In this edition of the Weekly Disney Round-Up: Topiaries arrive at EPCOT ahead of the Flower and Garden Festival, a new baby rhino has made its way to Kilimanjaro Safaris, plus we get our first new Moana themed rooms at Disney’s Polynesian Resort.
This is your Disney news round-up for the week of February 28, 2021.
New Pavilion Flags Installed Near Entrance of EPCOT: Disney Imagineer Zach Riddles shared photos on his Instagram account of Cast Members raising the flags representing the pavilions of EPCOT on newly installed flag poles near the entrance to Spaceship Earth in EPCOT.
Take a Look the New Moana-Themed Rooms at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort: Disney has been working on the Polynesian Village Resort for some time now, changing the structure of the Great Ceremonial House lobby and completely rebuilding the monorail station. However, while most of the resort rooms have been shuttered (aside from the Vacation Club villas), Disney has been adding a Moana theme to the property’s rooms.
Business of Disney
Disney+ Pricing Increases on March 26, 2021: Disney+ has revealed on their home page that the price of the service will increase from $6.99 to $7.99 (or $79.99 per year) starting on Friday, March 26, 2021. The change will impact all monthly and annual subscription renewals that happen on or after March 26.
What We’ve Been Up To
Biggest Disney news this week: Moana room updates, or the installation of EPCOT’s new flags?