My Experience as a Temporary ECV Pilot Introduction This summer, I was fortunate enough to spend two weeks at Walt Disney World on vacation. I was eager to explore the sights, enjoy a few special events, and soak up the atmosphere. I packed my bags strategically, planned my dining reservations ahead of time, and scheduled [...]
Tag: Animal Kingdom
Today was an exciting day at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The Festival of the Lion King has reopened in a new building in the Harambe area. The show building is located behind the Tusker House restaurant.
I love the parades at Walt Disney World. Growing up, they were always factored into our touring plans for each and every trip. One of my favorites was Aladdin’s Royal Caravan parade over at Disney-MGM Studios (now known as Disney’s Hollywood Studios) from the early 90s. It featured a 26-foot tall giant Genie balloon, dozens [...]
Whether its your first time or fiftieth time planning a trip to Orlando deciding upon the time of year can radically change your experience at the parks. Spring, summer, autumn and winter each bring unique events, weather, crowd levels and offers. In this blog post we will take a look at the different seasons and [...]
Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World started a test of the FastPass+ today. Offsite and onsite guests will be able to make their FastPass+ selections at kiosks throughout the park. This is the first test where offsite guests to Walt Disney World are able to participate.
Last night, news broke online regarding the latest in plans for Disney’s Animal Kingdom park. Tom Staggs, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, announced details at the first ever D23 Expo in Japan of both an AVATAR Land and nighttime entertainment for the park. Although the creative partnership between AVATAR’s director, James Cameron, and [...]
Walt Disney World has always been colorful. Everything from the shows to the shops to the eateries are decked out in bright hues that appeal to the eyes of both young and old. As the weather gets warmer and summer officially begins, this is becoming even more prominent in the parks. Over the past few [...]
Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s 15th anniversary takes place on Monday, April 22nd and The DIS will be covering the morning’s events live from within the park! Here is the schedule and special offerings for the day: Josh D’Amaro, Vice President of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and Jackie Ogden, Ph.D., Vice President, Animals, Science and Environment, will speak [...]