8:00 - 9:15
October 25, 2018
Grand Cypress Ballroom DEF
General Session: Using Machine Learning and Analytics to Reduce Wait Times at Disney Theme Parks
Session Category : General Session
Businesses around the globe are using machine learning and analytics to optimize the use of resources and to increase revenue. TouringPlans.com uses machine learning and analytics to help families solve a tale as old as time, long lines at theme parks. Stochastic Gradient Boosting Models (Treenet) forecast the wait times at Disney attractions one year into the future and optimization algorithms calculate smart plans that can save guests up to four hours of standing in line on a single day. Come see how the plans have helped thousands of subscribers get more magic out of the mouse.