Walt Disney World’s Skyliner gondola system reopens today with modified hours following a week of downtime. This follows last weekend’s malfunction that caused cabins to smash into one another at the Riviera Resort station, resulting in aerial evacuations after some guests had been stranded for three hours. We spotted the Skyliner testing all lines numerous
News & Rumors Archive
It’s been a while since our last Walt Disney World news & rumors round-up, so we’re back with the latest on transportation (both bus and Skyliner), new dining, Test Track’s 2020 closure, and tales of mystery and (journey into) imagination–including both Figment’s new “ride” and a true WDW crime caper! We’ll start with Epcot, which is going
For our October 2019 update, we return to Magic Kingdom in the heart of Halloween season for another Walt Disney World progress report. We’ll cover the roller coaster crowds, new Tomorrowland sign, and the return of human PhotoPass photographers at Mickey Mouse’s meet & greet. Images for this update were captured over a few recent
Last night at Walt Disney World, there was an accidental collision at one of the Disney Skyliner stations, causing the Epcot line to close. Thereafter, Reedy Creek Fire Department evacuated guests on that line via lifts over the course of a few hours. In this post, we’ll look at what happened and our commentary about
As a Walt Disney World ice cream aficionado, I pride myself in covering all of the breaking sundae news. It is thus with deep regret that I am so tardy in giving you the inside scoop on the refurbishment of Beaches & Cream Soda Shop at Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts. This post will
As of the start of Walt Disney World’s fiscal year, a number of snack prices increased. These include refillable mugs, pretzels, popcorn, churros, alcoholic beverages, and other items that are ubiquitous at generic snack kiosks and some counter service restaurants through the parks and resorts. The majority of snacks haven’t increased in price at all.
Happy anniversary, Epcot! On this day in 1982, Walt Disney World held the grand opening for EPCOT Center. Fittingly, today the park unveils two new experiences celebrating its past, present, and future. In this post, we’ll take a look around Walt Disney Imagineering presents the Epcot Experience, and preview the new Epcot Forever nighttime spectacular.
Walt Disney World is again changing its resort delivery policies, this time restricting drop-off of third party strollers, wheelchairs, and ECVs at hotel Bell Services. In this post, we’ll take a look at what’s impacted and what is not–at least for now–along with the likely motivations for these new restrictions. September 30, 2019 UPDATE: What had
In Spring 2020, new Type C monorails will begin operations on the Disney Resort Line, servicing Tokyo Disneyland, DisneySea, JR Maihama Station, and the third party hotels at Bayside Station, like the Sheraton and Hilton Tokyo Bay. In this post, we’ll share monorail concept art, info about the design, and why Japan is getting new
We’re back with what will possibly be our last look at Riviera Resort before the grand opening of the new Disney Vacation Club property. In this, we’ll share photos of construction progress, the latest info Walt Disney World has released about the hotel, and other details as it the resort’s Skyliner station prepares to open
We once again return to Magic Kingdom for another Walt Disney World photo reports. In this update, we’ll cover the current crowds, TRON Lightcycle Power Run construction, FuelRod changes, as well as an extensive look at Cinderella Castle–both at construction that’s now finished and new work that’s just starting. Let’s start with crowds. If you