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Carlye Wisel


Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Past articles by Carlye:

Mickey Mouse is back in action, Halloween is on the way, and Universal goes green

Hello and welcome to another week of Theme Park News! Things are, at long last, returning to normal as character greetings and explosions in the sky return to Disney Parks, while Halloween looms ever closer. From a new celebrity joining the ranks of ride pre-shows to kids' Darth Maul dreams come true, here's everything you need to know from this past week: → Read More

Disney World returns to a new normal while Universal reveals Halloween frights

Hello and welcome to this week's Theme Park News roundup! We've got global Disney news, Halloween Universal news, and even some regular Florida news. Here's what you may have missed in the past few days: → Read More

Theme Park News: How Disney's month of controversies is impacting the parks

Welcome to this week's Theme Park News dispatch, which is... kinda sorta not about theme park news! It's such a weird time when the biggest Disney happenings of the week thus far are centered around its corporate executives — which is a slight step outside the shadow of Cinderella Castle but, still, intricately tied to these places and what happens inside them. → Read More

Here's how you'll level up at Universal's Super Nintendo World when it opens in 2023

Welcome to this week's Theme Park News roundup! We're tackling the biggest story of the week — Los Angeles sitting on the verge of becoming the theme park epicenter of the state — and also... the grossest! From Disney dining news to Universal rumors, here's everything you need to know... → Read More

California Adventure Food & Wine Festival returns as we await Disney World's newest coaster

Welcome to this week's theme park news roundup! With a new festival at Disneyland Resort and a new ride on the way at Disney World, there's enough news to satisfy any sweet tooth or adrenaline junkie. From drones to space dudes, here's what you need to know: SPRING INTO FESTIVAL FUN After a long two years, Disneyland's sister park has finally welcomed back its beloved food festival. → Read More

Disney World's new Star Wars hotel, Galactic Starcruiser, is out of this world

Welcome to this week in Theme Park News! Given that I, your ringmaster in the circus that is themed entertainment news, spent half the week in Florida's newest getaway and the other half talking about it, we're going to go all in and tell you what it's really like within Disney's new boundary-pushing creation. From virtual gaming to emergency exits to that visit to Batuu, here's the biggest news… → Read More

Theme Park News: Changing mask rules, Disney's earnings, and Soarin' Over California

Hello and welcome to this week's Theme Park News! We've got some Disneyland updates, football news and even some special food news. From the return of a beloved attraction to a breakdown of The Walt Disney Company's recent financial call, here's everything you need to know from the past week: A BUNCHA DISNEYLAND UPDATES From sports to snacks and everything in between: → Read More

Theme Park News: Disneyland Paris celebrates 30 years with drones (and Minnie Mouse drama)

Welcome to this week in Theme Park News! Entertainment is returning to Magic Kingdom, Disneyland Paris is causing major stateside drama and we discuss the coolest update of the week that way too many people are sleeping on. From Universal's epic opening date to news from coast to coast, here's what theme park news you may have missed: → Read More

Mickey Mouse who? Disney's Figment popcorn bucket becomes an in-demand souvenir

Hello hello, and welcome back to this week's dose of Theme Park News! How does one even begin to retell the biggest story of the past week? Well, let's just say it'll require a little imagination…and some explaining. Here goes nothing! FIGMENT'S NEW REALITY → Read More

Theme Park News: the Disney World price hikes and ride changes you need to know

Welcome to this week's Theme Park News roundup! Cue the somber music and pour one out for Shrek while getting amped for some special events around the corner. From pretzel price increases to pandemic updates, here's everything you need to know from the past seven days: → Read More

What Omicron means for your theme park vacation

Hello and welcome back to a 2022-sized dose of theme park news! We took the last two weeks off to do some internet-free things like see the Grand Canyon and flop around in the snow but now we're back and ready to usher you into a new theme park era with tech-savvy wristbands and the dire need for an Uber the moment you arrive to Orlando International Airport. → Read More

Theme Park News: Lots of Disney World updates and check out the new Star Wars hotel experience

Hello and welcome back to a post-holiday round-up of Theme Park News! Plenty has happened since we sat down to turkey-based festivities, and we're going to bring you up to date about all of it. From new Disney park entertainment to a California remodel to a tour guide's POV through Disney's forthcoming Star Wars hotel experience, here's this week's bounty of theme park news: → Read More

Theme Park News: Take a step inside Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, Disney's wild new hotel

Welcome to Theme Park News, and welcome me, your resident theme park reporter, back to Earth, because I spent a day in space and have happily floated back down to tell you all about it. → Read More

Theme Park News: Celebrate Christmas with Mickey Mouse, Harry Potter, and... The Grinch

Theme park holidays are back! Following last year’s attempt at keeping the holiday cheer alive amidst one of the darker portions of the pandemic, this year, theme parks are able to go hog wild with their annual festivities. Let’s just say, if it’s yuletide cheer you’re looking for, 2021’s holiday season has it locked and loaded. From themed rides and hot Butterbeer to Disney’s bicoastal ticketed… → Read More

Theme Park News: Here's how you can skip the lines at Disney World

Disney Genie has made its debut at Walt Disney World, and with it come Genie+, Lightning Lane and an entirely new way to visit Disney theme parks. → Read More

Theme Park News: Disney Genie launches next week. Here's what you absolutely need to know.

Theme Park News: Disney Genie, Genie+ and Lightning Lane launches at Walt Disney World next week. Here's what you absolutely need to know about the FastPass replacement. → Read More

Theme Park News: Epcot lights, KiteTails, and other unexpected highlights of Disney World's 50th anniversary

I spent the past week at Walt Disney World, and if you're familiar with the concept of "Disney time," you know that equals out to what feels like a month of rides, fireworks, complex carbohydrates, and not enough Goofy sightings. (It's never enough.) → Read More

Theme Park News: Disney World’s mega-celebration is about to begin. Here’s what’s in store.

Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary celebration kicks off Friday. From fireworks to entertainment to food, here's everything that's new and noteworthy. → Read More

Theme Park News: What Disney World’s new Annual Passes say about the future of its parks

It’s another wild week over in theme park news, where the last dregs of summer are truly bringing the heat when it comes to updates. → Read More

Theme Park News: Everything at Disney Parks just changed forever. Here’s why.

Disney World and Disneyland end FastPass, FastPass+ and Maxpass, debuting Disney Genie planning service and paid Disney Genie+ and Lightning Lane entry options → Read More