General DVC News

Disney Reports Better-Than-Expected Results

The Walt Disney Company issued its second quarter report on Tuesday and results were better than projected.  Many expected the parks and resorts division to suffer due to the sluggish economy and high gas prices. Instead revenue increased 11% over the same period last year and profit was up 33%. Add a comment


DVC Among Worst Disney Mistakes? columnist Greg Maletic takes a look at what he considers to be some of the biggest mistakes Disney has made in its theme park operations.   Among his criticisms:  too much marketing, flat theme park pricing and...the Disney Vacation Club. Add a comment


More Anti-Recession Talk From Disney

In an article entitled "No such thing as recession In Disneyland? ", Fortune Magazine (via CNN/ looks at steps taken to protect The Walt Disney Company from recent economic woes that have plagued other organizations.  Disney Vacation Club is again cited as one factor that will keep dollars flowing into the theme parks even if other segments of the tourism industry begin to suffer.


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