Home » Archive

Articles tagged with: tsunami

Disney Corporate, Disney Parks, Other »

[16 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disney Makes Red Cross Donation for Earthquake Victims, Encourages Cast Members to Donate by Matching

Although Tokyo Disney Resort remains closed while the entire property undergoes a comprehensive safety inspection, Disney is doing its part to assist victims of the tragic Japan earthquake and resulting tsunami.
The company is making a donation of $2.5 million to the Red Cross in an effort to aide disaster relief.  In addition, the company is challenging its cast members to give as well:  for every dollar that cast members donate, Disney will match, dollar for dollar, up to an additional $1 million.
Tokyo Disney Resort will remain closed until March 21, at …

Disney Corporate, Disney Parks, Other »

[11 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Earthquake and Tsunami Update:  Tokyo Disneyland, Aulani, and Disney Wonder

While reports of devastation continue to pour in following today’s 8.9-magnitude earthquake in Japan, and the resulting tsunami, Disney reports that company properties and cruise ships in the affected areas escaped the disasters relatively unscathed.
Tokyo Disney Resort, which is comprised of Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea, reported only minor injuries and little property damage.  Cast Members, however, were tending to guests who were stranded on property, forced to spend the night as the area dealt with major interruptions to transportation.  As a precaution, the parks will remain closed Saturday, as officials …