Posts by David Mumpower

Disney Provides a New Roadmap for EPCOT’s Reimagining

After years of silence, Disney finally provided some insights on the future of EPCOT. Here’s what we just learned about the EPCOT reimagining. A Plan Gone Awry A few years ago, The Walt Disney Company revealed its grand ambitions for a modernized EPCOT. Park officials made this announcement at the D23 Expo 2019, and then […]

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Disney Unveils MagicBand+

Disney theme parks don’t often experience merchandising snafus, but we witnessed a huge, hilarious one last week. Yes, Disney has unveiled MagicBand+…a few days after some of them went on sale at various theme park stores. About MagicBand+ During a media day event this week, park officials revealed the next generation of MagicBands, the wearables […]

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The Disneyland Hotel Expansion Gets a Name & More Disney News

Today’s update represents more of a hodgepodge of significant stories that I haven’t covered yet. However, there’s one headliner here. Read on to learn the name of the 16th Disney Vacation Club resort! What’s in a Name? Okay, there’s not much to this conversation, but it’s still important. The Disneyland tower expansion has a confirmed […]

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Downtown Disney and Paradise Pier Changing

Disneyland Resort President Ken Potrock just revealed several impending changes at Downtown Disney and Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel. It’s…a lot. Let’s talk about the impending hotel re-theming and the new amenities coming to Downtown Disney. The Paradise Pier Re-Theme In 2018, Paradise Pier at Disney California Adventure switched to a Pixar theme. Disney introduced four […]

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Connections Café Opens and Disney Pushes Back on Reedy Creek

A new restaurant has opened, an airport terminal is opening soon, and Tokyo Disneyland and Disneyland Paris just showed us the future. Some of it’s good, and some isn’t. Here’s what you need to know. Now Serving Starbucks Again! Back when Disney announced the changes coming to EPCOT, we knew that Starbucks would reside in […]

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Everyone’s Hugging at Disney, and New Coasters Are Coming!

After more than two cruel years of socially distant character interactions, normalcy has returned at Disney parks. Yup, you should probably plan your next trip, as the Disney you know and love has restored its status quo. About the Characters I track attraction wait times for a different Disney site. This past week included an […]

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Don’t Worry, The Sky Isn’t Falling

Okay, you may have heard the news this week/month that The Walt Disney Company is feuding with local Florida politicians. That’s a problem in that Walt Disney himself chose Florida for the political concessions the state and city governments made during the mid-1960s. Now, a vote just occurred that threatens the Reedy Creek Improvement District, […]

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A Cautionary Tale about Renting DVC Points from Unreliable Sources

Today, I’d like to share with you a cautionary tale. This recent news headline reinforces why you should use a reliable business such as DVC Rental Store rather than renting points from people online. Please allow me to explain. The Scam I suspect that some of the people reading this will read the details of […]

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Did Disney Steal the Tenaya Stone?

Expedition Everest has returned, and an international theme park will reopen soon! However, we’re losing a mini-golf park for a while, and a DVC resort may be in possession of stolen goods from Yosemite National Park. One of today’s updates is weird, my friends. Did Disney Commit a Crime? Let’s start with a strange story […]

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Early Registration for Cosmic Rewind Comes and Goes

Disney has screwed up again, and this one will bum you out if you’re visiting the parks in May. So, through clenched teeth, I’ll explain what has happened. Cosmic Rewind Previews Sell Out Yesterday, a weird rumor circulated. It seemed so unlikely that even the most respected name in DVC news didn’t trust the story. […]

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