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The Disney Dish with Jim Hill

Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

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The Disney Dish with Jim Hill

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill

Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

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Take a walk through Walt Disney World with TouringPlans's Len Testa and Jim Hill from JimHillMedia.com as they talk about upcoming projects and rumored happenings from all around the "World".

Latest Episodes

Park hopping returns at WDW starting on January 1st

Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by looking back on the career of Joe Rohde, who recently announced that he will be retiring from Walt Disney Imagineering in January. Jim then concluded his series on the renaming / rebranding of Disney’s Dixie Landings Resort Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

47 min4 d ago
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Park hopping returns at WDW starting on January 1st

WDW adjusts its 50th anniversary plans again

Len Testa starts off this week’s show by sharing a real Thanksgiving dinner conversation starter, the Cube Rule of Food. Jim Hill then continues his series about the development of the Port Orleans & Dixie Landings Resort for the WDW Resort Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

48 min1 w ago
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WDW adjusts its 50th anniversary plans again

What to expect from a post-COVID Disney World

Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by talking about why WDW officials have decided to hold off opening “Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure” at Epcot ‘til the first quarter of 2021. They then share a recent survey that throws a spotlight on what the WDW Resort is considering offering to lure Guests back down to Central Florida once a coronavirus vaccine is readily available Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

69 min2 w ago
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What to expect from a post-COVID Disney World

Is WDW considering a socially-distant New Year’s Celebration?

Len Testa shares news about how the Disney Cruise Line must first go through simulated cruises where the boats remain tied up to the dock before the CDC will then clear them for sailings. Then Jim Hill talks about how Dick Nunis once wanted to use the Empress Lilly as the jumping-off point for a Southern-themed expansion of the Walt Disney World Village at Lake Buena Vista Ep 295 Shownotes here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

39 min3 w ago
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Is WDW considering a socially-distant New Year’s Celebration?

How soon might we see HarmoniUs up & running at Epcot?

Len Testa starts off this week’s show by sharing a survey Six Flags recently sent out, which shines a spotlight on the grim reality that the entire theme park industry is facing right now. Then Jim Hill looks back at the history of River Country, WDW’s first water park. Disney Dish Ep 294 shownotes: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

45 minNOV 2
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How soon might we see HarmoniUs up & running at Epcot?

Is Disney getting ready to close Fantasia Gardens?

Len Testa starts off this episode by talking about the problems he has with Governor Newsom’s guidelines for the re-opening of California’s theme parks. Jim Hill then looks back on why it took Epcot’s “Wonders of Life” 12 years to move from its initial design phase in 1977 to when this Future World pavilion officially opens its doors back in October of 1989. Shownotes: https://tinyurl.com/y4tuj9kp Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

66 minOCT 26
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Is Disney getting ready to close Fantasia Gardens?

Which Presidents visited what Disney Parks?

Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by talking about Walt Disney World’s Swan and Dolphin’s decision to switch over from WDW’s bus system to Mears. Then they welcome their special guest, Smithsonian museum specialist Bethanee Bemis, who talks about Disney theme parks and the American Experience. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

68 minOCT 19
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Which Presidents visited what Disney Parks?

Why doesn’t Shanghai Disneyland have any indoor roller coasters?

Len Testa starts out this week’s show with an enthusiastic review of Foxx Nolte’s “Boundless Realm” book, which takes its readers behind-the-scenes at the Haunted Mansion. Then Jim Hill concludes his Disney Princesses in the Parks series by talking about how WDW’s New Fantasyland project changed course in mid-construction Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

43 minOCT 12
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Why doesn’t Shanghai Disneyland have any indoor roller coasters?

What would WDW’s Pixie Hollow mini-land have been like

Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by talking about the recent round of layoffs at Disney Parks & Resorts. Jim then explains how Tom Staggs swapping jobs with Jay Rasulo impacted WDI’s original expansion plans for Fantasyland at WDW’s Magic Kingdom Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

40 minOCT 5
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What would WDW’s Pixie Hollow mini-land have been like

The latest on WDW’s “Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser” hotel

Len Testa starts off this week’s show with an update on the walkway being constructed between Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa and WDW’s Magic Kingdom. Jim Hill then talks about why the Imagineer were initially reluctant to embrace the Disney Princess brand Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

50 minSEP 28
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The latest on WDW’s “Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser” hotel

Latest Episodes

Park hopping returns at WDW starting on January 1st

Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by looking back on the career of Joe Rohde, who recently announced that he will be retiring from Walt Disney Imagineering in January. Jim then concluded his series on the renaming / rebranding of Disney’s Dixie Landings Resort Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

47 min4 d ago
Comments
Park hopping returns at WDW starting on January 1st

WDW adjusts its 50th anniversary plans again

Len Testa starts off this week’s show by sharing a real Thanksgiving dinner conversation starter, the Cube Rule of Food. Jim Hill then continues his series about the development of the Port Orleans & Dixie Landings Resort for the WDW Resort Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

48 min1 w ago
Comments
WDW adjusts its 50th anniversary plans again

What to expect from a post-COVID Disney World

Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by talking about why WDW officials have decided to hold off opening “Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure” at Epcot ‘til the first quarter of 2021. They then share a recent survey that throws a spotlight on what the WDW Resort is considering offering to lure Guests back down to Central Florida once a coronavirus vaccine is readily available Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

69 min2 w ago
Comments
What to expect from a post-COVID Disney World

Is WDW considering a socially-distant New Year’s Celebration?

Len Testa shares news about how the Disney Cruise Line must first go through simulated cruises where the boats remain tied up to the dock before the CDC will then clear them for sailings. Then Jim Hill talks about how Dick Nunis once wanted to use the Empress Lilly as the jumping-off point for a Southern-themed expansion of the Walt Disney World Village at Lake Buena Vista Ep 295 Shownotes here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

39 min3 w ago
Comments
Is WDW considering a socially-distant New Year’s Celebration?

How soon might we see HarmoniUs up & running at Epcot?

Len Testa starts off this week’s show by sharing a survey Six Flags recently sent out, which shines a spotlight on the grim reality that the entire theme park industry is facing right now. Then Jim Hill looks back at the history of River Country, WDW’s first water park. Disney Dish Ep 294 shownotes: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

45 minNOV 2
Comments
How soon might we see HarmoniUs up & running at Epcot?

Is Disney getting ready to close Fantasia Gardens?

Len Testa starts off this episode by talking about the problems he has with Governor Newsom’s guidelines for the re-opening of California’s theme parks. Jim Hill then looks back on why it took Epcot’s “Wonders of Life” 12 years to move from its initial design phase in 1977 to when this Future World pavilion officially opens its doors back in October of 1989. Shownotes: https://tinyurl.com/y4tuj9kp Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

66 minOCT 26
Comments
Is Disney getting ready to close Fantasia Gardens?

Which Presidents visited what Disney Parks?

Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by talking about Walt Disney World’s Swan and Dolphin’s decision to switch over from WDW’s bus system to Mears. Then they welcome their special guest, Smithsonian museum specialist Bethanee Bemis, who talks about Disney theme parks and the American Experience. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

68 minOCT 19
Comments
Which Presidents visited what Disney Parks?

Why doesn’t Shanghai Disneyland have any indoor roller coasters?

Len Testa starts out this week’s show with an enthusiastic review of Foxx Nolte’s “Boundless Realm” book, which takes its readers behind-the-scenes at the Haunted Mansion. Then Jim Hill concludes his Disney Princesses in the Parks series by talking about how WDW’s New Fantasyland project changed course in mid-construction Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

43 minOCT 12
Comments
Why doesn’t Shanghai Disneyland have any indoor roller coasters?

What would WDW’s Pixie Hollow mini-land have been like

Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode by talking about the recent round of layoffs at Disney Parks & Resorts. Jim then explains how Tom Staggs swapping jobs with Jay Rasulo impacted WDI’s original expansion plans for Fantasyland at WDW’s Magic Kingdom Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

40 minOCT 5
Comments
What would WDW’s Pixie Hollow mini-land have been like

The latest on WDW’s “Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser” hotel

Len Testa starts off this week’s show with an update on the walkway being constructed between Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa and WDW’s Magic Kingdom. Jim Hill then talks about why the Imagineer were initially reluctant to embrace the Disney Princess brand Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

50 minSEP 28
Comments
The latest on WDW’s “Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser” hotel
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