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Weekly Disney Roundup For January 4 – January 10, 2021

In this edition of the Weekly Disney Round-Up: a fan favorite experiences significant down time, Gideon’s Bakehouse temporarily closes, and an iconic Disney Resort “freebie” will no longer be sent to guests.

This is your Disney news round-up for the week of January 2, 2020.

Magic Kingdom

Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom:  The game played with special cards and interactive windows throughout the park will close on January 24 after nearly eight years of opeation.

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Disney Hollywood Studios

Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Experiences Down Time: Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster starring Aerosmith, at Disney’s Hollywood Studios was unexpected down for the first few days of the year but is now back up again.

Luggage carts with years in the background at Disney’s Pop Century Resort Hotel

Hotel and Resorts

Souvenir Luggage Tags No Longer Mailed: As of January 1st, 2021, Walt Disney World Resort guests will no longer receive these souvenir luggage tags or other Magical Extras because Disney World will not be sending complimentary MagicBands anymore.

Robot Caddy: Disney’s new Robo Carts (Temp Walk Robo-Caddie), will make it easier for guests to carry their clubs around Disney World’s golf courses.  The robo-caddy offers an on-board GPS yardage system, carries your bag, contains a cooler, a sand bottle, and other accessories.

Disney Springs

Gideon’s Bakehouse Temporarily Closes: Gideon’s Bakehouse posted on their official Instagram that the Disney Springs location would temporarily close. Gideon’s had the following to say.

Business Of Disney

Possible Office Relocation: Disney is considering moving some of its divisions from California to Florida, although the company has not decided what parts of the company or how many people would be involved.

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What Disney news this week was more surprising:  Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom closing, or Disney considering relocating some offices from California to Florida?