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More Synergy with Disney+ is Coming Says Disney Parks Chairman Josh D’Amaro

We all know that last year hasn’t been easy for the Disney Parks. With Disneyland just getting ready to open and the uncertainty of Disney Cruise still around, the Disney Company has had some struggles. Josh D’Amara, Disney Parks Chairman, recently sat down with CNN about how Disney+ is impacted the theme parks.

D’Amaro addressed how the new focus on streaming is impacted the Disney Park. With the focus on new technology, how does this connect and help the parks themselves. “I think they fit perfectly. Clearly, Disney+ has been phenomenally successful at the Disney company. We have the benefit of having these unbelievably powerful assets in the ground and the combination of a company that’s got such a strong and growing digital footprint, with the physical footprint, I think gives us opportunity to fuse those two things together like no other company can.

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D’Amaro continues in the interview to discuss how guests can expect to see more synergy between Disney+ and the parks in the areas of content. “There are many simple ways Disney+ can slide into the theme parks, having the app built into the hotel rooms TV, merchandise in stores, and advertising the Disney+ Originals at the parks on the billboards in the parks and on transportation.  Adding characters from the hit Disney+ series to meet & greet experiences or into the parades, are another option.

We all know that Disney Parks continue to note operate at what we know as “normal”. It continues to be a difficult time for the parks and Disney+ is in a very different position that can help the company during these harsh times.

Would you like to see more connection between the parks and Disney+

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About Jennifer Retzlaff

My name is Jennifer Retzlaff and I became a lifelong Disney fan during my first trip to Walt Disney World in 6th grade. From that moment, Disney became a big part of my life. I live in Iowa with my husband and two kids who are growing up too quickly for my liking. I started introducing my love for Disney early to my family with a Disney honeymoon and then trips when our youngest of 18 months. Since then, our family has been to Walt Disney World over five times and we continue to plan and dream for the next trip. I love the magic that Disney brings to people through the theme parks, cruises, adventures and movies they create. As a teacher, I try to bring that magic into my classroom to help kids believe that “If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It.” I recently reached a dream of mine as I joined Magic Vacation Planner as a personal travel advisor. With this team, I can now help others plan magical vacations. As a passionate writer, I also have my own blog at magicalvacationsbyjen which is also where you can follow me on instagram for trip reviews along with tips and tricks for your next magical vacation.