Posts by David Mumpower

Disney Reveals Galactic Starcruiser Pricing

The Walt Disney Company doesn’t open new resorts very often. But, whenever it does, each one is a big deal, as demonstrated by the passion for Disney’s Riviera Resort. Still, even allowing for that, one upcoming hotel towers about every other recent project and is legitimately the biggest deal since 1971’s Walt Disney World resorts. […]

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Disneyland and Walt Disney World Require Face Masks Indoors Again

Welp, that didn’t take long, The Walt Disney Company took the expected path. Yes, Disneyland and Walt Disney World require face masks once again. So what do you need to know? Well… Why Is This Happening Again? The Mayor of Orange County, Florida, declared another state of emergency on Thursday. He did so because of […]

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Pago Pago Undergoes Soft Refurb and Grand Floridian Begins Expansion

Pago Pago takes a hard-earned break & the Grand Floridian plans for the future. We have several fascinating DVC updates today. That’ll Do, Pig When Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort started its massive overhaul, the Great Ceremonial House ceded its core responsibility for a while. Guests no longer checked in at the lobby’s front desk. Instead, […]

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The New Jungle Cruise Opens and Other Disneyland News

The new and improved Jungle Cruise has opened at Disneyland! We’ll talk about that and plenty of other park updates today! Jungle Cruise Returns A while ago, Disney confirmed that it would modernize Jungle Cruise as part of its Fifth Key implementation. Some ride elements no longer seem fitting for the inclusive nature of a […]

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The EPCOT Monorail Has Reopened and Other WDW Park News

The Walt Disney World monorail is running at full strength again. Also, some attractions will have quick refurbs this week, and fireworks times are changing. So we’ve got several important park updates to cover today. The EPCOT Monorail System Is Back Last year, EPCOT reopened on July 15th, only without one of its most essential […]

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Holiday Festivities Return at Disney Parks

We all hated 2020 and never want to think about it again, even though that’s all but impossible. Part of our frustration as DVC members stems from how much the pandemic disrupted our annual holiday plans. Many of us spend Christmas at Walt Disney World and/or Disneyland each year, but we couldn’t/didn’t in 2020. Thankfully, […]

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Disney Parks Update for July 12, 2021

Disneyland Paris introduced a new FastPass system that has DVC members worried. We’ll talk about this turn of events, some restaurant changes, new character greetings, and a welcome party return in the latest Disney Parks Update. What Did Disneyland Paris Just Do? The mainstream media picked up a Disney story emanating from France. As you’ve […]

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DVC Updates for July 11, 2021

This week, you’ll want to know about some DVC Resort changes, a D23 membership discount, some mobile ordering alterations, and the end of Must Do Disney. Disney Confirms Resort Reopening Dates If you’re looking for a cash room this Fall, Disney just improved your odds, albeit not as much as you might hope. You’ve probably […]

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Two Disneyland Restaurants Closing & New from Avengers Camp

Two beloved resort restaurants are closing at Disneyland Resort. Meanwhile, Avengers Campus has introduced two presumably short-term character interactions. Also, the Disneyland Legacy Passholder discount got extended again. Let’s talk about everything happening at Disneyland right now! The Restaurant Closures I recently mentioned that The Wave… of American Flavors will gain a new theme when […]

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DVC Refurbs Starting, Polynesian Returning

Disney Vacation Club resorts are undergoing some changes over the next few months. Let’s talk about what you need to know. Saratoga Springs Refurb Starting Now Okay, you know how much havoc the pandemic wreaked on DVC’s 2020/2021 plans. Here’s how you know that everything’s getting back to normal. Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa […]

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