Checking in on the construction around Disney’s Animal Kingdom for the Rivers of Light water show. They’ve really started to work on the standing/sitting areas for the banks of the river. What looks like it will become the control booth is also getting a focus.… Read More »Rivers of Light construction – Disney’s Animal Kingdom – July 2015
If you head to the theme parks as frequently as we Disney bloggers do, you probably feel fairly familiar with the services that are part of MyMagic+. But if you haven’t been in a while, you may be surprised at all the features included with… Read More »Walt Disney World pushes Fastpass+, MagicBands, and My Disney Experience
A long deep dive into the business behind Disney’s multi-billion dollar MyMagic+ project by Austin Carr has been published by Fast Company. It’s a well written piece with a lot of sources and some “in the room” insights about the project that I’ve never heard… Read More »The business behind Disney’s MyMagic+ MagicBands
In addition to today’s announcement that Soarin’ at EPCOT would be getting a third theater, Disney announced that a third track will be coming to Toy Story Midway Mania at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Toy Story Midway Mania opened in 2008 and like Soarin’, TSMM is… Read More »Toy Story Midway Mania will get third track to increase capacity
We’ve heard the rumors for months, and plans were filed last year that indicated changes were coming, but nothing was official until today when Disney announced changes coming to Soarin’ in EPCOT’s Land Pavilion. The number of theaters will be expanded to three while all… Read More »EPCOT’s Soarin’ to add third theater and upgrades
Forget the Star Wars land rumor, we’re hearing that the price of a one-day admission ticket to the Magic Kingdom may soon rise from $99 to $105 and the other parks will rise from $94 to $99. It seems amazing that tickets are that expensive.… Read More »Are Walt Disney World ticket prices about to go up again?
The MyMagic+ and Fastpass+ system started a long slow test period in the end of 2013 and really kicked off for the general public in January of 2014. In just about a year, over 10 million MagicBands have been distributed to guests of the Walt… Read More »Walt Disney World MagicBands now owned by more than 10 million guests
Disney’s Magic Band and the related MyMagic+ and Fastpass+ are just three elements of a skunk works type division charged with creating Next-Gen experiences for guests at Walt Disney World. Just how revolutionary are these changes? One Tampa Bay Tribune business columnist has gone so… Read More »Is Disney’s Magic Band the Future of Retail