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Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap Nov. 2, 2014

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks

This week, we may have been chocked full of great Disney Parks Halloween stories but there were also some big updates to share with readers, including the announcement that Morimoto Asia and the BOATHOUSE dining experiences are coming to Disney Springs.

Morimoto Asia, BOATHOUSE Dining Experiences Coming to Disney Springs in 2015 Morimoto Asia, BOATHOUSE Dining Experiences Coming to Disney Springs in 2015

Morimoto Asia will be Chef Masaharu Morimoto’s first-ever pan-Asian restaurant featuring flavors from across the continent. This Disney Springs dining destination will include unique exhibition kitchens showcasing traditions like Peking duck carving, and dim sum when it opens in the Summer of 2015.

Also, another new concept dining experience, The BOATHOUSE, was announced for The Landing in Disney Springs. The BOATHOUSE will be an upscale, waterfront dining experience that’ll immerse guests both on land and on water when it opens in the Springs of 2015.

Check our Disney Springs update for more details on both dining experiences coming in 2015.

Disney Cruise Line Reveals Ports and Itineraries for Early 2016 Disney Cruise Line Reveals Ports and Itineraries for Early 2016

Also, Disney Cruise Line announced that it’s tropical itineraries are getting an extra dose of pixie dust in 2016. The popular Caribbean ports Tortola and Martinique are being added to the destination lineup, and they’re returning to San Juan, Puerto Rico for another special season of Southern Caribbean sailings.

You can start booking early 2016 cruises now so go check out Jonathan’s original story for more details about the newest options.

Here are some of the other stories we worked on this week.

Building the Dream: The Making of Disneyland Park – Disney Parks Blog author George Savvas introduces a new photo series on the construction of Disneyland park.

Disney PhotoPass Service Simplifies Access to Walt Disney World Photos, Videos – Disney PhotoPass Service is making it even easier for you to collect memories at Walt Disney World Resort. Click through for more!

‘A Frozen Holiday Wish’ for Magic Kingdom Park – Get all the details on this new holiday spectacular, starring all your favorite “Frozen” characters!

Dia de los Muertos at Disneyland Park – See the festive Dia de los Muertos display in Zocalo Park and hear the tradition explained by Disneyland Resort cast member, Norma.

Steakhouse 55 at Disneyland Hotel Debuts New Menu October 29 – Read about all the delectable items offered on the new menu, including a pan-roasted pork belly appetizer and a smoked filet mignon tartare.

Disney Cruise Line Joins the Instagram Fun – Ahoy from Instagram! We’re now sharing your Disney memories from out at sea!

1958 Photo: Walt Disney and the Jungle Cruise at Disneyland Park – See another rare photo of Walt, this time as a Jungle Cruise skipper.


  • Thomas, great recap, I can’t wait to visit Disney Springs and experience these restaurants and make some new memories and stories to share with my family!

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