China

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… Read More »Disney moves into Qatar

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.

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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… Read More »Wonderland – China’s Magic Kingdom Ghost Park

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… Read More »Hong Kong Disneyland Expansion Update

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… Read More »More Shanghai Disneyland Details

Disneyland Shanghai Castle Concept Art

The Shanghai Daily posted two concept art drawings from Disney depicting the castle that is destined to be the center piece of the new theme park Disney is building outside Shanghai. We now see the interior and the outside of the ‘Storybook Castle’ that is… Read More »Disneyland Shanghai Castle Concept Art

Fake Disney Theme Park in China forced to Close

Update: Mea Culpa. This article is 4 years old. I didn’t noticed the 2007 date on the story. That’s what I get for writing a post after midnight. I’ve updated the story to reflect the fact that this Cinderella Castle still exists according to this… Read More »Fake Disney Theme Park in China forced to Close