The business of scaring: Halloween drives massive traffic, sales at theme parks

CNBC See Full Article PUBLISHED SAT, OCT 5 2019 Sarah Whitten Halloween may not be until the end of October, but for theme parks, it started all the way back in September. Haunted houses, creepy mazes and coaster-riding ghouls can be found at amusement parks big and small across the United States this time of … Read more The business of scaring: Halloween drives massive traffic, sales at theme parks

Disney names new leadership for Disneyland and Walt Disney World

CNBC See Full Article PUBLISHED WED, SEP 25 Sarah Whitten Two days after Disney said Catherine Powell would be leaving the company and her position as president of Disney Parks West would be eliminated, the company has shed more light on its strategy going forward. Powell’s position had initially been added just under two years ago when … Read more Disney names new leadership for Disneyland and Walt Disney World

Disney prepares to wow Star Wars’ fans with new Galaxy’s Edge theme parks

CNBC See Original Article Star Wars fans can finally take a vacation to a galaxy far, far away. Galaxy’s Edge, the newest Disney theme park adventure, is opening in about month in California and in Florida in August. On Saturday, during Star Wars Celebration in Chicago, executives from Walt Disney’s Imagineering and Lucasfilm revealed details about what … Read more Disney prepares to wow Star Wars’ fans with new Galaxy’s Edge theme parks