RDR 276: Disney Genie and the future of fastness with Len Testa from TouringPlans
Rope Drop Radio: A Disney Travel Planning Podcast
Disney Genie was been announced, and to answer all your questions we welcome on the Co-Athour of the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World and the man in charge of Touring Plans, Len Testa. We talk with Len about the future of fast passes and how that looks as well as some strategies and what is happening with the DAS system. Len discusses more with the Star Wars hotel on this weeks patreon episode, check that out at www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio Follow Len @LenTesta and check out is book our our website www.RopeDroppers.com and book your next trip today by emailing Michelle@TouringPlans.com
BONUS: Breaking Down Disney's Genie with Scott Gustin and Len Testa
Main Street Magic - A Walt Disney World Podcast
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We’ve seen major changes in how theme parks function during the past few years, and it’s not just because of the pandemic. In particular, Disney has made significant changes to Walt Disney World that could shift the entire business model. Expected perks are going away, and the arrival of paid FastPass could make a huge impact.… Read more... The post 146. Theme Park Think Tank with Len Testa appeared first on Tomorrow Society.
Favorite Walt Disney World Books with Len Testa and Dan Heaton (Part 2)
The 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World is approaching us, and now represents a wonderful time to reflect on some of the great pieces of writing that have chronicled the development of the resort, or even help in planning your next trip. Returning in the second of this two-part episode discussion are Dan Heaton, host of The Tomorrow Society podcast, and Len Testa, co-host of the Disney Dish podcast. We continue to share our favorite Walt Disney World books that you will want to add to your bookcases, or revisit for an additional reading. Listen to Dan on The Tomorrow Society Podcast and follow the podcast on Facebook, Twitter (@tomorrowsoc), and Instagram. Also be sure to check out The Tomorrow Society website. Find Len on TouringPlans.com and hear him each week on the Disney Dish Podcast with Jim Hill. Check out more about the Disney Dish on its website. Feel free to reach out to Brett via Twitter @bnachmanreports, subscribe to the podcast, and send your feedback at firstname.lastname@example.org New episodes of Notably Disney typically debut on the first and third Tuesday of each month. In January 2021, Notably Disney is releasing a new episode each Tuesday!
RDR 244: Disney News with Len Testa of Touring Plans
Rope Drop Radio: A Disney Travel Planning Podcast
Today we welcome back from the Disney Dish, Touring Plans, and the Unofficial Guide Len Testa. We discuss the recent news of the termination of Magical Express and Extra Magic hours. We also talk about how trip planning has changed during the pandemic. For more with Len you can find him at The Disney Dish Podcast or Touringplans.com Follow him @LenTesta Follow us @RopeDropradio and leave a review! www.Patreon.com/RopeDropRadio visit our sponsors at www.BackToTheMouse.com and book a trip today by emailing Michelle@TouringPlans.com
Favorite Walt Disney World Books with Len Testa and Dan Heaton (Part 1)
It’s 2021 and this year holds a special place for many Disney fans, as it serves as the 50th anniversary of WDW. In anticipation of this event, it only made sense to reflect on some of the great pieces of writing that have chronicled the development of the resort, or even planning your next trip. Joining me in this two-part episode discussion are Dan Heaton, host of The Tomorrow Society podcast, and Len Testa, co-host of the Disney Dish podcast. You’re in for a treat as we share some fun stories as it pertains to Walt Disney World and our favorite Walt Disney World-themed books. Listen to Dan on The Tomorrow Society Podcast and follow the podcast on Facebook, Twitter (@tomorrowsoc), and Instagram. Find Len on TouringPlans.com and hear him each week on the Disney Dish Podcast with Jim Hill. Feel free to reach out to Brett via Twitter @bnachmanreports, subscribe to the podcast, and send your feedback at email@example.com New episodes of Notably Disney typically debut on the first and third Tuesday of each month. In January 2021, Notably Disney is releasing a new episode each Tuesday!
Len Testa from Touring Plans joins us to discuss crowd levels and what recent construction might mean for future operations, new Disney+ shows and trailers, and advice for longer stays. All this and much more!
Episode 026 ... Week in review of September 26th 2020 and Len Testa president of Touring Plans.com, co-author of the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World and co-host to the Disney Dish Podcast joins us to discuss ...Intro: We discuss the recent "Look and Listen" episodes of the Disney Dish PodcastTopic Starts @1:44 ...1) News of the week:- Reviews of Magic of Animal Kingdom and Earth to Ned, new shows to Disney+ and we discuss the new WandaVision trailer- Disney to add Inclusion as the 5th Key (source: @sweetnerjodi)- Disney cancels runDisney Marathon Weekend and the Princess Half (source: Blog Mickey) and the Grand Floridian Society Orchestra's days at WDW are over (source: their page on Facebook)- Josh D'Amaro pleads for California to allow Disneyland to open (source: Blog Mickey) and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis moves Florida to Phase 3 (source: clickOrlando)- Firework testing at EPCOT and Construction continues at Universal and Walt Disney World - what does this mean for future offerings for guests?Topic Starts @4:04 ...2) Len answers questions we ask all our guests:- How will Tomorrowland Look with Tron when it’s done?- Thoughts on the new castle colors- What should be done with Dinoland USA in AK? (Len discusses the excavator project)Topic Starts @32:09 ...3) Topic: So Much for Low Crowds? Len shares his thoughts on current crowd levels- In talking about the future of Fastpasses, Len discusses the crowd levels he saw in Magic Kingdom earlier that day.- Recently a lot of chatter questioning if there is still value in paying the price to stay on Disney- Discuss the current offerings- Are the parks at the capacity levels they can handle until offerings expand?Topic Starts @42:04 ...4) Topic: New BatB ride at Tokyo Disneyland? What Renaissance era IP should get a ride at WDW?- Rumor: Epcot had a choice between Ratatouille and this Beauty and the Beast ride- Is it time for a full complement of Disney renaissance era rides in MK? (e.g., Aladdin, Lion King, etc.)Topic Starts @53:09 ...5) New tools coming from Touring Plans and advice for longer stays at WDW- Len shares info on new tools (and more coming in the future) at Touring Plans to help you plan your trip- Also, prompted by a post by Cas Wil-Alex (link to his page/post) in the Facebook Group Walt Disney World Made Easy for Everyone, we discuss advice for longer stays at WDWTopic Starts @56:43 ...* Reminder to like, subscribe, rate, and review the DBC Pod wherever you get your podcast *Follow us on social media:- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedbcpodcast/- Twitter: https://twitter.com/PodDbc- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DBC-Pod-113844536980530Note: This podcast is not affiliated with any message boards, blogs, news sites, or other podcastsMusic: https://www.purple-planet.com