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Walt Disney World Park Maps To Get a Makeover on March 3rd

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Starting on March 3rd, 2013, new Walt Disney World Resort park maps are coming… This will be the first major change made to the WDW park maps since the late-1990′s. The new maps are designed to align in look and feel with the My Disney Experience app. You’ll even notice that there is a QR [...]

PICTURES: Walt Disney World Busses Getting a New Look

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Cast Members and Guests traveling on roadways at the Walt Disney World Resort may notice a new bus in town. The new bus design scheme makes its debut on a Nova bus model in our bus fleet this week. The colors and design elements were developed with safety in mind and feature reflective vinyl, which [...]

Belle Joins the “New-Look” Disney Princesses at Disney Parks

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Following in the footsteps of Cinderella a few months back, Belle will also soon have a new look when you visit her in the Disney Parks: Madame Wardrobe has pulled out an all-new formal ball gown for Belle, made with luxurious fabrics and detailing. After much anticipation and hard work on behalf of the Creative [...]

Goodbye Paper Tickets! RFID Tickets Now Rolling Out at Walt Disney World

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Disney has issued a formal statement to cast members about the roll-out of new RFID tickets this week as they prepare for the launch of MyMagic+: As we convert our theme park entrances to touch points, single or multi-day tickets purchased at Vacation Planning and Guest Relations locations beginning Jan. 30 will be enabled with [...]

Disney Parks Management Shake-Up Makes George Kalogridis WDW President

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

BURBANK, Calif. (Jan. 9, 2013) – Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Tom Staggs today announced key leadership changes across one of the world’s leading providers of family travel and leisure experiences to better position the organization for growth.  Effective Feb. 1, Meg Crofton will fully assume her global role as president, Walt Disney Parks [...]

Walt Disney World 2013 – Coming Attractions

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

So, 2012 is coming to a close and you’re probably now asking, “Well, what is happening at Walt Disney World in 2013?” It’s going to be nearly impossible to top all the changes and additions we had in 2012 at the Vacation Kingdom of the World, but there will be a steady diet of exciting [...]

From Pirates, to Princesses, to Cars, Guest “MagicBands” Will Be Fully Customizable

Monday, January 7th, 2013

Disney released a few MagicBand press pictures not too long ago, and if you look closely, you can see guests using bands of various designs and colors If you look really closely, you can even see one child has a Pirates of the Caribbean themed MagicBand This is really just the beginning of the customization [...]

Introducing… Disney PhotoPass Booths?

Monday, January 7th, 2013

We’ve seen some interesting changes to Disney PhotoPass recently, but the most interesting has to be this booth I came across at the Tomorrowland Light & Power Co. Arcade: I thought at first it was just a photo booth sponsored by PhotoPass, but is is more than that You can scan a PhotoPass card Not [...]

“MyMagic+” and “MagicBand” Are About to Change the Way You Visit Walt Disney World

Sunday, January 6th, 2013

We’ve been keeping you updated on tests of FastPass+ and “Order Ahead” dining over the last few months, well, now we have the official word from Disney on how all of this “Next-Gen” technology will tie together to change the way guests experience Walt Disney World. If you have been following this site and our [...]

13 Artist Designs Adorn Walt Disney World Merchandise in 2013

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

Throughout 2013, Walt Disney World will be releasing all kinds of different merchandise to coincide with 13 designs created by Disney artists celebrating the new year. The first of these merchandise releases (including a poster, pin and Vinylmation) is happening on January 4th, 2012 at D Street in Downtown Disney: Ring in the New Year [...]

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