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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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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DVC Resorts with the Best Logistics

Let’s admit the truth. Nobody likes riding the buses at Disney theme parks. They’re mercurial at best and infuriating at worst. You simply cannot count on the buses in a do-or-die situation. Of course, that’s a problem now that you’re paying for Disney Genie+ and Lightning Lane reservations. So, you should start getting ahead of […]

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The Next Phase of Welcome Home

The phrase, “Welcome home,” takes on an entirely new meaning this week, as The Walt Disney Company announces its next big project. Coming Soon: Storyliving by Disney The pandemic caused any number of surprising disruptions in society and corporate America. Perhaps the oddest one involves the lucrative real estate market. When the pandemic started, real […]

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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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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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Cinderella Castle Caught Fire and Disneyland Lost Power

Cinderella Castle caught fire, and people got trapped on several Disneyland attractions. So, it’s been a rough 24 hours for Disney. I’ll explain. A Small Fire One of the open secrets at Magic Kingdom involves Cinderella Castle. Due to the logistics here, it’s one of the most flammable places at the park. Now, you needn’t […]

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