Updated May 06, 2019 08:07:21While the Disney resort has been around since Disney opened its doors in 1955, the hotel chain has long had a reputation for staying put, even though the resort has had many changes since the park opened in 1983.
That reputation has come under fire recently, with the resort facing a host of lawsuits, most notably a lawsuit from an employee who claimed that he was fired for refusing to work at the resort during the Super Bowl.
The latest legal woes have brought the resort to the forefront of the conversation surrounding hotel stay policy.
In a statement issued to ABC News on Thursday, the resort claimed that while it was “confident that all guests are entitled to free hotel stays,” it had “seen and heard from guests that the policy is inconsistent with our values and our values are that guests be treated with respect, dignity and dignity.”
“We know that guests are upset by the recent developments at the Disney Springs Resort,” the statement continued.
“Our commitment to fairness and the principle of hospitality has always been that all Guests will be treated equally and in a dignified and respectful manner.”
According to the statement, the resorts “guests are entitled and welcome to take advantage of the services of our local and national partners, including our own resort hotel partners and their local staff and guests, at no cost.”
It’s not the first time that the resort is being sued for its policy.
Earlier this month, the company settled a lawsuit with a woman who claimed she was denied a hotel room when she refused to sign an NDA that prohibited her from sharing hotel room information with the company.
The company agreed to pay her $1,000 in damages.
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