Airlines And Hotels Struggle As Disney Shakes Up Structure

Key Takeaways:

  • Airlines next on runway in earnings season, with United Thursday
  • Most hopes for industry improvement rest on vaccine or treatment
  • Disney grabs spotlight with recent layoffs, reorganization

Been on a plane lately?

If, like many of us, the answer is no, you’re probably part of the reason the airline and travel industry’s Q3 earnings prospects remain grounded.

Actually, “grounded” isn’t the best word for the results analysts expect from airlines. An expression that comes to mind, unfortunately, is “nose dive.”

Airline earnings are expected to plunge an incredible 313% year-over-year in Q3, according to research firm FactSet. That’s about the worst earnings projection for any industry sub-sector, dwarfing even projected losses in the lackluster Energy complex.

Travel isn’t all about the airlines, of course. Digging deeper into sub-sector performance, analysts see the Hotels, Restaurants, and Leisure sub-sector falling off a cliff, with earnings down

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Disney World launches summer 2021 deals which include 14 nights for seven and $200 spending money

DISNEY World has launched a number of deals and package holidays for summer 2021, which include return flights from the UK as well as additional perks.

While Florida is currently off the cards for Brits, with the borders closed to UK tourists, the theme park is instead looking to next summer to welcome them back.

Book a Disney World holiday now and get a load of extra perks


Book a Disney World holiday now and get a load of extra perksCredit: Alamy

The deals, which include dates between January 1 and March 21, and April 11 and September 12, have a range of extra add-ons to entice people to book.

For example, the MagicBreak deals include 14-day park tickets for the price of seven, alongside 14 days at a number of Disney resorts.

These include Disney’s Pop Century Resort, Disney’s Art of Animation Resort and Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort.

Disney World is off-limits to Brits for now, but hopes to welcome them back next year


Disney World is off-limits to Brits for now, but hopes to
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17 tips for sailing on the Disney Cruise Line

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The Disney Cruise Line is a comparatively small cruise line with just four ships and less than 300 sailings each year, but what it may lack in size it more than makes up for in popularity and enthusiastic fans. And while the Disney Cruise Line outperforms its size in name recognition and interest levels, it also has some pretty unique approaches to cruising that may surprise you — whether you’re a first-time cruiser or a more experienced cruiser on a different line.

So, whether this might be your first time at sea or your 99th, here are 17 tips for sailing on the Disney Cruise Line that can save you money or

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A Wicked Fun Halloween is Heading to Shanghai Disney Resort on October 5

SHANGHAI, Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — As night falls and the jack-o’-lanterns flicker to life, it can only mean one thing – Halloween has arrived at Shanghai Disney Resort. From October 5 through November 1, 2020, the spookiest season of them all returns like never before with exciting events, hauntingly-fun Halloween parties, trick-or-treating, decorations, and a host of not-so-scary surprises. As the best time of year to dress up with family and friends, guests are invited to wear their most creative Halloween costumes as they gather together and prepare for an authentic seasonal celebration unlike any other. With a new two-day Halloween party taking place on October 30 and 31, guests are in for an immersive Halloween experience that they’ll never forget, complete with character encounters, dance parties, live music and special fireworks!

Get your Heart Racing with Wicked Halloween Experiences

In true Halloween tradition, Shanghai Disney Resort

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Disneyland Resort Final Walt Disney Co. Property To Reopen

ANAHEIM, CA — Hong Kong Disney re-opened to the public Friday, making Disneyland Resort the last in the Walt Disney Company’s resorts to re-open. Disneyland Resort—including Disneyland, Disney California Adventure, the Grand Californian Resort and Spa, Paradise Pier Hotel, and the Disneyland Resort Hotel —await word from Gov. Gavin Newsom for a re-opening strategy, Friday.

Harbor Boulevard is dark, with many restaurants and shops closed to the public. There is no reason to be open with no visitors to serve, according to the City of Anaheim’s Chief Communications Officer, Mike Lyster. He discussed the lack of a guideline for theme park re-openings and the need for an economic recovery roadmap with Patch.

Seven months have passed since the coronavirus pandemic broke out in March. The city of Anaheim was hit hard in specific neighborhoods, early in the coronavirus pandemic, Lyster says. Coronavirus infected nearly 9,000 residents. Positive infections have slowed

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