Disney CEO Bob Iger: Disney World’s Avatar Land might open by 2015
James Grosch | March 19, 2012
At last week’s Walt Disney Company’s shareholder meeting, CEO Bob Iger revealed an interesting tid-bit about the future of Walt Disney World. Iger, shown above with Jim Cameron from last year’s WDW Avatar Land announcement, said that “in all likelihood, we’re not going to open up Avatar Land until some time in 2015.” Disney’s CEO Read More
Disney World’s Phineas & Ferb: Agent P’s World Showcase Adventure to replace Kim Possible at Epcot this summer
James Grosch | March 13, 2012
Walt Disney World’s first interactive adventure attraction is getting a major facelift come this summer. In an interview with Travel Weekly, Disney Parks and Resort Chairman Tom Staggs confirmed that Epcot’s Kim Possible World Showcase Adventure will be rethemed around the popular Disney Channel series Phineas and Ferb. Today, Disney Parks Blog went into more Read More
Magic Kingdom’s Storybook Circus soft opens today at Walt Disney World.
James Grosch | March 12, 2012
The construction walls are finally down, and Storybook Circus, the first section of Magic Kingdom’s New Fantasyland expansion, has entered a soft opening for all Walt Disney World guests to enjoy! Storybook Circus actually beat Disney’s projected “late March” launch window that we reported last month. This first phase of Storybook Circus includes one carousel Read More
Video preview of Magic Kingdom’s upcoming Be Our Guest Restaurant.
James Grosch | March 8, 2012
Disney Parks Blog posted a great video today showing the Walt Disney Imagineers giving a first glimpse into the ballroom at Disney World’s upcoming Be Our Guest Restaurant. The video details the thought process and creation behind a massive mural of the night sky that is supposed to transport you into the world of Beauty Read More
Disney World’s Fastpass return window to be strictly enforced starting today.
James Grosch | March 7, 2012
Walt Disney World’s Fastpass system is undergoing a significant policy change starting today. As John Frost from The Disney Blog reported last month, Disney World cast members will now be enforcing the return window printed on the Fastpass ticket. The hour long return period has been printed on the ticket since the system began back Read More
First impressions: Disney Parks Mobile Magic app for iPhone provides accurate wait times, may mercilessly destroy your battery.
James Grosch | March 5, 2012
Late last month, Disney released the Disney Parks Mobile Magic app for all iPhones, after it had been released for Verizon Android devices last year. This free app provides Disney World guests with a GPS map of the park, up to the minute wait times for attractions, dining reservations, and even a character finder. Last Read More
Disney World Deal: Special Savings this Spring for Florida Residents
James Grosch | February 27, 2012
Walt Disney World is offering Florida residents a reason to visit this Spring Break season. Florida residents can buy a Wild for 3 Pass, which gives 3 days of park admission to the Disney World parks for $99 plus tax. Disney also is also offering an option for 4 days for just $30 more. As Read More
Storybook Circus to open late March; Snow White’s last Scary Adventure will take place May 31st.
James Grosch | February 23, 2012
Disney World has announced some major New Fantasyland news, some exciting and some bittersweet. First the good news: The first part of the New Fantasyland expansion, Storybook Circus, is slated to open by late March. While New Fantasyland will continue to roll out openings over the next year, this announcement makes that plan a bit Read More
Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom Opens at Walt Disney World
James Grosch | February 22, 2012
If you’re wandering around Disney World’s first gate and notice a bunch of people running around, looking at maps, and pointing cards at windows, do not be alarmed. Those guests are just defeating evil and saving the fate of the Kingdom in the new attraction Sorcerers of The Magic Kingdom. Opening today, Sorcerers of the Read More
Disney releases official Disneyland Explorer App for the iPad
James Grosch | February 7, 2012
The Walt Disney Company recently released an official Disneyland app for the iPad and iPad 2. This app offers iPad users a chance to take a tour around Disney’s Anaheim based theme parks. Disney fans can tap and scroll through Disneyland, California Adventure, Downtown Disney, and the Disneyland resorts. The application includes images, videos, and Read More