Tom Bricker Archive

Bob Chapek Did Not “Get” Disney.

When the Walt Disney Company ousted former CEO Bob Chapek, few tears were shed by fans and Cast Members. His tenure had been mired in controversy, unpopular decisions, and widespread concern that he was doing irreparable damage to a brand beloved by generations. This stood in stark contrast to the outpouring of optimism at the

Best Black Friday 2022 Disney Deals

Black Friday 2022 has arrived, with great deals on toys, books, collectibles, travel accessories, gadgets, tech, and more! This post rounds up the best discounts on items for your Walt Disney World vacations, or that will make great gifts for the Disney fans on your Christmas gift-giving list. While Black Friday has just arrived, retailers

2022-2023 Disney World Planning Guide

Our Walt Disney World vacation planning guide offers tips & tricks for this year and 2023 on how to avoid crowds, save money & time, with info on Genie+ & Lightning Lanes, best rides, restaurant reviews, and itineraries for Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom & Hollywood Studios. It’s a great resource for first-timers or annual

Disney World Is Already Discounting Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser Resort…Sorta.

Walt Disney World is offering its first discount on the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser resort experience (or however you prefer to categorize it)…sort of. This post explains the reason for the caveat, plus the ‘significance’ of the hotel being discounted less than a year after launch. For those who “checked out” on Galactic Starcruiser after