Car Care–Cast Care: A Story of Morale

This weekend Disneyland Resort Cast Members will be asked to park at Angel Stadium because of large expected crowds in the park. Micechat last week commented on this and detailed a flier that stated: “As a reminder, driving to work and parking in a Cast lot is not expected or required and is just one … Read more

How Well is Disney MyMagic+ Doing?

The other day I asked the question, “How well is Disney doing?” Today I ask the question, “How well is Disney MyMagic+ doing?” From the conference call Bob Iger and Jay Rasulo hosted last week for the 1st quarter results, we have a very interesting response to that question. The question posed was: “Can you … Read more

Navigating FastPass+

I wrote an article this week in MousePlanet that focuses on the new FastPass+ system. If you’re not familiar with FastPass+, it’s Disney’s recent effort to make waiting in line for an attraction more hassle-free. Waiting in line is the biggest frustration guests have with staying at Disney. The article is especially targeted to those … Read more

Reflections of AVATAR

The D23 conference in Tokyo has released photos of the new AVATAR attraction coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom. We brought you this article over the weekend, but we have since updated with several important new photos. It is an amazing look at the world of Pandora both day and night. As Imagineer Joe Rhode noted:  “Above and … Read more

Revisiting The Walt Disney World Scorecard

Earlier this week Kevin Yee wrote an extensive piece about the challenges facing Walt Disney World. Most responses agree wtth what Kevin has written. I think Kevin is articulate and a better writer than I will ever be. I also wish I could come up with some of the clever statements he does like the … Read more

2012: Disney Parks Biggest Year

Walt said the “Disneyland will never be complete as long as there was imagination left in the world.” Since the mighty Matterhorn addition in 1959, Disney parks have been adding in a major way. Take a look at those biggest additions made over the years. Then take a look at 2012. It may well be … Read more

BOA Alert: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Animal Guide!

I have an expression called BOA. It stands for Blinding Flash of the Obvious! It’s that moment when you go, “Duh…why didn’t they think of this before?” We have a BOA alert today for Disney’s new Animal Kingdom Guide. Similar to the Times guide guests receive throughout the park, this uniquely new guide notes all … Read more