Disney’s Fastpass system allows guests to wait for an attraction ride without physically waiting in queue for that attraction. Disney hoped it would encourage guests to spend more time in stores and restaurants where Disney makes money instead of waiting for a ride. The jury… Read More »Disneyland to charge for Fastpass App – MaxPass
To me the real promise of the next-generation technology Walt Disney World reportedly spent northwards of $1.6 billion installing in its parks has always been to augment the guest experience with even more magic. Disney chose to start with a different set of items; such… Read More »NextGen Technology StoryMaker adds personalized farewell to “it’s a small world”
Since 2010, We’ve been writing about the promise of next-generation technology that was being woven into the fabric of a guest’s vacation. I also speculated about a similar idea back around the turn of the century when I wrote some of the stories in my… Read More »Disney’s MyMagic+ to finally show true potential with latest enhancements
Yesterday we wrote about how unscrupulous people where taking advantage of Disney’s online dining reservation system to book the best restaurants and times and then scalp those reservations to guests who weren’t able to get them on their own. I think most Disney fans are… Read More »Is Disney’s Tech Innovation a Nightmare or a Time Saver?
One of the most popular non-food aspects of EPCOT’s International Food & Wine Festival are the Eat to the Beat concerts in the America Gardens Theater. The shows run 3 times a night and feature some well-known artists and bands. Disney has just announced that… Read More »Fastpass+ added to Eat to the Beat Concerts at EPCOT’s Food & Wine Festival
Disneyland looks like it is getting ready to take advantage of the Next-Gen technology developed under the MyMagic+ banner out at Walt Disney World. A new mobile app is available for download on iTunes and Google Play. You’ll definitely want to use it on your… Read More »Disneyland adds advanced mobile app
I’m a little surprised this issue hasn’t arisen before now. Recently, a Disney collector friend of mine was complaining how they just discovered the Limited Release Haunted Mansion MagicBand wouldn’t let her replace its battery. Each MagicBand has two RFID chips in it a passive… Read More »Buyers not warned Disney’s MagicBands won’t work after battery dies, no way to replace it
from Instagram: A sign at Big Thunder Mountain Railroad tries to answer frequently asked questions about Fastpass+. Didn’t help. There were still people in the FP+ queue with no fastpass. One on hand Disney needs to be able to design a system that’s simple enough… Read More »Instapic: Fastpass+ Sign at Big Thunder Mountain Railroad