I personally know a handful of Cast Members and they have all talked to him, and they expressed how interested he was in their roles.
I don't think there were cameras rolling either.
He's a real nice guy. Sometimes, it's just as simple as that.
I'd argue that the most valuable theme park properties/features are (not the property value in general) are:
Good economic environment
Company Brand (What is the consumer expecting? Disney, Universal, SeaWorld, Legoland, Six Flags, etc.)
Mickey Mouse & Friends...
Animal Kingdom was a terrible park when it opened. It just was pretty had, but a good foundation unlike DCA, Walt Disney Studios or even Hollywood Studios, but extremely underbuilt with only 2 rides. It's now one of the best par's in the world through natural, high-quality additions that are...
I've always said that SeaWorld's real Blackfish was Potter.
Not that it didn't have an impact, but Potter was not a rising tide for all ships. It pulled out those remaining 'extra' days on a Disney trip.
Don't expect any announcements any time soon, but this was looked at with scrutiny and was made to mitigate the spillover from the rest of the resort's construction. This will not be the only significant casualty, but it is the only one practically decided upon at this time. TDO behind the...
Completely agree. I certainly don't kiss up to Disney, or any large conglomerate for that matter, but the demands from some people on here seem to be motivated by self-interest rather than understanding the big picture here.
As you said, this isn't a monthly payment like Netflix, or in their...
Landry's Group has furloughed and laid off over 45,000 employees (supposedly temporarily) which owns or operates Yak & Yeti's, the T-Rex Cafe, and the Rainforest Cafe restaurants. Bloomberg.com. Apparently the owner, billionaire Tilman Fertitta, is a pretty scummy guy.
Patina Group which owns...