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New Disney Parks Attractions and Entertainment Awarded for Global Excellence

It’s been an incredible year so far at Disney Parks, with unprecedented growth and exciting offerings at all of our resorts around the world. We’re happy to share that these new experiences were just honored by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA), which represents the global themed entertainment industry. “Our teams continue to raise the bar offering new experiences and adventures leaving guests wondering, ‘how did Disney do that?’” said Bob Chapek, Chairman, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. “We do all of this for our guests, and we’re thrilled with what…
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Best Tips, Tricks and Locations to Capture Stunning Photos of Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

It’s National Camera Day – and to celebrate the occasion, two of Nikon USA’s best eagle-eyed professional photographers are exploring Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and offering tips to help you capture your own award-winning images in our new spectacular world. Regular Disney Parks Blog readers know that in Pandora – The World of Avatar, the land is an attraction to explore in itself with a lush and vibrant landscape that boasts interactive Pandoran flora, pouring waterfalls and flowing streams – both day and night!…
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Disney Dedicates Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

As you may have seen during our #DisneyParksLIVE coverage, Disney’s Animal Kingdom hosted a special dedication ceremony for Pandora – The World of Avatar to celebrate this new spectacular world opening to the public on May 27. At today’s ceremony, held under the magnificent floating mountains of Pandora – The World of Avatar, drummers performed traditional Pandoran rhythms and colorfully-dressed performers led a procession full of pageantry and artful banners to celebrate the occasion. Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger was joined by AVATAR Creator/Director James (Jim) Cameron and members…
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#DisneyParksLIVE: Pandora – The World of Avatar Dedication | Walt Disney World

Pandora – The World of Avatar will officially open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom on May 27, but today, celebrities and VIPs are gathering to celebrate a very special dedication moment for this new park expansion. The live stream of the dedication will begin at 8:10 a.m. ET in the video display above. Be sure to tune in as we give you a front-row look at the festivities, and maybe a few surprises as well. To join the conversation on Twitter, use the hashtag #VisitPandora. In the meantime, tell us where…
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Connect With a Banshee at The Rookery inside Windtraders in Pandora – The World of Avatar

Guests visiting Pandora – The World of Avatar will fly on the back of a mountain banshee at one of its major attractions, Avatar Flight of Passage. Soaring on the back of one of these powerful winged creatures represents an important rite of passage for the Na’vi. Today, I’m thrilled to announce a new way for guests to connect with these animals at The Rookery inside Windtraders, the primary merchandise location on Pandora. Cody Hampton with Disney Parks Merchandise gave me a first look at these new interactive creatures, and…
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FastPass+ for Pandora – The World of Avatar Opens to Walt Disney World Resort Hotel Guests, Special Extra Magic Hours to be Offered

Great news for those of you anxiously counting the days until the opening of Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom on May 27 – FastPass+ reservations are now open to experience the land’s never-before-seen attractions for guests staying at select Walt Disney World Resort hotels. As you may know, Pandora – The World of Avatar will transport guests to a visually stunning world with floating mountains, bioluminescent plants and more. It’ll also feature two one-of-a-kind attractions: Avatar Flight of Passage, which will allow guests to fly…
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Video: Inside look at Disney’s new Pandora – The World of Avatar

Get a sneak peak of the newest Walt Disney World attraction opening at Disney’s Animal Kingdom this May. This has been a long debated addition to Walt Disney World, with a lot of people thinking this wouldn’t fit in, especially at Animal Kingdom.  Now we are seeing for the first time, what it will look like.  What are you thoughts, has your opinion changed? WATCH: INSIDE LOOK: Paula Faris takes us behind the scenes of Pandora, the world of Avatar only at Walt Disney World's Disney's Animal Kingdom, opening this…
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Authentic Details Bring to Life Pandora — The World of AVATAR at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

  As many of you know, there’s an incredible lineup of new attractions and experiences coming to all four Walt Disney World theme parks this summer. And among our latest updates, we also looked further into the future and shared new details on how Pandora – The World of AVATAR will come to life at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in 2017. Imagineer Joe Rohde and Lightstorm Entertainment film producer Jon Landau shared a quick hint at what to expect in the new 12-acre land inspired by James Cameron’s film “AVATAR” during…
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