Ep 209: Disney World News + Gran Destino Tower Opens


On today’s news episode, we discuss the opening of Gran Destino at Coronado Springs, a couple of food items that we want to try, and a rumor about the opening of the Skyliner.  



  • Gran Destino Tower Opened at Coronado Springs – pics from The Dis, Rooms, Lounges and Restaurants
  • Blizzard Beach Closing for Extended Refurbishment – WDWMagic
  • Oswald the Lucky Rabbit Series Coming to Disney+ – The Dis Insider
  • The Tron Coaster is Taking Shape – Orlando Sentinel
  • Tomorrowland Entrance Sign Removed – new one coming soon with a redesign
  • Up A Great Bird Aventure is being updated again. It’s closed for a week 9/8-9/15 for show updates.
  • Food
    • Redd’s Revenge available at Sunshine Terrace – strawberry dole whip, fanta strawberry, and pirate hat – $6.99
    • The Adventureland Cart has Pepperoni Pizza Spring Rolls now
    • Kona Island at Polynesian has Chocolate covered Bacon
    • Takumi Tei in Japan opened suddenly on July 5th – signature restaurant with a tasting menu and regular menu; service is excellent but is very expensive. – WDWMagic
  • The Skyliner will be opening (minus Epcot and Riviera stations) on August 28th, according to construction personnel.
  • Alcoholic Blue and Green Milk coming to Galaxy’s Edge in Disney World? – Blog Mickey


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