A family wearing masks walks past Cinderella Castle in the Magic Kingdom, at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
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DisneyAmusement parks are recovering from the coronavirus pandemic closing their domestic and international locations in 2020.
Revenue is growing for Disney’s parks, experiences, and products division, and the company is seeing steady increases in attendance, nightly rooms, and cruise lines.
In its most recent earnings, Disney touted that its new Genie+ and Lightning Lane products helped boost ticket sales per capita for the quarter. These new digital features were introduced to manage the guest experience and allow parkers to bypass routes to get to key attractions.
The company says it has been able to deliver in-park experiences such as meet and greet characters, theatrical performances and night-time events at Disneyland, which has allowed them to boost their stamina. contained at its parks, CEO Bob Chapek said at the time. Disney has focused on attendance since reopening after the initial pandemic shutdown in early 2020 and established a new online booking system for crowd control.
The company continues to add new features and attractions to its theme parks and cruise lines, which Josh D’Amaro, Disney’s head of parks, experiences and products, outlined. out Sunday at Expo D23.
D’Amaro welcomed Jon Favreau, executive producer of “The Mandalorian,” on stage to announce that Mandalorian will appear with an animated Grogu in Galaxy’s Edge as part of the land-wearing characters. available to meet and greet and interact. He will arrive in November.
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