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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Disney Unveils MagicBand+

Disney theme parks don’t often experience merchandising snafus, but we witnessed a huge, hilarious one last week. Yes, Disney has unveiled MagicBand+…a few days after some of them went on sale at various theme park stores. About MagicBand+ During a media day event this week, park officials revealed the next generation of MagicBands, the wearables […]

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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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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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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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Another Annual Pass Sells Out. What Is Going On?

We’ve got news on another annual pass selling out and some holiday vacation tidbits you should know. Another Annual Pass Sells Out Walt Disney World fans are still livid over the sellouts of three out of four annual passes at the parks. Currently, the only people who can buy annual passes are Floridians willing to […]

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DVC Vacation Updates from Destination D23

Josh D’Amaro and a few of his co-workers took the stage at Destination D23 to tell the world about upcoming Disney projects. Here’s what we just learned on the DVC side. About the Disneyland Tower DVC Resort D’Amaro and his friends provided insights on future projects for one DVC resort and another pseudo-DVC property. For […]

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Bob Chapek Discusses Disney Genie+ Sales

The Walt Disney Company held its quarterly and annual earnings reports yesterday. After Disney posted its financials, CEO Bob Chapek and CFO Christine McCarthy answered questions from various financial analysts. Along the way, we learned several newsworthy items about the parks, including the popularity (or lack thereof) of Disney Genie+. Here’s what we found out. […]

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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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Lightning Lane Suffers a Shaky Start

Disney wants you to pay up to $15 for its new service, and I don’t mean Disney Genie+. Lightning Lane represents a return to 1955-style Disney pricing. Guests must pay to experience eight different attractions at Walt Disney World. This service has operated for a couple of days now, and it hasn’t gone smoothly. Let’s […]

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