Disney Shareholder Benefits

Discussion in 'The DIS Unplugged Podcast' started by mikelan6, Jul 6, 2011.

  1. mikelan6

    mikelan6 World Traveler, Usually Optimistic

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    As a long time shareholder in The Walt Disney Company, I remember the company offering benefits to it's "owners." I remember complimentary and later discounted membership to the Magic Kingdom Club.

    Shareholders to Euro Disney SCA are offered benefits and perks. Shareholders to Carnival Corp and Royal Caribbean are offered on-board credits with a minimum of shares.

    Currently, Disney offers no such benefits or recognition to shareholders - not even discounts to D23.

    I wrote Disney a letter regarding this and am hoping for a positive reply from them, but I doubt it.

    What are your thoughts?
     
  2. katrina1122

    katrina1122 My Tag Fairy Tag went bye-bye :(

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    Well since we only own 1 share, I'm not too concerned about it, lol. But ticket discounts would be nice.
     
  3. mikelan6

    mikelan6 World Traveler, Usually Optimistic

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    They could say that to get any benefits, you need to own a minimum number of shares. That would be an incentive for you to buy more shares. :goodvibes
     
  4. heartse

    heartse Mouseketeer

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    I'd be all over that!
     
  5. chalee94

    chalee94 <font color=green>I thought all sand was ground up

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    too many shareholders...the benefits cost more to manage than they are worth. i doubt they have forgotten why they shut the program down in the first place.

    also, people don't "buy and hold" as they used to. maybe they would offer something to those who had signed up for the DRIP program for more than a year or 2, but why offer something to someone who had only been a shareholder for a week or 2?

    but the big key is that there is no need for them to do it. they already have plenty of people coming to the parks...they have already been cutting incentives to come.

    best of luck, but i think those days are long gone...
     
  6. OKW Lover

    OKW Lover Retired and living 2 miles from The Castle. DIS Lifetime Sponsor

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    I doubt it too.
     

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