Tom Bricker Archive

Disney World Moderate Resort Rankings

Which Walt Disney World Moderate Resort hotel is best? It’s a common question among vacation planners, and unlike Value Resorts, it’s difficult to answer. Coronado Springs, Caribbean Beach, Port Orleans Riverside & French Quarter each have strengths & weaknesses, and our “worst” might be your “best.” (Updated November 6, 2022.) With that said, we’re going

When Will Disney World’s Dining Plan Return?

“When will the Disney Dining Plan return?” and “will Walt Disney World bring back Free Dining in 2023?” are common reader questions. We’ll try to answer based on what we know about the prepaid meal plan and this popular discount, plus an earnings call update, restaurant capacity, crowds, staffing shortages, and more. (Updated November 5,

Arendelle Is Going to Be Awesome.

The Frozenification of Disney’s theme parks continues. For almost a decade since the film’s release, Imagineering has been gradually adding Frozen to Walt Disney World, Disneyland, and the international parks. It started with some of the most popular meet & greets ever, continued with stage shows and other injections that the company scrambled to debut in the year

Review: Swan Reserve Resort at Disney World

Swan Reserve is a Deluxe Resort at Walt Disney World, located within walking distance of Epcot and Hollywood Studios on Crescent Lake, with boat and bus transportation to the parks. This hotel review features family suite room photos, pool & restaurant info, pros & cons, and much more. In terms of basics, the Swan Reserve