Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Resort Puts Another $1 Million Into Its Community Workforce Development Initiative

Disneyland Resort has committed an additional $1 million to its community workforce development initiative, bringing the total to $5 million. These funds support local nonprofits such as Orange County United Way, which provides career enrichment experiences for high schools in the Anaheim Union School District. Orange County United Way collaborates with schools in the Anaheim Union High School District in ...

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Cal State Fullerton, Fullerton College Join Disney’s Aspire Tuition Program For Cast Members

During the Disneyland Resort’s annual “State of the Resort” event last week, President Ken Potrock announced Cal State Fullerton and Fullerton College would be joining the Disney Aspire program, through which the company picks up the entire cost of a college education for its hourly cast members. The announcement marks a historic expansion of the Aspire program:  due to the ...

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Sheraton Park Hotel Celebrate’s Grand Re-Opening After $33 Million Renovation

The Sheraton Park Hotel, one of the hospitality icons of the Anaheim Resort, officially commemorated its re-opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration on Tuesday after a multi-million renovation. The Anaheim High School marching band was assembled in the grand ballroom to energize the event, and were followed by a welcome from General Manager Ian Gee. Mayor Harry Sidhu and ...

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Natural Products Expo West Marks Return Of Convention Business To Anaheim

The Natural Products Expo West is back at the Anaheim Convention Center after a nearly three year hiatus, marking the return of large convention business to Anaheim after a state government-imposed drought due to restrictive COVID-19 mandates. The shows brings together thousands of exhibitors and buyers from the $300 billion natural and organic products industry. There will be an estimated 60,000 attendees, ...

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Disneyland Resort: Return Of The Trams

Even after Disneyland re-opened last year, a major missing element was the trams that shuttled excited and weary (depending on the time of day) guests between the Mickey & Friends and Pixar Pals parking structures and plaza connecting Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure. For the last several months, guests had to trudge the two-thirds of a mile distance on foot. ...

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Disneyland Resort Workers Union Approves 19% Pay Increase It Rejected In November

The Master Services Council, the union organization representing thousands of Disneyland Resort cast members has approved a 19% pay increase over three years, after rejecting the identical proposal the month before. The Master Services Council unions represent 9,700 cast members who work in eateries and retail shops, and as ride operators and maintenance workers. The union had rejected an identical ...

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Downtown Disney To Undergo Multi-Year Renovation

The Downtown Disney shopping, entertainment and retail center will undergo a major, multi-year renovation starting in 2022 – it’s first major re-design since opening in 2001. The popular destination will be re-imagined along mid-century modern architectural lines reminiscent of the booming post-war Orange County where Disneyland was built and launched in 1955. The Earl of Snadwish restaurant, the former AMC ...

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