Walt Disney world is tearing down another classic attraction and replacing it with a fancy new one for a new generation. Which story will they be telling? Well, if you guessed “Frozen,” you’re getting very warm. Ronn Torossian has the story of Disney’s latest PR foray.

Nothing is hotter right now in family entertainment than Frozen. The latest Disney Princess tale has taken the world by storm, and its parent company has taken notice. You can get Frozen everywhere. Google Let It Go and you will find countless people singing the movie’s theme song across the globe. Now Disney is embracing its hottest commodity by replacing one of the more popular attractions at the Epcot park in Orlando.

The “Frozen” ride will replace the Maelstrom at the Norway Pavilion. While the news didn’t sit too well with older park goers who grew up with the somewhat historic Scandinavian theme attraction, Disney understands all too well who it needs to please most.

Sure, as with any change at the world’s most popular theme park, there will be critics who lament the loss of a piece of their childhood. But times – and generations – change, as do their entertainment choices. Given the state of things, it’s difficult to argue with this decision.

Still, critics will argue that Epcot is the most “realistic” of Disney’s many themed parks. It’s rides are cultural as much as they are entertaining. Well, that might be a valid point, but the point of a theme park is experiential entertainment. And there is nothing today’s generation of girls want to experience more than what it would be like to actually travel to Arendelle and meet their favorite Frozen characters.

Disney is already bringing interactive opportunities in the way of meet and greets, shows and musical entertainment. Now fans will be able to literally immerse themselves in the world of Frozen.

The ride is not expected to open until 2016, but Disney can use that time to get their young fans excited and build the anticipation for what will likely be a huge boost for their Epcot location.

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Ronn Torossian is the Founder, President and CEO of New York-based 5W Public Relations. He has overseen the company's rapid growth and expansion to the Inc. 500 list, as well as provided counsel to hundreds of companies, including members of the Fortune 500, Inc. 500 and Forbes 400. His work spans global interests, corporate entities, high-profile individuals, regional business entities, government agencies and academic institutions - both on routine public relations matters and extremely sensitive issues. One of the foremost public relations experts in the U.S., Torossian is known for his aggressive, results-focused orientation, as well as his close working relationships with members of the media, influencers, decision makers, politicians and celebrities. At 5W Public Relations, Torossian's client experience has included programs for Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Anheuser-Busch, Barnes & Noble, Cantor Fitzgerald, IHOP, McDonald's, Evian, EDS, VeriSign, XM Radio, Seagram's, The Loews Regency, Bad Boy Worldwide Entertainment, Marriott Hotels, Vail Resorts, Pamela Anderson, Snoop Dogg, the Government of Israel, and others. Referred to by The New York Post as a "publicity guru," by Fox News as a "high-powered PR CEO," by Tyra Banks as a "crisis management guru," and by CNN as "a leading PR expert," Torossian is regularly featured in and quoted by the media, including by CNN, Fox News Channel, MSNBC, NBC, The New York Times, and others. CBS National News said "Ronn Torossian knows spin," and a New York Times feature story on Torossian referred to him as "The consummate hard-driving, scrappy NY publicist." Earlier in his career, Torossian was a Vice President/Group Director for one of The InterPublic Group's (IPG) largest PR agencies, where he was responsible for significant client growth and successful client programs, including work for Clinique, Fox News Channel, DHL, Hard Rock Café and others. A resident of Manhattan’s Upper West Side, Torossian was named to the Advertising Age "40 Under 40" list, PR Week's "40 Under 40" List, is a regular lecturer at universities and conferences, a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and a board member of numerous non-profit organizations.

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