Disney Travel Agent
  • Chris Crayner
    Snapchat Brings Augmented Reality Experiences To Disney and Universal

    Snapchat recently struck separate deals with the Walt Disney Company, Universal, and Six Flags that will bring augmented reality experiences to Snapchat users in the parks. Visitors will be able to interact with their favorite movie characters with brand new park-specific lenses and filters. Snapchat has a history with all three park operators, creating Mickey […]

  • Immersion
    Screens: the Future of Theme Parks?

    A recent trend among theme parks are attractions that predominately feature screens as the source of immersion. What I mean by that is an attraction where you spend the majority of your ride time staring at a screen, like Disney’s Star Tours or Despicable Me at Universal Studios.  Contrast that with older attractions like Pirates of the Caribbean that […]

  • Disney Parks Take Top Three Spots in Theme Park Attendance for 2017

    The Themed Entertainment Association released its Theme Index today, which publishes the official attendance of Disney and Universal theme parks in relation to past years and other theme parks around the world. Here are the major takeaways: The Walt Disney Company’s global theme parks saw a 6.8% increase in attendance with about 150,014,000 visitors in […]

  • 72 Million Travelers Visited Orlando in 2017

    Orlando has been a major travel destination since the time The Walt Disney Company first opened the Magic Kingdom in 1971. Orlando has grown exponentially since then, becoming the theme park capital of the world with the addition of three more Walt Disney World theme parks, two (or three, depending on whom you ask) Universal […]

  • Central Florida Theme Park Injury Reports for 1st Quarter of 2018 Released

    To remain exempt from major inspection, Central Florida theme parks must list all of their quarterly incidents and injuries with the state. This quarter’s report (January – March, 2018) covers a total of 6 incidents/injuries: 3 belonging to Disney, 2 to Universal, and 1 to SeaWorld. No injuries were reported for Busch Gardens or Legoland. […]

  • LinkedIn Ranks Disney and Universal as Two of the Top Ten Companies to Work For

    The employment-oriented website LinkedIn releases a yearly ranking of the top companies in the United States that users want to work for. This year both The Walt Disney Company and Comcast NBCUniversal cracked the top 10. The rankings are based on users’ “interest in the company, engagement with the company’s employees, job demand and employee […]