WDW News

21st Century Fox, NBCUniversal and The Walt Disney Company will maintain their respective ownership positions in Hulu and together provide a cash infusion of $750 million in order to propel future growth, the companies announced this month. Launched in 2008, Hulu is now a leading aggregator of premium online television…

The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors on July 1 announced it extended Robert A. Iger’s tenure as CEO and Chairman through the expiration of his contract on June 30, 2016 under his existing contractual terms as CEO. Iger, 62, was named chief executive on September 30, 2005, he has…

Senses, A Disney Spa at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort set to open its doors on July 25 at Walt Disney World Resort. The two-story, full-service spa is inspired by the healing properties of natural springs that have drawn people for centuries to Saratoga Springs in upstate New York. Senses will…

Walt Disney World Resort guests can choose any day of Independence Week July 1-7 in the parks to experience the flag-waving spirit of the holiday – all part of Limited Time Magic. It’s a red, white and blue extravaganza as Disney Parks honor America with a Fourth of July celebration…

Disney has completed its acquisition of Lucasfilm Ltd. LLC. “We’re thrilled to welcome Lucasfilm to the Disney family,” Robert A. Iger, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company, said in a statement. “Star Wars is one of the greatest family entertainment franchises of all time and this…

The Walt Disney Company has agreed to acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. in a stock and cash transaction. Lucasfilm is fully owned by Lucasfilm Chairman and Founder George Lucas. Under the terms of the agreement and based on the closing price of Disney stock on Oct. 26, the transaction value is $4.05…