Tom Bricker Archive

2024 Disney World Resort Hotel Price Increases

2024 Walt Disney World vacation packages and resort reservations are now available! We’ve spent significant time on, mostly waiting to ‘orbit’ in the virtual queue…but also comparing 2023 vs. 2024 hotel room rack rates to see what’s changed. This shares our “recalculations” on price increases, plus commentary about the significance of the rates, discounts,

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure Ride at Disney World & Disneyland: Opening Timeline & All Info

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure is a new attraction replacing Splash Mountain at Disneyland and Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. This shares everything we know so far: opening timeframe, construction progress, concept art, and commentary about the Princess and the Frog inspired log flume ride. (Updated June 1, 2023.) Let’s start with a couple of updates, the

Lower Memorial Day Crowds at Disney World

It’s  the unofficial start of Summer 2023 at Walt Disney World, with the tourist season kicking off over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. This post shares recent wait times data from the month of May, what’s likely to happen next with attendance levels in June and July 2023, and more. This is basically just a