Category Archives: Shanghai Disney

Major Construction at Shanghai Disneyland could start in May

News reports from Shanghai indicate that major construction on the complex that will eventually house a Magic Kingdom style park could begin in May. Right now the government is hurriedly adding infrastructure to get trucks, and eventually tourists, to and … Continue reading

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Oriental Land Company joins Shanghai Disney project

The Oriental Land Company, the company that owns the Tokyo Disneyland Resort has been identified as a new partner in the Shanghai Disneyland resort. Anyone who has seen the attention to detail lavished on Tokyo DisneySea knows that this can … Continue reading

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Shanghai Disneyland Deal Signed

Although property preparation has been underway for a few months now, no official deal had been signed with the governments of China and Shanghai. That changed after the Shanghai Expo finished. A deal has now been signed for a new … Continue reading

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Disney teaching English in China

I linked to a Reuters story on the practice last month, but now the Economist has come out with their own story on Disney’s latest move in China. The English-language schools run by Disney are seen by the families that … Continue reading

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What Can Disney Learn from Hong Kong before building in Shanghai?

When the Walt Disney Company set out to build a theme park in Hong Kong there were a lot of questions. Would the Chinese take to the American style theme park? Would the Disney characters resonate with a population that … Continue reading

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