In this news episode we discuss the latest Disney related news and rumors. Today’s topics include: Disney employees receive a $1,000 bonus. Club 33 locations may be accepting members soon. Minnie van service will soon include airport transportation for some guests.

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The start of the year usually means it is refurb time for some rides and attractions at Disneyland and Walt Disney World. We cover what attractions will be undergoing refurbishments and for how long. We also talk about some of the ongoing construction projects that might impact your vacation this year.

Today we are talking about updates and changes that are rumored for 2018. In our last episode we discussed the things that are confirmed for this year so we are covering the things that haven’t yet been confirmed. There are rumors about Country Bear Jamboree getting a change, New pavilions coming to EPCOT, new attractions coming to World Showcase and many other small rumored changes. Join us as we dig into them all.

Happy New Year! Today we start off the new year by previewing all of the new Disney related things coming in 2018. We preview what things we know are coming to the Disney Parks this year. specifically, Toy Story Land in Walt Disney World and Pixar Pier in Disney’s California Adventure Park.  We also preview the new Disney movies that will hit theaters this year. What are you most looking forward to in 2018?

Today is our monthly news round up show. We go over stories from Disneyland, to Walt Disney World. Here are the links to what we discussed for November 2017.

News Articles:

Disney’s requirements for the new ‘Star Wars’ movie have angered some movie theaters

Pixar Pier to Bring New Incredicoaster and More to Disney California Adventure Park

New Hotel Coming to the Disneyland Resort in 2021

House of Magic Facade Returns to Main Street USA

Stitch’s Great Escape’ to Temporarily Re-Open in December

 

In this episode we narrow down the attractions that are at Disneyland but are not at Walt Disney World. We decide on a top 10 and discuss what of those attractions make our top 5. As I say in the episode, if you haven’t been to Disneyland…Jon and I give you 10 reasons why you need to go. What attractions made your list? Let us know.

In this episode of Traveling with the mouse, we break from our typical format of focusing on a single subject and we talk about some recent Disney related news items. We give our thoughts on the Star Wars The Last Jedi trailer, Bob Iger once again announcing his retirement date, New interactive character meet and greets that Disneyland has been testing and much more. Let us know what you think of this format. We are considering doing a “News” show once a month.

Links some of the items we discussed:

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer

BOB Iger Confirms plans to Step down in 2019

Talking Mickey, Minnie, and Donald character debut at Disneyland Resort

Imagineers Ready Slinky Dog Dash Ride Vehicle For Testing

We conclude our comparison of Disneyland attractions with Walt Disney World attractions. Which park came out ahead? You’ll have to listen to find out. Send us your feedback Podcast@travelingwiththemouse.com

In this episode Jon and I compare some of the most popular attractions that are both at Disneyland and Walt Disney World. We give our opinions on which versions are better and why. We had so much fun discussing this topic that we are dividing it into two episodes.  (Check out Episode 12 for Part 2). Let us know if you agree or disagree with our picks. Thanks for Listening.