactic Starcruiser Sweepstakes

Enter for your chance to win a trip to Walt #Disney World Resort and a meet and greet with the authors of #StarWars The High Republic #BringHomeTheBountySweepstakes Want to embark on a revolutionary...
Tags: Frugality, Walt Disney World Resort, Instagram Contests, Daily Entries, Trips & Travel Prizes, Ending in December, Hobbies & Sports, Babies & Kids, Entertainment & Music


Second Batch of Snapchat Lenses Released for My Disney Experience App

A second batch of Snapchat augmented reality lenses began rolling out on the My Disney Experience application for visitors of the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla. The first group of lenses in the Camera Kit integration was unveiled during the Snap Partner Summit in May, enabling people using the My Disney Experience app...
Tags: Advertising, Artificial Intelligence, Orlando Fla, Walt Disney World Resort, Social Pro Daily


Disney Plus Day is here - subscribers can watch new releases like 'Shang-Chi' and 'Jungle Cruise' as part of the streaming service's 2-year anniversary

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. "Shang-Chi" and "Jungle Cruise" are now available for all Disney Plus subscribers to stream. Disney Plus Disney Plus Day celebrates the service's two-year anniversary with new movies, features, and deals. All Disney Plus subscribers can now watch "Shang-Chi" and "Jungle Cruise." New and returning members can get one month of Disney Plus for only $2 if they sign up by Sunday. Table of Contents: Mast...
Tags: Reviews, Instagram, Entertainment, Marvel, Disney, Trends, Streaming, Scarlett Johansson, Cinderella, Pixar, Disneyland Resort, Marvel Studios, Nancy, Twitter Facebook, Jeff Goldblum, Olaf


Disney Plus Day marks the streaming service's 2-year anniversary on November 12 with new releases like 'Shang-Chi' and 'Jungle Cruise'

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. “Shang-Chi” and “Jungle Cruise" will become available for all subscribers to stream on Disney Plus Day. Disney Plus Disney Plus is celebrating its two-year anniversary with new movies and features. The special event, called Disney Plus Day, will happen on November 12. As part of the festivities, new and returning subscribers can get one month of Disney Plus for only $2. Table of Contents: Masthead Stic...
Tags: Reviews, Instagram, Entertainment, Marvel, Disney, Trends, Streaming, Scarlett Johansson, Cinderella, Pixar, Disneyland Resort, Marvel Studios, Nancy, Twitter Facebook, Jeff Goldblum, Olaf


D23 Presents: The Voyage To The Galaxy Sweepstakes

Enter for your chance to win a trip for four to Walt #Disney World Resort including a two night adventure aboard Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser. This grand prize is valued at over $10,000. Click...
Tags: Frugality, Walt Disney World Resort, One Entry Per Person, Quick Ending, Trips & Travel Prizes, Ending in November


Disney+ Offers A Sweet Deal For New And Returning Subscribers

Netflix had "Tudum," Warner Bros. boosted its upcoming superhero-themed titles for HBO Max with DC FanDome, and now Disney is joining the party with the studio's very own "Disney+ Day" later this week. Of course, Disney tends to hold multiple investors calls over the course of the year that tease new projects and give executives a chance to comment on recent successes (although the last one didn't go over very well, all things considered). This "grand-scale celebration of our subscribers across ...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, News, Amc, Disney, US, Netflix, Amc Theatres, Disneyland Resort, Cool Stuff, Walt Disney World Resort, Shang Chi, DC FanDome, Disney Day, Tudum Warner Bros


Disney Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure Sweepstakes

Enter for your chance to win 5-day/4-night vacation to Walt #Disney World Resort for winner and up to 3 guests in Disney Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure Sweepstakes Get ready to rendezvous with Remy on...
Tags: Frugality, Remy, Walt Disney World Resort, Daily Entries, Trips & Travel Prizes, Ending in December, Cash & Gift Cards, Babies & Kids, Entertainment & Music, Disney Remy


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...
Tags: News, Entertainment, California, Disney, Trends, Features, Theme Park, New York Times, Retail, Walt Disney World, Orlando, Winnie, Walt Disney World Resort, Hollywood Studios, FastPass, Mickey Minnie


Disneyland attendance nears pre-pandemic levels, report says

Richard Harbaugh/Disneyland Resort Visits to Disneyland reached 85% of its 2019 levels this summer, according to firm Placer.ai. California's COVID-19 restrictions closed the park for over a year. The state recommends all guests be fully vaccinated or obtain a negative COVID test before visiting. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Happiest Place on Earth is getting back on its feet as attendance rose this summer to nearly pre-pandemic levels.Disneyland in Anaheim, Ca...
Tags: Florida, News, Entertainment, California, Disney, Trends, Earth, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World, Walt Disney, Disney World, Orange County Register, Placer, Anaheim California, Walt Disney World Resort


Citizen Watch Company The Timeless Magic Sweepstakes – Win a Trip to Disney World

Celebrate and share your Walt Disney World Resort memories for a chance to join the magic. As the Official Timekeeper of the Walt #Disney World Resort 50th Anniversary Celebration, Citizen invites...
Tags: Frugality, Disney World, Walt Disney World Resort, Beauty & Fashion, Instagram Contests, Daily Entries, Trips & Travel Prizes, Ending in November


Walt Disney World Resort 50th Celebration Sweepstakes

Enter for your chance to win a trip for 4 to Walt #DisneyWorld Resort in Orlando, Florida. Get ready for a celebration 50 years in the making. It’s the Walt Disney World® Resort 50th...
Tags: Walt Disney World, Frugality, Orlando Florida, Walt Disney World Resort, Daily Entries, Trips & Travel Prizes, Ending in October, Walt DisneyWorld Resort


Saturday Night Sweeps 10/02/21: Win a $374 Avon Prize Package & More

Saturday Night Sweeps 10/02/21: Win a $374 Avon Prize Package & More. It’s Saturday night so that means the Saturday night Sweeps 10/02/21 are here! Enter some fun giveaways! Free Sweepstakes, Contests & Giveaway. Win a $7,000 Vacation for 4 to Walt Disney World Resort. Win $10,000 Cash in the Neighborly App Sweepstakes.Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
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Walt Disney World's 50th anniversary: See historical pics and how WDW is celebrating

Walt Disney World Resort opened on October 1, 1971. And on its 50th anniversary, it continues to be a major force in the travel world. Take look back at its history and what's ahead with the celebrations.
Tags: Cnn, Walt Disney World, Walt Disney World Resort


Walt Disney World opened 50 years ago today -- see historical pics and how WDW is celebrating

Walt Disney World Resort opened on October 1, 1971. And on its 50th anniversary, it continues to be a major driver in the travel world. Take look back at its history and what's ahead with the celebrations.
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Walt Disney World Resort opened 50 years ago today -- and what a ride it's been

Walt Disney World Resort opened on October 1, 1971. And on its 50th anniversary, it continues to be a major driver in the travel world. Take look back at its history and what's ahead with the celebrations.
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In pictures: Disney World 50 years ago

The Walt Disney World Resort opened in Orlando in October 1971. Fifty years later, we look back at its opening.
Tags: News, Stories, Orlando, Disney World, Walt Disney World Resort


Southwest Airlines painted Disney characters on one of its planes to celebrate the 50th anniversary of both the airline and Walt Disney World

Southwest Airlines and Walt Disney World's commemorative aircraft Stephen M. Keller/Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines and Walt Disney World Resort teamed up to create an iconic 50th-anniversary aircraft livery. The plane features both company's 50th-anniversary logos and is finished with an "EARidescent treatment." See more stories on Insider's business page. Southwest Airlines and Walt Disney World Resort unveiled a special co-branded aircraft livery on Tuesday to cele...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Disney, Trends, Features, Aircraft, Houston, Walt Disney World, Boeing, Southwest Airlines, Stephen, Southwest, Livery, 50th Anniversary, Minnie


Amazon and Disney Introduce ‘Hey, Disney!’, a Magical Voice Assistant Working Alongside Alexa at Home and at Walt Disney World Resort

Today, Amazon and Disney announced ‘Hey, Disney!’, an entirely new kind of voice assistant that will work alongside Alexa at home and across Walt Disney World Resort hotel rooms. Expected next year, ‘Hey, Disney!’ will let fans and guests interact with some of their most beloved Disney characters, simply by saying “Hey, Disney!” on supported Echo devices at home and at Disney Resort hotels.
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Disney, Alexa, Walt Disney World Resort, Disney Resort, Today Amazon, Disney Introduce ` Hey Disney


Amazon Announces 'Astro' Home Robot, Echo Show 15, Apple Fitness+ Competitor and More

Amazon today held a media event that saw the introduction of a slew of new products, ranging from an in-home Alexa robot to a new fitness service that mimics Apple Fitness+. We've rounded up all of Amazon's most interesting announcements below. Astro Household Robot Astro is an Alexa-integrated home robot that can monitor the home, help users keep in touch with family, and more. Astro can move around the home, check on specific areas, and show a live view of rooms when the homeowner is awa...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Halo, Disney, Alexa, Ring, Walt Disney World Resort, Amazon Photos, Astro, Disney Amazon, Amazon Disney, Alexa Shopping, Disney Pixar Marvel Star Wars, Amazon Glow, Through Amazon Glow, Ring Always Home Cam Amazon


Amazon Announces $1500 'Astro' Home Robot, Echo Show 15, Apple Fitness+ Competitor and More

Amazon today held a media event that saw the introduction of a slew of new products, ranging from an in-home Alexa robot to a new fitness service that mimics Apple Fitness+. We've rounded up all of Amazon's most interesting announcements below. Astro Household Robot Astro is an Alexa-integrated home robot that can monitor the home, help users keep in touch with family, and more. Astro can move around the home, check on specific areas, and show a live view of rooms when the homeowner is awa...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Halo, Disney, Alexa, Ring, Walt Disney World Resort, Amazon Photos, Astro, Disney Amazon, Amazon Disney, Alexa Shopping, Disney Pixar Marvel Star Wars, Amazon Glow, Through Amazon Glow, Ring Always Home Cam Amazon


Niles: 50 years later, it’s all Walt Disney’s world

Disneyland might have changed the travel industry by showing how amusement parks could become more immersive theme parks. But the Walt Disney World Resort changed entertainment by showing how a theme park could help make a company into a lifestyle brand. The Walt Disney World Resort opened 50 years ago, on Oct. 1, 1971. Disney is celebrating the anniversary with an 18-month-long “The World’s Most Magical Celebration.” Visitors will find a few new shows and a clone of the Ratatouille ride that Di...
Tags: Florida, Disney, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Paris, Broadway, Seaworld, Walt Disney Company, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Epcot, Walt Disney, Southern California, Disney World


Disneyland gives its fans a new Christmas present

Disneyland has a new way for you to spend money at the park this Christmas holiday season. Following the success of its sold-out Oogie Boogie Bash Halloween party at Disney California, Disney has added a hard-ticket, after-hours Christmas party at Disneyland. I had been wanting Disneyland to add a holiday party along the lines of the Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at the Walt Disney World Resort. That event long had been a favorite of mine, as well as many other Disney fans. Serving free ho...
Tags: Christmas, Disney, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Orlando, Southern California, Disney World, Mickey, Walt Disney World Resort, Anaheim Convention Center, Disney California, Top Stories LADN


Disney Imagination Campus 50 Teachers Celebration Contest

Are you a teacher? Do you inspire imagination in your classroom? In honor of the Walt #Disney World Resort 50th anniversary celebration, Disney is giving away 50 trips to teachers, music directors...
Tags: Disney, Frugality, Walt Disney World Resort, One Entry Per Person, Trips & Travel Prizes, Contests/Vote to Win, Ending in October, Cash & Gift Cards, Disney Imagination Campus


The 30 companies US business students are most interested in working for

People walk past the Google pavilion at CES 2020 at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 8, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mario Tama/Getty Images Universum surveyed over 50,000 students in the US covering nearly 160 areas of study. The company asked students to name the five employers they are most interested in working for. Below are those with the highest share of business students calling them an ideal employer. See more stories on Insider's business page. 30. Airbnb: 3.73% o...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Florida, New York, Students, Microsoft, Washington, New York City, US, Careers, Trends, Markets, Nike, Tesla, Bank Of America


Niles: Theme parks open a much-needed haunt season

After a year and a half of horrors, the season of monsters has returned. And that is wonderful news for theme park fans. Just as the retail industry has extended the Christmas season, theme parks have extended Halloween. The Walt Disney World Resort in Florida kicked off its family-themed Halloween events last month. Now Universal is leading the haunt season with the openings of its Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando and Universal Studios Hollywood. Knott’s, Six Flags and — for the fir...
Tags: Halloween, Florida, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Seaworld, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Universal Studios, Southern California, Santa Clarita, Frankenstein, Niles, Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando, John Murdy


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...
Tags: Travel, Florida, California, France, New York City, Disney, US, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Alaska, Hawaii, Paris, Harry Potter, Universal, Amusement Parks


The Walt Disney World Annual Pass Program Is Back, And More Expensive Than Ever

Just as the Disneyland Resort recently announced its Magic Key program, intended to rake in tons of cash from people who pine for the Annual Pass program, the Walt Disney World Resort has announced that it's unveiling a brand-new ticketing program for guests with cash to burn to visit the four theme parks in Orlando any time they want. And it's ... well, it's just an Annual Pass program. But look at that shiny new logo! And there are some other details, but if you're not a Florida resident, you ...
Tags: Florida, Movies, News, Disney, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World, Cool Stuff, Orlando, DVC, Disney Parks Blog, Walt Disney World Resort, Disney Vacation Club, SlashFilm, Disneyland Annual Pass, Disney Incredi Pass