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Genie+ is a paid line-skipping service that replaces free FastPass+ for select attractions in each park at Walt Disney World. The service is now available to purchase for $15.98 per person, per day in the My Disney Experience app. This will dramatically change visiting Walt Disney World whether you buy it or not, and we’re
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It’s time for a look at October 2021 wait times at Walt Disney World. In this crowd report, we’ll analyze data from the last few weeks since the start of the 50th Anniversary celebration, cover the unsurprising spike, and offer thoughts on what’s likely to happen next with numbers at Walt Disney World this holiday
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Aventura Hotel offers budget to moderately priced accommodations within walking distance of Universal Studios Florida & Islands of Adventure theme parks. This review shares room photos, info about amenities, pros & cons, and how it stack up to other Universal Orlando and Walt Disney World resorts. Being a theme park blog, we usually start these
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Walt Disney World has released new details for the 2021 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays, including Candlelight Processional Narrators & Dining Packages, Storytellers & Santas, Olaf’s Holiday Tradition Expedition Scavenger Hunt, and more. This post covers all the details we know thus far about the Christmas-time event, plus some thoughts about the quick turnaround
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Port Orleans Riverside is a Moderate Resort at Walt Disney World. This hotel review covers its pros & cons, room photos, info on amenities, a stroll around the grounds, and more. We will also cover basics, including our take on it, and who might enjoy it best. (Updated October 14, 2021.) As Walt Disney World’s
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Contemporary Resort’s overhauled “Incredibles Injection” guest rooms have started to debut and it has debuted up its lobby reimagining. This review share photos and our thoughts on Walt Disney World’s latest hotel upgrades, how they compare to the old ones, and other recent redesigns to Deluxe Resorts. Let’s start by quickly recapping what’s happening with
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This post offers info & tips for using the Disability Access Service (DAS) at Walt Disney World for those with special needs to experience attractions, plus new details for the Genie system. This is based on our experience with my dad, who has a service dog. (Updated October 13, 2021.) This guide to using DAS
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Our guide to the Genie+ at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure answers frequently asked questions about the paid FastPass and MaxPass replacement, info & tips based on official details, plus speculation & more about the new ride reservation, line-skipping Lightning Lanes, and itinerary tools that are coming soon. In mid-August, Disney dropped the news that
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Green Initiatives: Google Working Hard to Make an Impact | .TR HOME Weekly Travel News Laura Maudlin – Oct 11, 2021 Being one of the most important and influential companies in the world, Google has realized that they are in a position to have a positive impact on society as a whole. And this is
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Electronic Visa: Mongolia Launches New Visa Program | .TR HOME Weekly Travel News Andrew J. Wein – Oct 11, 2021 Since October 1st, international tourists from 36 countries can apply for an electronic visa to travel to Mongolia. When announcing the reopening of its borders to international tourists last June, Mongolia took the opportunity to
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Global Tourism Recovering Slowly but Steadily | .TR HOME Weekly Travel News Gregory Dolgos – Oct 11, 2021 There were clear signs of an upturn in global tourism in June and July 2021, as some destinations eased travel restrictions and the global rollout of vaccinations progressed in many parts of the world. According to the
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Smart Tourism: Top Cities with Innovative Solutions | .TR HOME Weekly Travel News Joe McClain – Oct 11, 2021 Seven finalists aspire to become one of the two European capitals of Smart Tourism 2022. There are Bordeaux, Copenhagen, Dublin, Florence, Ljubljana, Palma, Valencia. Although smart tourism may seem an oxymoron, in this case, it refers
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Spain: Domestic Travel Demand Was Unusually High | .TR HOME Weekly Travel News Laura Loss – Oct 11, 2021 The domestic travel demand explains the recovery of tourism in the summer. The increase in the number of Spanish tourists traveling within the country due to the difficulties with traveling abroad explains this boom. A good
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This post ranks every single ride and show at Walt Disney World–all 82 of them–with quick pros & cons. Previously, we’ve rated and reviewed every attraction at Walt Disney World, but never before have we listed them all from worst to best. (Updated October 10, 2021.) At their pinnacle, Walt Disney World attractions are iconic
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This Magic Kingdom fireworks viewing guide features a map of the best & worst locations to watch Disney Enchantment, sample photos from each spot, and other tips for watching Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary nighttime spectacular! (Updated October 10, 2021.) Let’s start with an update. Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary Celebration is now underway for
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