Comments on: Disney hikes theme park prices — necessity or confidence? http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/08/04/disney-hikes-theme-park-prices-necessity-or-confidence/ Where media and technology meet Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:48:25 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Marianne Gaskill http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/08/04/disney-hikes-theme-park-prices-necessity-or-confidence/#comment-362353 Tue, 04 Aug 2009 16:29:35 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=18561#comment-362353 Walt is probably turning over in his grave. His idea was to have a place families could take their children that was fun and INEXPENSIVE. I love Disney World, but am unable to afford the fun anymore.

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By: Alan Lezak http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/08/04/disney-hikes-theme-park-prices-necessity-or-confidence/#comment-362352 Tue, 04 Aug 2009 16:11:42 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=18561#comment-362352 This appears to be an act of desperation, and I believe it is an act of over confidence in their estimate of the elasticity of demand for their services.

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By: Nikkei 225 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/08/04/disney-hikes-theme-park-prices-necessity-or-confidence/#comment-362339 Tue, 04 Aug 2009 07:43:46 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=18561#comment-362339 This price hike, whatever its size, may simply be aimed at mitigating a 7 percent lag in hotel bookings at its domestic parks in the current quarter.Is this the way to go? What if even more people stay away because of this price hike, in a few months they’ll have to raise ticket prices again to mitigate those effects.

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