The Attractions Podcast
The Attractions Podcast - Teach ‘em how to say goodbye

The Attractions Podcast - Teach ‘em how to say goodbye

July 13, 2020

Join hosts Brittani and Banks as they bring you news and discussion about all things theme parks, as well as their thoughts on the latest movies, television, and video games on The Attractions Podcast.

This week on The Attractions Podcast, Brittani and Banks discuss the reopening of Magic Kingdom and Disney's Animal Kingdom to guests, how character encounters have changed at Walt Disney World's theme parks, the reopening of the Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World resumes ticket sales and resort bookings for 2020, a virtual queue update for Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance at Disney's Hollywood Studios, the latest updates on the Jurassic Park "Velocicoaster" at Universal's Islands of Adventure, and Banks' top 10 moments from working at Attractions Magazine over the past 10 years.

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Statements or opinions herein are those of the hosts and advertisers and do not necessarily reflect the views of the producers, Dream Together Media LLC, or staff.

The Attractions Podcast - Holy Moly, it’s The Bourne Stuntacular!

The Attractions Podcast - Holy Moly, it’s The Bourne Stuntacular!

July 6, 2020

Join hosts Brittani and Banks as they bring you news and discussion about all things theme parks, as well as their thoughts on the latest movies, television, and video games on The Attractions Podcast.

This week on The Attractions Podcast, Brittani and Banks discuss Cirque du Soleil filing for bankruptcy protection, the cancelation of Queen Mary's Dark Harbor and Dark Horizon: Point of No Return for 2020, the newly-remodeled McDonald's that's now open on Walt Disney World property, Universal Cinemark at CityWalk reopening to guests, Orion giga coaster opening at Kings Island, the suspension of the Disney College Program until further notice, long waits for Disney Passholders to visit Walt Disney World with the Park Pass system, and the grand opening of "The Bourne Stuntacular" at Universal Orlando Resort.

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The Attractions Podcast - Blue skies and sunshine, guaranteed!

The Attractions Podcast - Blue skies and sunshine, guaranteed!

June 29, 2020

Join hosts Brittani and Banks as they bring you news and discussion about all things theme parks, as well as their thoughts on the latest movies, television, and video games on The Attractions Podcast.

This week on The Attractions Podcast, Brittani and Banks discuss Universal Orlando's updated face covering policy, the grand opening date and virtual sneak peek for "The Bourne Stuntacular," NBA's official announcement of resuming the 2019-20 season at Walt Disney World, the postponing of Destination D: Fantastic Worlds to 2021, Disneyland Paris' new reopening date, Tokyo Disney Resort's reopening date, Disneyland Resort's reopening delayed, and Disney's announcement that it will retheme Splash Mountain to "The Princess and the Frog" at Disneyland and Walt Disney World.

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The Attractions Podcast - You bet Jurassic we’ve got opinions!

The Attractions Podcast - You bet Jurassic we’ve got opinions!

June 22, 2020

Join hosts Brittani and Banks as they bring you news and discussion about all things theme parks, as well as their thoughts on the latest movies, television, and video games on The Attractions Podcast.

This week on The Attractions Podcast, Brittani and Banks are joined by guest Jeff DePaoli of Dizney Coast to Coast to discuss Shanghai Disneyland's fourth anniversary, Hong Kong Disneyland's reopening, Six Flags' new mobile ordering program, new face mask mandates in California and Florida, Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party canceled for 2020, details on the Disney Park Pass System, Disney World's update on available attractions and entertainment at reopening, and a discussion of our opinions on Jurassic Park River Adventure at Universal's Islands of Adventure and Jurassic World - The Ride at Universal Studios Hollywood.

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The Attractions Podcast - Everything is awesome at Legoland Pirate Island Hotel!

The Attractions Podcast - Everything is awesome at Legoland Pirate Island Hotel!

June 16, 2020

Join hosts Brittani and Banks as they bring you news and discussion about all things theme parks, as well as their thoughts on the latest movies, television, and video games on The Attractions Podcast.

This week on The Attractions Podcast, Brittani and Banks discuss Universal CityWalk Hollywood's reopening, Disneyland Resort's reopening date announcement, thoughts on SeaWorld Orlando's reopening experience, Disney Springs testing new hands-free security tech, Hong Kong Disneyland's reopening date announcement, the cancelation of Star Wars Celebration 2020 in Anaheim, "The Bourne Stuntacular" entering technical rehearsal at Universal Studios Florida, and Banks' thoughts on his stay at the new Legoland Pirate Island Hotel.

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The Attractions Podcast - Universal Orlando is back!

The Attractions Podcast - Universal Orlando is back!

June 8, 2020

Join hosts Brittani and Banks as they bring you news and discussion about all things theme parks, as well as their thoughts on the latest movies, television, and video games on The Attractions Podcast.

This week on The Attractions Podcast, Brittani and Banks discuss The Walt Disney Company's $5 million donation to advance social justice, the NBA's vote to restart the 2019-2020 season at Walt Disney World, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay's reopening date, SeaWorld Orlando's new park reservation system, new hotel and dining updates from Walt Disney World Resort, the latest details on Universal CityWalk Beijing, and Banks' thoughts from his visit to Universal Orlando Resort upon its reopening to guests.

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The Attractions Podcast - Practicing social distancing with the Skunk Ape

The Attractions Podcast - Practicing social distancing with the Skunk Ape

June 1, 2020

Join hosts Brittani and Banks as they bring you news and discussion about all things theme parks, as well as their thoughts on the latest movies, television, and video games on The Attractions Podcast.

This week on The Attractions Podcast, Brittani and Banks discuss Six Flags' new health and safety procedures for reopening, World of Disney's reopening, the latest look at Super Nintendo World in Universal Studios Japan, the new Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge-inspired VR experience coming from ILMxLAB, Walt Disney World eliminating FastPass+ and canceling all reservations, Universal Orlando's reopening of select resort hotels, and the theme parks preparing for opening soon and what safety measures they're taking.

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The Attractions Podcast - It’s an MMC Party!

The Attractions Podcast - It’s an MMC Party!

May 25, 2020

Join hosts Brittani and Banks as they bring you news and discussion about all things theme parks, as well as their thoughts on the latest movies, television, and video games on The Attractions Podcast.

This week on The Attractions Podcast, Brittani and Banks discuss the new leadership team announced for Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, Disney Springs' official reopening, "Muppets Now" getting a release date for Disney+, Island H2O Live! Water Park's reopening, Legoland Florida's reopening plans, Universal Orlando's official reopening announcement and plans, the NBA considering restarting in July at Walt Disney World, and Chasen Hampton of "The All-New Mickey Mouse Club" stops by to chat!

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The Attractions Podcast - CityWalk and Disney Springs gear up for reopening

The Attractions Podcast - CityWalk and Disney Springs gear up for reopening

May 18, 2020

Join hosts Brittani and Banks as they bring you news and discussion about all things theme parks, as well as their thoughts on the latest movies, television, and video games on The Attractions Podcast.

This week on The Attractions Podcast, Brittani and Banks discuss Cedar Point and Knott's Berry Farm postponing their century celebrations, Disney+ releasing the "Hamilton" film this summer, Six Flags' new guest reservation system, the new Chip & Dale-themed merchandise shop at Shanghai Disneyland, the "Percy Jackson" series now in early development for Disney+, Disney's "Frozen" on Broadway's permanent closing, and plans to reopen Universal Orlando's CityWalk and Disney Springs.

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The Attractions Podcast - It’s a Bill Farmer interview!

The Attractions Podcast - It’s a Bill Farmer interview!

May 11, 2020

Join hosts Brittani and Banks as they bring you news and discussion about all things theme parks, as well as their thoughts on the latest movies, television, and video games on The Attractions Podcast.

This week on The Attractions Podcast, Brittani and Banks discuss MegaCon Orlando's cancelation and replacement event, Taika Waititi directing a new "Star Wars" film, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment upgrading and extending Annual Passes, the possible planned opening of Universal Orlando's CityWalk, Shanghai Disneyland's grand re-opening, possible new protocols for Disneyland and Walt Disney World as described by the Disney Parks Medical Officer, Disney Springs beginning its phased opening on May 20, and a special roundtable interview with Disney Legend Bill Farmer for his new Disney+ show, "It's a Dog's Life."

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