Which Park Will Become 'The Lord of the Rings'?
A big licensing deal may be up for grabs. Disney makes ticketing changes in Orlando and Anaheim. And who is ready for Spooky Season? It's almost Halloween Time!
‘The Lord of the Rings’ Gets a New Owner - Theme Park Deals Next? The dream of a Disney or Universal theme park land based on The Lord of the Rings might be one step closer to becoming reality. The franchise has a new rights owner and they say that they are ready to make deals - including for theme park licenses. Do you think that Disney or Universal, or someone else, should get the license? See what other readers are saying.
Should Theme Parks Be 'R'-Rated for Safety's Sake? Should kids and teenagers be allowed to visit theme parks without their parents hovering near at all times? That's the question now raised by Knott's Berry Farm, which earlier this month implemented one of the industry's strictest chaperone policies, and then extended it to all nights of its popular Knott's Scary Farm Halloween event.
Is Disneyland Making Its Attendance Even More 'Unfavorable'? If The Walt Disney Company thinks that too much of its Disneyland attendance is going to Magic Key pass holders, this month's program changes are only going to make that problem worse.
Walt Disney World Makes Reservation Changes Easier: Walt Disney World Resort visitors no longer will have to cancel their park reservations if they want to make changes.
Planning a Perfect Disney Day, Without Actually Planning: Is it possible to enjoy a day at a Walt Disney World Resort theme park without planning in advance or paying for line-skipping upcharges? We say yes, and here is how to do it.
How Hot Is Too Hot for a Disney Trip? Let's talk about weather - especially those super steamy, hot summer days that so many of us have experienced recently. How hot is too hot for you to consider visiting a theme park? It's the Vote of the Week.
Disney to Honor 14 New 'Legends' at D23 Expo Next Month: Three Disney Parks veterans will join a class of 14 inductees as official Disney Legends at the D23 Expo in Anaheim next month.
These Theme Parks Are Giving Away Free Ice Cream: Looking for a tasty excuse for a late summer getaway? The SeaWorld theme parks are giving away free ice cream to their guests this month. And their siblings over at Busch Gardens are selling hot dogs for just $1.
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Robert Niles, Editor