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Disney Permanently Closes A Nighttime Show and Two Attractions at Walt Disney World

Guests visiting Walt Disney Wold will have less attractions to enjoy from today as Disney permanently close two attractions and a nighttime show.

Rivers of Light

It is reported that Disney have confirmed in a memo to Cast Members the permanent closure of ‘Rivers Of Light’ and ‘Primeval Whirl’ at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and also ‘Stitch’s Great Escape’ at Disney’s Magic Kingdom. 

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Plans Changed For EPCOT’s Future Construction Projects

Two projects have been removed from Disney’s planned transformation of their EPCOT theme park.

Mary Poppins Cherry Tree Lane EPCOT

Marry Poppins EPCOT ©Disney

The ‘EPCOT Experience’, located in the Odyssey Events Pavilion in Future World, showcases the planned changes to the theme park using a detailed model. The model has been altered with both Spaceship Earth and Mary Poppins attractions being removed. Continue reading

4 Hour Queue Experienced At Disney’s Magic Kingdom Annual Passholder Preview And It Wasn’t Even A Ride

Yesterday Disney Opened the Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom to annual Passholders for a preview of the theme parks before officially reopening on 11 July.

Park Hours

If there were to be any long queues at Disney’s Magic Kingdom then you would probably expect it to be for one of the rides such as the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train or Space Mountain, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad or the ever popular Peter Pan’s Flight. However, it was none of the Disney rides that saw early queues building it was actually the Splash Mountain ‘Gift Shop’. Continue reading

First In-depth Look At Walt Disney World New Safety Procedures

With Disney’s Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom theme parks reopening on Saturday 11 July, Disney has released new images showing many of the new safety procedures they have put in place to help keep Guests and Cast Members safe.

Walt Disney World Spacing Markers

The Video and Photo gallery below show how Disney is responding to the health and safety requirements and guidelines set out in their plan for reopening their theme parks.

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Disney Will Not Use Fingerprint Scanners At Theme Park Entrances When They Reopen

Many of the COVID-19 enforced operational changes that is happening at Walt Disney World are to reduce contact between guests and cast members.

Disney Fingerprint Scanner

Before the theme parks closed it was required for guests to scan their wristbands and their finger for identity verification at the park entrance. Now to reduce the contact between guests, fingerprint scanners will not be used.