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Disney Daily News 10/17/23

Here’s the latest news from Disney:

Disney’s New Short Film ‘Once Upon a Studio’ Now Streaming on Disney+:

Disney’s new short film “Once Upon a Studio” is now available for streaming on Disney+. The film originally debuted at the San Fransokyo Square in Disney California Adventure.

Disney World Attendance Drop:

Disney World saw eerily low attendance this summer due to inflation and recession fears. Daily attendance dropped from 158,000 in April 2022 to 133,000 in April 2023, a noticeable 15% decline.

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure – Latest Details and Construction Progress:

The latest details and construction progress for the new ‘Princess and the Frog’ ride, Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, have been shared. The ride is expected to be a major attraction at Disney World.

Disney Military Tickets & Discounts:

Disney has released information about military tickets and discounts. This is part of Disney’s ongoing commitment to support and honor the military community.

Disney Eats: New EPCOT Festival Marketplaces Debut:

Disney has announced the debut of new EPCOT Festival Marketplaces on September 22. These marketplaces will feature a variety of food and beverage options for guests to enjoy.

Disney Plus Reveals Premiere Date for New Season of ‘The Santa Clauses’:

The new season of ‘The Santa Clauses’ is set to premiere on Disney Plus. The exact date has not been revealed yet.

Disney Cruise Line Celebrates 25 Years of Sailing:

Disney Cruise Line has been celebrating its 25th anniversary this summer. A new commemorative 25th anniversary Coca-Cola bottle has been released to mark the occasion.

Disney Hires Former Biden Advisor:

Disney has reportedly hired a former advisor to President Biden to handle ‘issues-oriented messaging’. The advisor is described as being ‘unflinchingly loyal’.

New Haunted Mansion Expansion:

Disney shared new details on the Haunted Mansion expansion coming to Disneyland in 2024. A new graveyard will extend from the current mansion with interactive grave sites, a retail shop, and a bride character meet-and-greet. The mansion itself will also get new effects and scene upgrades inside.