Walt Disney World has cleared its final hurdle to reopen this summer. Senior VP of Operations Jim MacPhee presented the reopening plans to the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force on Wednesday. Later that day, Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings endorsed the plan and sent it to Governor Ron DeSantis for final approval. Today, Florida... Continue Reading →
Walt Disney World is preparing to reopen its parks and in order to do so, it wants to start off with a clean slate. The company will be updating the property’s reservation system and will also be cancelling all exciting dining and Fastpass+ reservations through the end of 2020. On Wednesday, Senior VP of Operations... Continue Reading →
Walt Disney World is planning a phased reopening for its parks and resorts this summer. With that being said, Senior VP of Operations Jim MacPhee outlined a detailed proposal for the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force on Wednesday morning. The plan was ultimately approved, endorsed by Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings and sent to... Continue Reading →
Walt Disney World has cleared the first hurdle to reopen. With an intended reopening date of July 11th, Orange County Mayor has approved Disney’s proposal. The plan must be approved by Governor Ron DeSantis before Walt Disney World reopens.
Walt Disney World will require guests and cast members to wear face coverings while on property. When the parks reopen, Senior VP of Operations Jim MacPhee said they will feature “relaxation zones” where guests can safely remove their masks for a short period of time. You can watch the full presentation from Disney on Orange... Continue Reading →
Walt Disney World is expected to reopen Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom July 11th. Epcot and Hollywood Studios are expected to reopen July 15th. Senior VP of Operations Jim MacPhee presenter the company’s proposal in front of the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force today. He showed a number of safety measures and protocols that... Continue Reading →
They say death comes in threes--- and apparently that saying holds true for entertainment acts. Epcot is losing three World Showcase performances: Matsuriza, British Revolution and Sergio the Master Juggler. Sergio thanked his fans on his Facebook page, and offered a heart-wrenching message: https://www.facebook.com/ClownSergio/posts/2960135604047340 Sergio has performed at Epcot for 15 years.
Epcot is losing a handful of World Showcase performers when the parks reopen following the coronavirus outbreak. British Revolution will no longer be part of the park's offerings. The rock band who played in the United Kingdom Pavilion posted about their departure on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BritRev/posts/2765168476851661 "British Revolution and it's members would like to thank Walt... Continue Reading →
Matsuriza, the Japanese drummers who called Epcot home for more than two decades, are ending their run. They took to social media to let their fans know: https://www.facebook.com/Atsumi202/posts/10159575173923625 The post ends with the group hoping one day Disney will decide to bring them pack to the park. Matsuriza's final performance in Sunday night (March 15th)... Continue Reading →