Archive - June 2006
Dies After Riding Rock 'n' Roller Coaster
12-year-old boy died today after riding Rock 'n' Roller Coaster at
Disney-MGM Studios. Officials said, the boy was declared dead in route to
Celebration Hospital after the 11:30 a.m. incident. His name has not been
released. Disney World officials said they closed the attraction "pending an
investigation," but added that an "initial review of the attraction shows
the ride was operating normally". The indoor
coaster opened in 1999 and takes guests through a make-believe night in a
24-passenger stretch limo. The ride climbs to 85 feet and goes by Hollywood
landmarks on its way through five inversions.
Fill the Sky With Fireworks on July 4th
the fourth of July, Disney-MGM Studios will join in the evening fireworks
fun with a special holiday show prior to Fantasmic!. Magic Kingdom will
treat guests to the famous "Fantasy in the Sky" display with patriotic music
and "bombs bursting in air". And Epcot will present its acclaimed "IllumiNations"
show with a special holiday finale.
nighttime shows are included with theme park admission.
Schedule & Discussion Here
Wants to Be a Millionaire-Play It! Closing
has been reported internally, at Disney, that "Who
Wants to Be a Millionaire-Play It! will be closing its doors for good in
August, 2006. Current rumors are circulating that a Toy Story interactive
ride is slated to take over the space left occupied by Millionaire. “Who Wants To Be A
Millionaire-Play It!” debuted in April 2001 and is based on the once popular
TV game show. Stay tuned to
News and Rumors
forum for further details as they develop.
Annual Passholder Discounts Released
has released room-only discounts, at select resorts, for Annual Passholders
vacationing August 6 through August 26, 2006. Ask for code EZY. The code
gives you a flat discount off from rack rates; $25 off Value resorts, $50
savings on Moderate resorts and a $75 savings on Deluxe and Home Away From
Home resorts. The number of rooms offered at these rates is limited. For
details contact INTERCOT's Official Travel Agency, Magical Journeys at
1-570-785-3283, or visit their
and fill out a quote form.
Announces "Year of a Million Dreams"
October Disney will launch the "Year of a Million Dreams" celebration. The
year-long event will feature the debut of an incredible lineup of new
attractions and entertainment at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World
resorts. And, for the first time, during the "Year of a Million Dreams"
celebration, Disney cast members will award a million dreams, both large and
small, to guests selected through a random process as part of a unique
"Disney Dreams Giveaway" promotion. The celebration runs October 2006
through September 2007.
& Details Here
Play & Dine” Booking Date Extended
has extended the booking window for the "Stay, Play & Dine" Package offer
for guests vacationing from August 13 through September 30, 2006. This
offer can now be booked until June 25, 2006. Enjoy theme park admission,
Resort benefits and meals from over 100 select Walt Disney World
restaurants! Book a 5-night, 6-day Magic Your Way Package Plus Dining at a
select Disney Value Resort for just $435+ per adult. For more details on
this special package call INTERCOT's Official Travel Agency, Magical
Journeys at 1-570-785-3283, or visit their
web site and fill out a quote form.
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