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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 | 27 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 | 57 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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2015: Epcot Rings It In Right

2015: Epcot Rings It In Right

| January 1, 2015 | 10 Replies

It was cold. It was crowded, and yet it was the best New Year’s Eve that I can recall. Never in my nearly four decades of life have I ever seen a celebration done so appropriately for the closing of a year. The beginning of the day started a bit rough with crowd levels approaching [...]

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The Top 10 Ornaments for 2014 at Walt Disney World

The Top 10 Ornaments for 2014 at Walt Disney World

| December 28, 2014 | 11 Replies

Faster than you could sing Let It Go, Christmas 2014 has come and gone. It’s hard to believe that the holidays have passed by so quickly this year. With that being said, we still have time to take a look at my Top 10 ornaments for this year. Like last year’s list, I considered the [...]

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Christmas by the Numbers at Walt Disney World

Christmas by the Numbers at Walt Disney World

| December 18, 2014 | 5 Replies

The Christmas season is well underway at the Walt Disney World Resort. Everywhere you turn, you’ll find bows, glitter, and garland adding a bit of holiday cheer. Have you ever wondered just how many decorations are used? Check out the stats below detailing what goes into making this a very special time of year.   [...]

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Walt Disney World Holiday Breakdown

Walt Disney World Holiday Breakdown

| November 29, 2014 | Reply

The holiday season is my favorite time of the year to visit Walt Disney World. There’s just so much to see and do! From the spectacular decorations and displays to the heart-warming entertainment, the Florida parks definitely know how to get you in the Christmas spirit. Here’s a breakdown of this year’s festivities.  

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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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A Walking Tour of Disney’s Beach Club Resort

A Walking Tour of Disney’s Beach Club Resort

| November 5, 2014 | 17 Replies

Our company recently held a workshop at Walt Disney World and we were lucky enough to stay at Disney’s Beach Club Resort. I have visited this resort many times but had never stayed at this beautiful deluxe resort until now. The resort opened  November 19, 1990. It was built in the “Stick Style” which reminds [...]

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A Video Tribute to Maelstrom

A Video Tribute to Maelstrom

| October 16, 2014 | 5 Replies

One of the biggest news stories of the year at Walt Disney World has definitely been the closure of Maelstrom, the staple attraction of the Norway Pavilion in the World Showcase of Epcot. Fans are split on whether it’s a good or bad decision to close such a beloved, but outdated attraction in favor for [...]

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