"Hey Disney" Voice Assistant Coming To Walt Disney World In 2022
News - WDW 28-Sep-2021
Disney has partnered with Amazon to create a custom voice assistant called "Hey Disney" based off Amazon's Alexa. It'll be available on Echo devices that will be installed at various locations at The Walt Disney World resort. "Hey Disney" will be primarily used for customer service inquiries, including helping to answer park related questions. Disney says this new wake word will "make the Alexa experience more magical." So instead of shouting for Alexa, you say "Hey Disney" and you can ask Disney Parks related questions.
"Hey Disney" will be complimentary on Amazon Echo devices in Disney Resort hotel rooms at Walt Disney World Resort starting in the year 2022. It'll be available to purchase to add to your own Echo devices at home shortly thereafter. Otterbox's Mickey stand (pictured above) will be able to pre-order in the US this week, but it's unclear if this will come to the UK at this time.
Join the FREE Mickey From The UK email club & never miss any of our Disney content
Tick the box to confirm you want to signup to our email club
HTML Link: Click the text box above which will highlight, and then copy/paste the link.
Disney has announced today that the beloved Splash Mountain attraction will be closing on January 2rd, 2023. Throughout the 2023 and an unannounced period of time in 2024, the Splash Mountain... Read more >
It's no secret that Disney Village at Disneyland Paris needs to some TLC, and Disney is giving it just that! A little while ago Disney announced the huge transformation of Disney Village, and tod... Read more >
We recently sailed on the Disney Wish (which we will be publishing reviews soon) and couldn't be more disappointed with how the photo system works on Disney Cruises. On the Halloween night, we go... Read more >
For those who don't know, Disney's Caribbean Beach had a selection of pirate-themed rooms at the resort. These special themed rooms were created because they were at the back of the resort and ga... Read more >
Capital D is reporting (Via Scott Gustin) that the "Global Dream" ship - the partially complete cruise ship Disney Cruise Line purchased - was acquired for only €40million Euros. The initial ... Read more >
Disneyland Paris has announced the "Disneyland Paris Pride" event night will take place on June 17th, 2023, and tickets are now available.
Celebrate diversity at Disneyland Paris on 17 June 20... Read more >
Yesterday, Bob Iger attended a town hall meeting with cast members to give some insight on some of his plans as he returns to the CEO role. Here are some tidbits from the town hall meeting:
Ex-C... Read more >
Just as I was praising the 15 Euro meal deal at the Pizza Outpost, Disney has gone and increased the prices and gutted some of these meal options. Many quick-service meals have increased by 1 or ... Read more >
Last week the Walt Disney Company board of directors fired Bob Chapek and brought back Bob Iger as CEO. Today, Bob Iger has tweeted expressing his gratitude and excitement to be back as CEO of th... Read more >
In 2023, Disney Cruise Line will celebrate their 25th anniversary dubbed "Silver Anniversary at Sea". There will be special entertainment, merchandise, and celebratory experiences during select... Read more >