Join us for our 41st episode of the Theme Park Trader podcast!
News covered this week:
Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!
Its finally happened, we actually pronounced the name of one of Disney’s shows correctly! Dan and I discuss our thoughts on the recent new addition of the show to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
You can check out the making of Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM below:
Donald Trump Hall of President Comments
Since we broke the news that Donald Trump would be coming to the Hall of Presidents at the Magic Kingdom next year, we have had a number of comments from you guys reacting to the news. Some of them were so good that we thought we would read them out on the show!
This story has been so controversial that we even had to use a beeper on the show for the first time, we want to keep it family friendly people!
Walt Disney World Charging $5 for Package Handling
Speaking of controversy, this story caused a lot of uproar online last week when Disney made the announcement.
Dan and I discuss what our opinions are on Disney charging $5 per package delivered from a 3rd party and the discussion gets pretty heated!
Legoland Florida Brings Back Christmas Bricktacular
Another Christmas means the return of the much loved Christmas Bricktacular at Legoland Florida. We chat through whats new for this years event and why we think the choices in dates are a bit odd…
T-REX Cafe Offering Breakfast with Santa
Quite possibly one of the stranger announcements of the week, T-REX Cafe over at Disney Springs have announced a limited time buffet breakfast this holiday season. The breakfast comes with a meet and greet with Santa himself and also grants early access to World of Disney. Details below:
65% of Theme Park Guests Want More VR
Dan and I chat through a recent survey we posted and that guests are wanting to see more virtual reality attractions at theme parks. We discuss the current restrictions and problems of the technology and what we think big players like Disney and Universal need to do when the eventual introduction of VR attractions come to their parks.
Disney Springs Holiday Drone Show
To finish up, we chat through quite possibly the worst show name in the history of Disney Parks, Starbright Holidays – An Intel Collaboration. Though we hate the name, both Dan and I love the concept and you can check-out a video from the preview event below:
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