Important Disney News You Should Know About From Last Week

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Spring break is right around the corner, and that means many guests will be checking into Walt Disney World Resort. There is new information coming out everyday, so you’ll want to be uptodate on all the latest Disney news. In case you missed any of our articles last week here is our weekly recap of last week’s Disney news!

Why we Love Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water ParkDisney World’s Blizzard Beach water park welcomed back guests yesterday and is officially back open! We are so excited to now have a water park to add to our options when visiting Disney World, and just in time for spring! If you’ve never spent a day at this fun and unique water park, definitely make time for it on your next Disney vacation. Read this article to see why we love this park!

Disney Should retheme the Grand Floridian with Mary PoppinsDisney Resorts are always full of magical experiences. We enjoy all of Disney World’s incredible accommodations, but the Monorail resorts always hold a special place in our hearts. Especially Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa! But is there a way to make this resort even more magical? With a slew of changes coming to other resorts and Disney Parks, we do think a new theme could bolster the charm of the Grand Floridian. If anything, we believe Mary Poppins would be a great theme for this majestic resort!

Disney Shareholder Meeting News Roundup There were a lot of announcements made at today’s Disney shareholder meeting! We put it all together for you in one place! Take a look at some of the exciting things happening.

Here are the Disney Hotels that are Currently Open or Opening Soon It has been almost exactly one year since Walt Disney World shut down due to the Covid 19 pandemic. We are so happy that today, Disney World is back open to guests and many of the Disney hotels have reopened as well! Are you planning a trip to Disney World but unsure if your favorite Disney hotel is open? Here is a guide to all of the value, moderate, and deluxe Disney resort hotels currently open- and a few that are about to open soon!

Planning a Disney World Vacation on a Budget Visiting Disney World can be quite the chunk of change for most guests. Everyone has a different budget when going on vacation, but there are ways to make a Disney trip “work” despite how pricey it can be. Here is our guide for planning a Disney World vacation on a budget!

Cinderella Castle Receives First Piece of Decor Ahead of Disney World 50th Anniversary- Cinderella Castle is getting ready for Walt Disney World 50th anniversary! First, we saw the castle transformed from its blue and white colors to this beautiful pink, blue, and gold. Now it just got a new piece of decor ahead of this magical celebration.

Coming Soon: Your Phone Will Act As Your Magic Band At Disney World Walt Disney once said we keep moving forward, opening new doors and doing new things. This is a phrase that has been present throughout the years at the Walt Disney World Resort and this year is no different. The newest innovation is that now you can use your phone as a MagicBand!

REVIEW: Raya and the Last Dragon- A Perfect Film During Imperfect Times It has been a week since Raya and the Last Dragon was released. Millions have gotten the chance to watch the new movie from Walt Disney Animation Studios. Lead-ups and delays left a huge build-up that many Disney fans were afraid Raya would not be able to reach. When the official release date was established, Disney put their advertising into overdrive and made sure that Raya would be as big of a hit as it could possibly be. Did it work?

What to Expect When Disneyland Reopens The state of California has eased up on their theme park reopening guidelines and Disneyland can reopen soon! Disney CEO, Bob Chapek, has said he is hopeful Disneyland will reopen by the end of April. It will take time to recall 10,000 Cast Members and retrain them in the new health and safety protocols at the parks.

5 Perfect Springtime Locations You Can Get Married at Disney WorldOh Spring, great weather, beautiful flowers, gardens, pastel colors, and a perfect time for a Springtime wedding! Imagine getting married at Walt Disney World during this time of the year, it could be in a beautiful intimate lawn, a romantic garden, or right in front of Cinderella Castle. Whatever you have in mind, Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings team can make it come true!

We Can’t Wait For These Experiences to Return to Disney! It has been a year since Disney World temporarily closed down operations due to the Covid pandemic. We were all so happy to see Disney World reopen in July. Upon reopening, Disney enacted enhanced safety and health measures. This meant temporarily suspending some experiences. We all know and love Disney for the completely immersive feel of the parks, so many of us are missing these experiences. We really can’t wait for these experiences to return to Disney!


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Mandi is a frequent visitor of Walt Disney World and a Platinum Annual Passholder. Mandi grew up visiting WDW every year with her Disney addict parents and grandparents. She is also a huge Star Wars fan! When Mandi is not planning Disney trips or writing for Chip & Co. she is working as a hairstylist in Western New York.
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