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Theme Park Tourist features a wide-range of in-depth features and articles, covering rides, attractions and restaurants at theme parks all over the world. As well as previews and reviews of new rides, look out for "Top 10" lists and tips for saving time and money on your next park visit.

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018 06:04

MODERN MARVELS: Remy's Ratatouille Adventure: Forget the Mouse. 2021 is poised to be the year of the rat at Walt Disney World with the debut of the new Ratatouille-themed family adventure dark ride set to join Epcot's World Showcase... But this Disney•Pixar anchor is more than just a new classic; it's a pivot point for two of Disney’s theme parks, reshaping the ongoing revitalization of each! Let's get a rat-sized view of what's in store...

Image - Flickr, shahbasharat
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 06:38

A Disney vacation can be the most relaxing thing in the world for some people, but for others, it can be an expensive and saccharine hellscape designed to deprive them of their sanity. The struggle with Disney is that it’s often hard to know what kind of person you are without making the trip yourself.

Image - Flickr, harshlight
Sunday, November 25, 2018 06:51

A good idea never dies at Walt Disney Imagineering, and some of the best ideas in the company’s history have been reworked into some truly classic Disney attractions. Let’s take a look at a handful of those awesome ideas that Disney created, but which wound up in different rides and shows than were their original intent.

The Disneyland Band
Saturday, November 24, 2018 06:59

Music is a critical part of Disney history.

Family photo at the Magic Kingdom
Saturday, November 24, 2018 06:09

You can still have a meaningful moment at the parks without giving Disney custodial a reason to use the “HEPA cleanup” code.

Friday, November 23, 2018 07:06

In 2017, The Walt Disney Company retired its longstanding nighttime presentation, Wishes: A Magical Gathering of Disney Dreams.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 07:16

Let’s highlight a few of the best examples of Disney philanthropy to make you feel good about the company that you love.

Image - Flickr, Tom D'Angelo
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 06:41

Let’s take a look back at a handful of huge decisions Walt Disney Parks and Resorts have made — all of which have been quite successful over time.

Monday, November 19, 2018 06:15

With all due respect to Mickey Mouse, the most important character in Disney movie history first appeared in a 1937 feature-length production.

Sunday, November 18, 2018 06:30

All Disney buildings display tons of forethought and creativity. These nine are the best of the best

Hogwarts Castle
Saturday, November 17, 2018 06:29

Disney missed their shot to acquire the right for the Harry Potter franchise back in the mid-2000s. Could they have taken a different approach that would have saved their partnership with J.K. Rowling?

Skeleton in Pirates of the Caribbean
Saturday, November 17, 2018 06:19

Disney parks are no strangers to urban legends. Many of these are quickly debunked with a fact check, but others have stood the test of time.

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