Tag Archives: China

Hong Kong Reports a Profit, if you don’t include a bunch of costs

The Disney company appears desperate to make their Hong Kong Disneyland Resort appear to be a good decision. They’re now reporting that the park would be profitable if they didn’t include taxes, loan interest, amortization, and depreciation. So basically, they’re … Continue reading

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High School Musical remade for China audiences

The Walt Disney Company China has announced a local adaptation of ‘Disney High School Musical: China’. This will be Disney Studios third co-production project in China in just two years. The movie should hit theaters in summer 2010. High School … 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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Disney one-step closer to Shanghai theme park

Tonight the Disney Parks blog posted the following press release: THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY REACHES ANOTHER MAJOR MILESTONE ON SHANGHAI THEME PARK PROJECT BURBANK, Calif. – November 3, 2009 – The Walt Disney Company today announced that the Project Application … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Disneyland’s Wish Comes True

“I want to be a real park” said Hong Kong Disneyland after seeing the poor imitation theme park puppet it had been constructed as. Alas until recently, HKDL was caught between it’s Stromboli (Eisner’ fear of infrastructure investment) and Fowlfellow … Continue reading

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