It's the next best thing to being there.
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Darlene Burke, a Little Rock mother of four, has changed her mind about going to Walt Disney World. And not just for the short term.
"We had a trip planned for May, after the kids got out of school," Burke explains. "But with this virus thingy, Steve (her husband) and I decided to cancel while we could. Sure, the kids were disappointed -- us, too -- but they understood when we ...
"If the park had been open, who knows how many guests would have died."
ORLANDO, FL -- In what some are calling "a shutdown miracle" (and to be fair, others are calling "fake news"), Volcano Bay erupted on Tuesday.
The volcano is a feature of a water park at the Universal Orlando Studios, Theme Park, School of Witchcraft & Wizardry and Spa. Although it was not thought to be dormant, since it regularly belched smoke, steam and fire, park officials did not ...
Pfft. Like any of us would stay home from Disney.
UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- From our frigid island home in the North Sea [Seriously, Walt, let us turn up the heat in the office!], we've been monitoring the health crisis sweeping the globe. And we know that nothing will stop rabid Disney fans from getting their park fix (though closing the Shanghai and Hong Kong parks have slowed a few people down).
Because of that, we've assembled a few tips on ...
It's like the old chickenpox parties, but with dancing!
BURBANK, CA -- With the ever-growing news on the COVID-19 pandemic, many public gatherings are being canceled, including NCAA & NBA sporting events, churches and schools. But Disney leadership has decided to take a different path.
There will be an all-new offering at all Disney theme parks in the U.S.: The Coronavirus Dance Party. Each park will hold these dance parties nightly.
"Do you remember the chickenpox parties from when we were kids?" asked ...
It's like a single-rider line, but with only a 50% chance you'll get to ride.
WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Excitement continues to build around the new, completely-park-appropriate "Guardians of the Galaxy" roller coaster currently being built at EPCOT. The coaster, slated to be finished in 2038, has Marvel fans rejoicing (and Epcot Center purists in anguish).
New details are emerging about the ride as construction progresses. The attraction will feature the usual Standby and Fastpass+ queues, but instead of a single-rider line, ...