Archive - May 2006
Calendar Released for December 2006
World Resort has released it's
Extra Magic Hours, Operating and Event schedules for December 2006. For
guests visiting during this time, you will want to visit the
Park Hours and
Events pages to aid in planning your trip. Remember, all times and
schedules are subject to change, so check back often.
May 19, 2006
Your Team on Mission: Space
today guests can select between joining the Orange Team or Green Team when
they "Choose to Go" on Mission: Space. Green Team riders will not experience
version is more suited for guests who are prone to motion sickness or have
other health conditions. Orange Team members will ride the original sequence
without any modifications. Guests will obtain a pass for either team before
entering the building. They must then give this ticket to the Cast Member
prior to loading to ensure they have selected the correct ride variation.
Details & Discussion
May 18, 2006
"Sounds Like Summer” Concert Series at Epcot
June 12 through August 13 a special “Sounds Like Summer” Concert Series will
be offered at Epcot. The concerts will be held 3 times daily, at the America
Gardens Theatre, in World Showcase. The Sounds Like Summer series will pay
tribute to Billy Joel, Chicago, the Eagles, Aerosmith and ABBA. Show times
are; 5:15pm, 6:45pm & 8:00pm. The special concerts are included with park
May 17, 2006
Passholder Discounts Announced
has released room-only discounts, at select deluxe resorts, for Annual
Passholders vacationing July 5 through August 5, 2006. The resorts
available are; Yacht Club, Beach Club, Boardwalk Inn, Old Key West and
Saratoga Springs. Rates begin at $189+ per night. For details on these and
other vacation specials contact INTERCOT's Official Travel Agency, Magical
Journeys at 1-570-785-3283, or visit their
web site and fill out a quote form.
May 11, 2006
Pleasure Island Undergoes Major Renovations
Pleasure Island was once a nightlife location for grown-ups looking to dance
the night away. The Island is currently under rehab to become a place where
parents and children can also feel comfortable.
away from the traditional, adult-only nightclub environment to an
environment where we can appeal to all groups, including adults," said Djuan
Rivers, vice president for Downtown Disney. She went on to say; "The Company
is not giving up on adult-oriented nightlife, or the current clubs, such as
the Adventurers Club, the BET SoundStage or Mannequins Dance Palace.
Partiers are still welcome." The goal is to merge Pleasure Island more with
Marketplace and the West Side.
Renovation Details & Discussion
May 4, 2006
Now Appearing at Disney-MGM Studios
of the stars from Disney/Pixar's new movie "Cars" are now leading the daily
parade, "Disney Stars and Motor Cars", at Disney-MGM Studios. Lightning
McQueen, the racecar and Mater, the tow truck, also star in scheduled
meet-and-greet appearances in the park. The new computer-animated feature
"Cars" debuts in theaters nationwide June 9, 2006.
May 2, 2006
to Offer Two Versions of Mission: Space
this summer guests will have two choices when riding Epcot's Mission: Space.
Visitors can either go on the current attraction or a new version which will
provide a milder no-spin experience.
In the new
version, the spinning centrifuge will be turned off for guests who are
subject to motion sickness or have other health issues. Signs will be
posted in the queue area outlining the differences between the two rides.
"By offering a second adventure, we hope to broaden the appeal of "Mission:
Space" and enable even more guests to experience the attraction," said Al
Weiss, president of Walt Disney World Resort.
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