Exploring the Connection Between Pirates and Guest Experience

When Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales hits theaters Friday 5/26/17, it’s not just the latest Pirates movie from Walt Disney. It’s the latest stop of a long and very successful “voyage” that Walt Disney personally began in 1927, and the company that bears his name continues today. The journey we are invited to join Read more about Exploring the Connection Between Pirates and Guest Experience[…]

The Story of a Pirate and His Ship – and the Bigger Story Behind It

What would a pirate be without a ship? For Captain Jack Sparrow, however, his ship, the Black Pearl, was more than just a ship. “Wherever we want to go, we go. That’s what a ship is, you know. It’s not just a keel and a hull and sails; that’s what a ship needs. Not what Read more about The Story of a Pirate and His Ship – and the Bigger Story Behind It[…]

That Time a Pirate Changed the Way We Talk

Designing a great Guest Experience … …with help from a pirate! The idea is not as far-fetched as you think! Drawing on inspiration from Walt Disney’s fascination with pirates – from Treasure Island to the Pirates of the Caribbean – the attraction at Disneyland and the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World – to the Read more about That Time a Pirate Changed the Way We Talk[…]

When Only a Pirate Will Do

Captain Jack Sparrow will soon be sailing again – at least in the latest installment of “The Pirates of the Caribbean” movies, coming out May 26. Pirates of the Caribbean – the Disney attraction, not the movies – has long been my most favorite part of any trip to Disneyland or Walt Disney World. The Read more about When Only a Pirate Will Do[…]