Would You Pay $1000 to Stay in This Hotel? Disney is Hoping So…

With all the excitement building regarding Disney’s Hollywood Studios remake, Toy Story Land, and Star Wars Land, Theme Park Tourist and Amanda Kondolojy give us there thoughts and what information they’ve gleamed on the upcoming resort construction at Walt Disney World Resort….. Walt Disney World has announced some truly impressive expansion plans for its theme parks … Read moreWould You Pay $1000 to Stay in This Hotel? Disney is Hoping So…

Spaceship Earth at Epcot to become Giant Star Wars Death Star during Special After-Hours Event

Fri, December 2, 2016 by Thomas Smith, Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks Our next Disney Parks Blog meet-up may be the best of the year and you have an opportunity to join us for this special after-hours event at Epcot. On December 5, 2016, we are celebrating Star Wars at Disney’s Hollywood Studios as well as … Read moreSpaceship Earth at Epcot to become Giant Star Wars Death Star during Special After-Hours Event

The 13 BIG Updates From Walt Disney World (And Beyond) This Week (November 14-20, 2016)

Originally published in Theme Park Tourist…Sunday, November 20, 2016 06:19 This week at Walt Disney World, a lot of big announcements were made, including one about the future of Epcot, confirmation of the opening window of Pandora: The World of Avatar, plus new information about an upcoming “destination” that is set to hit Star Tours … Read moreThe 13 BIG Updates From Walt Disney World (And Beyond) This Week (November 14-20, 2016)

Star Wars-themed Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios To Dazzle at Night, New Star Tours Adventure Coming

Sat, November 19, 2016 by Thomas Smith, Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks Today, we’re unveiling a stunning new image from Walt Disney Imagineering that shows just how amazing the Star Wars-themed land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Fla., will look once the sun goes down. As you can see, the land will take on a … Read moreStar Wars-themed Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios To Dazzle at Night, New Star Tours Adventure Coming

Updated Aerial Imagery of Walt Disney World (Sept. 2016)

Originally reported by Orlando Theme Park News…Sunday, October 30, 2016 | Posted by OTPN Administrator As we already reported previously, the NearMap site was updated  earlier today to show a more current aerial view of Orlando (images are from September 19). Thanks to this update, we are able to get an up-close look at some … Read moreUpdated Aerial Imagery of Walt Disney World (Sept. 2016)

Disney’s Hollywood Studios is Vanishing in Front of Our Very Eyes

Reported by Theme Park Tourist…By Amanda Kondolojy, Wednesday, October 26, 2016 06:59 It’s no secret that Disney’s Hollywood Studios has lost a lot of attractions in recent years with more than a dozen closures happening at this park since 2014. However, even though some of these closures paved the way for new attractions (it only … Read moreDisney’s Hollywood Studios is Vanishing in Front of Our Very Eyes

Walt Disney World’s Proposed New Plan Could Be Very Bad News for Some Guests

-Reported by Theme Park Tourist.. By Amanda Kondolojy, Friday, September 23, 2016 06:50 Though high attendance is something that theme parks love to tout as a measure of success, Walt Disney World has struggled in the past with overcrowding, which is an issue the resort has tackled head-on in recent years with substantial price hikes, … Read moreWalt Disney World’s Proposed New Plan Could Be Very Bad News for Some Guests

Iconic Area of Disney’s Hollywood Studios Demolished as Star Wars Land Gains Pace

By Amanda Kondolojy, Friday, August 26, 2016 05:44 While we can’t wait to see the future of Disney’s Hollywood Studios, even the most ardent defender of this park must concede that over the past few months this park has essentially turned into a giant construction zone with a few attractions in between. Our last look … Read moreIconic Area of Disney’s Hollywood Studios Demolished as Star Wars Land Gains Pace

This Amazing New Technology Could Take Star Wars Land to the Next Level

from Theme Park Insider… By Amanda Kondolojy, Friday, August 19, 2016 04:53 While we might not have all the details yet, we know that Disney’s overall goal with Star Wars Land (both at Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios) is to create the most immersive land ever for a Disney Park. Similar to what Universal did … Read moreThis Amazing New Technology Could Take Star Wars Land to the Next Level