Hotel logos redesigned at Disneyland Paris.

Disneyland Paris has unveiled new logo designs for the resorts two budget hotels; Disney’s Hotel Cheyenne, and Disney’s Hotel Santa Fe.

Updated logo of
Disney’s Hotel Cheyenne

The new Hotel Cheyenne logo continues to emphasise the hotels Wild West theme featuring a mid twentieth century stylised American bald eagle.

The previous Hotel Cheyenne logo
Updated logo for
Disney’s Hotel Santa Fe

The logo for Hotel Santa Fe has been updated to feature a light hearted cartoon style Lighting McQueen from the Disney•Pixar Cars franchise of movies.

The original Santa Fe logo

Expect the launch of merchandise featuring the new designs soon.

London Resort signs strategic partnership with PwC.

London Resort entertainment complex have signed a strategic partnership with business services giant PwC.

PwC, renowned as one of the biggest accountancy firms in the world, operates as an umbrella organisation for a host of professional services.

According to the team behind London Resort, PwC will “bring their global experience in smart venue technologies” to meet the resort’s “ambitious environmental and social goals”.

PY Gerbeau, CEO of London Resort Company Holdings (LRCH) added: “To be the first theme park across Europe to be built from scratch in nearly 30 years, we need to work with the best and they don’t come much bigger or better than PwC. We are delighted to welcome them as a partner invested in the project. “Our determination to deliver on sustainability, commitment to deliver on carbon zero aspirations and improving the fabric of society by operating as good corporate citizens are values we share with PwC.”

The project, set on a 535-acre marshland and brownfield site between Dartford and Gravesend, continues to be fraught with delays and an official examination is yet to get under way.

Delays were granted at the request of LRCH to address transport concerns and the area’s status as a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Disneyland Paris and RhinoShield announce Strategic Alliance.

RhinoShield and Disneyland Paris begin a 4 year partnership to offer exciting products and experiences to guests.

RhinoShield, a key player in the ultra-protective smartphone accessories market, and leading European tourist destination Disneyland Paris, announce a new Strategic Alliance.

Disneyland Paris and RhinoShield will come together to celebrate their shared values of innovation, excellence and quality. These have always been core principles of the accessories brand which develops high-end, customizable and sustainable products. RhinoShield’s cases are made with a single material for easier recycling than other cases.

Through this alliance, RhinoShield and Disneyland Paris join forces to create smartphone cases mixing magic, innovation and sustainability. Disneyland Paris will leverage the strength of RhinoShield’s products to provide guests with new, original and ultra-protective cases designed especially for them. These Disneyland Paris – RhinoShield cases will be exclusively sold in the Resort’s stores and will resonate with the stories and universes of the parks, especially during the 30th Anniversary celebration of Disneyland Paris.

This partnership also means RhinoShield and Disneyland Paris will have joint marketing and communication campaigns throughout Europe, complementing the existing licensing relationship between RhinoShield and The Walt Disney Company Europe.

These activations will showcase the strength, relevance and depth of this brand association. It will contribute to promoting RhinoShield’s ultra-protective and customizable products to youth and young adults as well as Disneyland Paris and the franchises that come to life there every day.

“We are glad to announce this new partnership with RhinoShield which is fully in line with our constant quest for quality and creativity in the overall guest experience and our special connection with young adults.” says Laure Albouy, Vice President Business Strategy & Integrationi for Disneyland Paris. “This collaboration is extremely promising, both at the product level with new co-branded cases and at the marketing level with very ambitious activations planned by RhinoShield. Welcome RhinoShield in the family of Disneyland Paris’ Official Partners!”

“It is with great pride that we start this new partnership with Disneyland Paris” says Bastien Rigagneau, NA & EMEA Director at RhinoShield. “It is key for RhinoShield to evolve alongside partners with shared values and who, like us, challenge the ordinary with creativity. This alliance is an opportunity for our customers and the guests of Disneyland Paris to extend the Disney dream in their daily lives. We are happy to co-write the first pages of this amazing story filled with enchantment and magic.”

RhinoShield, leading smartphone accessories and protections brand, is proud to collaborate with The Walt Disney Company Europe and Disneyland Paris, which have been cultivating imagination for decades and have shaped the dreams of many.

About RhinoShield

Established in 2012, RhinoShield has grown from a tiny start-up on Kickstarter to a worldwide ultra-protective and reliable phone accessories brand. The company is composed of a group of passionate changemakers with a continuous drive to create customizable, sustainable, and high-quality products for everyone to use.

Discover more at https://rhinoshield.fr

Compensation package for Disney CEO Bob Chapek doubles to $32.5 million.

TWDC CEO Bob Chapek

Walt Disney CEO Bob Chapek saw his total compensation package more than double to $32.5 million, in the fiscal year 2021 compared with 2020 according to a recently published SEC filing.

Out of his total compensation package, $10.2 million came form of a stock award, and $14.3 million via the company’s non-equity incentive plan.

Chapek is about to commence the third and final year of his current contract as CEO of The Walt Disney Company. He took over for Bob Iger, who took the role of Executive Chairman before ending up his four-decade run at Disney and ABC at the end of last month.

France relaxes its travel restrictions for British visitors.

The French Government has today announced the relaxation of its travel restrictions for British visitors visiting France from Friday 14 January 2021.

Vaccinated travellers from the United Kingdom will no longer need to self-isolate when they arrive in France, but a negative Covid-19 test, taken 24 hours before leaving the UK, will be required.

Non-vaccinated travellers will still need a compelling reason to enter France, and must still isolate for 10 days upon arrival.

For further information please consult the Consulate General of France website on COVID-19: rules for travel between France and the UK.

Actor and former Disney board member Sidney Poitier dies aged 94.

Sidney Poitier KBE.

Academy Award winning Bahamian actor Sidney Poitier KBE has died at the age of 94.

Winner of the best actor Oscar in 1964 for “Lilies of the Field”, his movies included “To Sir, With Love”, “In the Heat of the Night,” and “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner”.

He also received a Grammy Award, and Golden Globe Awards and a British Academy Film Award. Poitier was knighted by the Queen in 1974.

From 1995 to 2003, Poitier served as a member of the board of directors of The Walt Disney Company.

Former Disney CEO Robert Iger said “Sidney Poitier was the most dignified man I’ve ever met. Towering, gentle, passionate, bold, kind and altogether special.”

One of the last surviving major stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood cinema, Poitier served as Bahamian Ambassador to Japan from 1997 to 2007.

Poitier died on Thursday at his home in Los Angeles, according to Latrae Rahming, the director communications for the Prime Minister of Bahamas.