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New Osceola Parkway Ramps Take Shape Next to Hollywood Studios

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The new Toy Story Land and Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge will be open at Disney's Hollywood Studios by the end of 2019. To get ready for the massive amount of Guests that are expected to visit these new themed lands, the Walt Disney World Resort is improving some of the roads surrounding the park by removing traffic lights, adding ramps, and more. One of the largest construction projects is currently taking place right next to the future, new parking entrance of Disney's Hollywood Studios.

Islands of Adventure Update: The Calm Before the Storm (PART 1)

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Universal's Islands of Adventure will be getting a new roller coaster by the end of 2019. Shortly before Dragon Challenge closed to the public, Universal Orlando announced that a completely new, more family-friendly experience would replace the two inverted coasters that have been thrilling park Guests since 1999. While we still have very few details about this project, it is likely that we will learn more about it early next year. In the meantime, let's take a look around this amazing park.

Islands of Adventure Update: The Calm Before the Storm (PART 2)

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Thank you for joining us for the second part of this new Universal's Islands of Adventure photo-report. Don't forget to check out PART 1 of this update if you haven't had the chance to do so yet.
In the previous part, we walked around the entrance of the park and then we explore the Port of Entry, Marvel Superhero Island, Toon Lagoon, Reign of Kong, and Jurassic Park. Let's continue to explore the park (including Hogsmeade, The Lost Continent, and Seuss Landing) and see what's new.

Road Work to Take Place at Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa

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On Monday, December 18, the south entrance to Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa from Buena Vista Drive will be closed due to road work. On Tuesday, December 19 and Wednesday, December 20, the Grandstand stop will be closed to all buses except the Internal Shuttle. Guests looking to board a theme park bus will have to transfer at one of the other stops inside the property. There will be lane closures and flagmen along this route, so please use caution while driving.

The Walt Disney Company To Acquire Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.

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The Walt Disney Company and Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (21st Century Fox) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Disney to acquire 21st Century Fox, including the Twentieth Century Fox Film and Television studios, along with cable and international TV businesses, for approximately $52.4 billion in stock (subject to adjustment). This acquisition would allow Disney to create more appealing content, build more direct relationships with consumers, and deliver a more compelling entertainment experience.

"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" Buttons Available at Walt Disney World

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The release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi is right around the corner! In celebration of the new film, Guests entering Disney’s Hollywood Studios or visiting Star Wars Galactic Outpost, Star Wars Trading Post, or AMC at Disney Springs from December 14-17 will receive a button, while supplies last. Of course, the buttons are just one part of the Star Wars: The Last Jedi opening weekend excitement at the Walt Disney World Resort. Continue reading to see what else is in store.