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Disney Continues Layoffs

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After several layoffs, The Walt Disney Company will again say goodbye to hundreds more of its Cast Members. RELATED:¬†Disney’s $300 Million Tax Write-Off The Three Waves The initial wave of layoffs began on March 27 when Iger announced that there would be multiple rounds as the Walt Disney Company looked to let go about 7,000 employees. This was due to ...

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Disney’s $300 Million Tax Write-Off

Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser

Today, Josh D’Amaro, Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products, spoke at JP Morgan Global Technology, Media & Communications Conference. Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser Tax Write-Off During the event, he was asked about last week’s announcement regarding the Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser closure at Walt Disney World. Josh D’Amaro took some time to address what a unique, interactive, and innovative ...

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New Song in ‘The Little Mermaid’ Divides the Internet

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There’s a new song sweeping across the Internet – but not in a good way. RELATED:¬†Disney World Confirms Start Date for Live-Action ‘Little Mermaid’ Character Experience A New Controversy As Disney’s live-action The Little Mermaid (2023) kicks off in theaters this upcoming weekend, one of its new songs is creating an online controversy. However, rather than being controversial over politics, ...

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Disney Plans Not Impacted by Florida Politics, Says Disney Parks Chairman

Exterior Shot of Cinderella Castle

Earlier today, Disney Parks Chairman Josh D’Amaro engaged in a question and answer session at the JP Morgan Global Technology, Media, and Communications Conference. RELATED:¬†Major New Twist in Disney vs. DeSantis Saga¬† The Chairman As Chairman, Josh D’Amaro oversees Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products. This includes developing and operating all theme parks, resorts, cruise lines, and consumer products globally. Before ...

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New Figment Book Coming in 2024

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For those unfamiliar with the famous purple dragon, Figment debuted in 1983 as the sidekick of The Dreamfinder in the attraction “Journey into Imagination” at Disney’s EPCOT. RELATED:¬†The Muppets Visit Spaceship Earth at EPCOT Figment, a History Figment is a small purple dragon with tiny wings, a pointy snout, and a mischievous grin. He embodies imagination and creativity, encouraging Guests ...

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New ‘Steamboat Willie’ Splash Pad at Disney Hotel

Steamboat Willie Splashpad at Disneyland Villas

Few things are more iconic in Walt Disney animation than Mickey Mouse in “Steamboat Willie” (1928). RELATED:¬†New Merch Collection Announced for Disney’s 100 New Splash Pad As such, Disney has incorporated that magical moment in cinema with a new splash pad debuting at The Villas at Disneyland Hotel. Beginning on September 28, 2023, Guests staying at this exciting new property ...

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Donald Trump Defends Disney

When news broke the other day over the Walt Disney Company’s plans to cancel their Lake Nona Campus, which would have relocated 2,000 Cast Members from California to Central Florida, there has been much speculation as to why. RELATED:¬†Disney Shocks By Announcing Move OUT of Florida Lake Nona Campus Canceled Some have cited the ongoing feud between Disney and Governor ...

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Secrets About DINOSAUR at Animal Kingdom

Still from DINOSAUR

As talk swirls over possibly replacing DinoLand USA at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, it seems only necessary to focus some attention on that area’s anchor attraction: DINOSAUR. ¬†The exciting dark ride takes you on a mission to rescue an Iguanodon from the clutches of extinction. RELATED:¬†Is Disney Actually Planning to Keep DinoLand U.S.A.? This Update Might Share Some Insight So let’s ...

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Disney Cruise Line Sets Sail for Alaska

Disney Cruise Line

This week marks the beginning of Disney Cruise Line’s summer season in Alaska. As such, it’s a perfect time to showcase some incredible Disney port adventures on an Alaskan cruise aboard the Disney Wonder. RELATED:¬†Disney Cruise Line Introduces New Surprises for 25th Anniversary Nature Exploration Alaska is a haven for extraordinary nature and wildlife that can seldom be found elsewhere. ...

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New Props and Costumes on Display at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Jude Law as Captain Hook

Walt Disney Presents at Disney’s Hollywood Studios is an interactive gallery often featuring memorabilia from the Walt Disney Company. It displays artifacts from Walt’s life and the history of the company. RELATED:¬†Disney+ Cuts Content to Save Money Walt Disney Presents According to Walt Disney World’s website, the attraction contains a 15-minute documentary about Walt’s life, rare audio recordings, historical footage, ...

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