Recent Episodes of DVC Newscast
Shannon and Pete discuss the announcements (or lack thereof) for Disney Vacation Club, Walt Disney World, and Disney Cruise Line from the D23 Expo. Disney Vacation Club also revealed a new booking tool through Interval International, replacing the Concierge Collection. Other news of the week include American Adventure at Epcot closing for refurbishment, extended evening hours added in December for Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Wicked Wind Down event extended for a second time.
Pete and Vicky discuss Disney Vacation Club's exciting announcement of a new Member Lounge coming to Disneyland Resort in 2023! Additionally, Disney Vacation Club has rolled out discounts on three sold-out resorts: Disney's Old Key West Resort, Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort, and Disney's Polynesian Villas & Bungalows.
N088 Update to WDW Park Pass Reservations, DCL Returns to Traditional Character Greetings, new WDW AP discounts and more!
Shannon and Pete discuss the recent update to Walt Disney World's Park Pass reservation system. Disney Cruise Line announced the return of traditional character greetings. Also, Tusker House Restaurant is returning to a buffet and Fantasmic cast rehearsals have begun at Walt Disney World's Hollywood Studios. Walt Disney World Annual Passholders will receive additional discounts and complimentary magnets this fall.
Pete, Vicky, and Jen discuss the new renewal information announced for Disneyland's Magic Keys program, including price increases, blockout dates, and other changes. Disney's Skyliner will be down for maintenance in late January 2023. Disney also announced three tours will return to Walt Disney World's EPCOT in October 2022, including the popular Behind the Seeds tour.
N086 Typhoon Lagoon Moonlight Magic date added, Genie+ update, Wicked Wind Down extended, and Boardwalk Deli opening
Shannon, Pete, and Vicky discuss Disney Vacation Club's announcement of an additional Moonlight Magic event at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, four rides to remain part of the Genie+ service indefinitely, Wicked Wind Down dates extended, and the opening of the Boardwalk Deli.
N085 Typhoon Lagoon Moonlight Magic Events announced, MagicBand+ debuts at WDW, and Boardwalk updates
Shannon, Pete, and Vicky discuss Disney Vacation Club's announcement of additional Moonlight Magic events at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, more changes to Disney's Boardwalk, and the debut of MagicBand+ at Walt Disney World Resort.
N084 The End of Borrowing Restrictions, Wicked Wind Down at Top of the World, and Disneyland early entry returns
Pete, Vicky, and Sue discuss the new Wicked Wind Down at the Top of the World Lounge, the end of borrowing restrictions, and the return of early entry and package delivery for Disneyland hotel guests.
N083 Tiana's Bayou Adventure, More Re-opening Dates, Sold Out Halloween events, and Disney Wish Christening Details
Shannon and Pete discuss the additional details announced for the retheme of Splash Mountain to Tiana's Bayou Adventure. Disney also revealed even more re-opening dates for character dining and Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique. Halloween events at Walt Disney World and Disneyland have begun to sell out. Disney Cruise Line also shared details of the christening of the Disney Wish.
N082 MVMCP dates announced, Top of the World reopening, New and Returning Characters at WDW, and more
Shannon and Pete discuss the return of Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party this year, the Top of the World Lounge reopening, and new and returning characters coming to Walt Disney World.
N081 Disneyland Halloween events announced, 2023 DVC Member Cruise, Victoria & Albert's reopening, and more!
On the 2nd anniversary of the DVC Newscast, Shannon and Pete discuss the Halloween events this fall at Disneyland Resort, the 2023 DVC Member Cruise, and a new Adventures by Disney offering. Disney also announced a reopening date for Victoria and Albert's and Disney Vacation Club has officially declared all new resort studios in the expansion of the Villas at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.