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Reduce Theme Park Lines?  Invest in New Attractions

Reduce Theme Park Lines? Invest in New Attractions

| November 9, 2014 | 39 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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Frozen Ice Palace Debuts at Malls Across the Country

Frozen Ice Palace Debuts at Malls Across the Country

| November 6, 2014 | 15 Replies

Today marked the debut of a new Disney experience that fans can now find in their neighborhoods: the opening of the Frozen Ice Palace. Thanks to a partnership between Disney and Taubman Centers, the management company for several shopping outlets in the U.S. and Asia, the magical world of Elsa, Anna, and that lovable snowman [...]

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A Frozen Holiday Wish debuts at Magic Kingdom

A Frozen Holiday Wish debuts at Magic Kingdom

| November 5, 2014 | 5 Replies

It’s that time of year. That magical time when it is Halloween and the next day the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World is decked out for Christmas.  The first Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is Nov. 7th, 2014 and is already sold out. Tonight was the first night of the new Cinderella Castle lighting [...]

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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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Mickey’s Halloween Party vs. Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Mickey’s Halloween Party vs. Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

| October 30, 2014 | 9 Replies

The allure Disneyland holds for me is far greater than that of any other theme park I’ve ever been to. It could easily come down to the fact that Walt actually had a presence in the park. Regardless, Disneyland has some sort of magic that I feel is completely lacking in Walt Disney World except [...]

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‘Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It!’ Street Party debuts at Magic Kingdom

‘Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It!’ Street Party debuts at Magic Kingdom

| October 24, 2014 | 3 Replies

It was the perfect day for the debut of the new parade, ‘Move It! Shake It! Dance and Play It! Street Party’ today in Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. The new parade uses the floats from the previous parade, ‘Move It!, Shake It!, Celebrate It!’  The parade route starts down by the Fire Station [...]

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Disneyland Weekly Update – 10/20/14

Disneyland Weekly Update – 10/20/14

| October 20, 2014 | Reply

This weekly blog features Disneyland news and updates from The DIS, the DIS Unplugged and sometimes even the DISboards, plus helpful links to find what you’re looking for around the DIS family of sites. Enjoy! This week…Disneyland announces plans for its “Big Hero 6″ meet & greet and Christmas comes early to Disneyland Park.

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Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – La Quinta Inn & Suites

Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – La Quinta Inn & Suites

| October 16, 2014 | Reply

This is part of a series of blogs and coordinating DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition podcast segments focusing on the off-property establishments near the Disneyland Resort collectively known as Good Neighbor Hotels. This time, I take a look at La Quinta Inn & Suites located at 1752 South Clementine Street. I talk in detail about my [...]

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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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8 Great Places to Grab a Snack at Universal Orlando

8 Great Places to Grab a Snack at Universal Orlando

| October 13, 2014 | 1 Reply

Not real familiar with dining at Universal Orlando?   With so many places to eat at the theme park resort it can seem a bit overwhelming as you pass by the various eateries and wonder what’s inside or how comfortable is it to enjoy a quick break from the hustle and bustle of the parks and [...]

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