Walt Disney Company cancels relocation of thousands of California workers to Orlando's Lake Nona
Disney announced Thursday that the company will no longer relocate its Imagineers, cast members, and employees from California to Florida citing changes in "new leadership" and "changing business conditions."
Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser resort permanently shutting down this fall, Disney says
Just over a year ago, Walt Disney World Resort ushered in a new era of entertainment with the much-anticipated opening of its Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser. The entertainment giant announced on Thursday that it will be permanently closing the resort and attraction this fall.
Walt Disney World fight video: Brawl at Magic Kingdom started over photo op disagreement
A day wasn't so magic for two families at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom after an apparent disagreement over a photo op led to punches and an all-out fight.
Tyre Sampson Act, Disney monorail inspection among bills signed into law by Gov. DeSantis
Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday signed 37 bills, including a measure that will improve the safety of amusement rides, regulate inspection of Walt Disney World’s monorail system, and prevent the release of past and future travel records of DeSantis and other state leaders.
Disney updates lawsuit against DeSantis to add new events, including monorail oversight
Disney on Monday amended its free speech lawsuit against Gov. Ron DeSantis to add recent developments in the tit-for-tat fight between the entertainment giant and the Florida governor, such as a new law granting the state unprecedented authority to inspect a monorail system at Disney World.
Walt Disney World to loosen theme park reservation requirements in 2024: What you need to know
While reservations will still be required for some tickets, Disney announced that it would loosen reservation requirements to visit Walt Disney World's Florida theme parks in 2024.
Walt Disney World sues Gov. Ron DeSantis over theme park takeover
Disney sued Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday over the Republican’s takeover of its theme park district, alleging the governor waged a "targeted campaign of government retaliation."
Disney vs. DeSantis: Iconic monorail is latest target in feud
Disney’s iconic monorail system would face periodic state inspections, as Republican lawmakers continue to back Gov. Ron DeSantis in his clash with the entertainment giant.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom marks 25th anniversary with celebrations kicking off on Earth Day
Disney’s Animal Kingdom is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The official festivities kick off on April 22, which is also Earth Day.
Gov. DeSantis appointees begin reshaping Disney World’s district
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ appointees on Wednesday began trying to reshape Disney World’s governing body with proposals to eliminate a planning board and prohibit mask mandates and COVID-19 vaccine requirements.
DeSantis v. Disney: Governor seeks to nullify Reedy Creek agreement, control parks with state oversight powers
It's another move in the fight for control of Disney World's property. Gov. Ron DeSantis and Florida lawmakers ratcheted up pressure on Walt Disney World on Monday by announcing legislation that will use the regulatory powers of state government to exert unprecedented oversight on the park resort’s rides and monorail.
Disney CEO Bob Iger: 'Retaliation' by Florida governor is 'anti-business,' 'anti-Florida'
Bob Iger, CEO of The Walt Disney Company, publicly addressed the ongoing fight between The Walt Disney Company and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday, referring to the state's actions as "anti-business" and "anti-Florida."
Disney signed surprise agreement that limits new board's power, officials say
The newly-appointed board for the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District – formerly known as the Reedy Creek Independent District – and governs Walt Disney World and its properties, said Wednesday that that previous board signed an unexpected decades-long agreement with Disney, effectively stripping the new board of its power.
Disney park price hikes 'too aggressive,' CEO Bob Iger admits
Bob Iger vows to be "smarter" about pricing as Disney moves forward, in order to maintain brand "accessibility."
Florida lawmakers approve changes that would shift control of Reedy Creek District to Gov. DeSantis
Florida lawmakers Friday gave final approval to changes that would shift control of the Reedy Creek Improvement District from the Walt Disney Co. to Governor Ron DeSantis.
Disney to cut 7,000 jobs part of company restructuring, CEO Bob Iger announces
The Walt Disney Company will slash 7,000 jobs in an effort to cut costs and will be restructured into three core business segments, CEO Bob Iger revealed Wednesday during the company's first-quarter earnings call.
Florida lawmakers report to Tallahassee for special session on Disney's Reedy Creek, other issues
Florida lawmakers will start a special legislative session Monday that is expected to lead to state control over the Reedy Creek Improvement District, which Gov. Ron DeSantis targeted last year after the Walt Disney Co. criticized a controversial education law.
No, Walt Disney will not appear on the $100 bill, a claim started as satire
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing, which produces U.S. paper currency, said it has no plans to ever feature any Walt Disney-related images, characters or icons.
People are selling Disney's Splash Mountain water on eBay after ride permanently closed
Listings began popping up over the weekend before the ride permanently closed on Sunday to be reimagined as Tiana's Bayou Adventure.
This weekend is your last chance to ride Splash Mountain at Disney World before it closes for good
Splash Mountain will be reimagined as Tiana's Bayou Adventure, which is based off the popular animated film "The Princess and the Frog."