Tag Archives: carousel of progress

5 Ways On How To Tell if Your Favorite Attraction Will Close

There sure has been a lot of heartache in the attractions world within the last few months. Between the announcements of Terminator 2: 3D, The Great Movie Ride, Universe of Energy and more being closed there has been a lot of heartache and shock. Especially amongst the fan community, emotions run high. I’ve seen many

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Take Walt Disney World history lessons from Martin Smith videos!

No matter how many books you’ve read or seminars you’ve attended, even the most well-versed Disney parks aficionado can learn something from a Martin Smith video. For those unfamiliar, Smith gathers as much footage as he can (mostly shot by him), and chronicles the history of a Disney attraction from concept phase to construction and

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Top 10 Secrets of Disney’s Carousel of Progress

With all the excitement over Disney’s new “Tomorrowland” film opening on May 22, 2015, I thought I would share some of my favorite secrets about my favorite Tomorrowland attraction: Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress. #1 The Tribute to Imagineer Herb Ryman When you’re in the “Fabulous 40’s” scene, take a look out the window of

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Magic Kingdom Adding More Attractions to FastPass Plus

As many of you know, FastPass Plus at Walt Disney World has had its fair share of growing pains. By now, guests have not only become accustomed to having the majority of attractions, character meet-and-greets and even parades available to book months in advance of their vacation, they expect it. While not a perfect system,

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Disney Legends Remember 1964 World’s Fair At IAAPA

Every year, my favorite panel of the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) trade show is the Disney Legends Panel hosted by Bob Rogers of BRC Imagination Arts. For those unfamiliar, Bob was inducted into the IAAPA Hall of Fame in 2010 and has worked on various projects, from Disney to Coca-Cola. Also

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