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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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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Best DVC Resort Gift Shops

In a perfect world, we’d all spend tons of time at World of Disney, overflowing our shopping carts with Minnie Mouse merchandise. Alas, life gets in the way, even on vacation. Sometimes, we’re just not up to the aggravation of massive crowds and long lines. So, we stick to the resorts for our shopping needs. […]

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DVC Raises Some Prices While the Next Resort Goes Vertical

The impending expansion at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa continues to impact pricing at other DVC resorts. Also, we’ve had some excellent DVC news this week. Here’s what happened. More Price Increases DVC officials have raised prices at three older resorts. I’ll talk numbers in a moment, but let’s talk rationale first. The Big […]

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Walt Disney World Updates Lightning Lane and Disney Genie+

Over the past few days, Disney has changed several integral aspects of its still-new Disney Genie+ and Lightning Lane programs. Here’s what you need to know. The Changes Over the holidays, Disney removed four Lightning Lane attractions from its menu. The rides in question all switched to Disney Genie+. At the time, I stated that […]

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Disney Parks Drop Face Mask Requirements

Walt Disney World just updated its face-covering rules again…and you’re gonna like the news! Here’s what just happened. The New Rules Okay, let’s start with the headline. Walt Disney World has ended its indoor face mask requirement for vaccinated guests. Disney still expects unvaccinated park visitors to wear face masks for their own protection. Enforcement […]

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What Are the Benefits of Using DVC Points?

Since Disney ended the Magical Express program, you may wonder about the remaining benefits of using DVC Points. I’m happy to tell you that extra benefits remain plentiful. Here are several huge positives that come from using DVC Points. Early Theme Park Entry The Walt Disney Company wants to reward its most loyal guests. For […]

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Extended Evening Hours Added at Hollywood Studios

Okay, I don’t want to get your hopes up, but Disney’s at least tinkering with an update to Extended Evening Hours. We’ll talk about that, the latest Star Wars Hotel criticism, and Disney Genie+ additions in today’s update. A Third Park? A Third Park!!! Disney Vacation Club points users adore Extended Evening Hours. This amenity […]

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People Really Want That Figment Popcorn Bucket

After only a few days, the 2022 International Festival of the Arts already qualifies as the most headline-generating event to date. EPCOT hosted this event for the first time in 2017. Somehow, the sixth iteration of this festival has gained more attention than any previous one. What’s the big deal this time? I cannot believe […]

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A Few Things We All Miss at Disney

The Walt Disney Company spent the body of 2020 and 2021 reopening beloved attractions and amenities. Most of what we adore at Walt Disney has returned, but some features aren’t back yet. In fact, we wonder whether some of them are coming back at all. Today, I’m going to list a few things I hope […]

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