COVID-19

Disney Changes Mask Policy

Disney has announced that as of February 17, 2022 they will no longer be requiring FULLY vaccinated guests to we masks in the parks. All guests will still be required to wear masks on all Disney transportation, this includes Disney Skyliner, Monorail, and buses.

Blizzard Beach Reopens on March 7th.

Disney has released a statement that the Blizzard Beach Water Park will resume operations on March 7, 2021.  Blizzard Beach has been closed since the beginning of the Covid-19 Pandemic and its opening is a welcome sign that the parks may be starting to focus on returning to semi-normal operating conditions. Disney has released the

Hong Kong Disneyland Closes Again Due to Covid

For a third time Hong Kong Disneyland has closed due to rising Covid-19 cases in Hong Kong. With 76 new cases on Monday and 115 cases on Sunday.  The Hong Kong government is calling this their 4th wave and are implementing preventive measures throughout the country, which include closing down the theme park. Although the

Disney Laying Off 28,000 Employees in California and Florida

Disney has announced that it will be laying off 26,000+ employees due to the shutdown and effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Of the 26,000 layoffs, 66% will be part-time employees.  Disney Parks and Experiences currently employs more than 100,000 US employees and is currently reeling from a 91% profit loss during the first three months

No Place Like Home for the Holidays

Cancelled!!! Disney has announced that Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party has been cancelled for the 2020 Holiday season due to the Covid-19 outbreak.  Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party started at the Magic Kingdom in 1983 and this will be the first year that the Special Ticketed Event will not be held. There Will Still be

What Attractions are Open in Magic Kingdom?

With Magic Kingdom opening this morning for a Cast Member preview, below is a list of what attractions are currently open and those that are not. Astro Orbiter – OPEN The Barnstormer – OPEN Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique – CLOSED Big Thunder Mountain Railroad – OPEN Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin – OPEN Casey Jr. Splash

Disney World Opens for Annual Passholder Preview

Some crowds were gathered as they wait for the opportunity to enter the gates of Magic Kingdom for the first time since March.  Disney is opening the gates to the Magic Kingdom today to welcome home Annual Passholders for a preview of what it will be like to visit the”House of Mouse” for the foreseeable

Disney Vacation Cancelled… AGAIN

In the fifteen plus years that my family has been going to Disney World we have never had such a heart-wrenching year as this year.  For the second time this year, we have cancelled reservations to Disney World. Our first trip was planed for the week of April 15th and Covid-19 obliterated those plans, not

Disney Magic Cancels Cruises Though Early October

Another postponement due to the Covid-19 pandemic is that Disney Cruise Line has suspended all Disney Magic trips through October 2, 2020. Below is the release from Disney Cruise Lines:   All of us at Disney Cruise Line hope you are staying well. While COVID-19 continues to impact all our lives, we are inspired daily by the

Will It Be Disney World or a VERY Expensive Six Flags?

Each day we are receiving new information from Disney that is making us cringe. If you’ve been following this Blog, you know that we originally had a vacation planned for April, 2020 that Covid-19 totally obliterated.  Those plans were to celebrate the 20th Wedding Anniversary of my wife and I.  It was to also celebrate

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