Walt Disney Parks and Resorts is where the magic lives and home to Disney's beloved characters. The segment traces its roots to 1952, when Walt Disney formed what is now known as Walt Disney Imagineering to build Disneyland in Anaheim, California. Today, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts operates or licenses 10 theme parks on three continents with an 11th park currently under construction in Hong Kong, along with 35 resort hotels, two luxury cruise ships and a wide variety of other entertainment offerings.
Today, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts has responsibility for five Disney destinations around the world, which includes 11 theme parks, all dedicated to the best in innovative family entertainment.
In addition to theme parks, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts also includes the world-class Disney Cruise Line, seven Disney Vacation Club resorts with more than 90,000 members…not to mention eight ESPN Zone dining locations and Walt Disney Imagineering, which is responsible for the design and creation of all the Disney attractions, resorts, real estate developments and more.