Over the past few days there have been several announcements from Disney that have fans of the parks and Disney Cruise Line excited. Let's summarize the details here:
Rivers of Light - Animal Kingdom will be joining Epcot, Magic Kingdom, and Hollywood Studios by launching a nighttime show called Rivers of Light. While discussions about and work on this show have been going on for a long time, the official start date was released this week. Beginning April 22, guests at Animal Kingdom will be able to delight in the evening event. The show will feature animal Spirit Guides that will tell their stories lanterns, fountains, and water screens. It sounds like something not to be missed!
Disney Springs Expansion - The transition from Downtown Disney to Disney Springs has brought a facelift to the area and many new experiences. Earlier this week, the Disney Parks Blog shared that another 30 dining and shopping locations will be joining Disney Springs. Some of these include Under Armour, kate spade new york, and Sephora. This expansion makes Disney Springs a nice high-end shopping location with a number of world class dining options as well.
Disney Cruise Line - Perhaps the biggest news to come from Disney this week was the expansion of the Disney Cruise Line fleet. It was announced today that Disney is planning to add 2 more ships to join the Wonder, Magic, Dream, and Fantasy. While these cruise ships are still in the distant future (anticipated dates of completion are 2021 and 2023), this brings a lot of excitement and anticipation to the future of Disney Cruise Line and expanded destinations for worldwide travel with entertainment and service that only Disney can provide!
With so many exciting announcements in just one week, the future of Disney travel is certainly looking bright!! Remember that you can always follow along with the latest Disney news by following the official Disney Parks Blog.