Disney Reports Massive Park Gains

The Walt Disney Company announced its revenue for the fiscal second quarter of 2022. In this financial statement and the accompanying earnings call, we discovered a great deal about the status of the parks. Here’s what we learned. The Parks Are Making More Money Than Ever I don’t need to tell you about Disney’s financial […]

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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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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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Encanto Debuts While EPCOT Suffers a Rough Patch

EPCOT suffered a pair of misfortunes while Bruno appeared at Disneyland. We’ve got some fun updates to cover today. Less than Harmonious People don’t think of fireworks as, you know, small balls of fire. That’s precisely what they are, though. For this reason, Disney nighttime fireworks presentations sometimes turn a bit too exciting. Seven Dwarfs […]

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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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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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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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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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The Night the Lights Went Out at Disney

Guests at the Polynesian this week will have plenty of stories to tell their friends. They’re having quite the strange vacation. Allow me to explain. Power Outage A few nights ago, I read a social media post that swore the power was out at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. The same individual claimed that the Transportation […]

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