Disney has released a new toy for guests of the Walt Disney World park, an interactive pal :-
--- Material from Disney press release:
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- He’s the ultimate insider at Walt Disney World Resort, a cheerful friend who helps enhance a theme park visit with timesaving tips and fun facts. Who is he? Pal Mickey!
Pal Mickey is a talking, huggable Mickey Mouse toy that shares timesaving tips, fun facts and jokes while guests visit the four Walt Disney World theme parks in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
"It's almost time for the parade!" Pal Mickey says. "We better hurry if we wanna see it!"
Available for rental or purchase at WDW beginning in April, Pal Mickey enhances a theme park visit by:
* recommending theme park attractions
* offering reminders about parades and show times
* sharing stories
* playing games
* helping locate Disney characters in the parks
The interactive toy will be available to all guests as a daily rental for $8 per day plus tax and a refundable deposit, or as a $46.94 purchase plus tax at merchandise locations in each of the Walt Disney World resort hotels starting in April.
Pal Mickey will be offered at select locations in Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney-MGM Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom beginning in May.
Copyright 2003. THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY.
A picture of th critter can be found here!