Author Archives: Steven Wilk

A New Change Coming to Cast Member Costumes?

Walt Disney World Cast Members

Great consideration has always been placed on the design and aesthetics of Disneyland and Disney World Cast Members. Nearly every element a Guest may see on the costumes of ride operators, servers, custodians, cashiers, and every other role is carefully thought about before its final iteration. Something Old In the past, Disney has even had strict requirements on facial hair, ...

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Disney World Monorail Targeted by DeSantis

Monorail at Disney World

The battle between Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and Walt Disney World continues. Disney’s Iconic Monorail Walt Disney World’s monorail is the Resort’s iconic transportation system. It carries Guests between the Transportation and Ticket Center, Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, and premium hotels, including the Contemporary Resort. The Florida government has argued that Disney World has operated for nearly 50 years without much ...

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Man Arrested for Disturbing Behavior on Popular Disney World Ride

Remy's Ratatouille Adventure

A Guest at Walt Disney World was arrested for lewd behavior at a beloved attraction in EPCOT’s World Showcase. The 36-year-old man garnered suspicion among Disney Cast Members when he requested to be seated alone in his vehicle on Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure. The ride’s rat-shaped cars fit up to six riders–traditionally families enjoying a once-in-a-lifetime Disney World vacation. Once the ...

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The Disneyland Rides That Disney World Does Better

Tower of Terror at Night

When Walt Disney World opened in 1971, it borrowed many of its star attractions from the original Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California. Through the years, the tradition of cloning rides between Florida and California has become a common practice. However, only some duplicates are precisely the same. In some cases, the ride lengths were shortened to minimize wait times or ...

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Do Muggles Belong in the Magic Kingdom?

Harry and Mickey

Hardcore Harry Potter fans venturing to Orlando are likely to hit up the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios (and Islands of Adventure). However, there will be a number of Muggles and Squibs who may be visiting Walt Disney World with friends or family and don’t have the time, money, or resources to go to additional theme parks. ...

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Disney Is Celebrating Another Major Milestone

Disney is no stranger to special anniversaries. Having just wrapped up the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World, the company now readies itself for yet another special event. In July of 1998 (about three months after Animal Kingdom opened…for those keeping track), the Disney company also embarked on a new business venture: launching a cruise line. At that point, however, ...

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New Character Meet and Greet Debuts at Walt Disney World

Disney's Animal Kingdom

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Walt Disney World’s fourth gate debuted on Earth Day in 1998 and has remained an Orlando staple ever since. Walt Disney World introduced the Tree of Life cupcake, special anniversary merchandise, and a new character meet-and-greet as part of the festivities. Fans of Disney’s 2016 animated film, Moana, will finally ...

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