Disney Parks Ticket Prices on the Rise: Good or Bad?

Disney Parks are getting pricier- not very magical, but is it necessary? According to a fortune.com article, ticket prices are expected to rise at all parks, with a large increase at Disneyland specifically. When attendance goes up (which it did 6% last quarter), so do the prices. However, attendance doesn’t seem to be consistent at […]

An Ode To ‘Wishes’

It was around 9:00 pm on October 26th, 2014. I was 17 years old, and my grandmother had taken me on a trip to Walt Disney World for my graduation. This was my sister’s birthday trip as well, and she would not travel anywhere without my mom, so naturally, my mom was there, too. We […]

1 Month 10-7

TUESDAY, JANUARY 3RD, 2017-1:46am My clock-out time was 1:45, so I had a little bit of running to do. But I was used to it. I ran to jump through the front cab of the train when I needed to cross to another side of the platform. I ran to find guests answers. I ran […]

The Disney College Program Experience

The Disney College Program has enhanced my communication skills in an abundance of ways. Working as a monorail pilot has allowed me to learn to communicate with multiple different guests, cast members, and leaders/coordinators at the same time.  I’ve learned how to communicate effectively while facing challenges that could potentially be harmful or cause a […]

Communication on the Rails: A New Era

As my College Program comes to an end, so does an era in monorails. As of right now, monorail drivers have complete control over piloting the monorail. Soon, however, that will not be the case. The current 12 Mark VI monorail trains will run on an automated system, and that system will affect both monorail […]