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ABC News Announces Layoffs

A memo sent to employees yesterday heralded a reduction in employment of as much as 25% for the ABC News staff of 1400. This isn’t the first reduction at ABC News, but that won’t be comfort to those who are … Continue reading

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Could Disney Gain Through Offering Thier Annual Pass Holders More?

Please welcome Michael Owen to The Disney Blog for this guest post. – ed Throughout the current economic crisis theme park operators around the world have been coming up with varied marketing tools in order to keep the turnstiles turning … Continue reading

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ThemePark Recession Cuts – Fat or Bone?

The Orlando Sentinel has turned it’s industry observer eye on the local economy drivers — the theme parks. The question is with all the cuts going on at the theme parks have they gone too far, cut bone instead of … Continue reading

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Why All The Reports of Sexual Incidents at Orlando’s Waterparks?

I wasn’t going to post about the recent small trend of arrests, six since March, for incidents involving sexual lewdness at Orlando area water parks. Mostly because there is really nothing the parks can do to prevent it and because … Continue reading

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Carnage Numbers Revealed for Disney Parks Layoffs

The Walt Disney Company revealed it has recently eliminated 1900 positions through a combination of layoffs, severance, and the closing of open positions at its Disney theme park locations (Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and a few other suppot locations). That … Continue reading

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