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Disney offers Tuition payment for hourly employees

The Walt Disney Co. is offering to pay full tuition for hourly workers. As many as 80,000 hourly workers in the United States could be eligible for the program, which pays upfront tuition for employees who want to earn a college degree, finish a high school diploma or learn a new skill. The “Disney Aspire” […]

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The Walt Disney Co. to donate $1 million dollars for Hurricane Michael relief

The money will be funneled through the Florida Disaster Fund. Contributions from employees to eligible relief groups will be matched dollar-for-dollar through a matching gifts program.

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Walt Disney Concert Hall illuminates with Incredible Scenes

The temporary Walt Disney Concert Hall Dreams light show was developed by the LA-based artist to celebrate the centenary of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, which currently resides in the Gehry-designed building. Displayed every half hour during the evening, the projections include text, photos and patterns generated using artificial intelligence (AI) and the orchestra’s digital archive. […]

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10 best things to happen to Walt Disney World since opening

Oct. 1 is the official “birthday” for Walt Disney World. If you’re wondering: Why Oct.1? There are two important reasons: It marked the start of a new fiscal year for Walt Disney Productions, and it marked one of the slowest times of the year for tourism in Florida. It was thought better to open when […]

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Epcot to add new Country

Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse pose at the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008. The cartoon characters are in India for a special live event titled “The Mickey Mouse Show” in New Delhi and Mumbai, this November. (AP Photo/Mustafa Quraishi) When first created, Epcot was promised to continue to grow […]

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ATTENTION NOLA DISNEY FANS

If you’re a fan of Mickey Mouse and the rest of Disney’s characters, there’s good news for locals and visitors in New Orleans. Disney Cruise Line to set sail for first time from NOLA beginning in 2020 The new cruises will head to a variety of Caribbean and Bahamian destinations. This is the first time […]

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Walt Disney World revamps admission pricing

Walt Disney World has released plans to begin pricing tickets for its theme parks based on dates. Beginning Oct. 16, when travelers purchase theme park tickets for Walt Disney World online, they will use an interactive calendar that displays different prices based on the dates. When tourists visit the website, they will choose the first […]

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Disney agrees to redraw black princess after lightening her skin

Disney has agreed to redraw a black princess after lightening her skin and changing her facial features in “Ralph Break the Internet”. How did Disney not think that this would blow up in their face? Over the summer, fans of Princess Tiana of 2009’s “The Princess and the Frog” noticed that her appearance changed in […]

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Disney to slow Star Wars franchise release schedule

Star Wars is one of the biggest brands at Disney. Recently, the franchise movies have followed a one-movie-a-year schedule. Given the massive success of the revived Star Wars franchise, with a new entry topping the year-end box office reports each of the past three years — The Force Awakens in 2015, Rogue One in 2016, […]

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5 biggest companies owned by Disney

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) operates a vast international entertainment empire including TV networks, film studios and theme parks. Disney’s three biggest business segments are its TV business, its theme park business and its feature film business. These segments include some of the best-known companies in the United States and around the world, including […]

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