Fundamentally, TWDC is a media company with P&R. In that way, it is more like Universal than most would care to admit. It is not a vacation company that happens to have media. That said, the question of who might succeed turns in part on what lesson they draw from Chapek. If Iger is so bullish...
Three quick ones:
A) Above does not include tax, which it seems that the plan already does (tips are a wash)
B) You could assign some modest value to the resort mug, even if it is only $3-4 for avoided morning beverages
C) The simple answer at MK is lunch or dinner at Crystal Palace for $59...
The crab legs at Cape May Cafe for dinner and lobster at Space 200 come to mind since they already are an upcharge- maybe this language is only intended for those types of situations? There are more prix fixe menus than pre-pandemic, and some have these types of options.
Related question- it says there is a pocket for wallet/phone/glasses. Can you really not wear glasses? If not, as someone who only wears Rx glasses (not contacts), I wouldn’t be able to see enough to enjoy it. I’ve never had an issue on other coasters, including RnRC.
The current “downgrade” of one ride in each park from ILL to Genie+ is scheduled to expire on August 7. Has anyone heard if there are plans to extend this? It seems to have marginally improved Genie+, and I personally can’t imagine paying for an ILL for any of the 4 rides, with the possible...
If it adds 1BR and 2BR options to Poly that are more reasonable than the bungalows, this will be a big win for existing Poly DVC owners. It will more likely be folded into existing DVC (a la VGF) rather than become a Copper Creek style 2nd association.
Nice article, however, the conclusion about DDP seems like a leap of faith. There are also a number of restaurants that are open but not serving all the meals they used to- especially breakfast in the parks. I think these fill-in meals also need to come back before the DDP.
The Speedway is a giant OSHA violation. Many of the cast members working there in track do not wear hearing protection. My wife, who is an audiologist, has pointed this out to supervisors on more than one occasion. Electric cars would go a long way to fixing that.