Disney's new theme park boss faces tough challenges

Posted Tuesday, October 8, 2002 4:59 AM | Contributed by Jeff

James "Jay" Rasulo, who helped turn around Walt Disney's once-struggling theme park outside Paris, now is being called on to do the same thing for the entertainment giant's entire travel and tourism empire. The operation, along with the rest of the industry, is suffering through one of its worst-ever downturns. Attendance is down and some capital expenditure projects, such as a hotel, have been put on hold.

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Tuesday, October 8, 2002 12:02 PM
I hope that he can turn that show around, its sad to hear that Disney isnt doing well.
Tuesday, October 8, 2002 1:28 PM
Saw on the news today that Disneyland Resort is going to buff up their two parks here. It only gave information to stuff we already know though such as they're building the Many Adventures Of Winnie The Pooh and (or already completed) A Bugs Land. They said they want to overturn their 6% drop from this last year.

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