Disney CEO Bob Chapek Remains Confident in Reopening Plan for Walt Disney World

By |2020-05-27T16:01:41-07:00May 27th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment, Parks, Shanghai Disney Resort, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Disney CEO Bob Chapek appeared on Bloomberg TV from Magic Kingdom Park earlier today with Emily Chang and David Westin to talk about the reopening of the Walt Disney World theme parks. Emily Chang asked [...]

Disney Furloughs Go Into Effect for 100,000 Employees

By |2020-04-19T10:11:29-07:00April 19th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Today marks the start of furloughs for employees of The Walt Disney Company. These furloughs include over 100,000 employees. This is about half of Disney’s employees. This drastic action to cut costs for The Walt [...]

Bob’s Back? – GEEKS CORNER – Episode 1028 (#499)

By |2020-04-15T08:52:04-07:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Geeks Corner|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome to another episode of GEEKS CORNER! This week, the geeks talk about the return of Bob Iger as an active leader of The Walt Disney Company. They also talk about what that means for [...]

Disney to Furlough Non-Necessary Employees Starting April 19

By |2020-04-02T15:40:23-07:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Disneyland Resort, Entertainment, Parks, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , |

Starting on April 19th, Disney will furlough employees with jobs that "aren't necessary."  This will come after five weeks of compensation for Disney cast members despite many of the Disney businesses being shut down due [...]

Disney Announces Closure of Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and Disneyland Paris Resorts

By |2020-03-12T18:07:33-07:00March 12th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Featured, Disney Cruise Line, Disneyland Paris, Disneyland Resort, Parks, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Today The Walt Disney Company announced the closure of multiple Disney resorts due to the coronavirus outbreak. The news began with the announcement that the Disneyland Resort will be closing the gates to its parks [...]

The Walt Disney Company Reports Third Quarter and Nine Months Earnings for Fiscal 2019

By |2019-08-06T22:37:19-07:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment, PRESS RELEASE|Tags: , , , , , |

BURBANK, Calif.–The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) today reported quarterly earnings for its third fiscal quarter ended June 29, 2019. Diluted earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations for the quarter decreased 59% to $0.79 [...]

Disney Garners Perfect Score on Disability Equality Index

By |2019-07-18T09:27:33-07:00July 18th, 2019|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment, PRESS RELEASE|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Walt Disney Company scored a perfect 100 percent on the 2019 Disability Equality Index (DEI) and has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion. The annual benchmarking index [...]

The Walt Disney Company Announces Semi-Annual Cash Dividend of $0.88 per Share

By |2019-06-26T20:23:50-07:00June 26th, 2019|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment, PRESS RELEASE|Tags: , , , , , |

BURBANK, Calif., June 26, 2019 – The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) Board of Directors today announced a semi-annual cash dividend of $0.88 per share, payable on July 25, 2019 to shareholders of record at [...]

‘Toy Story 4’ Stars Help Kick Off Annual Disney Toy Delivery Program Supporting Children’s Hospitals

By |2019-06-10T17:43:26-07:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment, PRESS RELEASE|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

This weekend, actors Tim Allen and Tom Hanks helped The Walt Disney Company kick off its annual Disney Toy Delivery—a part of the Disney Team of Heroes philanthropic initiative—at AdventHealth for Children in Orlando, Florida. [...]