Disney “leans in” to existing franchises

Feb 9, 2023
Because if people liked a "Frozen 2," wouldn’t they like a "Frozen 3?"
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Theme parks likely to keep mobile tech put to the test by the pandemic

Jul 5, 2021
Face-to-face service isn't completely gone, but visitors are seeing more mobile options to do things like sign up for rides.
Tech advances at theme parks, like advanced ride sign-ups, are likely to outlast the pandemic.
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Why Disney wants to reopen its theme parks now

Jul 8, 2020
The Walt Disney Co.'s other enterprises, including Disney+ and ESPN, may not be generating enough revenue.
You won't see crowds like this at the reopened Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.
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Disney's Shanghai resort partially reopened. Will people go?

Mar 9, 2020
After weeks of being closed because of COVID-19, it might take some persuading for people to go back to the resort.
A woman shops at a store in Disneytown in Shanghai on March 9, 2020.
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Disney's killing it — at the box office and the stock market

Aug 5, 2019
The company's stock is up 40% since the beginning of the year.
Disney CEO Robert Iger visits Fox Business Network's "Markets Now" in 2013 in New York City.
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For public good, not for profit.

Summer brought to you by: Orlando theme parks

Jul 3, 2018
How did this hot and sunny middle Florida city become such a theme park magnet? And how does it keep the tourists coming in the summer months?
In this handout image provided by Disney Parks, fireworks light the sky over Cinderella Castle during the Grand Opening of New Fantasyland at Walt Disney World Resort December 6, 2012 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
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Butterbeer and branding at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Apr 4, 2016
The Harry Potter brew is raking in the Galleons at Universal
Hogwarts castle lit up at night. 
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The Hunger Games may ride a new roller coaster

Nov 2, 2015
Lionsgate partners with theme parks here and abroad to bring its movies to life.