Posts by David Mumpower

Disney Cruise Lines Reveals the Adventure

In 2025, Disney Cruise Line will add a seventh vessel to its fleet. Now, we know the theming you’ll find onboard the largest ship in the DCL inventory, and it’ll be like a theme park at sea. Let’s talk about what you’ll find onboard the Disney Adventure.  Disney Cruise Line Reveals the Adventure  During the […]

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Disney World Announces 2024 Holiday Events

Happy holidays, everyone! The calendar says June 25th, which means that we’re officially halfway to Christmas and Hanukkah. Disney has taken this opportunity to sprinkle a bit of yuletide into the mid-summer 100-degree weather. Here are all of Disney’s 2024 holiday theme park announcements.  Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Returns We’ll begin with all the […]

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Here Are the Basics of Disney Cruise Line

Last month, a reader asked for guidance with their first Disney Cruise Line booking. While I’m hopeful this individual took advantage of the all the info provided by DVC Fan to answer their questions, I realized I was long overdue to write a cruise guide. Here are the basics of Disney Cruise Line for DVC […]

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Let’s Talk about the New Disney World Development Plan

On June 12th, 2024, a multi-year feud suddenly came to a shocking conclusion when the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District (CFTOD) and The Walt Disney Company agreed to terms on a new development plan. This contract settled a disagreement between Disney and various political officials who had stripped Walt Disney World of control of the […]

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Let’s Talk about the Sneak Previews of Tiana’s Bayou Adventure

On June 12th and June 19th, Disney Vacation Club members will enjoy our first sneak previews of Tiana’s Bayou Adventure. A few lucky guests have already had that privilege. So, we already have a good idea of what the new attraction is like. Let’s talk in detail about Tiana’s Bayou Adventure.  What Is Tiana’s Bayou […]

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Disney Reveals Opening Date for Country Bear Musical Jamboree and More

On Monday, June 10th, The Walt Disney Company hosted a media event. During the presentation, park officials revealed the opening date for Country Bear Jamboree, new details about the return of The Little Mermaid at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and more. Let’s discuss all the major announcements. Country Bear Musical Jamboree Opens Next Month  In January, […]

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Why Disney Favors Expansion Towers

Have you paid attention to a recent Disney Vacation Club trend? In 2023, The Villas at Disneyland Hotel opened as an expansion tower near the historic Disneyland Hotel. Later this year, the Island Tower at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows will debut.  In between those events, Disney has rebooted The Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness […]

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DVC Reveals Opening Date for the Island Tower at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows

On June 4th, 2024, the Disney Vacation Club pulled back the curtain and showed guests the first rooms at the Island Tower at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows. Here’s the official Parks Blog video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hUQcQ_n59O4 Along with this clip, DVC also announced the official opening date for the Polynesian’s new expansion tower. Let’s talk about […]

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DVC Refurbishment Schedule for Spring 2024

We recently learned when the Island Tower at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows will open in December. However, that’s far from the only construction taking place at Disney Vacation Club properties.  In fact, one of the strengths of the DVC program is that it’s constantly striving to improve its offerings. Such changes are literally written […]

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What You Should do at Disney’s Old Key West Resort

The grand dame of Disney Vacation Club culture is Disney’s Old Key West Resort, which DVC originally named the Disney Vacation Club Resort. That says it all, really.  Everything we do today stems from the genesis of this hotel more than 30 years ago. Still, times change, and the program evolves. So, let’s say that […]

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