Disney File Patents And Trademark For Omnimover Boat Ride

Morning Thrill Seekers,

I’m a little disappointed with myself that Disney file a patent for an Omnimover Boat ride last month and I’m only picking up on it now! Poor show from me, apologies people but I’m on it now.

What is a Omnimover Boat Ride I hear you cry!? 

Well if we take a look at the description for patent US20130025491 Disney describe it as;

A floating omnimover ride with high capacity throughput and enhanced control over speeds of passenger boats. The ride includes a water containment structure with spaced apart sidewalls defining an elongated guide channel that defines a loop-shaped ride path or circuit. The ride includes a volume of liquid contained in the guide channel to a desired depth. The ride also includes a chain of passenger boats floating in the liquid contained in the guide channel. Each of the boats is linked to the two adjacent boats with a connecting link such that the chain of boats is a continuous loop. The chain of boats has a length that is approximately equal to a length of the ride path, and during operation of the ride, the boats in the chain are moved along the loop-shaped ride path at a predefined rate by a pump station moving the liquid in the guide channel.

Well that explains it!…. here’s a pic to help

Disney Omnimover Boat Ride

So layman’s terms it some boats chained together to make sure slower boats don’t slow down the ride…

What this new ride is for or where it will appear is anyone’s guess, but obviously by filing for patent in the U.S. it prevents other Orlando Theme Parks from developing their own and kind of hints it will appear in Orlando at some point.

What do you think?

regards,

Jamie

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Orlando Attraction Tickets Releases The Orlando PlayTime Ticket

Today Orlando Attraction Tickets has launched its new Child only ticket in the shape of the Orlando PlayTime Ticket (Strictly for Kids).

The Orlando PlayTime Ticket includes 14 consecutive days entry in to Walt Disney World including Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park  and Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park. 1 Days admission in to LEGOLAND Florida and 1 Kids Eat Free Card offering unlimited ‘Kids Eat Free’ meals at over 130 family-affordable restaurants.

The Ticket is the first of it kind within the theme park industry as it is only available to children aged 3-9. You can take advantage of this offer by visiting orlandoattractiontickets.co.uk or calling us on 0845 226 8523.

How Do Disney’s eTickets Work?

eTickets are the future of Theme Park admission and according to sources within the company, soon Disney will only be issuing these attraction vouchers.

Here is the attraction-ticket.info guide to Disney eTickets

  • Once the customer completes the purchase of their required Disney Tickets, they will receive an email containing a Disney voucher.
  • Simply print this off and take it with you.
  • Upon arrival you can pick up your ticket order by presenting the eTicket along with a valid
    Photo ID at one of the Guest Relations or Vacation Planning windows at any of the following parks:
    Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park or the Ticket &
    Transportation Center at the Magic Kingdom Park.
  • The whole process takes literally minutes.

Upon arrival you can pick up your ticket order by presenting the eTicket along with a validPhoto ID at one of the Guest Relations or Vacation Planning windows at any of the following parks:Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park or the Ticket &Transportation Centre at the Magic Kingdom Park.

eTickets are available for the following Orlando Attraction Tickets *subject to change.