Articles tagged “Walt Disney co”

Disney Unveils Star Wars Hotel That Isn’t a Hotel

Disney Unveils Star Wars Hotel That Isn’t a Hotel

Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg

OK, if this isn't a hotel we'll have to put "space cruise" under the umbrella of alternative accommodations.

4 weeks ago

Disney’s Big Star Wars Theme Park Bet Is a Big Miss

Disney’s Big Star Wars Theme Park Bet Is a Big Miss

Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg

Walt Disney hoped its new Star Wars Land would shore up profits as it makes an expensive push into streaming. But the light crowds and short queues have now manifest in the company's earnings.

1 month ago

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

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

Tien Hin Chan, Bloomberg

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.

2 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