This chapter addresses charges against the Disney Company as a monopolizing transnational corporation that exports mediocre tastes as its territory and power has expanded internationally. The term “Disneyfication” has come to broadly define any landscape developed to communicate with multiple audiences and stimulate consumption. While impressive and potentially troubling, Disney’s efforts to establish the Florida resort as a self-governing entity did not make it impervious to “moral” threats, economic decline, and enterprising competitors. The chapter also provides observations about Disney World’s state of health as an entertainment destination and questions its sustainability for the future. Despite Walt’s controlling vision, it is Disney World’s employees and visitors who continually reinvent the place, ever more on their own terms. This concluding chapter begins by considering further the Company’s development into and current existence as a powerful multinational corporation. The chapter then ends by looking at how Disney World has surprisingly evolved after Walt.
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