Theme Park Bits: A New Tomorrowland Marquee, Halloween 2019 Updates, and More

/Film | 7/17/2019 | Josh Spiegel
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In this edition of Theme Park Bits:

A new art installation has popped up at Downtown Disney.

Tomorrowland - Sign

Tomorrowland is getting a new sign.

And more!

Walt - Disney - World - Hotel - News

Sometimes, Walt Disney World hotel news can be easy to ignore; the flashier story is that we’re eventually getting a Star Wars hotel. But this past week, one of the existing hotels on property got itself a new tower. The Coronado Springs Resort now has a Gran Destino Tower. This moderate resort with a Southwestern theme has long been a convention-heavy resort, and the modern design on the Gran Destino Tower suggests it’s finally entering the 21st century. This resort isn’t my first choice when I plan my next Disney World trip — that would be Port Orleans Riverside, thank you very much — but the new designs and tower look like a step in the right direction for a fellow mid-tier resort.

Things are changing every day at Walt Disney World, and this change is a bit smaller than a new hotel tower. If you’ve traveled to Tomorrowland lately, keep an eye out for its overall marquee because it might be the last time you see it. At least, with that design. After reports came out that the Tomorrowland sign would be updated in design and font, a new park map got released that may have inadvertently given away the new style. If the map ends up being correct, it’s a pretty snazzy redo of an old standby. Tomorrowland desperately needs a full-scale overhaul, so hopefully, this is the start.

Head - West - Coast - Stories - Today

Let’s head back to the West Coast for our last few stories today. First up, in Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District, there’s a few recognizable characters...
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