If there has been one consistent complaint about Hong Kong Disneyland (HKDL) resort over the years it’s that the park lacked some of the scale that makes the more recently built Disney parks so magical. That’s all about to change as HKDL has officially begun… Read More »Hong Kong Disneyland embarks on multi-year expansion project
Disney is serious about it’s pivot to Asia. It just spent an estimated $3.7 billion on opening Shanghai Disneyland and it has already announced a $1.41 billion dollar expansion of Hong Kong Disneyland. Alas, the financial aspects of that deal left some people in the… Read More »Disney opens pocketbook to get Hong Kong Disneyland Expansion deal
Hong Kong Disneyland was the Walt Disney company’s first move in a larger plan for an pivot to Asia. The move started before current Disney CEO Bob Iger came to power, but he’s continued the emphasis for sure. Many believe Hong Kong Disneyland wasn’t built… Read More »Hong Kong Disneyland begins multi-year expansion including larger castle
It’s the first Marvel-themed ride based attraction for Disney’s theme parks and it’s opening in Hong Kong Disneyland in January. Iron Man Experience – Presented by AIA will take guests on a ride-through attraction featuring a story based in Hong Kong. Guests will be able… Read More »Hong Kong Disneyland’s Iron Man attraction schedules previews
Disney’s domestic theme parks are going strong according to their latest financial reports, but the international parks, not so much. There are now wide reports that overseas struggles are causing the domestic parks to trim their budgets to make up for the overseas losses. Disneyland… Read More »Are Disney’s struggles overseas impacting theme parks in the United States?
So, The First Avenger will be on the cruise ships, The Mighty Avenger will be out in California and it seems that The Armored Avenger will make his first Disney Parks home in Hong Kong. Tomorrowland in Hong Kong Disneyland will soon get a motion simulator based attraction that features Iron Man.
Tom Staggs announced today on the Disney Parks blog that Hong Kong Disneyland will be home to the first attraction based on the Marvel characters (I guess Meet-and-Greets don’t count as attractions). Speculation is HKDL gets the attraction first in order to help its attendance numbers continue an upward trend.
What has been announced so far leads me to believe that the ride will be in the same style as Star Tours.Read More »Hong Kong Disneyland Getting Marvel Iron Man Experience Motion Simulator Attraction
According to a source in the Wall Street Journal, the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort is finally starting to operate in the black. The seven year old park has struggled attracting an audience due to its lack of attractions and aggressive competition from Ocean Park. Hong… Read More »Hong Kong Disneyland Finally Showing A Profit
Hong Kong Disneyland is in the middle of a much needed expansion. One of the three lands will be a new concept for any Disney theme park – Grizzly Gultch. The main attraction will be a new roller coaster that is something of a cross… Read More »Grizzly Gultch – Preview Hong Kong Disneyland’s Original Attraction