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#DisneyFamilia: Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month!

Sarah Domenech

by , Public Relations Manager

Hola! I’m Sarah and I am Disney! And like me, here at Walt Disney World, there are Cast Members that come from all over the world to create magic for our guests. Despite our diverse backgrounds, we embrace our cultural diferencias.

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We are kicking off a new video series in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15) where we honor and recognize our Hispanic culture and our Hispanic Cast Members because no matter what background, we are all Disney and we all make a difference.

In this week’s video, you will get to know Pilar Arroyos-Ojeda. Pilar, born and raised in Venezuela, shares with us how she uses the memories from her family vacations at Walt Disney World in her role as senior manager of marketing at Disney Vacation Club.


  • I do have to admit that the lack of Coco themed anything and even merchandise was saddening. Literally the only place we saw Coco merch was at the pirates of the Caribbean store exiting the ride. And no joke the only merchandise was contained in a 2×2 feel shelving. I would have thought with the success of the film, we would have seen more of it around. It being a Hispanic themed movie, we were looking forward to seeing it in the park. Hopefully you have something in the works

    • Hola Raul! While we don’t have dedicated events at Walt Disney World Resort related to Disney Pixar “Coco” we do have merchandise all around our parks and at Disney Springs. Also at the Mexico Pavilion in Epcot, there’s a great exhibit, “Remember Me! La Celebración del Día de Muertos,” which features “Coco”-inspired experiences including two magical dioramas depicting scenes from the film.

  • I absolutely love it!!! So proud of Disney and its forward thinking portraying us Latinos in true form! We are Latin and proud and we all are Disney!!!! Love it! Congrats to the amazing marketing team!

    • Hola Maria! Thank you so much! We are all Disney!

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