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Teaser Trailer for Shanghai Disneyland Fantasyland

Shanghai Disneyland is beginning to tease mainland locals with details of the new park. The first trailer features elements of Fantasyland. Viewers are advised that even more details will be released at an event on July 15, 2015. This trailer features some footage from Disney’s… Read More »Teaser Trailer for Shanghai Disneyland Fantasyland

Disney Chair & CEO Bob Iger Talks Strategic Direction and Culture While in China

bobigerfDisney has been building its China strategy for over 15 years now. It started with Hong Kong Disneyland, includes some unique film partnerships, Disney English schools, and soon Disneyland Shanghai. Current Chair and CEO Bob Iger has been right there at the center of it for most of the effort. So it’s with more than a little authority that he took the stage last week at the Fortune Global Forum in Chengdu, China. Bob shared his unique insight into where Disney is headed, the company’s place in the global economy and his overall outlook on business — particularly business in China.

Below the jump are a few highlights from Iger’s responses:

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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… Read More »Tourism Official – Shanghai Disneyland Expected to Draw Big

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

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