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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 [...]

Tom Corless’ 1/14-1/17/13 WDW Photo Report

Monday, January 21st, 2013

I know it is a few days late, but I decided that I should share some newsworthy photos from my last trip to Walt Disney World with you, so let’s take a look at a couple of interesting things happening around the resort: The Epcot Center charm bracelet is now available The “Oz The Great [...]

Dirk Wallen’s 1/10/13 Epcot Photo Report

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

WDWNT Reporter Dirk Wallen visited Epcot earlier today to see the newly remodeled Boulangerie Patisserie in France and the IBM Think exhibit inside Innoventions, so let’s take a look at what’s going on around the park: Guests with RFID tickets are using the new entrance area all the way to the right, meanwhile more of [...]

“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 [...]

Recent FastPass+ Test a Success at the Magic Kingdom

Friday, December 21st, 2012

As we told you a few days ago, we were set to test the FastPass+ system at the Magic Kingdom over the weekend. Well, we sent reporter Zach Larson to try out the system and unlike previous tests, it seems things went really well: Here are the cards guests used for this test Now that [...]

FastPass+ Ride Reservation System Gets Cleaned Up For a Third Test Run

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Walt Disney World cast members are currently testing FastPass+ at the Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Hollywood Studios through Saturday. I got to play around with the registration system a bit earlier today and I have to say it is looking a lot better than it was during the last testing period. Here’s what we have [...]

Adam Roth’s 10/12-14/12 WDW Photo Report

Monday, October 15th, 2012

WDWNT Reporter Adam Roth has been all over the Disney Parks this weekend. Here are some assorted photos (that don’t include his 400 from New Fantasyland) he took at the Magic Kingdom and Epcot: Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom shirts available at Sir Mickey’s Work continues on the restrooms going in at the old Skyway [...]

Adam Roth’s 9/24/12 WDW Photo Report

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

WDWNT Reporter Adam Roth visited Downtown Disney, Epcot, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios yesterday and has a ton of newsworthy photos to share with us from this trip, so let’s take a look: Work continues on Splitsville at Downtown Disney Spotted construction workers Still looks nothing like the concept art… The Phineas and Ferb topiary from [...]

Adam Roth’s 9/6/12 WDW Photo Report

Friday, September 7th, 2012

WDWNT Reporter Adam Roth visited Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Epcot yesterday and has plenty of newsworthy photos to share with us, so let’s take a look: The parks are dead You can see FastPass+ installed at the end Probably a 5… FastPass+ installed at Tower as well Ummmm…. The old Carthay Theater on Sunset Boulevard [...]

Selected Guests Being Emailed Prior to WDW Trip for FastPass Plus Testing

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

So, here’s what guests picked at random for the FastPass Plus test are getting in their inboxes right now: So not only are they signing up for the date and attractions they wish to experience ahead of their trip, but they will be mailed the FastPass Plus cards prior to their arrival. This is what [...]

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