Articles tagged “disney”

Tourism

Full Video: Disney Parks Chairman Josh D’Amaro at Skift Global Forum 2022

It's extremely rare for a company to make it to 100 years old, especially in this era of global competition. Watch Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Chairman Josh D’Amaro discuss how the company will continue to thrive and push boundaries around storytelling and experiences.

Full Video: Disney Parks Chairman Josh D’Amaro at Skift Global Forum 2022

Tourism

3 Unique Travel Insights From Skift Global Forum

Two information-packed days in New York City, hundreds of ideas. Here's the lowdown on three sub-themes that caught our eye.

3 Unique Travel Insights From Skift Global Forum

Tourism

Disney Parks Blends Virtual and Physical Experiences to Elevate Storytelling

Disney is about to be a century old. Its focus on immersive storytelling demonstrates it's not thinking like a centenarian.

Disney Parks Blends Virtual and Physical Experiences to Elevate Storytelling

Tourism

Disney’s Pandemic Recovery Is Bringing Digital Innovation to Forefront of Theme Parks

At the D23 Expo, Disney Parks boss Josh D'Amaro announced significant updates to the theme park experience. The changes will likely include bringing Disney+ content to the parks, delivering the online experience to their parks.

Disney’s Pandemic Recovery Is Bringing Digital Innovation to Forefront of Theme Parks

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Eurostar to Suspend Disneyland Paris Trains

Britons will not be able to grab a direct train to Disneyland Paris next summer. High-speed rail operator Eurostar will suspend service between London and the theme park on the outskirts of Paris on June 5, 2023, it told travel agents Wednesday. Eurostar, which is owned by French rail operator SNCF, said it needs to…

Media and PR

Choice Hotels Played Coy in TV Advertising Before Surging Past All Travel Companies

Watch out for the quiet ones. Choice didn't run any U.S. national TV ads in 2021 and Virgin Voyages was absent during the first seven months of last year. Yet both brands surged to leadership positions in 2022.

Choice Hotels Played Coy in TV Advertising Before Surging Past All Travel Companies

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Brightline Adjusts Disney World Station Plans For Tampa Extension

Private passenger rail operator Brightline is going it alone on a station near Disney World as part of its planned extension from Orlando to Tampa. The railroad had been working jointly with Disney on a station at Disney Springs that would have served the entertainment company's parks. However, Disney surprisingly pulled out of the agreement…

Business Travel

Abortion Travel Benefit Adopted Quickly By Major Corporates After Supreme Court Ruling

It's good that these companies are stepping up to back their women employees' right to choose.

Abortion Travel Benefit Adopted Quickly By Major Corporates After Supreme Court Ruling

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Disney Makes Increased Investments in Theme Parks Despite Focus on Streaming

Disney isn't neglecting its theme parks, considered crucial to the company's bottom line, despite its increased focus on Disney+ and other streaming efforts during the last two years. Disney will unveil its newest park expansion at the end of May — the Wonders of Xandar Pavilion at Disney World's Epcot. The attraction is based on…

Tourism

Disney’s Special Status May Be Revoked by Florida Lawmakers in LGBTQ Rebuke

Feels like a tit-for-tat move, regardless of one's views of the underlying political issue.

Disney’s Special Status May Be Revoked by Florida Lawmakers in LGBTQ Rebuke