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MyMagic+ – NextGen Rollout Questions, Answer, and more Questions

If you missed the news, Thomas Staggs has made Disney’s most clear statement to date on exactly what NextGen will bring to the parks. The guest will encounter it via the MyMagic+ program. There’s a fairly good write up on the program by Brooks Barnes in the New York Times.

There was also this bit officially released by Disney:

With MyMagic+ Walt Disney Parks and Resorts is taking another step forward to evolve “how” guests experience Disney Parks and is using technology to make it easier than ever before for guests to make the most of their Walt Disney World visit. Many of these efforts fall under the umbrella of MyMagic+, which has the ability to connect nearly all aspects of the guest experience and make it better for everyone, at no additional charge.

A new website and mobile app called My Disney Experience provides a one-stop shop for all things Walt Disney World throughout every phase of a guest’s vacation. It will enable guests to:Read More »MyMagic+ – NextGen Rollout Questions, Answer, and more Questions

Walt Disney On Ice!

There’s a popular urban legend that Walt Disney had himself frozen before Lung Cancer claimed his last breath. It’s not true, of course. But that doesn’t stop people from speculating about his life, what his life might have become, or even what would happen if… Read More »Walt Disney On Ice!

The Perfect American?

Christian Science Monitor book review of Peter Jungk’s fictionalized biography of Walt Disney and one of his animators. This animator becomes obsessed with the famous filmmaker after he is let go from the company. When reading the book remember the reviewer’s caution, “Every detail in… Read More »The Perfect American?

Mickey Mouse in Space

In 1955 Walt Disney broadcast the famous ‘Disneyland’ TV show on ABC. In large part it was an effort to publicize his upcoming creation of the Disneyland Themepark. One of the lands in Disneyland is Tomorrowland and the ideas and philosophy behind that led to… Read More »Mickey Mouse in Space