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 can hope at the 50th anniversary celebration, including “Disney Enchantment,” the new nighttime impressive, and the 50 golden character statues unfold across Disney World’s 4 topic parks. She also discusses Tron, Jungle Cruise and the revamping of Splash Mountain. Melissa asks for some persistence as Splash Mountain transitions from “Song of the South” theme to “The Princess and the Frog,” “Our guests are heading to have to set a minor little bit of belief into us for a little bit simply because we guarantee not to let you down. We’re heading to supply a superb attraction that is inspiring and attractive and deserving of this princess, Princess Tiana.” Listen to this episode of Theme Park Rangers applying the player underneath or subscribe anywhere you get podcasts.
PODCAST: Magic Kingdom VP dishes on new fireworks show, 50 golden statues and revamping of Splash Mountain (Ep. 106)
August 11, 2021