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Florida Resident Walt Disney World Special Value in new Discover Disney Ticket

Florida Residents, Disney hasn’t forgotten about you. Yes, they’ve been expanding the Magic Kingdom, reshaping parts of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and preparing for amazing festivals at EPCOT, but they still want, no need, you to come and enjoy the parks. You tend to come during… Read More »Florida Resident Walt Disney World Special Value in new Discover Disney Ticket

How to eat on the cheap at Disneyland

Locals who visit Disneyland all the time, already know most of best places to buy affordable eats at the resort. But economy-minded vacationers might want to consult this list featuring a long menu of delicious items all for under $10.¬†There’s lots more than popcorn, hot… Read More »How to eat on the cheap at Disneyland

Great Piggy Bank Adventure Coming to EPCOT Center’s Innoventions

The one exhibit at Walt Disney World’s EPCOT Center that’s closest to the original spirit of the 1955 version Tomorrowland is Innoventions. In 1954 Walt Disney didn’t even start construction on Tomorrowland until 6 months were left until opening. So he had to make do with a lot of exhibits sponsored by corporations with an eye on tomorrow. Today Innoventions is the place where industry leaders can showcase their latest technological advancements that will bring us together into the future.

Disney just announced the next exhibit scheduled to open at Innoventions and it’s “The Great Piggy Bank Adventure” (now if that’s not a perfect Tie-in for the Muppets, I don’t know what is, but alas, no Muppets involved as far as I can tell). The topic at hand will be basic savings and investing concepts for families and the the importance of saving money responsibly.

Being responsible with our money is certainly a theme we can all stand to hear a little more of these days, but does it rise to the level of an Innovention? Perhaps the Bank of Main Street at Disneyland would have been a more appropriate place for this, but alas that’s being converted into a store. What do you think?

The full press release is below the cut:

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Do your travel plans include Disney this year?

You know the economy is bad when the New York Times is telling its readers how to save money. This weekend the Times ran a report on all the great discounts being offered by Disney’s theme parks and resorts to attraction guests. It’s a pretty… Read More »Do your travel plans include Disney this year?