Tag: Disney World

Walt Disney Company stops paying nearly half of its workforce

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2020 16:37

The Walt Disney Company announced that it will be scrapping payments for more than 100,000 of the so-called ‘cast members’ this week. Stopping paying nearly half of its workforce will ... Read More

Disney closures around the globe due to COVID-19 coronavirus

editor editor- March 13, 2020 03:19

Disney closures are happening around the world due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. The Disneyland website issued the following statement about the temporary shut down: While there have been no ... Read More

Disney beats Q1 2020 earnings expectations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2020 22:01

U.S. entertainment giant, The Walt Disney Company, reported its Q1 earnings results for fiscal 2020 on, beating expectations. It's Disney's first earnings report since the launch of its streaming service, ... Read More

Lunar New Year event: The Year of the Mouse comes to Disneyland Resort

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- January 3, 2020 19:30

The Disneyland Resort features two theme parks – Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Park – plus three hotels and the Downtown Disney District. Disneyland Resort offers the Year of the ... Read More

Disney World characters report groping and injury

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 28, 2019 00:59

Walt Disney World - The Most Magical Place On Earth – has some serious allegations being made by park employees who donned the character suits of Minnie, Mickey, and Donald ... Read More

Disneyland unveils Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 20:05

A ceremony was held in Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California to unveil Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, the largest and most technologically advanced single-themed land expansion ever in a Disney park. ... Read More

The best Disney Park ever emerges with Frozen, Tangled, and Peter Pan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 22:53

There is a lot of excitement for DisneySea, a new area called Fantasy Springs. The park is “perhaps” the best Disney Park ever planned. Construction for Fantasy Springs has already ... Read More

Orlando welcomes a host of LGBTQ events from May and into June for Pride Month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 19:55

Orlando, named the first-ever "City of the Year" by GayCites.com, promotes inclusivity with welcoming events, nightlife and activities. Orlando has also been named the world's top travel destination for summer ... Read More

Benchmark appoints new Director of Facilities for The Grove Resort Orlando

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 17:45

Benchmark has appointed Jason Epsenhart director of facilities for The Grove Resort Orlando, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located near Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Bill Lee, general ... Read More

New sales leader at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC & Kimpton George Hotel

editor editor- April 19, 2019 01:50

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC and Kimpton George Hotel announced the hire of Katherine Saad-Loman as director of sales and marketing for both boutique hotels in Washington, DC. Saad-Loman brings ... Read More

A dog’s paradise unveiled at Melia Orlando Suite Hotel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 17:52

Meliá Orlando Suite Hotel at Celebration, a hotel near the magic of Disney World and Universal Studios, has just opened a dedicated Dog Recreation Park that’s perfectly designed to ensure ... Read More

Disney Parks: Just say no to ice… and smoking and large strollers

editor editor- March 29, 2019 20:09

As of May 1, 2019, no ice, no smoking, and no large strollers will be allowed at Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney water parks, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, ... Read More

Is there a right way to take a Staycation?

editor editor- March 25, 2019 22:19

Can you really not go anywhere and call it a vacation? Even more importantly, can you take time off, stay at home or go away, and unplug from the office? ... Read More

Benchmark appoints new Director Food & Beverage, Villas of Grand Cypress, Orlando

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 16:19

Benchmark has named Reginald Campbell director of food & beverage for Villas of Grand Cypress, a Gemstone Collection property located in Orlando, Florida. Mark Cox, BENCHMARK's general manager at the ... Read More

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to open at Disneyland Resort and at Walt Disney World Resort

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 00:10

In anticipation of high guest interest, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products announced today it will open Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge ahead of schedule at Disneyland Park in California on May ... Read More

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort welcomes new hotel manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 00:35

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort has named Robert M. Allen hotel manager. He will oversee operations of the 2,270-room property. Allen brings over 40 years of hospitality ... Read More

Travel in America: Places that demand a hashtag

editor editor- January 10, 2019 20:04

New study shows men have a more active social (media) life, admitting to using the hashtag multiple times a day while on holiday. Read More

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort names new director of food & beverage

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 18:05

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort has promoted Luciano Sperduto to director of food and beverage from his previous role as assistant director. Sperduto will oversee the resort’s ... Read More

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort names new executive chef

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 11:32

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort has promoted Dan Herman to executive chef from his previous role as executive sous chef. Chef Herman will oversee all culinary operations ... Read More

Travel better with children during the holidays

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 10:25

Millions of North Americans travel for the holidays to spend time with family and friends, many with children in tow. Of those travelers who responded to a recent Travel Trends ... Read More

Four Seasons to pop down on KISMET superyacht

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 3, 2018 14:10

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts will present the third installment of its original global event series in Miami aboard KISMET, a custom designed 95 metre (312 foot) superyacht. The latest ... Read More

Disney World’s best eats

editor editor- August 17, 2011 04:17

Keep up with the kids with fuel from these Walt Disney World restaurants. La Cantina de San Angel and La Hacienda de San Epcot World Showcase's Mexico Pavilion Read More

Go behind the scenes at Disney World

editor editor- June 22, 2010 03:13

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Disney guests interested in going behind the scenes at the Walt Disney World Resort now have new leisure tour options from the Disney Institute. Read More

Poor hotel guest turnout in Orlando

editor editor- February 18, 2009 10:21

Orlando, Florida (eTN) - Strange as it seems, despite last weekend being sandwiched by Valentine’s Day and Presidents Day, poor visitor turnout was reportedly recorded in the magical city of ... Read More