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10 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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2. Make advanced dining reservations If you plan on dining at any of the park’s table service restaurants, making reservations in advance is always a good idea, particularly for popular experiences like the 50’s Prime Time Cafe or Hollywood and Vine. Hollywood Studios is often overlooked in terms of dining compared to the other parks, but you really can’t go ...

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10 Biggest Disney World Controversies Over the Years

alligator fence

10. Alligators Following the tragic alligator attack at the Grand Floridian last year, fences were put up near the shoreline. Some guests argued that the fences were visually offensive. However, in an effort to keep everyone safe, most guests appreciated the additional security measures.  Despite numerous controversies, Disney World remains obviously devoted to its fans and relentless in its vision ...

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10 Biggest Disney World Controversies Over the Years

9. Alcohol Sales The sale of alcohol in Disney parks is always a point of debate. Some say that alcohol takes away from the family-friendly nature of the environment. For a long time a compromise was reached that allowed for alcohol sales in all parks except Magic Kingdom. But with the opening of Be Our Guest restaurant, that line has ...

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10 Biggest Disney World Controversies Over the Years

Animal Kingdom Line

8. Disability Policy In 2013 Disney learned that some wealthy guests were hiring a disabled person to join their group for the sole purpose of gaining access to the disability pass, effectively allowing them a loophole to long lines. Changes were made to the policies regarding disabled people as a result. But families with legitimately disabled individuals, including those with ...

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10 Biggest Disney World Controversies Over the Years

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7. Price Changes Recently Disney introduced a fluctuating price system where park tickets were considerably more money during peak seasons. Guests with school aged children grumbled over the change, since school breaks obviously coincided with the higher prices. However, those who had previously complained of overcrowding grudgingly welcomed the change, recognizing the effort to keep crowd numbers a little lower.  ...

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10 Biggest Disney World Controversies Over the Years

MagicBand

6. Magic Bands The convenience of Magic Bands eliminates the need to constantly keep track of tickets, keys, and even credit cards in some cases. Why would anyone oppose such progress? Well, while Magic Bands are amazing pieces of technology, some feared the “big brother” aspect of Disney being able to keep tabs on individual’s locations via radio frequency. That ...

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