January 1, 1994 |
The beleaguered Euro Disney theme park outside Paris is doing so poorly it might have to close unless it gets help soon from its lenders, the chairman of Walt Disney Co. said in an interview published Friday. Michael D. Eisner, in his strongest remarks yet about the troubled 20-month-old park, was quoted in the French weekly magazine Le Point as saying "everything is possible" concerning Euro Disney's future, "including closure," if efforts to improve the park's financial health fail.
May 6, 2000 |
Cedar Fair LP, the Ohio partnership that owns Knott's Berry Farm, reported larger first-quarter losses Friday, saying Knott's attracted fewer patrons than a year earlier, when its GhostRider wooden roller coaster was brand new. Cedar Fair lost $26.6 million, or 51 cents per limited partner unit, during the latest quarter, compared with a loss of $21.8 million, or 41 cents per unit, a year earlier. Revenue fell 11.6% to $20.5 million.
June 2, 1994 |
"Someday, my prince will come . . . " --Snow White, 1937 Someday was Wednesday for Walt Disney Co. and its partners in Euro Disney, as a Saudi Arabian prince pledged to invest up to $500 million in a plan designed to rescue the deeply troubled theme park.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 26, 1993 |
Preservationist Diane Rush cringes when she looks at the gift and souvenir shops that were recently installed on the historic deck of the Queen Mary, altering the ship's original design. Then she turns her attention to what has not been restored, such as the areas where crew members worked and lived, and the dining area where economy-class passengers ate. The ship's operator "is not putting anything into historic preservation," Rush said.