Tag Archives: disney parks and resorts

Bob Chapek moves from Disney Stores to Disney Parks Chair

When Tom Staggs was announced as Chief Operating Officer, it was mentioned he’d retain control of the Disney Parks division until a successor could be found. I think everyone had a 6 to 12 month timeline on that, but Disney … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate, Disneyland, Walt Disney World | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Disney Announces “Heroes Work Here” Veteran Jobs Program

Touting the motto “Heroes Work Here. Employ excellence. Hire veterans” President and Chief Executive Officer Robert A. Iger announced a new company-wide initiative to hire, train and support returning veterans yesterday at The Walt Disney Company’s (NYSE: DIS) Annual Shareholder … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate, Disneyland, Walt Disney World, World Events | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Class Action Lawsuit Certified Against Disney for ADA Violations Against the Blind

This lawsuit against the Walt Disney Company for allegedly failing to meet the minimum standards set forth by the American Disabilities Act required to accommodate blind visitors to its parks and websites has been working its way through the courts … Continue reading

Posted in Disneyland, Walt Disney World | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Promotions Shake Up Disney Parks & Resorts under Tom Staggs

In a long internal memo today, Tom Staggs made official the organizational shakeup everyone knew was coming after Staggs took over the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts division. It’s nothing earth shattering, but it does flatten some of the levels … Continue reading

Posted in Disney Cruise, Disneyland, Disneyland Paris, DVC, Walt Disney World | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts President of Worldwide Operations, Al Weiss, to Retire

The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that Al Weiss, the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts President of Worldwide Operations and a longtime civic leader in Orlando, has announced his retirement after 39 years with the company. At age 57, Weiss has … Continue reading

Posted in Walt Disney World | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments