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N046 Resort Hotel Reopenings & Special Holiday Events

N046 Resort Hotel Reopenings & Special Holiday Events

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‘Tis the season as Walt Disney World has announced its holiday season offerings for 2021. Join the Newscast team as they discuss the special holiday events returning to Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort, additional resort hotels reopening at Walt Disney World, the Skyliner’s upcoming closure, and an another venue reopening at the Boardwalk.

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N045 Resort Guest Benefits Announced for 50th Anniversary

N045 Resort Guest Benefits Announced for 50th Anniversary

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N045 Resort Guest Benefits Announced for 50th Anniversary







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Extended hours will be returning later this fall for Disney resort guests. Join Shannon, Peter, & Jake as they discuss this special offering returning for the 50th Anniversary, runDisney’s 2021-22 race season announcement, additional dining locations reopening, the Polynesian hotel-side reopening soon, and Mickey’s Philharmagic adding an additional scene to its show.

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N043 Fireworks Returning to Walt Disney World & Disneyland

N043 Fireworks Returning to Walt Disney World & Disneyland

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N043 Fireworks Returning to Walt Disney World & Disneyland







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Firework spectaculars will be returning to both Walt Disney World and the Disneyland Resort in early July! Join today’s Newscast team as they discuss one of the park’s traditions returning to the sky, Disneyland’s updated face-covering policy, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge reopening, and Disney Cruise Line’s fall and winter itinerary release.

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N042 Face Covering Policy Update & Ohana Reopening

N042 Face Covering Policy Update & Ohana Reopening

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N042 Face Covering Policy Update & Ohana Reopening







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Aloha! ‘Ohana at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort will be reopening on July 9th. Join the Newscast team as they discuss this guest-favorite restaurant reopening, Walt Disney World’s face covering policy update, and Disney After Hours Boo Bash adding additional nights to its season.

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N040 Saratoga Springs Direct Price Increase & Disneyland Update

N040 Saratoga Springs Direct Price Increase & Disneyland Update

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Disneyland has officially announced its plans to allow out-of-state residents into its theme parks on June 15th! Join Shannon, Peter, & Jake as they discuss this historic day in Disneyland history, Disneyland attraction updates, and direct price increase and construction update at Saratoga Springs.

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N039 The Villas at the Grand Floridian Expansion & Disneyland Hotel Reopening

N039 The Villas at the Grand Floridian Expansion & Disneyland Hotel Reopening

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N039 The Villas at the Grand Floridian Expansion & Disneyland Hotel Reopening







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The Victorian elegance of the Grand Floridian just got a little more charming! Join Shannon, Peter, & Jake as they discuss the Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian receiving an expansion, complimentary MagicBands no longer being provided to Passholders, a new ice cream shop on Disney’s BoardWalk, and Disneyland Hotel reopening on the West Coast.

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N038 No More Masks in Outside Common Areas at Walt Disney World

N038 No More Masks in Outside Common Areas at Walt Disney World

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N038 No More Masks in Outside Common Areas at Walt Disney World







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Walt Disney World has announced an update to its current guidelines regarding its phased reopening of the theme parks. Join Shannon, Vicky, & Peter as they discuss face coverings no longer being required in most outdoor locations, the Disney Wish’s DVC-exclusive sailing selling out, and Disneyland Paris reopening.

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N037 Halloween After Hours Announced & Luca Sweepstakes

N037 Halloween After Hours Announced & Luca Sweepstakes

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N037 Halloween After Hours Announced & Luca Sweepstakes







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Boo to you! Disney has announced the return of Disney After Hours with a special Halloween twist. Join Shannon, Peter, & Jake as they discuss Disney After Hours “BOO BASH” coming to the Magic Kingdom, the Luca, Riviera Resort sweepstakes, physical distancing modifications Walt Disney World, and summer incentives for Direct sales.

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N035 Disney Wish Grand Reveal & Disneyland Memberships

N035 Disney Wish Grand Reveal & Disneyland Memberships

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N035 Disney Wish Grand Reveal & Disneyland Memberships







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All aboard! The Disney Wish has officially released its grand reveal and is ready to sail in June 2022. Join Shannon, Peter, Vicky, & Jake as they discuss details about Disney Cruise Line’s fifth ship, Disneyland memberships, and an update regarding the Disney Park Pass system.

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N034 Festival of the Lion King & Mobile Order Update

N034 Festival of the Lion King & Mobile Order Update

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“A Celebration of Festival of the Lion King” will be returning to the Harambe Theater in mid-May. Join Shannon, Peter, & Jake as they discuss this fan-favorite show returning to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park, updates to Mobile Order locations, Disney’s BoardWalk Inn’s reopening date, self-serve refillable mugs returning to Walt Disney World Resort hotels, Peoplemover resuming operations, and Moana sailing back to Aulani Resort.

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149 What We Know About Disneyland Tower Vs Grand Californian

149 What We Know About Disneyland Tower Vs Grand Californian

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Are you considering buying a DVC contract at the upcoming Disneyland Hotel Tower? Join the conversation with four Disney podcasters as we discuss VGC vs what we know about the new Disneyland Tower Hotel.

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N032 Avengers Campus & Aulani Character Breakfast Returns

N032 Avengers Campus & Aulani Character Breakfast Returns

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Members, assemble! Avengers Campus has officially announced its grand opening at California Adventure. Join Shannon, Jake, & Vicky as they discuss additional information about Disneyland’s reopening, the return of character dining at Aulani Resort, Walt Disney World’s updated face-covering policy, runDisney virtual summer series, and Mears’ announcement regarding shuttle service in 2022.

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N031 Disneyland Forward & Copper Creek Direct Price Increase

N031 Disneyland Forward & Copper Creek Direct Price Increase

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The news from Disneyland continues to come in this week as the park has expressed interest in expanding. Join Shannon & Peter as they discuss DisneylandForward, Disney Cruise Line’s UK-only sailings, Copper Creek’s direct price increase, and an update on the all-new MagicMobile service at Walt Disney World.

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N029 Ratatouille Adventure Opening Date & Shareholder Meeting Recap

N029 Ratatouille Adventure Opening Date & Shareholder Meeting Recap

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N029 Ratatouille Adventure Opening Date & Shareholder Meeting Recap







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It was a big day for Disney news following the Walt Disney Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders and the grand opening announcement for the all-new Ratatouille attraction. Join Shannon, Peter, Jake, & Vicky as they discuss the opening of Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure, Disneyland’s reopening timeframe, standard DVC Member policies returning, a new Member MagicBand, and recap Disney’s Annual Shareholder meeting,

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N027 Grand Californian Reopening & 50th Anniversary Preview

N027 Grand Californian Reopening & 50th Anniversary Preview

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N027 Grand Californian Reopening & 50th Anniversary Preview







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In this episode, we discuss another DVC Resort with a reopening date. Join Shannon, Peter, and Vicky as they discuss The Villas at the Grand Californian reopening, information regarding Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary, Disney Junior breakfast returning to Hollywood Studios, “A Touch of Disney” at Disney California Adventure details, and the reopening of Big River Grille on the BoardWalk.

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N025 California Adventure Ticketed Experience & Direct Promotions

N025 California Adventure Ticketed Experience & Direct Promotions

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N025 California Adventure Ticketed Experience & Direct Promotions







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It’s a Disneyland news week as we have a headliner story from our West Coast park in this episode! Join Shannon & Vicky as they discuss a new ticketed-experience coming to Disney California Adventure, DVC resort pool refurbishments, & Direct promotions for add-on contracts and Disney VISA cardholders.

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