The DVC Show Recap This or That August Edition

The latest episode of The DVC Show has gone live. You’ll find it on your favorite podcast app, or you can subscribe via YouTube. Here’s the video of this week’s show: Once a month, the staff engages in a friendly debate regarding personal favorites at the parks and resorts. It’s a discussion called THIS or […]

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The Tumble Monkeys Return to Animal Kingdom

At the risk of repeating myself, Disney theme parks continue to restore beloved amenities that we’d feared lost in the pandemic. I’ve got news of three returning favorites in today’s update! The Tumble Monkeys Return! For nearly a year after Disney’s Animal Kingdom opened, one of its signature presentations remained dark. Disney couldn’t operate Festival […]

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Victoria & Albert’s Returning in July

Victoria & Albert’s has announced its return, Disney has promised more changes at the Grand Floridian, and Spider-Man has crashed into a wall. We have some unique updates today. The Most Expensive Disney Restaurant Reopens Next Month Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa has nearly completed its latest Disney Vacation Club conversion. Now that the […]

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Kona Cafe Closing for Refurb

I’ve got alarming news for coffee addicts. Kona Café will close for refurbishment in August, but we don’t know for how long. The DVC Update Yes, my fellow fans of Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, Kona Café will shut down on August 15th for renovations. Management hasn’t announced any additional details beyond that fact. However, a […]

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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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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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