All Walt Disney World Resorts Are Back in Business

The Disney Wish has passed its first significant test! We’ll talk about that, a triumphant moment for Walt Disney World resorts, and more today. I Don’t Understand It, But It Sounds Good Folks, I won’t lie and pretend like I have any idea what a river conveyance is. Dad was in the Navy, but I’ve […]

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Disney and the CDC Roll Back Some Pandemic Policies

Disney and the CDC both just delivered good news to theme park and cruises fans. Behold the happiness! Cruises Are Safe Again! Two years ago, nothing encapsulated the terrifying danger of COVID-19 more than the Diamond Princess, a “modern-day plague ship.” The catastrophic events on that vessel caused the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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Lightning Lane Is a Huge Success

Last week, The Walt Disney Company performed its scheduled fiscal earnings report for the first quarter of 2022. If you watched the stock immediately afterward, you know the results. Disney crushed it across the board, especially at the parks. In fact, Disney’s vaunted parks division reported its second-best quarter ever! During the accompanying earnings call, […]

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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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California Dropping Mask Requirement. Is Disneyland Next?

California is ending its indoor mask mandate. Is Disneyland Resort next? We’ll discuss what’s in play along with other developments at the Happiest Place on Earth. California Changing Mask Requirements Much can change in a few weeks. At the start of 2022, the Omicron outbreak had devastated many of the country’s most populated areas. Los […]

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Disney Won’t Grant Wish for Six More Weeks

No, the news didn’t happen on Groundhog Day, but it had the same effect. Disney Cruise Line just announced that the Disney Wish must wait another six weeks for its inaugural voyage. I guess the groundhog saw its shadow. Anyway, here’s why Disney cannot make its deadline for the next luxury cruise ship. The Announcement […]

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Disney Increases Food Prices Again

Walt Disney World has performed its annual batch of food price increases again. Let’s talk about how this will impact your next trip. Pandemic Pricing Is a Thing I’ve ordered the same meal at Five Guys for the past several years. Unfortunately, it costs about 35 percent or $10 more than in 2017. I can […]

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Holiday Week News and Notes

Happy holidays, everyone! I hope that you’re among loved ones and savoring the best moments in life! Alas, Disney news never stops. So, I’ve got a few updates to provide you a distraction in between eggnog and gift wrapping. A Disney Genie+ Surprise This week, Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade at Magic Kingdom has […]

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Everything you need to know about returning attractions and Magic Key Lawsuit

Hello everyone! We’ve got plenty happening and in and around the parks. Here’s what Disney Vacation Club fans need to know about returning attractions and *sigh* COVID in Orange County, Florida. The New Indiana Jones Quick! Name the oldest attraction still remaining at Disney’s Hollywood Studios! Technically, this one’s something of a trick question at […]

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Disney Wins in Court and One Ride Drops Its Virtual Queue

Disney just won in court, changed the rules for a new ride, and brought back some character meetings at the parks. Here’s what’s going on. One Less Boarding Group WEB SLINGERS: A Spider-Man Adventure only opened a few months ago. On June 4th, social media was awash with images of mobs trying to enter Avengers […]

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