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Perky and popular Stacey (number three). Image courtesy ResortTV1 via YouTube.

Fourth Stacey clone debuts

No one person can be that perky for 14 years. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- She's been a fixture on Walt Disney World resort room televisions since 2005, as the perky and popular host of "Must Do Disney." She's Stacey, and she's about to be replaced. It's not the first time. I want to be a clone "Stacey's great," says George Kalogridis, President of the Walt Disney World Resort and Spa, "but she's so cheerful and animated in her appearances. She's bubblier than anyone I ... Read more
Artist's concept of new Old South Pavilion. Photo by SolarSurfer [CC0] via Wikimedia.

Disney brings Southern Culture to former U.K. Pavilion

Confederate battle flags for sale are the first sign of the coming changes. EPCOT, FL -- While the fate of Brexit in Europe drags on, Uncle Walt's Insider can confirm that Brexit has occurred at Epcot! An eagle-eyed reader sent in photographic evidence that an all-new Pavilion is replacing the UK Pavilion. Old South merchandise signals a coming Southern Culture Pavilion. We have reached out to our favorite [Ed.: Let's be honest, she is the only one who tolerates us.] [Ed.: Be sure to ... Read more
Some new place opening soon in Disney Parks. First we've heard of it. Photo courtesy Disney.

Translators required for visiting Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Call it realism, or call it a money grab. Just don't do it in English. ANAHEIM, CA & BAY LAKE, FL -- As the opening date of Disneyland's new Star Wars land approaches, details continue to emerge about what guests can expect. And the latest news is ... interesting. There will be no English used officially in Galaxy's Edge. Or Spanish. In fact, no "Earth language" will be found there. Nosotros hablamos Space "We're really going for realism here," says Disney (the company) spokesperson Jun ... Read more
Something of the Caribbean sign. Photo by Jonnyboyca [CC0] via Wikimedia Commons.

Pirates of the Caribbean ride update will remove all references to pirates

"It's the obvious next step, given the changes up until now." GLENDALE, CA -- It is well-known that the current Pirates of the Caribbean rides are different than the original versions. As society has changed and developed certain sensitivities, Disney Imagineers have altered the ride experience to avoid offense. Pirate men first chased the town's women, then their food, and now the women chase them. The Redhead is no longer up for auction, but is a pirate herself. And as society became ... Read more
Hollywood Studios adds thousands of bus stops. Photo ©2019 Disney Tourist Blog, used with permission; modified.

Hollywood Studios adds 2,730 bus stops to handle Star Wars crowds

A record number of bus stops is needed to handle record crowds. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Massive crowds are expected at Disney's Hollywood Studios when Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge opens in August. But the park will be ready -- not just for the guests in the park but for their arrival. In addition to adding the new Skyliner gondola system, and building additional parking lots that stretch to southern Osceola County, the park has added bus stops. Lots and lots of bus ... Read more