Hooray for Hollywood!

On May 1st, Hollywood Studios celebrated its 30th Anniversary. Recently, I added two of my friends to Theme Park Doctor’s Facebook page as contributors. I worked with my first contributor, Meagan Jacobs, at Cedar Point, and she also completed the Disney College Program. Currently, she works at Space Mountain in Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. […]

The Off Season

It’s dreaded, but it always comes if you’re not living in a southernmost state. The off-season refers to the period of time that a theme park is closed, usually due to the cold weather. Even though northern parks in the Six Flags and Cedar Fair chains now have successful holiday offerings, once the new year […]

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 […]

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 […]