Today in Disney World, Disney Adopts Seasonal Pricing, Ticket Prices Jump 20%, More Disney Springs Stores Revealed and the U.S. Press Ignores Emotional Testimony of Disney IT Worker Displaced by H-1B Visa Program Abuse, all in today's Disney news.
Disney Adopts Seasonal Pricing, Ticket Prices Jump 20%
Walt Disney's theme parks in California and Florida are so popular - prepare to pay more if you go when everyone else wants to. Disney is the latest company to adopt pricing that rises during the most popular times, a trend likely to continue.
More Disney Springs Stores Revealed
Walt Disney World has announced more than two dozen new tenants for its expanded Disney Springs shopping and dining complex, including household names such as Coca-Cola, Lacoste, Anthropologie, Vera Bradley, Lucky Brand, Kate Spade and Sperry alongside new concepts, including an "athletic retail boutique experience" founded by Marcus Jordan, son of NBA star Michael Jordan.
U.S. Press Ignores Emotional Testimony of Disney IT Worker Displaced by H-1B Visa Program Abuse
Two categories of news the press has studiously avoided during the Obama era came together this week, causing it to (in my view) proactively decide to ignore emotional congressional testimony which should have been front-page news almost everywhere. The first is their virtually complete disinterest in reporting on congressional hearings. The list is longer than can be recounted here, but certainly includes Operation Fast & Furious, the IRS targeting scandal (now on Day 1,025) and implementation of Obamacare. The second is their reluctance to report any news casting the government's handling of legal and illegal immigration in a bad light. Leo Perrero's shocking testimony, which detailed the treatment of American IT workers at Disney who were replaced by lower-skilled foreign workers they were required to train, contained both elements. It was thus ripe to be ignored — and was.
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