Articles tagged “theme parks”

Online Travel

Meituan Makes Gains in Luxury Hotels as Chinese Government Reshapes Online Sector

The Chinese government, for better or worse, is exacting a toll on online platforms in its anti-monopoly drive. Meituan's penalty amounted to 3 percent of revenue, and it is being forced to implement additional reforms.

Meituan Makes Gains in Luxury Hotels as Chinese Government Reshapes Online Sector

Coronavirus

Disney Doesn’t Expect to See Benefits of Returning Global Visitors to U.S. Until Mid-2022

It will be a while longer before America's theme parks see international visitors returning in larger numbers. But it's not that far off either.

Disney Doesn’t Expect to See Benefits of Returning Global Visitors to U.S. Until Mid-2022

Tourism

Disney Theme Parks Drive Its Recovery

People are flocking to theme parks despite the rise in Delta variant cases in Florida. Will this be a short-lived recovery or will profits keep rising?

Disney Theme Parks Drive Its Recovery

Coronavirus

Disneyland Paris Reopens With Masks, Hand Sanitizer and Distancing

The biggest Disney fans are happy to comply with any measure to get back into its parks.

Disneyland Paris Reopens With Masks, Hand Sanitizer and Distancing

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

U.S. Amusement Parks Make a Long-Term Bet on Season Passes After Standstill Year

The pandemic slammed revenue at amusement parks, but it was a one-off problem. Looking ahead, operators must market the appeal of season passes to help cope with flatlining attendance.

U.S. Amusement Parks Make a Long-Term Bet on Season Passes After Standstill Year

Tourism

Disney World and Other U.S. Theme Parks Update Mask Rules

Masks off! Visitors to Disney and SeaWorld amusement parks in the U.S. will like the fresh air of relaxed rules under many circumstances.

Disney World and Other U.S. Theme Parks Update Mask Rules

Tourism

Bad Boys and Men in Black-Themed Amusement Park to Open in Thailand

A nice climate and some enduring intellectual property always make a great mix when it comes to theme parks.

Bad Boys and Men in Black-Themed Amusement Park to Open in Thailand

Tourism

Disney to Reopen 2 California Theme Parks on April 30 at 15 Percent Capacity

Florida officials enabled the reopening of Walt Disney World in July with the state government's relatively casual approach to coronavirus safeguards. It doesn't seem to have been a disaster, and Disney succeeded in getting California to reopen its parks there.

Disney to Reopen 2 California Theme Parks on April 30 at 15 Percent Capacity

Tourism

Disneyland, Other Theme Parks Permitted to Open by California April 1 With Restrictions

California's giant tourism economy has been laid moribund by the pandemic. Who better than the iconic Mouse House to lead the charge to bring it back?

Disneyland, Other Theme Parks Permitted to Open by California April 1 With Restrictions