Walt Disney World’s Largest Magic Kingdom Expansion “New Fantasyland” officially makes its debut Thursday. It’s the largest expansion project in the park’s 41-year history. The new spaces are built on what was once the site of the 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea experience, and the expansion doubles the size of the original Fantasyland. The central […]
A Disney stunt performer died Monday night after suffering an injury during a rehearsal, company and local officials said. Walt Disney World spokeswoman Zoraya Suarez said the performer was injured while performing a tumbling roll for the Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, part of the Orlando, Florida, theme park. It was the third fatal incident at the park in less than two months
Three Disney monorail workers have been placed on paid leave just days after two monorail trains crashed at the Orlando, Florida, theme park, killing one of the train’s operators, according to a Disney spokeswoman. Walt Disney World spokeswoman Zoraya Suarez said the action was “part of an investigative process, not a disciplinary action.” The three workers were a monorail maintenance shop member, the monorail pilot of one of the trains and a transportation manager. Disney would not name the employees
A monorail train at Walt Disney World crashed into the back of another train early Sunday, killing one driver, according to an amusement park spokesman and a witness interviewed by CNN. The crash occurred about 2 a.m.