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Disney plans to lay off roughly 32,000 workers in the first half of 2021

The Walt Disney Company said Wednesday it plans to terminate the employment of about 32,000 people in the first half of 2021,Variety reported. “Due to the current climate … the company has generated efficiencies in its staffing, including limiting hiring to critical business roles, furloughs, and reductions-in-force,” the company said […]
Disney plans to lay off roughly 32,000 workers in the first half of 2021
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Cruise-obsessed vacationers are desperate to set sail, even after high-profile coronavirus outbreaks on ships. We spoke with 18 cruisers about why they can’t wait to cast off.

The coronavirus pandemic has proved catastrophic for the cruise business. The entire industry has been forced to effectively suspend operations after a number of highly publicized COVID-19 outbreaks onboard ships like the Diamond Princess. But an avid community of frequent cruisers has remained eager to return to the ships whenever […]
Cruise-obsessed vacationers are desperate to set sail, even after high-profile coronavirus outbreaks on ships. We spoke with 18 cruisers about why they can’t wait to cast off.
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10 Disney sequels that are better than the originals

Sequels get a bad rap as often being worse than the original movie. But many sequels from Disney were more beloved than the originals. Critics liked “Ralph Breaks the Internet” a little bit more than the original. “The Rescuers Down Under” had the same Rotten Tomato score as the original […]
10 Disney sequels that are better than the originals
Strategy

A day in the life of a Disneyland manager who’s worked there for over 20 years, walks 5 miles daily around the park, and has a ‘long-distance’ marriage with his wife

Disney California Adventure Park West general manager Gary Maggetti has worked at the Disneyland Resort full-time for 23 years. Before he landed a full-time role, he did a stint as a Jungle Cruise skipper in college. Maggetti shared his typical daily routine – which features a morning pick-me-up of green […]
A day in the life of a Disneyland manager who’s worked there for over 20 years, walks 5 miles daily around the park, and has a ‘long-distance’ marriage with his wife
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Disney cast members share their 11 favourite things to do in the park

Disney cast members tend to develop favourites when it comes to park rides. Business Insider reached out to 12 former cast members and asked them to pick out a favourite park attraction. Some went with old classics like the Haunted Mansion, while others praised brand-new offerings like Avatar Flight of […]
Disney cast members share their 11 favourite things to do in the park
Markets

Disney jumps after reporting strong quarterly earnings

Disney reported first quarter 2018 earnings that beat Wall Street estimates. The company reported an adjusted $US1.89 earnings per share on $US15.35 billion in revenue. Watch Disney’s stock price move in real time here. Shares of Disney rose 2.32% after the company reported earnings that beat Wall Street expectations. The […]
Disney jumps after reporting strong quarterly earnings
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Millennial investors are loving Disney ahead of earnings

Disney is set to report earnings after Tuesday’s closing bell. Ahead of the report, Disney’s stock is popular among millennial investors. Wall Street has largely been optimistic on the company after it announced plans to launch its own video-streaming service. Watch Disney’s stock price move in real time here. Disney […]
Millennial investors are loving Disney ahead of earnings