Tag: Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom Construction Update

Animal Kingdom Construction Update

| March 13, 2015 | 19 Replies

This week we take a closer look at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and their construction projects. There is a lot of construction going on in the park, but in spite of that you can still have an enjoyable visit. Take a little time to explore along the path in the Oasis on your way toward the [...]

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Do You Own the Space Above You in a Theme Park?

Do You Own the Space Above You in a Theme Park?

| January 26, 2015 | 34 Replies

A while back we took a look at parade viewing etiquette.  At the time it seemed to be a topic which needed to be discussed and critiqued.  Even today there are still common-sense rules which are broken by guests who view a parade or even a show.   During a recent visit to Walt Disney World and [...]

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Disney & Starbucks Bring New Mug Collection to Stores

Disney & Starbucks Bring New Mug Collection to Stores

| January 19, 2015 | 61 Replies

It’s difficult to believe that the very first East Coast Disney Park Starbucks location opened a few years ago in the Magic Kingdom. Despite the controversy surrounding its replacing the Main Street Bakery, guests have welcomed the cafe as noted by busy crowds at all hours of the day. Now, Disney and Starbucks are launching [...]

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A Weekend at Give Kids the World Village

A Weekend at Give Kids the World Village

| November 25, 2014 | Reply

A full week at the Orlando theme parks is something I still get very excited about.  But, lately I’ve come to grow excited about something else.  Visiting Give Kids the World Village.   During a recent week in Orlando I was looking forward to visiting EPCOT’s Food & Wine Festival, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, checking [...]

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Reduce Theme Park Lines?  Invest in New Attractions

Reduce Theme Park Lines? Invest in New Attractions

| November 9, 2014 | 40 Replies

For years now theme parks have been grappling with how to reduce or eliminate theme parks lines.   Disney’s multi-billion dollar initiative to move guests around in its theme parks, MyMagic+, is mostly in place.  We’ve been hearing reports and reading guest reviews of how well it is working or not working.  Some reviews have been positive [...]

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Theme Parks Increase Intellectual Property Lineup

Theme Parks Increase Intellectual Property Lineup

| October 8, 2014 | 5 Replies

Buying ideas is a concept that has existed for quite some time.   Creating your own ideas can be an expensive proposition with the number of people needed to create the concept.  It can also take a long time to come up with the ideas.  Time and money to create your own ideas or you can [...]

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The Top 5 Underutilized Spaces at Walt Disney World

The Top 5 Underutilized Spaces at Walt Disney World

| August 29, 2014 | 36 Replies

Do you sometimes catch yourself walking by a venue at Walt Disney World wondering why it’s no longer used or what it is used for?  I know I do.  I’ve even gone up to Cast Members in the past and asked “Why is this space empty and what was inside?” With the price of admission [...]

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Making the Most Out of a Summer Trip to Walt Disney World

Making the Most Out of a Summer Trip to Walt Disney World

| June 30, 2014 | 6 Replies

For many, visiting Walt Disney World during the summer is their only option. Whether you have work obligations or prefer not to take your children out of school, you may find yourself planning a trip during some of the hottest and busiest months of the year. As someone who falls into that category quite often, [...]

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Harambe Nights debuts at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Harambe Nights debuts at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

| June 8, 2014 | 4 Replies

Last night I had a great time at the first Harambe Nights in Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World. This was an after-hours party to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the great Disney movie, The Lion King.  The party is held from 7:00 to 10:30 PM on Saturdays June 7th- August 9, 2014.  It was [...]

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A Theme Park Pet Peeve

A Theme Park Pet Peeve

| May 15, 2014 | 39 Replies

It was a summer afternoon in Disney’s Animal Kingdom.  The heat index had me wondering why on earth we visited this park on that specific day.  It was a very hot 105 degrees.  It would have been 100 degrees, but because it was the Animal Kingdom, add an extra 5 degrees on to the heat [...]

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