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AT&T Becomes Official Wireless Provider of Disney Parks

As Walt Disney World moves closer to fully implementing it $2 billion Next-Gen technology MyMobile Magic, having high speed internet connection for your mobile phone becomes more important than ever. So I’m not at all surprised that Disney and AT&T … Continue reading

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Global Themepark Attendance For 2012 Via TEA Report

TEA has released its 2012 Theme Park attendance estimates listing the 25 most attended theme parks in the world. Disney has the top 8 spots and 3 others in the top 20. Not a lot of surprises if you’ve been … Continue reading

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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad to Get Interactive Queue

Back when Big Thunder Mountain Railroad re-opened after its latest refurbishment, there was a lot of speculation about exactly what those nondescript boxes were in the queue. Obviously, they were temporary place holders until something better could be installed, but … Continue reading

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Dreams of Orlando Theme Parks that Died on the Drawing Boards

Roy Rogers Western World, Six Flags, Paramount Orlando, Blockbuster park… the list of theme parks that have been announced for Orlando, but were never built is long. We excitedly reported on the announcement of Paidia back in 2005. In 2010 … Continue reading

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Risk and Reward, is Disney Parks & Resorts on the Right Track?

With the recent announcement of an Avatar themed land and attractions coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdoms and the troubled opening of Disney’s first Hawaiian resort, Aulani, a lot of the conversation has settled on the types of risks the Walt … Continue reading

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