Articles by tag: Theme Park

Disney CEO Bob Chapek on Park Reopening Precautions and Future Plans

Disney CEO Bob Chapek on Park Reopening Precautions and Future Plans

As COVID-19 restrictions ease across the United States, Disney plans to open its flagship Disneyland theme park on April 30th. The company’s CEO Bob Chapek spoke to Bloomberg about the much anticipated reopening and his optimistic outlook for the future.   Chapek: We’re thrilled with the response that we’re seeing from our guest in terms…

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Hershey’s Technology Allowed It To Adapt During the COVID Pandemic

In many ways, Hershey lives up to its billing as America’s sweetest town. But bad things happen, even in a world built around chocolate and one that founder Milton S. Hershey worked to make sure would be just and enjoyable for his workers and visitors alike. That’s why Hershey also has a team of…

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Disney Parks Cut Labor Force by 28,000 Amid Difficult Recovery

Disney theme parks are becoming a small world after all as the company announces a massive round of layoffs to its part-time employees. According to the BBC, Disney lost 4.7 billion dollars in revenue in just three months of being closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The layoffs apply to Disney’s US based parks in…

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Theme Parks and Crowd Handling May Never Be the Same After the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic makes us look at each other differently; we keep our distance, suspicious of whether others are contagious or not, isolated and atomized in our work and social lives. How will this affect our behavior after COVID-19 has come and gone? There are two theories: We might get over it and…

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What News To Expect at IAAPA Expo 2019

More than 1,000 leading amusement park and attraction industry companies will exhibit at IAAPA Expo 2019. The Orange County Convention Center will open on November 19 until 22 and dozens of product reveals and launches will be announced. Here are a few news events to keep an eye on during the show: SUMBA Unveil of…

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innovations in healthcare
Innovations in Healthcare: A Discussion with Dr. Craig Joseph at HIMSS 2024
May 24, 2024

Innovations in healthcare were easy to spot at the recent HIMSS 2024 conference. Healthcare Rethink’s Brian Urban caught up with one of those innovators for a live discussion at HIMSS 2024. podcast, Their conversation opens a window and dialogue into the cutting-edge trends reshaping healthcare technology today. This episode features Dr. Craig Joseph, the…

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Preventing burnout
Achieving Professional Growth and Preventing Burnout: The Importance of Time Management and Support Networks in a Fast-Paced World
May 23, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, balancing professional growth with personal well-being is more crucial than ever. With the rise of remote work, digital transformation, and the constant hustle culture, finding this balance has become a significant challenge for many. A survey conducted by Deloitte suggests that a whopping 77% of professionals experience burnout at work….

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Fan-Centric Business Transformation
Prop Room
May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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Ace Gardner and Jacob Lewis discuss NIL Deals and Transfer Portals
NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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