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Hollywood Studios Update: Star Wars, Toys, and More (PART 1)

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We may still be years away from the completion of the major expansion of Disney's Hollywood Studios, but there are plenty of new additions that will debut in the coming months, including the new Grand Avenue area of the park (which is now open), brand-new Toy Story Land (which will open next year), and many other smaller new offerings that have not been announced yet. This afternoon we will take a look around the park to see what changed since our last visit. Have fun!

Hollywood Studios Update: Star Wars, Toys, and More (PART 2)

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Thank you for joining us for the second part of this new Disney's Hollywood Studios photo-report. Don't forget to also check out PART 1 of this update to enjoy more photos taken in the park.
In the previous part, we explored the majority of the park's themed areas, including Hollywood Boulevard, the Center Stage, Animation Courtyard, Pixar Place, and a section of Grand Avenue. We will now complete our tour by heading towards the remaining areas. Enjoy the photos!

New Food Offerings Available at the Satu'li Canteen on November 23

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Guests visiting the Satu’li Canteen (located in the heart of Pandora - The World of AVATAR) will be able to enjoy new food options next week. On November 23 only, the restaurant will offer a bowl featuring wood grilled roasted turkey breast with gravy, apple and sage stuffing, green beans, orange marmalade glazed sweet potatoes with candied pecans, mashed potatoes, and cranberry pearls. Guests may also enjoy a pumpkin cheesecake mousse with cranberry pearls and chocolate “soil."

"Hands-Free Shopping" Service Now Available at Disney Springs

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This season, the Walt Disney World Resort is making shopping easy with the new "Hands-Free Shopping" service! Now, Guests may drop-off purchased merchandise at participating locations at Disney Springs and retrieve their items at the end of the day at the Welcome Center (which is located in the Town Center neighborhood). With Hands-Free Shopping, Guests will be able to fully enjoy all that Disney Springs has to offer by providing a more convenient shopping experience.

Dynamic Attractions Unveils "All-Terrain" Dark Ride Vehicle at IAAPA

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Dynamic Attractions' All-Terrain Dark Ride, a trackless, indoor/outdoor dark ride vehicle that breaks boundaries, was unveiled on Tuesday, November 14 at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Expo (IAAPA) in Orlando, Florida. "No dark ride vehicle has ever been able to do what this vehicle can do," states Guy Nelson, CEO, Dynamic Attractions. ͞"This brings the thrilling, all-terrain movement and agility to an intense, theme park-style adventure."

Star Tours Provides First Peek at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Planet

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This morning, guests on Star Tours – The Adventures Continue boarded Starspeeders at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland park to discover a thrilling new journey to the farthest reaches of space and found themselves landing unexpectedly on a planet in the outer rim of the Star Wars galaxy – a planet known to C-3PO, and now to us, as Batuu. While Batuu may be new to us, it is familiar to many characters from the Star Wars saga as a stepping off point for epic adventures.