COMM/215 Essentials of College Writing
February 14, 2011
Joanne Mac Eachran
Cleanliness of Disneyland Verses Magic Mountain
The cleanliness of theme parks is a very important issue that should not be taken lightly. Disneyland and Magic Mountain are two of the most popular theme parks that family’s frequent every year. Disneyland is known for its superior up keep of the park and its cleanliness. Magic Mountain does not have high priorities for its cleanliness and it suffers in its profits as a result. In the paper the positives and negatives discussed on the cleanliness of the parks will give many reasons Disneyland is a much cleaner park to be in and frequent more than Magic Mountain. The impacts of clean parks verses dirty parks on family’s that visit play an important role in the returning of the guests in the future. Disneyland strives every day to make sure that the guests come to a clean, special, and happy place. Disneyland knows that people travel from all over the world with their families to experience the Magic that the company offers. Disneyland is known for its outstanding customer service and cleanliness. To keep up with the image that the company holds, it demands hard work from all of cast members employed. It is a known fact that Disneyland hires cast members just to keep up on the park maintenance and image alone. LA Times wrote that “after dark, the dirty work at Disneyland begins. A crew of 600 custodians, painters, gardeners, and decorators works 365 days a year to ensure that the 85- acre park meets Walt Disney’s squeaky-clean ideals” (Martin, 2010, p. 1). Being a past cast member, I have witnessed the strict guidelines that Disneyland has in making sure the park is perfect every morning before the gates open. The cleanliness and strict ways of Disney have paid off as a result. Company profits are higher and guests are happy....