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Articles tagged “disney parks”

Tourism

Florida Officials Approve Walt Disney World Reopening Plan Starting July 11

Visitor numbers to Disney's flagship park in Florida will be one of the most closely eyed statistics of the next year. It's symbolic of the travel sector's fortunes because a visit to the Magic Kingdom typically requires a flight, significant spending, and a comfort with crowds.

Tourism

Disney Hopes to Reopen Walt Disney World on July 11

Walt Disney World in Orlando being reopened will be something of a watershed moment — but the park needs approval from Florida officials first.

Tourism

Momentum Builds to Reopen Disney World as Shopping Area Set to Open This Week

The pieces are falling in place in Orlando as a phased reopening of the Disney resort and theme park get underway.

Momentum Builds to Reopen Disney World as Shopping Area Set to Open This Week

Coronavirus

Walt Disney World and Unions Settle on New Safeguards to Return to Work

The handshake marks a significant step towards reopening, but the real challenge will be the logistics of adapting the parks to the new safety standards before the summer vacation period.

Walt Disney World and Unions Settle on New Safeguards to Return to Work

Coronavirus

Others Look to Disney’s Reopening on How to Balance Profits With Safety

So goes Disney, so goes the world? The company's ability to profitably host large, albeit reduced capacity, crowds at theme parks could be a model for other industries.

Others Look to Disney’s Reopening on How to Balance Profits With Safety

Tourism

Shanghai Disneyland Partially Reopens as Coronavirus Infections Slow in China

Not only does Shanghai Disneyland's partial reopening signify that China has turned a corner in its virus battle, it also sends a glimmer of hope for Asia's embattled travel industry that things could be turning for the better soon.

Tourism

Characters at Disney World Accuse Tourists of Inappropriate Touching

Tourists are being accused of crossing the line at Disney World with its characters. Disney needs to be more clear to visitors on what the rules are when it comes to Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse, Disney Princess, and the other characters roaming the park.

Characters at Disney World Accuse Tourists of Inappropriate Touching

Tourism

Genting Malaysia Settles $1 Billion Theme-Park Dispute With Disney and Fox

Licensing deals can get messy, and this one nearly fell through in a major way. Genting Malaysia dodged a bullet here and seems well on its way to recovery.

Genting Malaysia Settles $1 Billion Theme-Park Dispute With Disney and Fox

Tourism

Disney Is Expanding Its New Shanghai Theme Park — Again

Disney has been talking about expanding its Shanghai theme park complex since before the doors officially opened. Despite a rough patch last year, the company is clearly optimistic about the market's future.

Disney Is Expanding Its New Shanghai Theme Park — Again

Announcements

Best Travel Writing of the Year: Our Favorite Stories from 2018

Find out how Skift picks, creates, and polishes its stories with our team's own greatest hits list. Here's hoping you enjoy reading these stories as much as we liked reporting and writing them.

Best Travel Writing of the Year: Our Favorite Stories from 2018