Author Archives: Melissa Cannioto

The Crazy Price Hikes That Are Shutting Out Disney’s Loyal Guests

It’s no surprise that the big talking point lately surrounding Disney vacation planning is price. Costs are ever-increasing at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World, with Disney only this week announcing further price hikes on food, Resort stays, merchandise, Park tickets, and Disney Genie. And with these continued price rises becoming more prominent, it seems that loyal Disney Guests are ...

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Disney Takes On “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” In New Project


Walt Disney World has Space Mountain and the Tomorrowland Transit People Mover. Disneyland has Star Tours and Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters. We’ve had Treasure Planet (2002), Lilo and Stitch (2002), Wall-E (2008), and, most recently, Lightyear (2022), and now it seems we have another Disney space project on the horizon. At the recent D23 convention in Anaheim, California, Disney and Pixar announced their ...

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Disney World in a Hurricane – How Much Damage Has Actually Happened?


Florida residents are bracing for life-threatening storm surges, intense winds, and catastrophic flooding as Hurricane Ian heads towards the state as a Category 4 storm. The major hurricane has already impacted western Cuba and will reach Florida on Wednesday, September 28. It has been announced that theme parks across Central Florida and Tampa – including Walt Disney World. Universal Studios, SeaWorld, ...

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Here’s Every Time Walt Disney World Has Closed – And It’s More Than You Think


As Florida residents anxiously prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Ian, it has been announced that theme parks across Central Florida and Tampa – including Walt Disney World. Universal Studios, SeaWorld, and Busch Gardens – are closing their gates due to the storm’s path. The Walt Disney World Resort’s four theme parks and two water parks will be closed on ...

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The Half-Day Disney Ticket You Didn’t Know About


It seems that more and more, Guests visiting the Walt Disney World or Disneyland Resorts are becoming increasingly vocal about the priciness of a Disney vacation. From increased ticket prices and expensive extras like Disney Genie to costly hotel rooms and the removal of Disney’s Magical Express, Disney Guests continually debate the price of a family trip to a Disney ...

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REVEALED: Is Your Favorite Ride the Same as Some of Disney’s Most Beloved Stars?


With hundreds of shows and attractions to choose from, it can be hard to answer the question: “What’s your favorite Disney ride?” From classics like Dumbo, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Splash Mountain, to new additions like Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance, Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, and Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway, there are so many rides to suit ...

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“Aladdin” Star Evacuated from Disney’s Guardians Ride


For many Guests, visiting Disneyland or Walt Disney World welcomes them to a “whole new world” of magic, fun, and food. But for some Guests, their one Genie wish is to get evacuated backstage from a Disney Park attraction, especially rides such as Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance, Tower of Terror, or Space Mountain. Well, it seems that for ...

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The Haunted Mansion’s Secret School That No One Talks About


Happy haunts, materialize. And begin to vocalize. Grim Grinning Ghosts, come out to socialize! Now wouldn’t that be a totally ghoul school anthem? Fans of the iconic Disney Park attraction will know that tune as the theme of the Haunted Mansion ride at Disneyland’s New Orleans Square and in Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom Liberty Square. Inspiring Halloween merchandise, parades, ...

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