Tag Archives: Jungle Cruise

In Defense of Theme Park Maintenance (And Hippos)

Are you furious every time you visit a theme park because things are constantly broken? Some items for weeks, months or years? Do you think theme park maintenance is a joke and you’re the only one who cares? Then today’s article is for you! We are going to dig in on theme park maintenance, guest

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2015: The Year of the Disney Upcharge

I’ve had a few conversations recently with industry insiders who seem to look at Disney and ask one nagging question: how can they keep creating so many upcharge events? Now, to put things into perspective, extra offerings designed to generate more revenue is nothing new. Back in 1961, Grad Nights were added to Disneyland. This

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Martin Smith Continues to Wow with Historical Disney Parks Videos

After attending countless seminars, reading dozens of books and even interviewing Imagineers, you’d be hard pressed to find a better source on Disney theme park history than Martin Smith. A perfect example is this fantastic tribute to Walt Disney World’s Jungle Cruise. Smith details not only construction, but show scenes that I never even knew

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Who’s The Head Salesman of Disney World’s Jungle Cruise?

This isn’t news, but rather something interesting I recently learned, so I am passing it along.  For as long as I can remember, when visiting the World Famous Jungle Cruise at Walt Disney World, the head salesman was known as “Chief Name.” Yet in Disneyland, their shrunken head seller has always been named Trader Sam.

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It’s All In The Details Of Hong Kong Disneyland’s Mystic Manor

Harrison Hightower

Explore the queue of Mystic Manor in Hong Kong Disneyland which is crammed with subtle story telling, foreshadowing and nods to WDI Imagineers!

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