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  • Walt Disney World in Brief

    Walt Disney World in Brief 2017In the mid-1960s, Walt Disney’s dream was to build a family resort destination like no other. During that time, The Walt Disney Company acquired more than 25,000 acres in Central Florida and planned a whole new world of Disney entertainment. After more than seven years of preparation, including 52 months […]

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  • Experiencing the Magic

    In the mid-1960s, Walt Disney’s dream was to build a family resort destination like no other. After more than seven years of preparation, including 52 months of construction, Walt Disney World Resort and Magic Kingdom Park opened in 1971. With a rich heritage of storytelling, Disney Parks combine creativity, innovation and technology to immerse guests in […]

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  • Sharing the Magic with Central Florida

    Economic Impact Walt Disney World Resort is a significant contributor to the economic well-being and vitality of Central Florida. Disney is the largest single-site employer in the United States, employing more than 74,000 
Cast Members in Central Florida, in more than 3,000 different job classifications with total 2017 annual payroll of more than $2 billion. Revenue […]

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  • Delivering the Magic

    Who can forget Walt Disney’s famous words, “You can dream, create, design and build the most wonderful place in the world…but it requires people to make the dream a reality.” From the instant a Guest starts planning their Walt Disney World Resort vacation to the moment they begin their return home, the focus is on delivering […]

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