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  • The Magic Kingdom - 723 Words
    Descriptive Essay: Disney World (The Magic Kingdom) When I walk through those magical gates I stumble upon Main Street, USA. This just happens to be the first of seven themed lands. The décor is early-20th century small-town America, which happens to be inspired by Walt Disney’s childhood and the movie Lady and the Tramp. As I stroll down Main Street I can see an old fashioned movie theatre, quaint little shops, and an antique barber shop. But the best part of all is at the end of Main Street...
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  • Magic Kingdom and Disney World
    Best Day Ever! Have you ever had the best day ever? Mine was Disney World for many reasons. The first reason is that there were really cool rides at Disney World. There was a ride called Splash Mountain and you went through caves on a boat and at the end of the ride you drop off a water fall and splash into the water. You could see all the lights and rides at the opening of the cave. I think it was better at night time. Second, I thought the Disney World parade was awesome. The lights and...
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  • Inside The Magic Kingdom - 456 Words
     BOOK SUMMARY Inside the Magic Kingdom Seven Keys to Disney's Success By: Tom Connellan This book is centered around a “gang of five” who spend a week at Disney World park to learn how Disney offers great customer service to millions of park visitors. Led by a tour guide, they set out on a walking tour of Walt Disney World with the opportunity to improve their customer focus. CHARACTERS • Bill Greenfield- a 58 year old commercial loan officer at a bank in the Northwest • Carmen...
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  • Magic Kingdom and Disneyland - 507 Words
    Disneyland Disneyland, known for being one of the happiest places on earth- both adults and children believe it to be a magical place to visit. Walt Disney had an incredible imagination to put together a place where you can escape the real world. Disneyland has a charm that no other place on earth can compare to; it has a special way of creating a magical environment. Many things about this place make it so special, one of the many things is the landscape and attractions. Its impossible to...
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  • Disney: Losing Magic in the Middle Kingdom
    Disney: losing magic in the Middle Kingdom First of all, I strongly believed the major error committed by the park was the lack of previous researching about Hong Kong cultural life, before opening the park. At the begging, managers insisted on maintaining Disney World’s traditions. Soon after its first opening, Hong Kong Disneyland had to struggle with complaints about: factors such as the park’s small size, inconvenient location, lack of unique features, insufficient appeal to adults and...
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  • Disney: Losing Magic in the Middle Kingdom - Executive Summary
    Disney: Losing Magic in the Middle Kingdom Executive Summary With a revenue of $10.6 billion, Disney was one the global players in the theme park entertainment industry. The first Disneyland theme park was opened successfully in California in 1955, following Disneyland theme parks in Florida, Tokyo and a less successful one in France. In order to raise awareness of the brand “Disney” in China, another Disneyland was to be set up in Hong Kong in cooperation with its government. Hong Kong was...
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  • Disney World Speech 2014
    Informative Speech “The happiest place on earth” “Where dreams come true” I bet at least one of you in this room thought immediately of Walt Disney World. Well you are right. I am here to inform you about the happiest place on earth. Disney World has a huge impact on me and my family and This is one of our favorite places to travel due to the Adventures. Knowing that I could probably go on all day about this wonderful place, I am going to take you through a mini tour of the four attractions...
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  • Descriptive Essay 2 - 1689 Words
    Name Professor Course Name and Number Date Descriptive Essay One of the problems with growing older is the loss of imagination and magic. With the everyday drudgery of life, it gets harder and harder to believe in the fairy tales that once seemed so real. Perhaps this is the reason why I was so excited to have children because I could once again regain the opportunity to see the world through their innocent, creative eyes. There are few places where this separation between childhood and...
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  • Disney Hong Kong Case Study
    1. The main attraction within Hong Kong Disneyland is the park called Adventureland. It is the biggest of all the parks within Hong Kong Disneyland. It has many attractions, it features a large island area home to Tarzan’s tree house, which compares to the Rivers of America in the Magic Kingdom. It also has a popular “Festival of the Lion King” show. The park is made up of four themed parks which consist of Main Street, U.S.A, Adventureland, Fantasyland and Tomorrowland. The park also plans to...
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  • my favorite country - 301 Words
    Last summer I went to Orlando, Florida with my family. We stayed there for three days in a beautiful resort hotel next to Disneyland. We visited the three theme parks: Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, and Epcot. It was a wonderful and magical experience, we had so much fun and made memories that will be forever in our hearts. The First day we went to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, where most of the Disney’s movies characters are. In this park they presented a lot of musical shows such as high...
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  • Disneyland - 1100 Words
    LEGEND MAIN STREET, U.S.A. ATTRACTIONS 1 Disneyland® Railroad 2 Main Street Cinema Main Street Vehicles* (One-way transportation only) FRONTIERLAND ATTRACTIONS 22 Big Thunder Mountain Railroad 23 Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island* 24 Frontierland Shootin’ Exposition 25 Mark Twain Riverboat* 26 Sailing Ship Columbia* 27 Big Thunder Ranch* hosted by Brawny. (Operates weekends and select seasons only) (minimum height 40"/102 cm) DISNEY DINING 28 The Golden Horseshoe MICKEY’S...
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  • Favorite Place - 939 Words
    Every spring break my family and I load up our family truck and ride countless hours to my favorite place. The excitement and thrill that rush through my veins when going to my favorite place, sends a thoughts to my head about what I will do and where I will go. You are never too old to go to this place, and there is always something to do no matter what age you are. Although the tickets can be somewhat on the pricey side, every dime you spend will without a doubt be well worth it. When you...
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  • Walt Disney and the production of Disney World
     One day Walt Disney had a vision. It was a vision of a place where children and parents could have fun together. The more Walt dreamed of a "magical park," the more imaginative and elaborate it became. The original plans for the park were on 8 acres next to the Burbank studios where his employees and families could go to relax. It was soon clear that 8 acres wouldn't be enough. Although, Disneyland was expensive. Walt once said "I could never convince the financiers that...
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  • Disney Asia - 386 Words
    1- What cultural challenges are posed by Disney’s expansion into Asia? How are these different from those in Europe? With its large population, and low number of theme parks, Asia is an attractive location for Disney. Already, the company has been successful in Tokyo. While its park in Hong Kong has been less profitable, the company believes that further expansion into the region is worthwhile. However, the company faces a number of cultural challenges that must be overcome....
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  • Disney Asia - 329 Words
    Beyond Tokyo: Disney’s Expansion in Asia Beyond Tokyo: Disney’s Expansion in Asia 1) The cultural challenges are posed by Disney’s expansion into Asia are limited attractions based on size and local regulations, hot weather, and high ticket prices. Cultural barriers happened such as the decision to serve shark fin soup, a local favourite, greatly angered environmentalist. For example, the decision to serve shark fin soup, a local favourite, greatly angered environmentalists. It is...
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  • Financial Structuring at Euro Disney
    Financial structuring at euro Disney 1984-85 Disney negotiates with Spain and France to create a European theme park. Chooses France as the site. 1987Disney signs letter of intent with the French government. 1988 Selects lead commercial bank lenders for the senior portion of the project. Forms the (SNC). Beings planning for the equity offering of 51% of Euro Disneyland as required in the letter of intent. 1989 European press and stock analysts visit Walt Disney World in Orlando. Being...
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  • english comp lesson 3 sensory essay
     Five Experiences, One Vacation Most people think of Disney World as a place for children. So, when my boys began asking to go there for our family vacation, I wasn’t very excited. I had never been there and imagined me and my husband just following the boys around the park. Boy, was I wrong! Each of us had a wonderful time and it seems that we all remember things different, even though we were all together on the same vacation. Our five different memories have apparently come from our five...
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  • Disneyland Profile - 725 Words
    Profile What does the “happiest place on earth,” also know as Disneyland, have to offer on a regular basis? It was a bright sunny day in Anaheim California, and my friends Ruben, Sassan and I were just arriving at the theme park. We were all so excited to spend the day messing around between parks; especially considering the fact that we got in for free! Ruben’s mom works at Disneyland, which is how we were able to get in for free. Disneyland is only one theme park, but there are so many...
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  • Narrative Essay - Visit to Disney World
    Visiting Disney World with my family is one of my most favorite memories. My family and I went to three different theme parks: The Magic Kingdom, Epcot, and MGM Studios. Of the three parks, MGM Studios was my favorite. It was full of adventure and exciting shows. My family and I had a wonderful time which made for many memories. On the second day of our trip, we visited The Magic Kingdom at Disney World. There was so much to do in one day. We saw many Disney characters, such as, Mickey Mouse,...
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  • Disney World - 550 Words
    Looking out the window of the airplane as we landed in Orlando, Florida, I felt anticipation, excitement, and exhaustion. It was July 2003 and we were on a family vacation to Walt Disney World. The plane had departed from Philadelphia International Airport at 8 a.m. My parents slept soundly and my younger brother and sister were so excited because like me, it was their first trip to Disney World as well, that they couldn’t even sit still on the plane. Soon, we would all be experiencing the...
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  • value chain of Disney - 860 Words
    Value chain: Disney toys. Support activities - Admin / Management / Infrastructure Communication between the movie makers and the product designers. Approbation of the different countries to allow the sell of toys. R&D office and firm to design and manufacture products. - Human Resource Management Qualified people to offer a product which is the best quality as possible. Experienced people who know the art of international trades. - Technology Development High technology...
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  • Disney World Vacation - 1067 Words
    About ten years ago, my parents decided to take a family vacation to Disney World and Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. At the time, my family was hosting an exchange student from Germany named Claudia. My grandmother was also invited to join us on our trip to Florida. When we arrived at the Indianapolis International Airport, my brother forgot one of his bags in the car. He put up a big fight about going back to get it, and he caused us to miss our flight. We had to wait four more...
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  • Magical Place - 511 Words
    May 26, 2010 Professor Casper A Magical Place Pixie dust and fairytales is the recipe for a magical day in a magical place; the place that brings out the child-like innocents in all of us. The captivated looks on the children’s face, the laughter that fills the air, the making of a place where dreams really do come true; Walt Disney World, my favorite place. From the moment I walk through the gates of this magical place all senses overwhelm me, bringing out the child in me; full of...
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  • my favorite childhood memory
    My Favorite Childhood Memory I can fondly remember that special summer, at the age of ten, as one of my best childhood memories. When I think back to the anticipation and excitement of my first trip to Disney World, it feels as if it happened yesterday. My parents planned the trip for several months. As a child, it seemed as if the time would never come. When it was finally time to pack and leave, I felt excited. The night before our departure, I could not sleep at all. My most interesting...
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  • Hong Kong Disney Case Study
    Tuyen Tran BAD 345-03 9/9/2014 Hong Kong Case Study Hong Kong Disney land was an optimistic business idea that was supposed to further propel the Disney brand into the Asian market. After a successful operation in Tokyo Japan Disney thought that the Hong Kong market would follow suit. However, Hong Kong Disney was not the success Disney had hoped and was losing costumers and money early on and was not seeing any profits. Disney was not sure why locals and tourists were coming to...
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  • memorable childhood event - 474 Words
    When I was a little girl, I dreamed about living in a fairy tale world. I would wake up everyday and put on my glass slippers, pretending to be a princess. Because of this, one day my dad ultimately surprised me with a plane ride and tickets to Disney World. I can still vividly remember that day like it was yesterday. Little did I know that this would be a trip that I would not soon forget. It was a hot, sunny Monday morning, the big clouds in the sky looked as soft as cotton candy. It...
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  • family vacation - 585 Words
    Visiting Disney World with my family as a child and an adult is one of my most favorite memories. Every year as a child I would look forward to taking family vacations. And the one I have the most fun memories are of Disney world. Never did we fly, we would always drive no matter how far it was daddy wanted to drive. Not only was going to Disney World exciting but staying in the hotel The Howard Johnson was the best. Once we arrived to Florida we may spend the first day resting from the drive....
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  • Logistics in Disneyland - 890 Words
    I have chosen to take a look at the organization in the theme park Disneyland Paris. The question I asked myself is “What do you need to get a successful theme park like Disney World?” the main answer to that question is in my opinion with the following things: - Attractions - Restaurants - Souvenirs shop(s) - Restrooms - Signs Off course there are some other factors, like management etc., that you need in order to lead a successful theme park. But some of those are not really relevant to...
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  • A Magical Dream - 947 Words
    A Magical Dream My heart is pounding faster than a drum line during a college football game and I have a feeling inside my stomach as if there is a dancing leprechaun doing back flips. My family and I have arrived! I walk in slow motion with tiny steps through the tall magical gates with my head held high reading the glistering sign that says, “Welcome to the Magic Kingdom.” I whisper under my breath “I can’t believe I am here” as if I just stepped into a land of imagination. Before I could...
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  • Service Quality in the Hong Kong Disneyland
    Executive summary Background: Disneyland wants to know visitors’ ideas of what improvements can be made to enhance their satisfaction. For this purpose, Disneyland desires that a quick survey of their visitors be done to elicit their opinions. Justification: Disneyland always receive many of complaints for the tourist ,it found that the common problem is cutting in the line and the place & facilities is not enough. Recommendations: Disneyland should find out the main problem and...
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  • Descriptive Essay - 1533 Words
    Name Professor Course Name and Number Date Descriptive Essay One of tha problems with growing older is losing tha wonder and fascination of tha world that children see. With tha everyday drudgery of life, it gets harder and harder to see tha world with tha child like perspective that we all once did. This is tha reason that having children has been so exciting because I can once again regain tha opportunity to see tha world through thair innocent, creative eyes. Thare are few places where tha...
    1,533 Words | 5 Pages
  • Disney-the Not so Happiest Place on Earth
    Smiling from ear to ear, like a 3-year-old child, I peeked out the window as we began our road trip to the happiest place on earth, Disney. I felt so much anticipation and excitement I could burst from my seat. We blasted the radio in anticipation for the next three days of amazement that awaited us. It had been over a year since I last visited Disney and I knew that once I laid my eyes on the sparkling 186 foot, concrete Cinderella castle, the reminiscent memories from previous trips would...
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  • Disney World - 1452 Words
    The Wonderful World of Disney There are many great places to go on vacation, but Disneyworld is one of the greatest places and vacation spots there will ever be. At first, vacationers fly into Orlando. Orlando is one of the busiest tourist locations in Florida, perhaps even busier than the infamous Miami beaches. This is because Orlando hosts many locations that cater to all kinds of people, whether they are children, men, women, adults, senior citizens, or tourists. Orlando has many theme...
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  • The Smile Factory: Disneyland Case
    Team Case# 1- The Smile Factory: Work at Disneyland Disney has developed an intricate model of organizing its theme parks. This model requires thousands of employees to abide by standards set by company executives and theme-park trainers. Trainers are well versed in company policy, and for the most part, are able to effectively communicate Disney’s ideals and practices to its newly hired employees. Disney’s theme park employees adopt Disney’s company culture, language (and lingo), and the...
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  • Case Analysis of Hong Kong Disneyland
    Case Analysis of Hong Kong Disneyland Table of Contents Overview 1 Service Concept 2 Current Issues 3 Analysis 5 Recommendation 7 Overview Hong Kong Disneyland was opened in September 2005 through a joint venture between the Walt Disney International and Hong Kong government. Disney has been on an international expansion since it first opened its park in 1980 in Japan and China being the most lucrative market, Disney decided to open the park in Hong Kong after selecting the city...
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  • Disney Land employment - 796 Words
     “Shinny Happy People Working at the Rat” 1. The main idea of this essay is to expose guidelines of Disney Magic Kingdom and their requirements for employment. 2. Disney Magic Kingdom is a magical, fun, and happy place for all those who cross their entrance. Where kids have a blast and adults can act like kids. That is the myth… That’s what they want you to think but not everyone who comes to Disney Magic Kingdom has the best experience and the time of their life like the employees. The...
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  • Descriptive Writing on Walt Disney World
    Ashley Stewart English 110 Descriptive Writing “A Place That Had a Deep Impact Effect On You…” Disney World in Orlando, Florida, is America’s best-known, busiest, and most profitable tourist attraction. Of all Disney World's wonders, the Magic Kingdom draws the most visitors. Tourists can step into the past, ride a sleek spaceship into the future, or dance with a mouse. The Magic Kingdom certainly delivers the fantasy it promises. However for me, its most fantastic...
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  • Favorite Place Orlando Florida
    Orlando, Florida The best place for vacation Orlando, Florida. Orlando is one of the most busy tourist locations in Florida, maybe even busier than the Miami beaches. This is because Orlando has many locations for all kinds of people, whether they are children, or adults. Orlando has many theme parks located on its famous strip, including Disneyworld, Wet n' Wild, Universal Studios, Ripley's Believe it or Not House. Sea World, and a host of other tourist locations. And out of all these places,...
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  • a child called it - 583 Words
    Danny Polanco Descriptive Essay Contemporary Comp. Per.2 “Disneyland” Disneyland is a place filled with wonderful magic. It’s a place where children smile with joy and even adults. It’s a magical place where family and friends can have an amazing day and see awesome things. It has a variety of stores, restaurants, and rides for kids and adults. If you decide to take a day to visit Disneyland you will be able to do this, and plenty more. There are amazing things in this wonderful...
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  • Case Study Com 225
    COMM 225, FALL 2011: CASE STUDY DUE: Dec 6, 2011, 19.00 HR, SUBMIT ONLINE IN THE DROP BOX TO BE DONE IN GROUPS OF MAXIMUM OF 3 STUDENTS (WITH SAME CONTENT EXPECTATIONS). If you have been to one of the Walt Disney Theme Parks, it is inevitable that you have encountered the problem of waiting at the theme/attraction of your choice. Here is what a New York Times journalist has to say about this problem: Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/28/business/media/28disney.html Disney Tackles...
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  • decriptive essay - 1719 Words
    A Place Where Dreams Come True The happiest place on earth is known to be Disneyland. A day at Disneyland has the magic that you wont be able to find anywhere else. When Disneyland was built, it was built for the young and the old, a place where families can take their children. It is a place that promises dreams to come true. Disneyland is a place where children smile in bliss and adults fly back in their childhood innocence. Spending a day at Disneyland is like walking into the movies of...
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  • Payton's Trip to Disney World
    Payton’s First Trip to Disney World My daughter’s first trip to Disney World was the most magical, fairy-tale like experience of my entire life. Payton was only six-months-old when my mother decided she wanted Payton to meet the Disney Princesses. It’s a trip I will never forget a single moment of. When we packed out belongings into the car to leave, there was five people’s luggage we had to fit inside my grandmother’s car. My luggage, Payton’s four bags and car seat, my mother’s...
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  • SWOT of Hong Kong DisneYland
    Strengths: Honk Kong Disney Theme Park has its incredibly strong brand awareness is its powerful strength. As a child I had willingly been instructed with the brand and can even recognize the distinct calligraphy associated with the brand. It has no surprise because BusinessWeek has ranked Disney as the 8th most recognizable global brand. A recognizable brand such as Disney increases consumer trust and indicates the company’s advanced and successful marketing. Another reason for Hong Kong...
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  • Disney Asia - 578 Words
    Bus 162 Team 4: Beyond Tokyo: Disney’s Expansion in Asia 1. What cultural challenges are posed by Disney’s expansion into Asia? How are these different from those in Europe? Answer: With its large population, and relatively low number of theme parks, Asia is a tremendously attractive location for Disney. Already, the company has been successful in Tokyo. While its park in Hong Kong has been less profitable, the company believes that further expansion into the region is worthwhile. However, the...
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  • disney - 827 Words
    If you purchase your park tickets through AAA (which I found to be the cheapest) and you are planning to drive to the parks you should take advantage of the Diamond Parking Spaces which are right up front. You receive a Diamond Lot permit in your ticket packet to display on your dashboard. No need to wait for and take trams out to outer parking areas. Quick entry and exit. Thanks to Chris for this tip Having been at Disney World during the summer, one thing is for sure - you can always count...
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  • Aecom - 12536 Words
    Economics Global Attractions Attendance Report Credits TEA/AECOM 2013 Theme Index: The Global Attractions Attendance Report Publisher: Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) Executive Editor: Gene Jeffers Research: Economics practice at AECOM Editor: Judith Rubin Publication team: Natalia Bakhlina, Beth Chang, Linda Cheu, Alisa Cohen, Daniel Elsea, Gene Jeffers, Kathleen LaClair, Jodie Lock, Ben Martin, John Robinett, Judith Rubin, Brian Sands, Matt Timmins, Chris Yoshii ©2013 TEA/AECOM....
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  • Trip to California - 825 Words
    TRIP TO CALIFORNIA Upon preparing to write this paper, many events came to mind. The event that stood out the most was the family vacation we took to California during the hot summer month of July, 2006. Excitement, anticipation, and curiosity filled the two years it took to plan this trip. The elements that made this experience so especial were; the anticipation and planning, the wonderful adventure we faced, and the impact it had on me and my family. It was a trip that we...
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  • Theme park tourism in Hong Kong
    Research proposal Theme park tourism in Hong Kong 'Evaluate the development, expectation and prospective of locals and tourists, and the effectiveness of theme park tourism in Hong Kong' Content Abstract..............................................................................p. 2 Introduction..........................................................................p.2-4 Background..........................................................................p.4-5 Literature...
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  • My Trip to Disney World
    Sophia McCreary AIU Online English Comp 1 Dr. Christine A. Miller Visiting Disney World with my six grade class is one of my most favorite memories. My friends, teachers and I went to all three theme parks: The Magic Kingdom, Epcot Center, and MGM Studios. Of which was then three parks, MGM Studios was my favorite. It was full of adventure and exciting shows. We had an astonishing time which left me with many memories. When visiting The Magic Kingdom at Disney World on the first day,...
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  • disney world - 511 Words
    Gabriela Medrano English 1301 Descriptive Report June 9, 2014 Disney World Arriving at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, one is able to see that it is America’s best-known, busiest, and most profitable tourist attraction. This picturesque park is famous for numerous attractions, such as the Magic Kingdom and delicious food of all types. Disney World, as it is informally known, began on the drawing table in 1960 as a dream of Walt Disney. Although he died in 1966 before...
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  • My Best Vacation Ever
    Everyone has their best vacation. My best vacation ever was my first trip to Disneyland. Something that I have always dreamt about was about to come true. First we researched ticket prices. We found a great price on So Cal City passes including three theme parks. The next step for us was finding a place to stay. All hotels were booked around the Disneyland park. We found a great deal 20 minutes away. Our trip was booked. We were counting down the days, looking for landmarks along the...
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  • Disney World - 551 Words
     Unit 1 Case Assignment: Walt Disney World Hidden from the general public, deep in the bellies of Walt Disney World, under the Cinderella Castle is where the famed Disney Operational Command Center. In this technological wonder, the underground bunker handles over 30 million annual visitors. It is a true art form when come to how the megaresort, Disney World conduct its crowd control during the busiest times of the year. Yet, the theme park operators must figure out how to...
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  • Destination Disneyworld - 447 Words
    Destination to Disneyworld Our family’s favorite tradition is summer vacation road trips. No doubt, our vacations turn out to be a success each and every year. Throughout my childhood and into my teenager years, we have gone from the beaches in Florida to the valleys in California. The most memorable one I could recall was our vacation to Disneyworld in Orlando, FL in 2004. I always have the notion as child that amusement park take your imagination to a new and entirely different level. On...
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  • My Favorite Vacation - 271 Words
    My Favorite Vacation (English Version) In the summer of 2009 I took my favorite vacation. I went to Walt Disney World with my family. My husband and I traveled by plane to Florida. We arrived at the airport in Florida at night. My daughter picked us up at the airport in Orlando. She took us to the hotel. We went to stay at the Polynesian hotel. The same hotel as my husband and I stayed on our honeymoon. The first day we woke up early to go to the amusement park. We went to all...
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  • Walt Disney - 538 Words
    Disneyland The greatest place on the face of the earth is Disneyland. Nowhere else has the magic that a day at Disneyland possesses. From my childhood to my adulthood, I have never experienced a day at Disneyland that didn't put enough joy in my heart to far exceed the admission price. Rides, shops, shows, and characters, These are just a few of the many great aspects of a wonderful place called Disneyland. Disneyland has always been a very special place to me. My parents took my...
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  • Services and the Industry - 2712 Words
    Service Industry in Context – Euro Disney Introduction This assignment aims to define service industries and classify the key elements of Euro Disney by discussing competitors, product and service offering, characteristics, drawbacks and recommendations. Part A Euro Disney is a branch of the Walt Disney group and opened in April 1992 to join the Disney trend and fellow Disney theme parks in America and Tokyo. Disney land opened in 1955 on an 80 acre site in the suburban town of Anaheim....
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  • Disney Case Study Answer
    1. The major factors that contributed to EuroDisney’s poor performance was the lack of market research and cultural awareness. EuroDisney was built just like American Disney parks, without giving though to cultural differences. American characters were used, instead of French cartoon characters. Disney banned alcohol in a culture that enjoys drinking wine. Everyone showed up for breakfast in the mornings, when Disney had cut down their serving because they were erroneously informed that...
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  • Hong Kong Disney - 1316 Words
    Q1. What are the three most important success factors in the theme park business? Well-defined vision: One of key success factors is Disney¡¦s vision that is giving eternal life to cartoon characters and creating a place where people can meet these life-size characters. This vision helps Disney to persevere to provide different kind of rides and tame entertainment to visitors. Obviously, Disney¡¦s heritage and traditions attract visitors worldwide. Balanced entertainment offering: A...
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  • The Disney World Adventure - 874 Words
    Since I was a child, I always dreamed of visiting Disney World, so I planned to make that trip when I arrived in the United States. Finally, last summer my sister and I had a chance to fulfill my dream when we bought plane tickets for Orlando. “Don’t forget to take your camera,” my sister shouted from the living room, as if it were the most important part of all our baggage. We departed from Philadelphia International Airport, looking forward to having a lot of fun seeing Mickey Mouse, Magic...
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  • My First Trip to Disney World
    My first trip to Disney World My first trip to Disney World was really great. Disney World is in Orlando, Florida which is over 900 miles away from Columbia. We drove 15 hours to get there but we broke the trip up into two days. Although my grandfather and grandmother were tired when we got there, my sister Jazzy and my cousin Mychael were ready to go to Disneyworld. My grandfather took us straight to the resort and checked us in. Our suite was really nice. It was big with a big TV in...
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  • The Future of Theme Parks in International Tourism
    The Future of Theme Parks in International Tourism |by Clive B. Jones & John Robinett | |State Of The Industry |Theme Parks And Tourism |Developing Trends ...
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  • Speech Outline Disney World
    Intro: Attention getter: Disney World has always been known as the happiest place on earth. I went there as a kid and haven’t forgotten my experience since. (Talk about how you got sick) Disney World has touched the hearts of kids for more than 50 years. * 2 * 2 Many people have heard of Disney World and some have even visited there. But do these people know the many secrets that lie hidden. 1 1 Whether that is the history of Disney World, some of the favorites rides enjoyed , and...
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