Disney Genie launches today: Here’s what you need to know about the new service

BAY LAKE, Fla. — If you’re heading to Walt Disney World, there is a new system you’ll need to know about. The resort will start using Disney Genie on Tuesday.

The company said it can help you plan your day at the parks through its mobile app, including a personalized itinerary creator that helps map out an entire day inspired by the things guests love most.


Disney Genie works similar to a navigation app on your phone, Disney said. The service will update your itinerary as the day changes.

The app will evaluate thousands of possible itineraries in seconds and will prioritize ways to reduce time in lines, pace your day with experiences you’ll enjoy and build around existing plans like dining reservations and Park Hopper preferences, Disney said in a blog post.

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Guests can also buy a feature called “Lightning Lane” to get through the lines at some rides and shows faster.

A first look at the list of attractions with Lighting Lane entrances can be found here.

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To learn more about the new service, click here.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.