Business and Tourism

COVID-19: Anaheim Enacts Economic Recovery Plan, Temporary Eviction Moratorium

Acting in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Anaheim City Council this week approved protections Coronavirus-affected residents from eviction and an economic recovery package to help the city’s tourism-based economy to quickly rebound from the pandemic shutdown. At its regular-scheduled March 24 meeting, the council unanimously approved a request by Mayor Harry Sidhu to enact a temporary moratorium on evictions ...

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COVID-19: Anaheim Ducks Owners To Pay Honda Center Staff During Shut Down

Henry and Susan Samueli, the owners of the Anaheim Ducks and Anaheim Arena Management – which operates the city-owned Honda Center – will pay both full and part-time workers their regular wages for the duration of the event postponements created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The National Hockey League announced last week it is suspending the 2019-2020 season until further notice. ...

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Major Anaheim Attractions Closing Temporarily In Wake of Gov. Newsom’ Coronavirus Order

Major Anaheim attractions such as Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure, the Angels and Ducks, will close temporarily in the wake of Governor Gavin Newsom’s executive order restricting public gatherings during the coronavirus outbreak. The Disneyland Resort issued a statement earlier today: While there have been no reported cases of COVID-19 at Disneyland Resort, after carefully reviewing the guidelines of the ...

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JW Marriott, Anaheim Resort Now Accepting Reservations

From the JW Marriott, Anaheim Resort: Orange County’s highly anticipated luxury travel destination, the JW Marriott, Anaheim Resort announced today, it is now accepting reservations for stays beginning May 17, 2020. Travelers will discover a kingdom of their own at Orange County’s first ever JW Marriott hotel. Owned by a joint venture between Prospera Hotels, Inc. and O’Connell Hotel Group, ...

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Anaheim Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast This Wednesday, October 23 At Anaheim Convention Center

From the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce: ANAHEIM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOUNDATION HOSTS 2019 MAYOR’S PRAYER BREAKFAST WHAT:  The 2019 Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast hosted by Anaheim Mayor Harry Sidhu and presented by the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce Foundation. People of all faiths are invited to this inspiring morning where business partners, local leaders and Anaheim neighbors gather in the spirit of ...

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Multi-Family Housing Planned On Anaheim RV Park Site

Florida-based developer and investor Encore Capital Management has purchased the Anaheim RV Park with the intention of building a rental project consisting of 159 townhome-type units. Construction could begin as soon as late 2020, and the project will likely consist of three-bedroom units targeted at families. The Mangels family has owned and operated the RV park since the 1950s, and ...

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Disneyland Completes New Pedestrian Bridge Over Magic Way

Disneyland Resort’s westside parking expansion project is one step closer to completion with the addition of the new pedestrian bridge over Magic Way. The parking structure and bridge continue efforts to reduce congestion and improve traffic flow around the resort. Guests may now choose to either ride a resort tram from the Mickey & Friends and Pixar Pals parking structures, ...

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Reality Check: Disneyland Resort Values Its Cast Members

Notwithstanding the fulminations of Bernie Sanders, Jose F. Moreno and UNITE-HERE Local 11, the reality is the Disneyland Resort puts a premium on treating its cast members well.  Contrary to the muddled, archaic thinking of contemporary neo-socialists, enterprises like Disney understand they need to attract and retain good emloyees, and that they are in competition with other businesses for that ...

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JW Marriott, Anaheim Resort Appoints Executive Team Leading Property Through 2020 Opening

Orange County’s highly-anticipated luxury travel destination, the JW Marriott, Anaheim Resort announces Nusrat Mirza as its General Manager and Maribel Denner as its Director of Sales and Marketing. The new executive team will lead the resort through its grand opening on April 2020, and serve as strategic leaders and visionaries for the new build hotel. The JW Marriott Anaheim Resort, ...

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Disneyland’s Local Economic Impact: $8.5 Billion, 78,000 Jobs

A new study by the Cal State Fullerton’s Woods Center for Economic Analysis and Forecasting confirmed the Disneyland Resort’s standing as Orange County’s economic powerhouse. According the the study, Disneyland generated $8.5 billion in economic activity for the Southern California economy – a huge increase from $3.5 billion in 2005. That’s a 50% increase since 2013. The Resort is also ...

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