This week marked a devastating fire that severely damaged one of the world’s most historic architectural landmarks which stands at the literal and figurative heart of Paris, France – The Notre-Dame Cathedral. Today The Walt Disney Company announced it will contribute $5 million in aid… Read More »Disney pledges $5 Million to support Notre-Dame Cathedral rebuilding
When Euro Disney opened 25 years ago it was a partnership between The Walt Disney Company and a locally created company designed to meet ownership rules for companies in France. A lot has changed since then including the name to Disneyland Paris Resort. Facing a… Read More »Could Walt Disney Co. become sole owner of Disneyland Paris?
A debt refinancing deal has allowed Euro Disney, the management company for Disneyland Paris Resort, to narrow the gap between debt and profitability. Disneyland Paris just turned 20 and has only managed to post a profit 7 of those years. Giant debt is most of… Read More »Euro Disney Continues to Post Losses, but Gap Narrows
This video presentation highlights a new eco-tourism project to be built new Disneyland Paris. Villages Nature will be a vacation destination just 6-kilometers from the Disney Resort. It will focus on the search for harmony between Man and Nature. The project joins two key players… Read More »Disneyland Paris to add Villages Natures, an eco-tourism resort
I’ve found that many people assume that because the theme park as the Disney name in front of it, that it’s owned by The Walt Disney Company. That’s only true for the theme parks based in the United States. At all other parks, Disney is… Read More »The Walt Disney Company to Takeover Disneyland Paris?
I’ve never been to Disneyland Paris (I missed the grand opening by 3 months too early); a deficiency I hope to rectify some day soon. A new video celebrating Disneyland Paris’ 20th Anniversary fits some of the highlights of the last twenty years into a… Read More »Generation Disney – Disneyland Paris 20th Anniversary Video
When I was a child I loved to build sandcastles down at the beach. I even entered in a sandsculpture contest or two. I was never that good, but there were many contestants who were. Some of those projects were quite involved. Giant dragons, huge… Read More »Giant Sandsculpture Recreates Disneyland Paris
While it is frequently mentioned as the most beautiful of the Disney theme parks, Disneyland Paris is also a financial mess. Overbuilt hotels at its launch and some poor planning over the years saddled it with a debt load it has never quite been able… Read More »Disneyland Paris looks for money for improvements