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Three Ways Disney Keeps up with the Times

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For a business that opened its first location in 1955, and second in 1971, the Disney theme parks are changing and adapting to the demands of the modern traveler and world extremely well. Let’s take a quick look at three changes that have occurred in Walt Disney World as proof of Disney’s ability to keep up with the times.
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The Times They Are a-Changin’; Taking Tweens and Teens to Walt Disney World

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by Alice McNutt Miller AllEars® Guest Columnist Feature Article This article appeared in the April 13, 2010 Issue #551 of ALL EARS® (ISSN: 1533-0753) On our first trip to Disney World, our two daughters were 1-1/2 and 3 years old. We have made numerous trips since then, and the girls are now 12 and 15. … Continue reading "The Times They Are a-Changin’; Taking Tweens and Teens to Walt Disney World"
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Bus Times Now Available in My Disney Experience App

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Disney has rolled out a brand new bus time feature in the My Disney Experience mobile app that enables guests to spend less time waiting at the bus stop and more time getting ready for a fun-filled day in the parks. With this feature, guests can quickly discover up-to-the-minute estimates for when the next buses will depart from their Disney Resort hotel and when they will complete their journey to their destination.
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Disney Magic Can Sometimes Span The Globe

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A few months ago I heard my computer sound a ding! When I looked to see what had caused the alert I discovered that a stranger from Brazil was trying to contact me on Facebook Messenger. “Hmm,” I thought, “I wonder what this is all about.” Then I remembered a nice Brazilian couple Carol and … Continue reading "Disney Magic Can Sometimes Span The Globe"
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Play the Waiting Game at Walt Disney World

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Returning to Epcot for another tip on photographing in busy tourist attractions using Walt Disney World examples. This one can be tough if you are traveling with children but not impossible. Even as busy as a Disney themepark can be, if you wait a bit, an opportunity will present itself. The first photo of the … Continue reading "Play the Waiting Game at Walt Disney World"
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Tips to keep kids happy while waiting in line at Disney World

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Large-screen video games were added to the Space Mountain queue. The weeks before and after Easter are some of the busiest at Walt Disney World, which means that even with using FASTPass, you are going to be spending time in lines for attractions, as well as restaurants, transportation, stores and bathrooms on your vacation. That’s … Continue reading "Tips to keep kids happy while waiting in line at Disney World"
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Disney World to enforce return times for FastPasses in March

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Families planning to visit Walt Disney World after the first week in March may want to reconsider their touring strategies for the theme parks. Beginning March 7, cast members will enforce the end times on FastPass tickets, according to multiple reports and sources. FastPasses are essentially reservation times for guests to return to the most … Continue reading "Disney World to enforce return times for FastPasses in March"
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New Relay and Medal Await Runners at the Walt Disney World Marathon

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Registration Now Open for all 2012 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Events Lake Buena Vista, FL (March 15, 2011) – Registration for the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend presented by CIGNA opens today and two new features — a relay option and a new medal — await runners who sign up this year for the … Continue reading "New Relay and Medal Await Runners at the Walt Disney World Marathon"
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Waiting to Ride Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

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It is late in the day at the Magic Kingdom and the family wants to go on Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. The standby line is 45 minutes and you agree it is worth the time. Because, you know you will be around the back of the queue which overlooks the ride just as the Sun … Continue reading "Waiting to Ride Big Thunder Mountain Railroad"
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When There’s No One Waiting

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You’ve got the autographs. You’ve got photos of your friend/relative/yourself with everyone from Hundred Acre Woods. Interaction with characters is fun no matter how old you are but you’re not keen on waiting in line again for a hug or high-five. Now what do you do? Sometimes you luck out and find that break between … Continue reading "When There’s No One Waiting"
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