Articles tagged “Walt Disney”

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

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

Disneyland Paris Will Require Masks on Reopening

Visitors are likely to put up with masks. But investors don't seem to grasp social distancing's longer-term impact on margins.

Disneyland Paris Will Require Masks on Reopening

Tourism

Florida Officials Approve Walt Disney World Reopening Plan Starting July 11

Visitor numbers to Disney's flagship park in Florida will be one of the most closely eyed statistics of the next year. It's symbolic of the travel sector's fortunes because a visit to the Magic Kingdom typically requires a flight, significant spending, and a comfort with crowds.

Florida Officials Approve Walt Disney World Reopening Plan Starting July 11

Tourism

Disney Bets on Tourism Experience by Naming Parks Boss New CEO

For all the hoopla over streaming and the future of digital media, Disney's board goes with a guy who ran theme parks. Knows customer service, pricing, marketing, and packaging — and how a global business swings with the economy. Maybe an exec from the tourism frontline is the right pick.

Disney Bets on Tourism Experience by Naming Parks Boss New CEO