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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 [...]

New “Next-Gen” Finale Scene Debuts at “it’s a small world”

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Just last week, we showed you that Imagineers were working on a new finale scene inside “it’s a small world” at the Magic Kingdom. Well, for the most part, their work is done: As you can see, the scene has been freshened up a bit. All 22 goodbye phrases are still there, but new accents [...]

Next-Gen Finale Scene Being Installed at “it’s a small world”

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

For over 41 years, 22 different goodbyes in different languages were the last thing guests would see on “it’s a small world” at the Magic Kingdom. That scene was quietly removed a few days ago and black tarps were hung to cover work Imagineers are currently doing to the attraction. Rumor has it that when [...]

Dirk Wallen’s 1/9/13 Hollywood Studios Photo Report

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

WDWNT Reporter Dirk Wallen made a quick trip over to Disney’s Hollywood Studios earlier today and has a couple of newsworthy photos to share with us from his trip. Let’s take a look: Peter Pan blu-ray billboard in the parking lot We’re still letting the memories begin… More RFID entrances are being installed in preparation [...]

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 [...]

“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 [...]