Articles tagged “Disney World”

Tourism

Disney World Puts Worker Vaccine Mandate on Hold

Whether it's the political divide over mandates, or a just a comfort level with 90 percent of its employees vaccinated now, Disney is pulling back on mandates at its showcase Orlando, Florida, park. Will it begin to loosen up at its other amusement parks, too?

Disney World Puts Worker Vaccine Mandate on Hold

Online Travel

Disney Parks Plan to Greet Returning Guests With New Digital Tech for Phones

"Interactions instead of transactions." "Service discovery instead of service recovery." "Screens that complement rather than dominate experiences." Those are some of the ideas animating tech executives at Disney this year. Other travel brands could learn a thing or two.

Disney Parks Plan to Greet Returning Guests With New Digital Tech for Phones

Tourism

Orlando and Disney Deliver Contrasting New Tourism Messages

Destinations are not out of the woods yet with vaccines — but you wouldn't know it from Visit Orlando's new marketing campaign, unless you watched Walt Disney World's ads instead. What's behind the polar opposite messaging?

Orlando and Disney Deliver Contrasting New Tourism Messages

Coronavirus

Disney Parks’ Lost Summer May Become a Lost Year

The magic kingdom has lost some of its magic in 2020. But Disney fans are devoted, and the theme parks will bounce back.

Disney Parks’ Lost Summer May Become a Lost Year

Coronavirus

Disney World Parks Reopen in Florida as Pandemic Charts Uncertain Course

The happiest place on Earth is a place of mixed emotions right now.

Disney World Parks Reopen in Florida as Pandemic Charts Uncertain Course

Tourism

Petitioners Are Pushing Back on Walt Disney World’s Reopening Plans

Disney World is set to reopen on July 11, but petitioners think this should be delayed due to the recent spike of Covid-19 cases in Florida. If the park does reopen, will it be safe?

Petitioners Are Pushing Back on Walt Disney World’s Reopening Plans

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

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

Business Travel

SeaWorld Loan Bid Scrutinized by Union After Furlough of Nearly Entire Workforce

If the federal loan does get approved, the theme park operator's bosses will face even more pressure to rehire staff.

SeaWorld Loan Bid Scrutinized by Union After Furlough of Nearly Entire Workforce

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