Tag Archives: FastPass Plus

Could Virtual Line Work At All Major Universal Theme Park Attractions?

Something tells me I’m not getting a Christmas card from Universal Parks this year. Recently we have uncovered a lot regarding the future plans for the Universal Orlando Resort. Facial recognition technology, Nintendo attraction concept art, Bourne Identity taking over for Terminator 2: 3-D and on and on. Today we are going to discuss the

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Is The Toy Story Midway Mania Queue About to Get Longer?

A reader wrote in to the TPU mailbox to ask, “Since Toy Story Midway Mania is adding a third track at Walt Disney World, doesn’t that mean the standby line will be even longer than before? This new FastPass Plus is getting out of hand….”   In short, no. This is actually a win for

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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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Connecting The Dots: Standby Return Time Tests And Expanding Soarin and Toy Story Midway Mania

As Theme Park University recently reported, Walt Disney World announced that they will be expanding the capacity of Toy Story Midway Mania and Soarin’ by adding an extra track and a third theater, respectively. Granted, they aren’t investing in new rides, but rather ones that are almost too popular for their own good. Last year,

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Disney’s FastPass Plus: Perception Versus Reality

Recently, Chairman of Disney Parks and Resorts Tom Staggs announced the FastPass Plus system at Walt Disney World would soon be receiving a few upgrades. Most importantly, this will allow guests to have the ability to pick their three FastPasses per day in multiple parks if they plan on park-hopping. The ability to utilize the

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Why Disney Fans Don’t Get Disney’s MyMagic Plus

A recent article by Tim Grassey on Micechat.com went to great lengths calling Disney’s new My Magic Plus initiative a failure. In his column that, “The Disney suits aren’t going to like,” he cites multiple reasons why the executives who spent over $1 billion dollars on this initiative are out of touch with reality and

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