Disney News Articles and News Stories

Dolls in Wheelchairs Debut in Disneyland’s “it’s a small world;” Disney World & Paris to Follow


Over the weekend, CNN’s Natasha Chen uncovered a new addition to Disneyland’s “it’s a small world” attraction that was a welcomed step towards a new level of inclusivity. Dolls in wheelchairs have been added to the ride’s already impressively diverse range of characters representing backgrounds and ethnicities from all over the globe after a six-month Dolls in Wheelchairs Debut in Disneyland’s “it’s a small world;” Disney World & Paris to Follow





Shanghai Disney in Lockdown, Guests Unable to Leave without Negative COVID-19 Result


The following announcement has popped up today from Shanghai Disney with closures, restrictions, and lockdown limitations on park and resort operations due to a new wave of covid. The resort has entered a new phase of lockdown, with guests unable to leave without a negative COVID-19 test result. While it is unclear how many visitors Shanghai Disney in Lockdown, Guests Unable to Leave without Negative COVID-19 Result


Tokyo Disney: Eighth Port Inspired by ‘Frozen,’ ‘Tangled’ and ‘Peter Pan’


I love seeing the different Disney parks around the world evolve and bring more stories to life. Each is inspired by its own culture and takes a different approach in manifesting the Disney atmosphere, which is part of why each is so unique to visit. Yesterday, Tokyo Disney announced three new and immersive worlds you Tokyo Disney: Eighth Port Inspired by ‘Frozen,’ ‘Tangled’ and ‘Peter Pan’


Chapek’s Disney Moves to “Lifestyle Brand”


Moving closer to its 100th year of operation, Disney is making a concerted company effort to move further from a designated entertainment giant over to an all-encompassing “Lifestyle Brand.” If you didn’t catch the Bob Chapek Q&A yesterday with the Wall Street Journal’s Mat Murray, or perhaps you couldn’t stand to watch it, I’ve taken Chapek’s Disney Moves to “Lifestyle Brand”


Watch Bob Chapek in a Live Q&A Session at WSJ Tech Conference


These days, Bob Chapek, Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company, seems to have a lot to answer for thanks to some of the most unpopular company decisions being made under his watch. Some Chapek may be responsible for, though many are the result of behind-the-scenes board meetings between other Disney execs who would Watch Bob Chapek in a Live Q&A Session at WSJ Tech Conference