Walt Disney World Updates Ride Loading Protocols

Walt Disney World Updates Ride Loading Protocols On Select Rides

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Walt Disney World has once again updated their health and safety rules, this time in regards to their ride loading protocol for certain rides. Although it has not been announced officially, Disney has been slowly and quietly evolving their park practices to include eliminating empty rows on select rides that have built-in physical barriers. Some […]

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Disney Parks Magical Christmas Celebration Airs Christmas Morning

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Disney Parks Blog has announced that Disney World will be airing a special “Disney Parks Magical Christmas Celebration” on ABC this Christmas morning at 10AM ET. The Christmas special will feature a variety of festive musical performances, family stories and sneak peeks into new offerings coming next year. The two-hour holiday special will be hosted […]

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California Stay At Home Order Delays DVC Grand Californian Reopening

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California has been hit hard by the coronavirus in recent weeks. With hospitals running low on available ICU beds, Governor Gavin Newsom decided to implement a Stay at Home Order in the state. Announced on December 3, the regional Stay at Home Order goes into effect for any region that has less than 15% ICU […]

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Florida Tourism Sees First Optimistic Numbers Since April in New Report

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This year has been a rough year for many of us, and Florida’s tourism industry was hit particularly hard by the pandemic. As a state that relies primarily on tourism as one of its main sources of income, the closure of Florida’s beaches, cities, and theme parks deeply impacted Florida and its economy over the […]

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Disney World Brings Back Trademark Fireworks

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A little more magic has returned to the Walt Disney World parks for the holiday season! On November 25, Disney surprised guests with a small firework show at the Cinderella Castle along with this year’s holiday projections. Disney describes these less as fireworks and more as “pyrotechnic pixie-dust moments”. Whatever they are being classified as […]

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Disney World Honors Veterans with Special Ceremony

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Disney World often honors veterans of the U.S. armed forces. For example everyday there is a flag retreat ceremony at the Town Square flag pole in Magic Kingdom, however for Veteran’s Day this year Disney did something truly memorable in a flag-raising ceremony that honored veterans across the country. The flag-raising ceremony began at sunrise. […]

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EPCOT’s Space 220 Gets New Opening Date + Experience Photos

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Space 220 has been in the works for EPCOT quite some time now. Way back in the summer of 2017 they announced this extraordinary dining experience was on its way to being added to the Mission: SPACE Pavillion, but guests are still waiting. Originally Disney gave an opening date of Winter 2019. Unfortunately this space-themed […]

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Walt Disney World To Bring Park Hopper Passes Back January 2021

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This upcoming New Year is bringing some exciting new developments to the Disney parks.  They can admire the animals out in the morning at Animal Kingdom before going to eat around the world at EPCOT in the evening, or any combination of Disney magic they wish to see in their time at Walt Disney World.  […]

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Disney Stroller Tips

Top Ten Tips for Using A Stroller At Disney Parks

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Planning your vacation at Disney World can be so exciting, but also a daunting prospect. This is especially true for those guests who come with young children, and will have to use a stroller as they explore the parks. A full day at the parks often involves walking approximately 20,000 steps per day, and having […]

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Disney Announces They Are Increasing Park Capacity In Florida

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In recent weeks, guests have reported longer lines and wait times at Walt Disney World theme parks. We now have the answer to why that has been the case. Disney CEO Bob Chapek has just announced on Thursday that the Florida parks will be increasing their operating capacity to 35% from the previous 25%. Disney […]

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