Disney Parks Move to Eliminate Single-Use Drinking Straws, Cut Down on In-Room Plastic By 2019

The Walt Disney Company is furthering their effort to go green. All Disney parks around the globe are moving to eliminate single-use plastic straws and stirrers at all locations by 2019. The elimination will amount to a reduction of more than 175 million straws and 13 million stirrers annually. “Eliminating plastic straws and other plastic... Continue Reading →


Disney Golden Oak Announces New Neighborhood: Symphony Grove

The gated community just outside the heart of Walt Disney World is adding a new neighborhood. Disney Golden Oak is in the pre-construction phase for Symphony Grove, a development paying homage to Silly Symphonies. Natural preserves will lead to a main drive bordered with imaginative, lushly planted gardenscapes and decorative fencing. This striking setting will paint a... Continue Reading →

Justice Department Approves Disney’s Plan to Buy 21st Century Fox

The multi-billion dollar deal Disney is offering to buy 21st Century Fox gets the "ok" from the government. The Justice Department's Anti-Trust Division has approved the $71B deal between the two studios. The decision comes after Disney upped its offer (originally $52B) to retrieve ownership of Fox's movie studio, sports networks and cable channels. https://twitter.com/TheJusticeDept/status/1012006273963974659... Continue Reading →

“ESPN+” Streaming Service to Launch With Exclusive Content on April 12

Originally planned through Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International's BAMTECH (which Disney purchased in 2016), ESPN is rolling out the network's first subscription streaming service on April 12, 2018. ESPN+ will feature live sporting events, exclusive studio programs, high-quality shows and originals as well as an enormous archive library. The new service will cost $4.99 per month (or... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: Disney Announces Strategic Reorganization, Effective Immediately

Disney is changing their approach to the company's growth initiatives like direct-to-consumer offerings. A CNBC report claims Disney's new business segment: direct-to-consumer and international. The group includes both the technology and streaming platforms-- and will handle the distribution of those services. It includes Disney's existing stake in Hulu, as well as the companies upcoming services... Continue Reading →

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