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[16 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney Responds to Disabled ‘Black Market Guides’ Posing as Family Members

It has been two days since the New York Post published an article exposing the recent practice of New York haute monde hiring disabled “guides” to masquerade as family members during Walt Disney World vacations.
Why? So they can skip the lines at the parks.
Disney’s reaction has been brief but decisive. According to Disney spokesperson Bryan Malenius, Disney is investigating these and other, similar claims of guests abusing handicap considerations at the parks. As Malenius told CNN,
“It is unacceptable to abuse accommodations that were designed for guests with disabilities. […] …

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[7 May 2012 | One Comment | ]
Disney World Using the iPad for New FastPass System

Walt Disney World is currently testing their new FastPass system, and now we’ve heard that Disney World employees have been given iPads in carry around the theme park as part of the testing phase.
Guests who have been selected as part of the testing will be given a card that acts as their “ticket” to the FastPass line. When a guest shows up for the ride, they wave their card in front of a special RFID sensor and their information will be sent to a nearby Cast Member’s iPad. Once the …

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[30 Apr 2012 | 4 Comments | ]
Walt Disney World to Test New Fastpass System

Walt Disney World will begin testing their new Fastpass system beginning May 1 at the Magic Kingdom. Currently, Disney’s Fastpass system allows guests to obtain free tickets for various attractions with a time printed on each ticket when guests can return to the shorter Fastpass line. With the new system, Disney wants to allow guests to book Fastpass tickets at home and have them ready when they get to the park.
Right now, guests will be pre-selected to test the new system before they arrive at the theme park and will …