Disney News From Around the World & Lawsuits Too

Disney News From Around the World & Lawsuits Too

There is so much happening in the Disney parks and resorts across the world, and it’s time to catch up. From Walt Disney World to Disneyland, From Paris to Tokyo, there are really cool things happening and we want to share them with you. Even happenings on the Disney Cruise Line as they celebrate their 25th anniversary. And yes…there are some lawsuits as well. We’ll take a few moments to catch you up to date, but we really want to share some of the magic going on around the globe. In fact, we have over a dozen happenings throughout all of Disney that we have to share. So join us for news around the world and lawsuits too.

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Walt Disney World

Disney Sues the State of Florida & Florida Sues Back

DeSantis meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. Many in Florida were critical that he went to Japan and never went to the Fort Lauderdale area after the flooding that occurred.

Here are some key points from the lawsuits filed this week:

  • Disney sought to establish greater autonomy in agreements filed with the outgoing board before the Central Florida Tourism Oversight Board took over.
  • Angered when they realized what happened, the board immediately sought to take legal action to refute and nullify those agreements. This occurred even when Disney did so openly under Florida Sunshine Laws.
  • When the board took that action, Disney filed a Federal lawsuit that would seek to remove all that DeSantis had enacted. This lawsuit takes place in a jurisdiction that covers Tallahassee.
  • In return the board has filed a lawsuit against Disney stating they had no right to change the agreements before they took over. This lawsuit is taking place in a central Florida jurisdiction.
  • The idea here is that if Disney can win their lawsuit, then the other has no effect, since Disney is trying to gain the right to dial back the clock and restore the Reedy Creek Improvement District.
  • That lawsuit in Tallahassee seeks to establish that the governor was acting in a political bias against Disney, and that no government has a right to be punitive toward an organization or corporation because they have voiced a different political opinion.
  • DeSantis has made so many public statements of his objection to how “woke” Disney is, that it’s hard to imagine that they could win in the lawsuit Disney is filing against them.
  • If that’s the case, then the current board would go away and the RCID would be restored. But that may be some time in court before it completely plays out.

Firefighters Get New Agreement

Reedy Creek Fire Department.

Little Mermaid Meet ‘n’ Greet

Image by Disney.

Pixar Place

Photo by J. Jeff Kober

New DVC Cabins in Fort Wilderness

Image by Disney.

New Windows Bob Gets Window on Hollywood Boulevard

Photo by Disney.

Disney and Make-A-Wish Celebrate 150,000 Wishes Granted Together

Photo by Disney.


New Window Make a Wish at Disneyland

Photo by Disney.

Dragon Goes Up in Flames

Image by Disney

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Disneyland Paris

Hayley Mills Visits Harringtons at Disneyland Paris

Photo by Disney.

“it’s a small world” Re-opening at Disneyland Paris

This is a really special attraction in any park, but with a massive re-do, it’s definitely worth checking out.

Photo by Disney
Photo by Disney.

Shanghai Disney Resort

Avatar: Explore Pandora Interactive Experience in the Tomorrowland Pavilion

Photo by Disney.

Hong Kong Disneyland

Marvel Season of Super Heroes

Photo by Disney.

Tokyo Disney Resort

Children Cast Member Experience

Photo by Tokyo Disney Resort.

Mickey’s Rainbow Luau & The Diamond Variety Muster

Photo by Tokyo Disney Resort

Disney Cruise Line Celebrates the 25th Anniversary

Here is a video celebrating Disney Cruise Line’s 25th anniversary:

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