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Disney’s Hollywood Studios celebrates 30 star-studded years

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com ORLANDO, Fla. – Lights, camera, anniversary! Disney’s Hollywood Studios is celebrating its 30th anniversary this month and a lot has changed since the park first open its gates on May 1, 1989.  Where it all started Disney-MGM Studios was the third theme park to open at Walt Disney World, following Epcot and Magic Kingdom. The original name… Keep Reading

Sight to see at Disney: Blue Angels fly over Epcot

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com ORLANDO, Fla. – The U.S. Navy Blue Angels flew over Epcot Thursday in honor of Military Appreciation Month. Guests visiting Epcot on Thursday had the rare opportunity to see some of the world’s best pilots in action as they flew over the park’s iconic Spaceship Earth attraction.  The Blue Angels made two passes over Epcot in the morning before flying to… Keep Reading

What to do on Hollywood Studios’ 30th birthday today

SOURCE: Orlando Sentinel The 30th anniversary of Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park will be celebrated with special merchandise, food and parade on May 1. That’s also the night that “Wonderful World of Animation” debuts in front of the attraction’s landmark Chinese Theater. The day will feature a character cavalcade going down the park’s Hollywood Boulevard… Keep Reading

Disney smoking ban begins at theme parks Wednesday

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com ORLANDO, Fla. – Some big changes are coming to Walt Disney World.  Starting Wednesday, guests who want to smoke will have to do so outside the parks.  Disney announced in March it was closing smoking areas inside all theme parks, water parks and the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.  Designated smoking areas will be available outside… Keep Reading

Roy Disney’s granddaughter thinks Bob Iger’s paycheck is ‘insane’

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com Disney CEO Bob Iger made nearly $66 millionlast year, and a Disney family member thinks that’s “insane.” Abigail Disney, the granddaughter of company co-founder Roy Disney, criticized Iger’s multimillion dollar pay in several tweets on Sunday. Roy Disney was Walt Disney’s brother. “By any objective measure a pay ratio over a thousand is insane,” she… Keep Reading

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