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Eisner’s Resignation Letter

CBS Marketwatch has the contents of Michael’s two-year notice letter. (And I thought I gave plenty of notice with my 1 month warning shots.) In his 20 years as CEO and sometimes Chair of the Walt Disney Company, Eisner helped guide the mouse house to record profits and through amazing downturns. The first 10 years… Read More »Eisner’s Resignation Letter

Disney’s Vero Beach Swamped by Frances

Disney’s Vero Beach Resort, part of the Timeshare Disney Vacation Club, was seriously swamped by Hurricane Frances and is now closed for repairs. The time-share resort features a large main building that overlooks the beach, with less than a football field’s worth of vegetated dunes and sand separating it from the open sea where Frances… Read More »Disney’s Vero Beach Swamped by Frances

Children’s Place buys The Disney Stores

Update: Correction. These rumors are just regarding the letter of intent. No final contract has been signed. My bad Word is leaking out the the sale has gone through, or will shortly. Thus marks the end of a long chapter in the Walt Disney Company that was at one time both it’s biggest success and… Read More »Children’s Place buys The Disney Stores

Official Disney World Word

From Allearsnet and WDWmagic here’s the official word from Disney: Walt Disney World Resort safely withstood Hurricane Frances and maintained power throughout the storm. After a visual inspection of the entire property, we discovered only minor roof damage to a single backstage structure and minimal horticultural damage. We will open the following theme parks and… Read More »Official Disney World Word

Frances Blogging II

As of 11:35 AM Sunday September 5th, these wore the conditions at the WDW Swan and Dolphin Weather station. Looks like almost 10 inches of rainfall in a 24 hour period. People might floating away soon. Update: It’s now 11:50 and the rain gauge reports another inch of rain at the weather station. In downtown… Read More »Frances Blogging II

Latest from Disney World Management

Saturday, September 4, 2004 – 6:00 p.m. Based on information from the National Weather Service and consultation with emergency preparedness officials, Walt Disney World theme parks will be closed on Sunday, September 5. We anticipate returning to a normal operating schedule on Monday, September 6. Additional schedule announcements will be made as updated information becomes… Read More »Latest from Disney World Management

Disney World closed on my Birthday

Disney World has announced they will be closed on Saturday September 4th. The property will be limited to resort guests and hotel operations will be running on emergency level. All Theme Parks, Water Parks, Shows and Downtown Disney will be closed. Right now Cast Members are expected to report for duty on Sunday, but that… Read More »Disney World closed on my Birthday

How not to act when a hurricane hits WDW

I will admit that when i was down there for Charley, I didn’t prepare like I should have. We didn’t go and get bottled water or any extra food at the store…I didn’t think it was going to be as bad. Being from the north, I had never been through anything like that before! As… Read More »How not to act when a hurricane hits WDW