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Mickey’s 10 Commandments

Mickey’s 10 Commandments

16 November 2009 Focus

I’m working on an idea I’ve had for a long time with the working title “Disneyworld as the perfect DMO”.

Walt Disney Co Hires Apple and Steve Jobs for Store Makeover

Walt Disney Co Hires Apple and Steve Jobs for Store Makeover

15 October 2009 Focus

The Walt Disney Co. has a neat plan for giving its stores an extreme makeover – turn each store into an interactive mini-theme park. And for this job, they hired someone who knows a thing or two about running stores which interact with shoppers - Steve Jobs, assisted by Apple’s retailing hotshots.

Hong Kong Disneyland expansion get green light

1 July 2009 Press Release Hotel News

Walt Disney has said it will fund a $452 million expansion of Hong Kong Disneyland in a bid to boost the park’s flagging attendance.The deal comes after more than two years of negotiations between Disney and the Hong Kong government, which is a majority owner of the park.

Disney halts Hong Kong expansion

19 March 2009 Press Release Tourism News

Walt Disney is delaying the expansion of its Hong Kong Disneyland after failing to agree financing with the city’s government.The second phase of expansion to the world smallest Disneyland resort has been mired by the global downturn, which has resulted in visitors number to the resort failing to hit projections.

Eurodisney puts on brave face for quarterly results

30 January 2009 Press Release Tourism News

Disneyland Resort Paris is offering Sterling-denominated packages as it struggles to hold on to British travellers who are avoiding the Continent because of the weakness of the pound.The announcement was made by Philippe Gas, the chief executive of Euro Disney, as he unveiled its sales figures for the final quarter of 2008. Total sales were down to 327.8m euros from 340.5m euros in the same period in 2007. However Mr. Gas insisted the group remained resilient despite the economic downturn.