Tom Staggs, chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, confirmed the change Thursday. Disney World theme-park guests will be able to use FastPass+ an unlimited number of times as of Monday. Tom Staggs, chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, confirmed the change Thursday. Since testing began, users have been limited to three per day, all within the same park. FastPass+ enables people to make advance reservations for select rides, shows and parades. The service, free of charge, is part of a Disney’s billion-dollar project to assist vacation planning. Here’s how it will work: After using three passes, guests will select another one at any FastPass+ kiosk in the parks.
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We want you to have so much to look at or do or entertain your kids, Kathy Mangum, creative executive of Walt Disney Imagineering, told 20/20. Cause kids arent the best line waiters, right? Theyre a little impatient If your kids having fun, youre a lot more patient. Disneys theme park line management is an extension of their entertainment philosophy. At Disney Worlds Dumbo the Flying Elephant ride, children and their parents can play in an interactive room that resembles a circus tent. While theyre playing, theyre also waiting for a buzzer to go off that signals its their turn to go onto the outdoor line for the ride. (Kimberly Launier, ABC News) These kids in this tent, playing, they dont have the perception that theyre waiting in line, but thats what theyre doing, said Mangum. And their parents are having a ball because theyre escaping the heat for a while, their kids are having a good time, and theyre enjoying that. Other techniques Disneys theme parks use to manage lines include interactive technology along the way, with games and touch screens, and providing comfort in the form of fans and shade to help visitors cool off. And theres FastPass too, where you can skip the line by reserving in advance, even on mobile phones. People come here to have fun, first and foremost, and we want them to have a great experience, Mangum said.
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