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Ask Jim Hill Ep 18 – Disney Theme Park Memorabilia Part 2

by on December 10, 2013

Part 2 of a 3-part special edition of Ask Jim Hill! Join Len Testa and Jim Hill as they discuss various pieces of Disney theme park memorabilia. In this episode, Len Testa and Jim Hill take a look at memorabilia and share stories about from Main Street Electrical Parade and Who Wants to be a Millionaire: Play It!

New episodes are posted every Tuesday, so be sure to subscribe on YouTube!

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Ask Jim Hill Ep 17 – Disney Theme Park Memorabilia Part 1

by on December 3, 2013

Join Len Testa and Jim Hill as they discus various pieces of Disney theme park memorabilia. It’s part 1 of a 3-part special edition of Ask Jim Hill! In this episode the guys discuss memorabilia related to the infamous Walt Disney World birthday cake castle, early artwork and plans for Disney California Adventure, and more!

New episodes are posted every Tuesday, so be sure to subscribe on YouTube!

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Ask Jim Hill Ep 16 – What Is Disney’s Justification For Next Gen?

by on November 26, 2013

Jim answers a viewer question about Disney’s justification for investing, designing, and implementing “Next Gen.” Hotel bookings? Crowd control? Find out what Jim thinks on this week’s episode.

New episodes are posted every Tuesday, so be sure to subscribe on YouTube!

If you would like to download an audio version of Ask Jim Hill, Episodes 1 – 9 are now available on iTunes.

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Ask Jim Hill Ep 15 – What Was Michael Eisner’s Biggest Failure At Disney?

by on November 19, 2013

Jim answers a viewer question about Michael Eisner’s biggest failure at Disney. Also, will Walt Disney Imagineering have a post-EPCOT Center scale set of layoffs after Shanghai Disneyland opens? Find out what Jim Hill and Len Testa think in this week’s episode.

New episodes are posted every Tuesday, so be sure to subscribe on YouTube!

If you would like to download an audio version of Ask Jim Hill, Episodes 1 – 9 are now available on iTunes.

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Ask Jim Hill Ep 14 – Jim’s Favorite Live Entertainment At Walt Disney World

by on November 12, 2013

In this week’s episode Jim gets asked what his favorite live entertainment at Walt Disney World is. Jim also shares some interesting tidbits about the history of the Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue.

New episodes are posted every Tuesday, so be sure to subscribe on YouTube!

If you would like to download an audio version of Ask Jim Hill, Episodes 1 – 9 are now available on iTunes.

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Ask Jim Hill Ep 13 – Post Bob Iger Era Expectations At Disney

by on November 5, 2013

On this episode, Jim Hill and Len Testa answer a viewer question about their expectations for the next head of the Walt Disney Company after Bob Iger retires in mid-2016.

New episodes are posted every Tuesday, so be sure to subscribe on YouTube!

If you would like to download an audio version of Ask Jim Hill, Episodes 1 – 9 are now available on iTunes.

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Ask Jim Hill Ep 12 – Does Disney Listen To Feedback From Social Media?

by on October 29, 2013

On this episode, Jim Hill and Len Testa answer a viewer question about Disney and social media. Does Disney listen to its fans? If so, to what extent? Also, another viewer asks if a large scale DCA-style expansion is possible in Walt Disney World.

If you missed last week’s episode you can see it here:

New episodes are posted every Tuesday, so be sure to subscribe on YouTube!

If you would like to download an audio version of Ask Jim Hill, Episodes 1 – 9 are now available on iTunes.

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This Week On TouringPlans YouTube Channel: Everest, Omnibuses, Seafood Crepes, and More!

by on October 25, 2013

Every Friday on the TouringPlans Blog we bring you the week’s newest videos from our YouTube channel. Let’s get started!

Can’t be in Walt Disney World today? Take a ride, via video, on Expedition Everest at Disney’s Animal Kingdom!

On this week’s Ask Jim Hill, Jim Hill and Len Testa discuss the changes to Universal Orlando’s The Amazing Spider-Man attraction. Jim also answers a viewer question about Ryan’s kilt from High School Musical.

More videos after the jump.

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Ask Jim Hill Episode 10: What Happened With Lord of the Rings and Universal?

by on October 15, 2013

On this episode, Jim Hill and Len Testa answer a viewer question about Lord of the Rings and Universal. Is Universal still trying to obtain the theme park rights? Where would a Lord of the Rings land be built? Find out in this week’s episode.

New episodes are posted every Tuesday, so be sure to subscribe on YouTube!

If you have a question about Disney or Universal history, you can submit it to AskJimHill@TouringPlans.com, and Jim may answer it on the air!

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Ask Jim Hill Episode 9: Starbucks and Disney, How It Happened and What’s Next?

by on October 8, 2013

On this episode, Jim Hill and Len Testa answer a viewer question about Disney and Starbucks. How did the partnership happen? Where is it headed in the future?

New episodes are posted every Tuesday, so be sure to subscribe on YouTube!

If you have a question about Disney or Universal history, you can submit it to AskJimHill@TouringPlans.com, and Jim may answer it on the air!

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