Splash Mountain has closed – Disney News for 2023

The Disney corporation announced in 2022 the return of recently departed CEO Robert Iger and along with news there were some changes happening at their American Parks. Splash Mountain in Frontierland will be closing on January 23 at both Disney World and Disneyland for a complete make over. The popular water ride is being re-imagined based on ‘The Princess and the Frog’ film (2009). The … Continue reading Splash Mountain has closed – Disney News for 2023

Walt Disney World – Finding Nemo – Animal Kingdom

Opening the summer of 2022 is Finding Nemo – ‘The Big Blue …. and Beyond!’ at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. A re-imagined show with puppets, singers and other performers set in the underwater world of Pixar and Disney’s Finding Nemo. The show was launched back in 2007 and the opportunity to update it was taken during the park’s closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic. There is … Continue reading Walt Disney World – Finding Nemo – Animal Kingdom

Florida announces Peppa Pig – New Theme Park Legoland FL

Sorry about the hero image I could only use ‘Paper Pig’. An opening date has been announced as 24 February 2022 for the first theme park solely dedicated to Peppa Pig. Located a short walk from the Legoland Resort Hotels patrons will require a separate ticket or annual pass to enter this new theme park. The park is aimed at families with young children and … Continue reading Florida announces Peppa Pig – New Theme Park Legoland FL

Disney World Florida – More Info on 50th Anniversary Plans

Walt Disney World has announced more of it’s plans to showcase it’s 50th Anniversary celebrations later this year. “World’s Most Magical Celebration” commences across all four Walt Disney World theme parks from 1st October 2021 and runs for 18 months in line with previous themed celebrations and anniversaries. Previous information  DisneyWorld celebrates 50 in 2021 outlined proposed plans for the parks but more information has … Continue reading Disney World Florida – More Info on 50th Anniversary Plans

Disney World & Universal Studios, Fl- no Masks Outdoors

As the world still is still juggling with the grip of Covid-19 some semblance of normality is being announced in some of America’s theme parks. Walt Disney World and Universal Studios are allowing guests to be outside without wearing a face covering. The wearing of masks is still enforceable in lines, on rides and anywhere inside. Daily visitor capacity is going to increase as well. … Continue reading Disney World & Universal Studios, Fl- no Masks Outdoors

DisneyWorld celebrates 50 in 2021

Works are underway at Walt DisneyWorld to prepare for it’s 50th anniversary in 2021. Cinderella’s Castle has been repainted and the iconic arch on the approach into Walt DisneyWorld that welcomes visitors from across the world is being decorated for the 2021 celebrations. Inside the Magic Kingdom theme park, renovations have recently been completed on widening the pathway between Sleepy Hollow in Liberty Square and … Continue reading DisneyWorld celebrates 50 in 2021

Coronavirus – Disney to shed 28,000 staff!

Today the Disney Corporation announced that it is having to shed up to 28,000 staff. The losses will be mostly at it’s US theme parks. It will also affect Disney Experiences and Product Segment at all levels. Disney’s parks in California were due to reopen in July but due to the strict restrictions applied by the Californian Government because of the Coronavirus Pandemic the parks … Continue reading Coronavirus – Disney to shed 28,000 staff!

Disney’s Hollywood Studios Virtual Queue – Rise of the Resistance

As park hopping is not available throughout Walt Disney World and no Fast Pass in place due to preventing guest build up. The newest and most popular ride in Disney’s Hollywood Studios is the ‘Rise of the Resistance’ in the Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge section of the park. Disney with enhanced safety and hygiene in mind have created a virtual queue so that all guests … Continue reading Disney’s Hollywood Studios Virtual Queue – Rise of the Resistance

Coronovirus – Magic Kingdom Open Again

Amid over 10,000 new cases reported in the Sunshine State on 11 July it didn’t prevent the re-opening of the ‘Happiest Place on Earth’, the Magic Kingdom. Entry is strictly by appointment only and admissions are around 50% of normal occupancy. This must be a blessed relief to visitors to be able to roam around at a safe distance. Character photo opportunities are no longer … Continue reading Coronovirus – Magic Kingdom Open Again