David Randle, the director of the Sustainable Tourism Program at University of South Florida joins us to talk about Disney’s efforts in sustainability around the world. Recently, Dave presented to the United Nations on the topic of global tourism and the industry leader, the Walt Disney company.
We talk about different efforts by Disney around the world and lift the veil on some of the unknown promises and goals of the Disney company.
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This Week’s Disneyland Secret:
Do you love Disneyland secrets? Well then you should check out our eBook Disneyland Secrets: Grand Tour of Disneyland’s Hidden Details. This week’s secret feature’s Disney California Adventure park.
There is a strange type of power fueling up both the Disneyland Railroad and Mark Twain Riverboat. Both attractions completely run on recycled cooking oil from the frier used to make french fries. President and CEO Bob Iger worries that these attractions might smell like french fries now.
Resources and Items Mentioned in This Episode:
- David’s University Course at South Florida
- Article about the presentation to the United Nations
- New French Disney Resort Completely Based on Sustainable Tourism
- Tour De Turtle– Race of the sea turtle off of the coast of the Disney Vero Beach Resort.
- 12 Strategies that Disney centers their sustainability efforts on
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