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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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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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