Walt Disney Company News
Disney comes to the Palm Fountain this weekend
Residents of the United Arab Emirates and visitors have been cordially invited to experience a magical Disney weekend at the Pointe, Nakheel’s iconic waterfront destination on Palm Jumeirah.
Disneyland Paris delays reopening until April
Disneyland Paris has pushed back its reopening date to April 2nd as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to sweep France. The theme park had been due to reopen on February 13th.
Eurostar returns to Disneyland Paris
Eurostar has relaunched direct services to Disneyland Paris. Travellers can arrive at the gates of the attraction just over two and a half hours after leaving the centre of London, with a fast, comfortable and family-friendly journey.
Covid-19 pushes Disney into loss for second quarter
Entertainment giant Disney lost $4.7 billion in the three months to June, as the virus forced it to close theme parks and delay film releases and production.
Disney World to reopen in Florida this week
Walt Disney World is preparing for a phased reopening in the United States – with significant reductions in capacity. Magic Kingdom Park and the Animal Kingdom Theme Park will reopen on July 11th, while EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios will follow July 15th.
Disney shakes up senior leisure leadership
Walt Disney Company chief executive, Bob Chapek, has announced a shakeup of the senior leadership of its leisure operations. In the key move, Josh D’Amaro has been named chairman, Disney Parks, Experiences & Products.
Disney hospitality arm bears brunt of coronavirus hit
The Walt Disney Company said it had taken a $1.4 billion hit from the coronavirus pandemic during the first quarter of financial 2020. The company added its leisure operations had been hardest hit.
Seera seeks to send Saudi travellers to Disneyland Paris
Seera Group has joined hands with Disneyland Paris to further strengthen travel demand from Saudi Arabia. With this new alliance, Seera is now a general sales agent for Saudi Arabia and the wider GCC as well as North Africa, Lebanon and Jordan.
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens at Disneyland
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, a new experience at Disneyland, has opened to guests. Visitors are invited to live their own Star Wars adventures as they explore a remote planet full of sights, sounds, smells, tastes and other immersive experiences.
Disneyland Paris to undergo €2b overhaul
Robert Iger, chairman of the Walt Disney Company, has announced plans for a €2 billion, multi-year expansion for Disneyland Paris alongside French president Emmanuel Macron at the Palais de l’Elysée in Paris.
Disney Business Solutions launches 360° virtual tour of Disneyland Paris
Disney Business Solutions continues to be innovative and places new technologies at the core of its offers, introducing a new application featuring a 360° virtual tour of Disneyland Paris hotels, convention centres and business spaces.
Eurostar celebrates Disneyland Paris anniversary
On this day 20 years ago, the very first Eurostar service set off from the heart of London to the gates of Disneyland Paris. Since then, Eurostar is proud to have carried over seven million passengers from the United Kingdom to the Magic Kingdom.