Disney World: Chewbacca meets ‘Stranger Things’ star at Galaxy’s Edge

Actor Gaten Matarazzo experienced fun demonstrating off his Chewbacca impersonation when he encountered the Wookie at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort in…

PODCAST: Goodbye FastPass+ and hello Disney Genie+ (Ep. 107)

“People have complained about Disney World’s FastPass/FastPass+, I’m likely to say, for a lot more than 20 many years. And now we’re likely to have something new to complain about,”…

PODCAST: Magic Kingdom VP dishes on new fireworks show, 50 golden statues and revamping of Splash Mountain (Ep. 106)

Melissa Valiquette, vice president of Magic Kingdom, talks with Orlando Sentinel tourism reporter Dewayne Bevil about future improvements at the Disney World park. Melissa dishes on the golden vibe guests…

PODCAST: Universal show producer gives inside look at making of VelociCoaster (Ep. 105)

Shelby Honea, demonstrate producer for Jurassic Globe VelociCoaster at Universal’s Islands of Journey, discusses journey difficulties, innovative selections and the groundbreaking lockers with Orlando Sentinel tourism reporter Dewayne Bevil. Shelby…

PODCAST: More than just a taste of Epcot’s Food & Wine Fest (Ep. 104)

Griddled cheese. Margaritas. Rosemary potatoes. Cider flights. Certainly, the Epcot Worldwide Food & Wine Festival is back through Nov. 20. And this 12 months Disney chefs are bringing the heat.…

PODCAST: Will Fastpass replacement at Disneyland Paris show up at other parks? (Ep. 102)

Many Disney concept parks suspended Fastpass during the pandemic. On the other hand, Disneyland Paris is changing the free of charge experience-reservation process with a two-tiered procedure involving cost-free virtual…

PODCAST: Celebrating 100 episodes of Theme Park Rangers (Ep. 100)

On the 100th episode of Theme Park Rangers podcast, Orlando Sentinel tourism reporter Dewayne Bevil answers his most commonly requested queries, including if he ever receives sick of likely to…

PODCAST: SeaWorld’s Howl-O-Scream claws its way into the theme park Halloween fray (Ep. 99)

SeaWorld Orlando will provide an intensive Halloween encounter this year with Howl-O-Scream, an soon after-hrs, further-ticket celebration with haunted residences and scare zones. Sound acquainted? The party identify mirrors the…

PODCAST: Summer excitement at area theme parks and attractions (Ep. 98)

Tourism reporter Dewayne Bevil highlights occasions at Central Florida attractions coming this summertime. SeaWorld and Disney Planet are in full festival manner. Electric Ocean begins at SeaWorld on May perhaps…

PODCAST: Baby steps to getting back to normal at Disney parks (Ep. 97)

Tourism reporter Dewayne Bevil talks with John Saccheri, who operates the topic parks admirer web-site Huge Body fat Panda, about new variations that make the parks truly feel like they…