and Disney have debuted Hey, Disney!, an Amazon Echo voice assistant set to
roll out at Walt Disney World Resort hotels next year.
addition to being offered at Disney hotels via Amazon's Alexa for Hospitality
platform, Hey, Disney! will be available for use on Echo devices at home.
to Josh D'Amaro, chairman for Disney parks, experiences and products, the voice
assistant is designed to “unlock new ways for guests to engage with our iconic
characters and stories,” with users able to access interactive Disney
experiences, entertainment, jokes, trivia and other content.
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Disney hotels, guests will also be able to utilize Hey, Disney! to make special
requests, like asking for extra blankets or pillows, as well as get information
on the fastest way to get to the park, where to find certain food items and
to Hey, Disney! at the hotels will be available as a complimentary amenity. For
at-home use, Hey, Disney! will be available for purchase in the U.S. in the
Alexa Skills Store.
to Amazon, Hey, Disney! marks the first time an Alexa custom assistant will be
available on Echo devices.
article first appeared on Travel Weekly.