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Disneyland VP Niven: No MagicBands

In a recent Los Angeles Times article, Mary Niven, Vice President of Disneyland Park, states that Disneyland Resort guests won’t be seeing MagicBands in the near future.



At Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, MagicBands are used heavily, replacing park admission tickets and hotel room keys.  Guests also have the option of attaching a credit card to their profle.

Niven added that MagicBands,  don’t fit with the local-heavy demographics of Disneyland guests, most of which don’t stay for long periods at the Resort hotels.



In the same article, Disney Chief Operating Officer Tom Staggs acknowledges that guests will be seeing Star Wars in the Parks, but not at the expense of favorite attractions.

According to Staggs, “We will look at ‘Star Wars to be a plus while not taking away from things that people love.

No specifics have been offered about the inclusion of ‘Star Wars’ at the Disneyland Resort.



Source: Los Angeles Times



Tom is the host and producer of the DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition podcast, plus Disneyland Editor of The DIS. He enjoys traveling with his wife and teenage son. At this point, their favorite destination is Alaska, with a FIFTH cruise there planned for the Summer of 2019. In his spare time he volunteers with Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, and help found his son's former Cub Scout Pack. His favorite Disneyland attraction is Space Mountain.













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