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  • Tourism Official – Shanghai Disneyland Expected to Draw Big
    Tourism Official – Shanghai Disneyland Expected to Draw Big

    While this isn’t coming from an official Disney representative, there was some interesting news made at the International Academy of Tourism expo in Shanghai. Construction is just underway on Shanghai Disneyland, it won’t open until 2016, but expectations are already pretty high. According to Alastair M. Morrison, director with the…

  • Disney moves into Qatar
    Disney moves into Qatar

    Forget the franchise, international expansion is the keyword of the Bob Iger regime. The latest nation to receive the Disney-brand upon its shores is Qatar. The Lulu Hypermarket at Al Gharaffa will now be stocked with Disney branded merchandise. I have a hard time believing that Disney merchandise wasn’t sold…

  • The Chinese clone It’s A Small World
    The Chinese clone It’s A Small World

    Warning watching the following video may induce nausea and nightmares. The dolls look like zombies and the song is extra creepy plus those lights. Ow. There actually two of them in China. the above is Suzhou Amusementland and the one below the jump is from the Jin Jaing Action Park.

  • Wonderland – China’s Magic Kingdom Ghost Park
    Wonderland – China’s Magic Kingdom Ghost Park

    If Disney has any concerns about the viability of its theme parks in China, you need look no further than Wonderland. Construction on Wonderland, located outside of Beijing, started in 1998 but was never finished. Instead all that’s left is a shell of a Magic Kingdom style theme park. Videographer…

  • Hong Kong Disneyland Expansion Update
    Hong Kong Disneyland Expansion Update

    Youtube user Michael20183 is back with another train ride around the expansion area of Hong Kong Disneyland. Each of the three mini-lands, Grizzly Gulch, Mystic Point, and Toy Story Land, will add much needed new attractions to the smallest of the Magic Kingdom style theme parks. Looks like the Toy…

  • More Shanghai Disneyland Details
    More Shanghai Disneyland Details

    We’re learning a few more details about Shanghai Disneyland today. We’ve learned the Operating Conditions, which is basically how will it be built and who will control its operations, and some additional attraction details. Some of this is a bit fuzzy as there appears there might be some translation issues….

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