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OI Podcast Episode 89

Episode 89

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: Universal Orlando lays out their plans for Christmas festivities in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and a new holiday parade. Dinsey could be changing the resort game with a Star Wars hotel with a story and so much more. SeaWorld reveals new attractions. Tron or Guardians of the Galaxy could be invading a Disney theme park soon, and Mike isn’t happy about it.

Your questions on: Future of coasters at Universal. theme park attached resorts, best time to visit and your live questions.

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OI Podcast Episode 88

Episode 88

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: New patents show new screen-based attractions that could point to a potential Fast & Furious or Mario Kart rides. A leak from a Universal Beijing park map could show the potential layout for Super Nintendo Land. Marc has his plan for the first things to do at Volcano Bay.

We answer your questions on: SeaWorld Orlando, Cocktail pool cups, Express passes, Pandora and more.

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OI Podcast Episode 87

Episode 87

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: Taylor tasted the food of Volcano Bay and we have the top 6 picks. Jimmy Fallon is in Orlando and we have and update on what he’s doing to promote his new attraction. The first house of HHN 27 revealed and all there is to do at Universal for Easter.

We answer your questions on: Kid’s suites, best resort for HHN, Dragon Challenge and many more.

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OI Podcast Episode 86

Episode 86

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: All Volcano Bay, all the time. This week we have the info dump you’ve all been waiting for. Learn how APs will work at Volcano Bay and how you can upgrade. Just buying single tickets? We have the pricing and information of that too! Still want more? Well, we have all the upgrade possibilities inside the Waturi home of Volcano Bay.

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New features announced for the My Disney Experience app

Disney World adds new enhancements to the My Disney Experience app

Walt Disney World announced today that they are pushing a big update to their My Disney Experience app for guests. The update brings a variety of new features for guests to use while on their vacation, including “My Resort Dashboard,” which takes all of your resort reservation details and streamlines them into one area for the app. Guests will be able to see their room number, theme, building and floor once you have your room assigned to your before your vacation.

Another new features happens right when you open the app. The first thing you will now see after opening the app will be park maps, which will allow you to navigate all four Walt Disney World parks with ease. There is also a new area called “Spotlight.” This new area highlights entertainment and other various experiences throughout the park for you to enjoy.

The next big thing to come to the My Disney Experience app will be mobile ordering, in particular for Pandora – The World of AVATAR when it opens in May. As was previously announced, Pandora’s Satu’li Canteen will feature mobile ordering where guests can order via the My Disney Experience app and pick it up a short time later.

No major changes were made in regards to your MagicBand and the My Disney Experience app, which both still work together. There should be an update out in your respective app store for the new My Disney Experience app updat.

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Happily Ever After at the Magic Kingdom

Disney World releases sneak peek for new “Happily Ever After” fireworks show

Walt Disney World announced back in the beginning of February that their nightly fireworks show, “Wishes” will be replaced later this spring with a new show called “Happily Ever After.” Disney released a special sneak peek of the new theme song that will be featured in the new nightly fireworks show at the park, properly titled “Happily Ever After”, during a live stream of “Wishes” earlier last week.

According to the Disney Parks Blog, the new show will feature segments from “Moana,” “Brave,” “Big Hero 6,” “Zootopia,” “The Princess & The Frog,” “Aladdin” and more. The show will make its debut at Magic Kingdom on May 12, 2017.

The new song featured in “Happily Ever After” is performed by country music artist Angie Keilhauer and singer Jordan Fisher, who is featured on the “Moana” soundtrack.

“Wishes” made its debut in 2003, which was the replacement for the “Fantasy in the Sky” fireworks show at the Magic Kingdom, which made its debut in 1971.

For the latest news, tips, and rumors at Universal Orlando, Disney World, and other Orlando attractions, be sure to follow Orlando Informer on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

 

OI Podcast Episode 85

Episode 85

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: We have a full report on the food options coming to Volcano Bay. New attraction patents hint towards to future of Harry Potter in the theme parks. New filings reveal Universal’s plans for the Wet n’ Wild plot, and it’s the 7th on-site hotel. More food news with the weird food of Pandora and more.

We answer your questions on: Jurassic Park, Volcano Bay, Rivers of Light and more.

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OI Podcast Episode 84

Episode 84

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: The Harry Potter nighttime show has been officially announced…for Japan. Marc’s theories on how the Harry Potter theme park rides can continue without the main stars. Volcano Bay has roots in Disney. Volcano Bay food and bar info and more!

We answer your questions on: CityWalk restaurants, HHN tickets, Fast & Furious, Animal Kingdom and more.

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Miss Adventure Falls at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon

Take a ride on the new Miss Adventure Falls slide at Typhoon Lagoon Water Park

The new family raft ride, Miss Adventure Falls, is now open at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park. Walt Disney World has shared a new video showing off the new slide, including some on-ride footage of the ride.

In this new attraction, guests follow along with Captain Mary Oceaneer and her ocean treasures she’s discovered over the years. The story goes that Mary got stranded at Typhoon Lagoon after a severe storm, and now guests can venture down this new family water slide and view her various treasures that she has collected during her travels.

Miss Adventure Falls is located next to the Crush ‘N’ Gusher water slide in the park. This is the first addition to Typhoon Lagoon in over 10 years. The last slide that was added to the park was the Crush ‘N’ Gusher slide in 2005.

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OI Podcast Episode 83

Episode 83

This week on the Orlando Informer Podcast: Taylor has officially rode Race Through New York starring Jimmy Fallon and talked to some of the good folks who worked on the ride. Marc shares his latest article citing 5 Universal rumors we wish came true that cropped up over Marc’s tenure at OI. The future of VR in the theme parks. The deep backstory of Volcano Bay has been revealed and more.

We answer your questions on: Best on-site hotels, Hollywood vs. Orlando, Dragon Challenge and more including your Live questions.

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