Earlier this week, Kevin Yee wrote an extensive piece about the challenges facing Walt Disney World. Most responses agree with 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
Walt said that “Disneyland will never be complete as long as there is 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 the … Read more
Check out my detailed look at the new queue for Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid. It’s part of the New Fantasyland premiering at the Magic Kingdom! Click here to see more!
Why would you want to work at Disney if Universal or SeaWorld was paying you more per hour to work there? Why would you travel all the way out to the Magic Kingdom, get on a bus, walk through a utilidor, before punching your time card and going to work, when you could go a … Read more
This week, the Next Gen FASTPASS system or xPass or FASTPASS+ is being tested at The Magic Kingdom. As I understand this system, this will grant users the privilege of being able to create their itinerary far in advance of their arrival to the parks. Imagine being able to make arrangements to go on all … Read more
Okay, the comment seems over the top. But it’s true. And you’re competing against those from the Philippines, China, and New Zealand. Yesterday, I noted that President Obama gave a 13 minute talk about making it easier for tourists coming to America to get a Visa. Great stuff. We all want to see the dollars … Read more