Disney CEO: Park Pass System, Virtual Queues to Stick Around Post-Pandemic

    Speaking at the JP Morgan Global Technology Conference, Disney CEO Bob Chapek talked a little bit about some of the technology that has helped the Disney Parks operate safely during the pandemic. In particular, he spoke about two technologies – the Disney Park Pass theme park reservation system and virtual queues.

    Of course, virtual queues were in place before the pandemic with the debut of Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance in December 2019. With today’s announcement that WEB SLINGERS: A Spider-Man Adventure would be utilizing a similar system, it’s easy to see how virtual queues would be utilized going forward.

    Perhaps most interesting is that Chapek reiterated that the Disney Park Pass reservation system would be used even in a post-pandemic environment as a means of managing demand and ticket pricing.

    At this point, it should come as no surprise that Disney sees long-term value in the Disney Park Pass reservation system after Josh D’Amaro listed it as a technology that was “here to stay” all the way back in August 2020.

    As always, keep checking back with us here at BlogMickey.com as we continue to bring you the latest news, photos, and info from around the Disney Parks!

    Mike is the owner and writer for BlogMickey.com. Visiting the parks daily allows him to keep up with the latest Disney news, reviews, and photos from around the Disney Parks. You can reach him at [email protected]


    1. This will remove more of what little spontaneity is left in a Disney vacation. Spur-of-the-moment trip next weekend? Good luck.

    2. I totally agree the thought of having to book in advance takes away some of the enjoyment of waking up and deciding which park to visit

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