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Dang, Apparently Adding Back Fireworks Made A Huge Difference In The Number Of People Who Wanted To Go To Disney World

Fireworks are coming back to Walt Disney World and people are clearly excited.
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14 of the best hotels for families in the US with kid-friendly perks like waterparks and popsicle hotlines

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. LEGOLAND Castle Hotel With summer here, many are eagerly ready to book family vacations. Expectations are high when it comes to family trips and picking a hotel to please all isn't easy. The best hotels for families in the US feature spacious rooms and seriously cool kid-friendly perks. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky With vaccines now available to adults and kids 12 years and older, many people...
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News Post: Avatar I Guess idk

Tycho: As a spectacle, as a meticulously engineered media experience lensed through the twin magnifications of IMAX and 3D, James Cameron's Avatar is absolutely - I am confident in saying this - a film. It didn't really stick with me. I was at Disney World a couple years back, and they had a whole fuckin' Avatar, like… zone, and I was surprised. Like The Matrix, I think it provided a tool to get at some existential concepts a youth informed William Gibson had already formatted me ...
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Disney World sees an increase in number of concealed weapons found: report (Thanks to MOTW)
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Happiest Place On Earth? Gun Arrests Apparently On The Rise At Disney World

A surprising number of people have been arrested for bringing guns to Walt Disney World in recent months.
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9 of the most exclusive spots in Disney parks

Disney park tickets are getting more expensive. Some experiences at Disney World and Disneyland come with their own price tags, especially if you're looking for the royal treatment. An 11-course meal at Victoria and Albert's will cost $250, while a night in the Cinderella Castle Suite is so exclusive, not even money can book your stay. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. We all know Disney parks aren't really affordable to begin with, but if you're looking t...
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Walt Disney World And Disneyland Are Bringing Back Fireworks Sooner Than We Thought

Nighttime spectaculars are coming back to Disney World and Disneyland, and soon
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Disneyland and other California theme parks just returned to full capacity - here's what is changing

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 19: Pedestrians walk near the entrance to Disneyland Resort on February 19, 2009 in Anaheim, California. With the worsening economy, declining attendance and reduced operating income, the Walt Disney Company announced that it plans to restructure its domestic theme-park operations, which will result in the layoff an unspecified number of employees in the coming weeks. Disneyland in Anaheim, California and Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida will reportedly be conso...
Tags: News, Entertainment, California, Disney, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Economy, Retail, Walt Disney Company, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, Gavin Newsom, Disney World

10 Things in Politics: The Trump Org. figures on prosecutors' radars

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:The 4 Trump Organization figures who could guide prosecutors through the company's financesJamie Dimon says JPMorgan is sitting on $500 billion in cash in anticipation of higher inflationThe 5 most popular places to move to all have good weather, lower taxes, and conservative politicsOne thing to watch for: ...
Tags: Florida, New York, Nbc, Congress, California, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, White House, China, Politico, Russia, New York City, US, America, Barack Obama

The Nubank EC-1

Brazil is a country riven with economic contradictions. It has one of the largest and most profitable banking industries in Latin America, and is among the world’s most developed financial markets. Financial transactions that would take days to process in the United States through ACH happen instantaneously in Brazil. This sophistication, however, masks a backward state of affairs plagued by appalling customer service, exorbitant fees and lack of banking access for many. The country’s financial ...
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Five times as many visitors caught bringing concealed guns into Disney World last year

The Orlando Sentinel reports (paywall) a spike in tourists being caught carrying concealed firearms into Disney World. The number arrested went from four to twenty, despite the Covid pandemic sharply reducing overall attendance. "Is there a problem?" asked Luis Piloto Serrano, 31, of Hillsborough County, when he was stopped and arrested for wearing a loaded 9mm pistol on his right hip at Magic Kingdom security just before Christmas, according to a sheriff's report. — Read the rest
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Vaccinated Visitors Soon Can Take off Masks at Disney World

It will soon be a lot easier to see smiles again at Walt Disney World in Florida.
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Disney World drops indoor mask policy in 'most areas' for vaccinated visitors

Fully vaccinated guests at Disney World will no longer be required to wear face coverings in most areas of the Orlando theme park.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Disney theme parks are notoriously pricey, but these proven tips and tricks can help you save hundreds

Charles Sykes/Invision/AP Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Disneyland and Walt Disney World have reopened to all visitors. The parks are notoriously expensive, but you can save hundreds with some creative planning. Here are our top 14 expert tips for saving money on your next Disney Parks vacation. Head to Insider Reviews for more travel recommendations There are no two ways about it: Planning a family vacation to the Walt Disney World or Disneyland resorts can be an expensive prop...
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Episode #95: (MINI) How to Spend 48 Hours in Nashville

Hello, hello! In this week’s mini-episode, we’re giving you a mini city guide to Nashville, Tennessee. All the businesses mentioned in this episode are linked below. You can stream the episode here on the blog or on  iTunes ,  Spotify ,  Google Play ,  TuneIn ,  Pocket Casts , and  Stitcher . You can find the podcast posts archive here . A big thank you to Spoonflower for sponsoring this episode! You know we’re big fans of Spoonflower and we’re thrilled they’re sponsoring this week’s mini ep...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Podcast, New York, Austin, Dolly Parton, Broadway, Elton John, Nashville, Houston, Detroit, Epcot, Travel Guides, Alison, Rice Krispies, Robert

Disney World And Universal Orlando Have Reevaluated Mask Policies (Again), Making New Changes

Life moves pretty fast, if you don't read up on Walt Disney or Universal every now and again, you just might miss news.
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‘The Photographer’ author Mary Dixie Carter, a child of Hollywood, explores dark desires in novel

For Mary Dixie Carter, the inspiration for her debut novel “The Photographer” came from a casual comment made by someone she’d hired to take pictures of her children a few years back. “She’s a very talented photographer, and the pictures were beautiful,” Carter says. “But when they came back, the children’s eyes were vivid, cobalt blue. “I said, ‘I’d like for my children’s eyes to be their real color,’” she says. “And she said, ‘There is no real color.’” Mary Dixie Carter’s debut novel “The ...
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The 25 best Airbnbs in Florida, including a yacht in the Keys, an art-filled condo in Miami, and a Disney-themed house in Orlando

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb With travel picking up, many are seeking a summer beach getaway or are ready to hit theme parks. Florida offers a wide range of vacation appeal, from white-sand beaches to lively cities. We found the best Airbnbs in Florida, from the Gulf Coast down to the Keys. The Sunshine State continues to eagerly welcome visitors and with travel picking up as summer gets into full swing, many are seeking a ...
Tags: Florida, Hollywood, Time, Disney, US, Trends, Hilton, Harry Potter, Miami, Airbnb, Gulf Coast, Walt Disney World, Gulf of Mexico, Tampa, SoFi, Orlando

Walt Disney World is reopen to all visitors - here are the 13 best Disney hotels and resorts within the parks

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Tripadvisor Walt Disney World is open to all visitors. If you're planning a visit, here are the best resorts. There are 35 resorts and hotels within Walt Disney World but not all are created equal. We selected 13 Walt Disney World hotels that offer value through convenience, perks, and amenities. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Travel has changed considerably amid the pandemic, but a Walt Disney...
Tags: Florida, England, California, Africa, Disney, America, Trends, New Orleans, Atlantic City, South Pacific, Pixar, Walt Disney World, Sam, Riviera, Epcot, New England

The 23 best hotels in Florida, including boutique beach properties, Disney resorts, and indulgent all-inclusives

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. From the Gulf's aqua waters to the magic of Disney to Miami's nightlife scene, Florida has it all. The humid, rainy summer months offer good deals since Florida hotels are often cheaper. We rounded up the best Florida hotels from the Panhandle down to the Keys. From Southern hospitality in the Panhandle and amusement-park-themed stays in Orlando, to art deco accommodations in Miami ...
Tags: Florida, Cdc, Disney, Trends, Georgia, Spain, Atlantic, Wes Anderson, Marriott, Victoria Beckham, Pharrell, Miami, Tripadvisor, Gulf Coast, Pixar, Art Basel

Disneyland is reopening to all visitors on June 15 - here are the best hotels to book near the park

Tripadvisor Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Disneyland in Anaheim, California is reopening to limited visitors on April 30. Many Anaheim hotels are close to the parks and cater to Disney guests with family-friendly perks. We selected 10 of the most convenient, highly-rated, affordable hotels near Disneyland. Starting June 15, Disneyland and California Adventure will reopen to all visitors. Until then, they are open to California residents with limited capacity and restrictions in pla...
Tags: California, Disney, Los Angeles, Trends, Walgreens, Hilton, Marriott, Starbucks, Disney California Adventure Park, Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Orlando, Southern California, Disney World, Courtyard, Anaheim

Disneyland to reopen Jungle Cruise in July after removing outdated cultural depictions

Disneyland will reopen the Jungle Cruise in July after the boat ride undergoes a major makeover to remove outdated cultural depictions and add a woman of color at the center of the revamped backstory of the attraction. Jungle Cruise ride will reopen on July 16 at the Anaheim theme park, according to the Disney Parks Blog. The Jungle Cruise ride remained closed when Disneyland reopened April 30 following a yearlong coronavirus closure. Sign up for our Park Life newsletter and find out what’s new...
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The new Florida law that fines tech platforms for removing politicians has a huge loophole for companies that own theme parks in the state

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Bill Clark/Getty Images Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a new law targeting big social-media companies. Private citizens will be able to sue tech platforms for up to $100,000 if they've been treated unfairly. The rules protecting free speech do not apply to companies that own theme parks in the state. See more stories on Insider's business page. A specific exemption included in a new law signed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis continues to draw fire from crit...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Nbc, Law, Censorship, Disney, Trends, Social Media, Comcast, Internet Association, Miami, Silicon Valley

What must social media platforms do to comply with Florida’s Senate Bill 7072?

The media has been covering Florida’s new law ( Senate Bill 7072 ) targeting social media platforms, which Governor DeSantis signed today . The law is relatively complex and imposes a number of new obligations on social media platforms. The law is likely to face First Amendment challenges. And then there’s the Section 230 problem. In any event, through all the political noise surrounding the law’s passage, it is worth taking a careful look at what the statute actually says.  Findings T...
Tags: Florida, Law, Senate, Uncategorized, Disney World, DeSantis, Florida Election Commission, Florida Department of Justice

Disneyland and other California theme parks will return to full capacity in June - here's what is changing

Getty On Friday, Governor Gavin Newsom announced California would fully reopen on June 15. Theme parks, sporting events, and concerts will be able to return to 100% capacity. The state health department added some regulations on vaccinations records and masking for theme parks. See more stories on Insider's business page. California theme parks, including Disneyland and Universal Studios Hollywood, will return to full capacity on June 15.The announcement was made on Friday as a part o...
Tags: News, Entertainment, California, Disney, Trends, Economy, Retail, Disneyland, Universal Studios, Gavin Newsom, Disney World, Universal Studios Hollywood, California Health Department, Grace Kay, Vaccine Passports, Mask Policies

Americans want to travel again but some vacations are now way more expensive than normal, thanks to a 17% spike in flight fares and rising hotel prices

Families gather at Fort Lauderdale Airport for a trip to New York Rodrigo Varela / Getty Images for CLEAR The cost of US international flights is up 17% since April 1, and domestic flights have risen 9%, CNBC reports. Some hotel room rates are also higher than in 2019, but most are below pre-pandemic levels. An increase in bookings, the reintroduction of flight-change fees, and the reopening of major attractions are contributing to rising prices. See more stories on Insider's busine...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Hotels, New York City, US, Trends, Airlines, Cnbc, Delta Air Lines, Bernstein, Disney World, CANCUN Mexico, STR, Fort Lauderdale Airport

Chayce Beckham talks ‘American Idol’ journey and the Beatles song he’ll sing on the finale

A few days after Chayce Beckham advanced to the Top 3 and the finale of “American Idol,” the ABC reality series sent him on the traditional hometown visit. For the 24-year-old singer-songwriter, that meant a trip to Apple Valley in the high desert of Southern California. A limousine delivered him to a town celebration and later took him to Vanguard Preparatory School, which Beckham says was the same as he remembered from his elementary school days. “That’s where I performed my first talent show,...
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Your selfies at Disney World are about to get a lot more magical

Have you ever wanted to take a photo with Mickey Mouse whenever you want? How about adorning Magic Kingdom's Cinderella Castle with your family photos? A new partnership between Disney and Snap will make that possible.
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I caddied at the 2019 Masters Tournament. Brushing shoulders with my childhood heroes on the biggest stage in golf lived up to my wildest expectations.

Tyrell Hatton and Hugo Dobson on the third hole at Augusta National Golf Club. Andrew Redington/Getty Images Hugo Dobson is a professional golfer on the PGA EuroPro Tour who caddied in the 2019 Masters. He was on the bag for Tyrrell Hatton, a friend and former roommate he met while golfing in England. Dobson shared his experience - from strict club rules to seeing the course - with Jamie Killin. See more stories on Insider's business page. As a professional golfer on the PGA EuroPro To...
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14 Airbnbs that deliver a bucket list experience and prove you don't need to leave the US for a once-in-a-lifetime trip

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb As demand in summer travel heats up, many are eager to finally check off bucket list destinations. International travel is still in limbo, but there's no shortage of incredible places here in the US. From a tree house in Hawaii to a condo overlooking Times Square, you'll never forget these Airbnbs. As travel continues to tick up around the US thanks to millions of Americans being fully va...
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