It seemed like a good idea on paper.
WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL --The so-called "First Annual Magic Kingdom Royal Balloon Festival" is likely to be the last.
The Magic Kingdom is still recovering from yesterday's debacle, where over 500 hot air balloons and their crews were added to the already heavy June crowds.
"We really didn't think this one through," says Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun Disney (no relation). "It was not pretty. Someone in middle management had been to the Albuquerque Balloon ...
The Volcano Bay shocks were not an accident.
ORLANDO, FL -- Guests visiting Universal Orlando's Volcano Bay were recently subjected to low-level electric shocks while visiting the various pools, water slides, and spas. Park officials first pointed their fingers to cost-cutting and not following code during construction of the park. But thanks to some real investigative reporting, Team UWI is bringing you the truth behind this shocking news. [Ed.: Heh, "shocking."]
Universal is shocking its guests on purpose.
First, the back story
When Universal Orlando ...
The new partnership between Disney and Taco Bell will bring some menu changes.
WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- The Disney Company has partnered with other companies in its parks since the earliest days of Disneyland. Some of those pairings were obvious fits for a family park, such as the lingerie store on Main Street operated by the Hollywood-Maxwell Brassiere Co. of Los Angeles. Others, such as the Philip Morris sponsorship of park smoking areas, were less well received.
A new partnership has just ...
"True Tales: from the files of Stupid Guest Tricks" is an ongoing series, where we share believable stories of park guests' unbelievable stupidity.
FROM STUPID GUEST TRICKS --
StupidGuestTricks.com is a website founded to provide Disney Cast Members and other theme park employees a place to vent about some of the idiots they've dealt with. Most Cast Members will tell you that 99% of the guests they deal with are wonderful, but there's always that 1% that lead to aggravation -- and ...
"Hey, Alexa, transfer my life savings to my Walt Disney World account. We're eating at Victoria & Albert's."
WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Amazon and Disney have a history of working together, most notably having Amazon Prime deliveries by drone while you wait in an attraction queue. And now they have announced a new partnership, bringing Alexa to your room at your favorite Walt Disney World Resort!
Beginning this week, Disney is adding custom Amazon Echo devices in each room. The devices will ...