Articles tagged “disneyland”

Data-Mining in Disney’s Parks Is Both Profitable … and Uncontroversial

Data-Mining in Disney’s Parks Is Both Profitable … and Uncontroversial

Austin Carr, Bloomberg

It's no secret that collecting data about your customers is a great way to enhance a business. The challenge for most companies is convincing consumers to hand it over. Disney, however, has no such issue.

2 months ago

A First Look Inside Disney’s New Star Wars Attraction

A First Look Inside Disney’s New Star Wars Attraction

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press

Disney is letting the park speak for itself. Star Wars fans will enjoy riding the Millennium Falcon and eating food featured in the series.

4 months ago

Disneyland’s Hotel Workers Will See Starting Pay Rise to $15 an Hour

Disneyland’s Hotel Workers Will See Starting Pay Rise to $15 an Hour

Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg

Workers at Disney's parks in Florida and California have already negotiated wage increases, so it makes sense that the company's hotels are following.

12 months ago

Disney Is Opting Out of ‘Divisive’ Tax Deals for Its California Theme Parks

Disney Is Opting Out of ‘Divisive’ Tax Deals for Its California Theme Parks

Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg

Is Disney just looking to ease an "adversarial climate" in Anaheim, home to Disneyland Resort? Or is the prospect of avoiding a potential mandatory $18 minimum wage a factor in the company's request to get out of tax subsidy deals?

1 year ago

Disneyland Cuts Annual Passes for Locals Before Star Wars Crowds Arrive

Disneyland Cuts Annual Passes for Locals Before Star Wars Crowds Arrive

Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg

Disney has been tweaking its pricing to better control visitor numbers so it's no surprise that approach extends to annual passes. The risk in this case is that the change will anger locals who might have otherwise visited repeatedly.

2 years ago

Disney Will Get Millions from Anaheim to Build a New Luxury Hotel in California

Disney Will Get Millions from Anaheim to Build a New Luxury Hotel in California

Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg

Anaheim's mayor is angry that Disney took advantage of a controversial tax incentive, but guests probably won't care about the politics of how the hotel got built. The $450-a-night bill might not make them happy though.

3 years ago

10 Most Instagrammed Places of 2014

10 Most Instagrammed Places of 2014

Joyce Manalo, Skift

It is no surprise that most of the locations are tourist destinations, with the exception of two sites in Russia.

5 years ago