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Learn more about the latest doings at Disney with TouringPlan's Len Testa & Jim Hill of JimHillMedia.com as they talk about upcoming projects as well as look back at Mouse House history.

The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Jim Hill Media Podcast Network

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 29 Ratings

Learn more about the latest doings at Disney with TouringPlan's Len Testa & Jim Hill of JimHillMedia.com as they talk about upcoming projects as well as look back at Mouse House history.

    The Disney Dish with Jim Hill: How the Disney Institute transformed into Saratoga Springs

    The Disney Dish with Jim Hill: How the Disney Institute transformed into Saratoga Springs

     Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by sharing some surveys that Guests who stayed at WDW’s monorail resorts recently received. They also talk about Michael Eisner’s 1985 trip to the Chautauqua Institute inspired him to start offering education-based vacation experiences to WDW visitors
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    • 43 min
    The Disney Dish with Jim Hill: Aulani delivers the Disney Resort experience you used to get stateside

    The Disney Dish with Jim Hill: Aulani delivers the Disney Resort experience you used to get stateside

    Christina Harrison reports on her recent stay at Disney’s resort & spa on Oahu. Then Jim Hill looks back at the history of the House of the Future at Disneyland Park
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    The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Looking back on Fort Wilderness’ abandoned expansion plans from the mid-1970s

    The Disney Dish with Jim Hill Looking back on Fort Wilderness’ abandoned expansion plans from the mid-1970s

     Len Testa starts off this week’s show by sharing a fairly blunt survey that the WDW Resort recently sent out about Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park. Then Jim Hill talks about how – once upon a time – Pioneer Hall was supposed to have been the very first part of Florida’s Frontier Town project
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    • 51 min
    The Disney Dish with Jim Hill: How Walt Disney made his Imagineers walk in the Guests shoes

    The Disney Dish with Jim Hill: How Walt Disney made his Imagineers walk in the Guests shoes

    en Testa & Jim Hill welcome Arthur Levine from About Theme Parks, who then talks about his new Substack project. These three then talk about an intriguing bit of construction that’s now underway at WDW’s Blizzard Beach water park
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    • 55 min
    The Disney Dish with Jim Hill: How Walter Cronkite wound up narrating “Spaceship Earth”

    The Disney Dish with Jim Hill: How Walter Cronkite wound up narrating “Spaceship Earth”

    Len Testa & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by sharing some tips about how to score an ILL for “Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind.” They also answer some listeners' mail related to DVC members still being unable to purchase annual passes to the Disney Parks

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    • 42 min
    The Disney Dish with Jim Hill: Survey sez: Disney World knows that Genie+ is a failure

    The Disney Dish with Jim Hill: Survey sez: Disney World knows that Genie+ is a failure

    Len Testa and Jim Hill start off this week’s show by sharing yet another survey. This
    one revealing that WDW officials have grown very concerned about visitors to Florida preferring
    Universal Express to Genie, Genie+ & Lightning Lane

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    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

beccas1234 ,

My fave Disney Podcast

Jim & Len talk about news and Disney history with humour and so much knowledge. The best Disney podcast out there!

Jukkhug ,

Very good

I enjoy this

richardcgoodman ,

Your Disney Parks Podcast Search is over!

Your search for a podcast about Disney Parks is over. Simply put, the Disney Dish is the only Disney Parks Podcast you need to listen to.

From Len’s fantastic eye for analysis and strategy to Jim’s infamous enduring and engaging story telling, it has always been and always will remain an essential part of my Monday morning routine - as essential as brushing my teeth! The rapport between Len and Jim is second to none, and such a warm and lovely way to spend an hour, like sitting with old friends talking about the Parks!

Literally, don’t waste your looking for anything else! This is it… tick! Len and Jim have you covered!

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