The Disneyland Hotel was so successful that when Walt made gives to buy the lodge from Jack Wrather years later, Wrather refused to promote. When Michael Eisner grew to become CEO of Disney in 1984, he needed to buy the lodge too, however Wrather nonetheless would not promote. However, Jack Wrather died shortly after Eisner grew to become CEO, and 4 years after that, Wrather’s widow handed away. After that occurred, Disney did not merely purchase the Disneyland Hotel, however the whole Wrather Company. This made Disney lastly the homeowners of the Disneyland Hotel, and a number of other acres of close by land, but it surely additionally gave the corporate the lease to the Queen Mary and the Spruce Goose, which had been on show in close by Long Beach, CA, the place the Wrather firm additionally owned the rights to develop over 200 acres close to the Port of Long Beach.