Tag: FASTPASS

Disney releases first details about MyMagic+

Disney releases first details about MyMagic+

| January 8, 2013 | 1 Reply

When the Disney Parks and Resorts committed over a billion dollars to a project simply referred to as “NextGen,” there was little information released regarding what exactly was going to happen. As time has passed, minor details have been revealed, but the question of “when” was never answered. In a recent Disney Parks Blog post [...]

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Testing the Next Generation in Disney FastPasses

Testing the Next Generation in Disney FastPasses

| September 20, 2012 | 2 Replies

Ask tourists what their least favorite part about visiting a theme park is and you’ll most likely find one answer: waiting in line. Disney Parks has been at the forefront of innovation when it comes to enhancing guest experience with line queues. Interactive screens with trivia questions or games and the FastPass+ system have both [...]

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Restored Faith in Disney Merchandise: A Look at What’s New in the Parks

Restored Faith in Disney Merchandise: A Look at What’s New in the Parks

| July 15, 2012 | 6 Replies

I have to admit: shopping is definitely my thing. I scour online and print ads looking for sales. I track trends. I have even been known to wait outside of stores at 2 am for Black Friday markdowns. However, when it comes to Disney shopping, I tend to relax a bit and study the merchandise [...]

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Walt Disney World Shortcuts

Walt Disney World Shortcuts

| March 22, 2012 | 2 Replies

“Go that way!  No, go this way!  Left!  Right!  LOOK OUT!!!“  Navigating Walt Disney World can be as difficult as understanding an American Express credit card application.  There are pathways, bridges, and crowds to consider when making your way through one of the 4 theme parks and Downtown Disney.  Seasoned Walt Disney World veterans may already know how [...]

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Video: Magician Mickey Greets Guests at the Magic Kingdom

Video: Magician Mickey Greets Guests at the Magic Kingdom

| April 3, 2011 | 2 Replies

Mickey Mouse has moved out of his country home at the ToonTown Fair, and is now the star of a magic show at the Town Square Theater.  The new meet and greet location officially opened to guests on April 1, 2011, and is the first time that visitors to Walt Disney World can obtain a FASTPASS [...]

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First Ever Character Meet FASTPASS Coming to Magic Kingdom

First Ever Character Meet FASTPASS Coming to Magic Kingdom

| February 24, 2011 | 4 Replies

On Tuesday, February 22, the DisneyParks blog announced that this spring guests visiting Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom will be able to secure a FASTPASS to reserve a time to visit with Mickey Mouse.  The new meet-and-greet-location will be right as you enter Town Square in a re-modeled Exposition Hall.  This is prime real estate for Mickey’s new [...]

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Summer Touring Tips and Strategies in Orlando

Summer Touring Tips and Strategies in Orlando

| July 3, 2010 | 2 Replies

It’s summer in Orlando, and here’s a news flash; it’s hot and crowded in the theme parks!  Temperatures can easily climb into the 90s with a heat index into the 100s.  Crowd levels at the theme parks can build throughout the day.  For many theme park veterans this is not surprising, but for the first-time [...]

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