Video: Star Tours 2 soft opening

I had a feeling they were going to do a soft opening of Star Tours this weekend. With all the people there for the D23 event is was inevitable.At roughly 2pm on Saturday, May 14, 2011, Disney's Hollywood Studios held its first "test flights" in a soft opening to public guests for Star Tours: The Adventures Continue. No video or photos were allowed inside the attraction, but there was plenty of excitement before and after the first-ever guest ride, which you see here!Related … [Read more...]

Unlock Disney Resort Memories Sweepstakes


Dreaming of a Walt Disney World vacation? If you win the Unlock Disney Resort Memories Sweepstakes you could find yourself on a pirate fireworks voyage or parasailing with a bird’s eye view of Cinderella Castle.To enter just click the picture above.Good Lock! I mean Luck ;)Don't forget there is still a few days left to enter our Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean Pirate Treasure Giveaway!  Related articlesDisney Magical Memories Sweepstakes - Win a trip to Walt Disney … [Read more...]

Plan It Disney Interview on

Mouse Chat Disney podcast - Our Special guest this week is Josh from Plan It Disney. You may remember e-ticket for your iPhone. That was one of Josh's creations and now he has built a brand new application to help you budget, plan, and book your next Disney World or Disneyland vacation. You can get Plan It Disney for free at www.PlanItDisney.comPlease send in your Disney questions for our listener question show next week. You can email those to: Comments@MouseChat.netIf you like our … [Read more...]

Blackbeard Comes Aboard at Disneyland Park and Magic Kingdom Park May 20

On February 11, actor Ian McShane appeared on a soundstage in Los Angeles for a very special “head shot” – one that will soon be featured in the Pirates of the Caribbean attractions at Disneyland park and Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort.Captain Blackbeard will make his appearance on the ghostly waterfall in the grotto scenes of the park attractions beginning May 20, coinciding with the release of the new film, “Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides,” in which McShane … [Read more...]

Chip & Company Week in Review, May 2nd, 2011

Hello everyone, and welcome to another edition of the Chip & Company Week in Review.  This has been a busy week for news, so let’s dive into it right now!Our writer Michele took a look at Courtesy Holds, what they mean, and whether there are any “catches” associated with them.  Read all about it here.  You may just change your mind on whether or not to take advantage of them! Like me, Chip has Princesses in his life, and like me, Chip also appreciates a great app!  Check out the … [Read more...]