Monster University Take Over the Monorail

From the Disney Parks Blog There’s a new monorail in town here at Walt Disney World Resort that you’ve just gotta see! One of the monorails on the Magic Kingdom Park/Resorts loop now features the cast of Disney•Pixar’s new movie “Monsters University,” including Mike, Sulley and a...

New Design For Disney Park Maps

The Walt Disney World Resort guide maps have a new look to them. A few weeks ago, Disney replaced the maps at the Orlando theme parks, water parks and Downtown Disney with new, more modern looking designs. The front of each map now has a more sleek design to it. Each map front still features...

Storm Struck at Epcot

After looking through an old scrap book from Disney World, I spotted a sticker we got from the Storm Struck section of Innoventions. The sticker was awarded to my daughter for being super fast in putting items in boxes. On the sticker was a web address. www.stormstruck.org This is a great 5...

Iron Man 3 Monorail wrap in service.

It seems to be a standard marketing step now at Disney. A Big blockbuster movie is about to hit the theaters and if it’s fitting in design, they wrap a monorail to promote it. Previous wraps have included Tron & the Avengers. This one is wrapped up to promote Stark Industries, while...

Disney Dollars are Back in the parks!

Back in 1987 Guests at the parks could buy Disney dollars. Each one sold at face price. The paper item was not only an excellent collectors item, it was also a money maker for Disney. The popularity seems to have died off, but this year guests will be able to buy 4 new $1 designs. The set...

Ah Haaa!, but where is the Hook?

Only a couple of days till March 6th 2013, when the International Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot opens. It runs for two weeks until March 19th. The Highlights of the festival are Educational designer presentations with HGTV and DIY Network personalities Themed flower and garden...

Epcot Segway Tours cancelled!

Segway tours around world showcase have been cancelled. There has been no official reason for the cancellations. According the the WDW tours website, the option has now been removed. However the Wilderness Back Trail Adventure is still available for booking. Guests who have already booked the...

More Themed Drinks

Ever since the phenomenon around Universal’s WWOHP Butter Beer, themed drinks have been more obviously showing up in the parks. The creativity of the conceptions have also improved. Since the opening of New Fantasyland you can now purchase Le Fou’s Brew in Gastons...

Disney Release More Details on this Year’s F...

It is only a month and a half away so Disney have now revealed much more detail about the 2013 Flower and Garden Festival held annually in Epcot. The event, running from March 6th – May19th will include the following highlights: •Garden Marketplace culinary creations ranging from...

Disney Re-Open Habit Heroes with New Storyline

From the Orlando Sentinel They’re ba-a-ack. Habit Heroes, an Epcot attraction that aims to help kids defeat unhealthy habits, will reopen today after undergoing a complete Imagineering makeover. Following its debut last February, the attraction landed in big trouble when fat-acceptance...