Friday, January 19, 2018

New Adventure: Seine River Cruise

In 2019, Adventures by Disney® Guests will set sail on a record breaking 21 river cruise departures on three European rivers – the Danube, Rhine, and, new for this year, the Seine River in France.

The new 10-day, 9-night Seine river cruise vacation combines two days exploring Paris on land, followed by eight days of cruising to picturesque French destinations such as Normandy, Conflans, Vernon and more.
You can also add on an extension package at Disneyland® Paris Resort to complete your Adventures by Disney vacation.
Two Summer 2019 departures will offer enchanting activities for families, while two Fall 2019 epicurean sailings will be held exclusively for adults, offering a wide range of food and wine themed experiences both on and off the ship. Sailings depart from Paris, France on June 20, Aug. 6, Oct. 1 and Oct. 8, 2019.
Additionally, Adventures by Disney will announce 16 new departure dates in 2019 for its Rhine and Danube River Cruises. 
  • New 2019 sail dates for the Danube River Cruise include: 6/21, 6/28, 7/5, 7/12, 9/27, and 12/22.
  • New 2019 sail dates for the Rhine River Cruise include: 6/17, 6/24, 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29, 8/5, 9/30, 10/14.

Sailing with AmaWaterways, a premier luxury river cruise line, the popular Adventures by Disney river cruises allow you to explore the heart of Europe in a way that’s active, immersive and easy.
Bookings open on January 23, 2018 to Adventure Insiders (Adventures by Disney past guests), DVC Members, Gold & Platinum Castaway Club Members and Golden Oak. Bookings open to the general public on January 25, 2018. To book your Adventures by Disney vacation, email me at lauren@magicaltravel.com.
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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Details About Both Star Wars Lands - Opening Next Year!

The new Star Wars Lands at both Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts are both heavily anticipated and will be something Disney Parks Guests have never seen before.  Here are some interesting facts about these lands:
1. They Open Next Year! – Opening date is currently set for 2019. Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at the Disneyland® Resort will debut first and the land at the Walt Disney World Resort will debut second.
2. It’s Set On The Planet Batuu – At Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, you will visit Batuu, a remote outpost on the galaxy’s edge was once a busy crossroads along the old sub-lightspeed trade routes, but its prominence was bypassed by the rise of hyperspace travel. Now home to those who prefer to stay out of the mainstream, it has become a thriving port for smugglers, rogue traders and adventurers traveling between the frontier and uncharted space. It’s also a convenient safe haven for those intent on avoiding the expanding reach of the First Order. 
3. You Will Be Able To Fly The Millennium Falcon – One of the land’s two signature attractions will put you in the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon, piloting the ship, shooting blasters or preparing for hyperspace – all while completing a critical mission.  
4. A Second Attraction Planned for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge – This attraction puts you on a Star Destroyer. “Built on a scale we’ve never done before,” will make you feel like you’re inside a hangar bay in the middle of a battle between the First Order and the Resistance. (The name of this attraction is still yet to be released). 
5. A Cantina Will Serve Up Blue Milk – Only one food and beverage item has been announced for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge so far and that’s the blue milk Luke Skywalker made famous in “Star Wars IV: A New Hope.” 
6. Expect To See Characters From A Galaxy Far, Far Away – You will also encounter many familiar faces inside Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, including BB-8, Chewbacca, members of the First Order and – among many others – Rex, the troublesome pilot you may remember from the previous version of a certain Disney attraction who takes on a new role in this land as the DJ at the cantina.
7. The Land Will Feature Marketplaces & New Toys – Imagineers looked to the exotic markets of Istanbul and Marrakech for inspiration for the land’s marketplace, where you can explore a rich collection of shops and merchant stalls. One stall will be overseen by a Toydarian, a creatures fans first encountered on Tatooine in “Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.” Here, you will be able to discover all kinds of fun toys straight out of the Star Wars galaxy. 
8. Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Merchandise Has Already Been Released – The first Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge merchandise, available at select locations at both Disneyland and the Walt Disney World Resort, was released in December. The line currently consists of an assortment of men’s and women’s T-shirts, hats and more that feature faces and places familiar to Star Wars fans, including the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge logo, the Millennium Falcon, BB-8, DJ Rex and more.

9. View A Portion Of The Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Model Right Now – To get a closer look as to what you can expect from this new land, a portion of the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge model is currently on display at the end of the Walt Disney Presents exhibit at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®.

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The Edison Now Open at Disney Springs!

The Edison, a lavish, “Industrial Gothic”- themed restaurant and entertainment venue, is now open at Disney Springs® at the Walt Disney World® Resort!
The Edison features multiple themed areas for you to explore, such as the Lab performance space, The Ember Parlour, Telegraph Lounge, The Patent Office, The Tesla Lounge, The Radio Room, and the Waterfront Patio.
Open for lunch and dinner, The Edison treats you to a contemporary American fare menu of items like Pork Belly Pops, Crispy Fried Chicken, and The Edison Burger. The Edison’s beverage lineup focuses on artfully crafted cocktails, interesting beers and wines, and house-made punches that serve from two to 10 guests. 
The Edison also features nightly entertainment, which ranges from live DJs, musicians, aerialists and dancers.
The Edison is now open Sunday-Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. and Thursday-Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. Guests at The Edison must be 21 years or older starting at 10 p.m. Thursday-Saturday nights. There is a cover charge of $15 per Guest beginning at 10 p.m. Additionally, The Edison has an enforced dress code Thursday-Saturday evenings beginning at 10 p.m. (men must wear slacks, jeans or dress shorts. No ball caps, sleeveless shirts or flip-flops are permitted. Jackets are optional).
For a full look inside The Edison, check out this video.


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