Tag: Tom Staggs

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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Grand Opening of Cars Land at Disney California Adventure

Grand Opening of Cars Land at Disney California Adventure

| June 14, 2012 | 1 Reply

June 13th was the star-studded premiere for Cars Land at Disney California Adventure.  Enjoy the video of the Grand Opening Ceremonies and scroll down for some great photos from the exciting event!

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Analysis:  A Fifth Theme Park at Walt Disney World

Analysis: A Fifth Theme Park at Walt Disney World

| November 17, 2011 | 15 Replies

Toy Story Mania 120 minutes, “Ouch!” Peter Pan’s Flight 80 minutes, “Wow!” Test Track, 100 minutes, “Geez!” Expedition Everest, 75 minutes, “We’ll hit that later.” These attraction wait times are very common, especially during the height of the day in each of the 4 Disney World theme parks.  The popularity of Disney’s theme parks has grown [...]

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I’ve got a bad feeling about this: Star Tours returns to Disneyland

I’ve got a bad feeling about this: Star Tours returns to Disneyland

| June 4, 2011 | Reply

Star Tours: The Adventures Continue officially opened Friday at Disneyland. For a look inside the ride, check out Dave Parfitt’s recent blog about the Disney Hollywood Studios version….they are exactly the same. I was lucky enough to be able to attend the opening ceremonies, and after the spectacle of the ceremonies for The Little Mermaid: [...]

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Musical Opening for The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Undersea Adventure

Musical Opening for The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Undersea Adventure

| June 3, 2011 | Reply

The opening ceremonies were held Thursday for the Disneyland Resort‘s newest attraction The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Undersea Adventure at Disney California Adventure.   The event featured a few dignitaries and several lively musical numbers, including a performance by a DIS favorite.  Read on for some pictures and highlights from the event.

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The Christening Ceremony and Cruise of the Disney Dream

The Christening Ceremony and Cruise of the Disney Dream

| January 20, 2011 | 3 Replies

We’ve followed the construction of Disney Cruise Line’s new ship – the Disney Dream.  We were on hand when she floated out for the first time in Papenburg, Germany.  We watched her sail down the River Ems to her first trials in the North Sea.  We cheered as she docked for the first time in her [...]

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Disney’s World of Color Blue Carpet Premiere Images

Disney’s World of Color Blue Carpet Premiere Images

| June 11, 2010 | 2 Replies

World of Color is the new spectacular nighttime spectacular at Disney California Adventure aimed at raising the bar for after-dark theme park entertainment, and hopefully revitalizing the second gate in California.  The show has 1,200 powerful fountains (some shooting 200 feet in the air), Disney and Pixar characters, music, fire, lasers and splash.  June 10, [...]

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