Former Cast Member Interview: Emily Arnett

By Terri

Every once in awhile we like to interview current or former cast members. Today, we’re introducing you all to Emily Arnett! Read about her experience working in the Animal Kingdom Lodge below… and be sure to check out her favorite HINT!

Dates worked at Disney: I did the Spring 2012 College Program: January – May 2012
Location where you worked: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
Job title: Front Desk Cashier
Favorite resort: Art of Animation
Favorite restaurant: Via Napoli in Epcot and Be Our Guest in Magic Kingdom
Favorite ride/attraction: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
Favorite character: Ariel

WDW Hints: What types of things did you do working at the Front Desk of AKL?

Emily: Obviously I spent plenty of time checking guests in and out of the resort. That was a huge part of the job. It’s important that each guest is checked in quickly and efficiently, but also with Disney-quality guest service. Luckily each reservation and each guest is different so it was never boring. I always found a way to add a magical touch. I really enjoyed interacting with children while their parents were checking in. I would give out Princess crowns, Pirate swords, stickers, coloring books and all sorts of fun goodies. Sometimes I would also have …read more

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