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Disneyland Weekly Update – 11/17/14

Disneyland Weekly Update – 11/17/14

| November 17, 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…sea monsters take over Knott’s Berry Farm.

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Disneyland Area Hotel Review – Hyatt Place

Disneyland Area Hotel Review – Hyatt Place

| November 17, 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. This time, I take a look at the Hyatt Place located at 2035 South Harbor Boulevard. I talk in detail about my stay there on the November 13, 2014 podcast, [...]

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Jingle Cruise: a Better and Funnier Voyage in 2014

Jingle Cruise: a Better and Funnier Voyage in 2014

| November 16, 2014 | 2 Replies

In 2013, Disneyland and Walt Disney World introduced the “Jingle Cruise” overlay to the venerable Jungle Cruise ride. Guests were not impressed. This year Disney has upped the ante on the Jingle Cruise and the gags never stop. Jingle Cruise opened on November 13 this year and I had a chance to ride the Disneyland [...]

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Disney’s Second Try at “World of Color – Winter Dreams” Feels More…Disney

Disney’s Second Try at “World of Color – Winter Dreams” Feels More…Disney

| November 15, 2014 | Reply

On November 13, Disney California Adventure’s World of Color show transitioned to its holiday version, “Winter Dreams.” The Winter Dreams show debuted during the 2013 holiday season so this year is Disney’s second time around with it. The show has been changed significantly since last year and while it is hard to top the stunning [...]

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The Wreaths of Disneyland’s Small World Holiday

The Wreaths of Disneyland’s Small World Holiday

| November 15, 2014 | Reply

Each year during the holidays, the promenade leading up to It’s a Small World in Disneyland Park is decorated with wreaths representing the different sections of the attraction. How many can you name?

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Disneyland Weekly Update – 11/10/14

Disneyland Weekly Update – 11/10/14

| November 10, 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…it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Disneyland Resort.

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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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Frozen Ice Palace Debuts at Malls Across the Country

Frozen Ice Palace Debuts at Malls Across the Country

| November 6, 2014 | 16 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 | 6 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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