A new Marvel attraction at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort (HKDL) will take guests on a thrilling ride through the super hero universe and allow guests to team up with Ant-Man and The Wasp to take on Arnim Zola and his army of Hydra swam bots.… Read More »Hong Kong Disneyland shares more details on big Marvel attraction
Hong Kong Disneyland
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
It’s been 5 months since Shanghai Disneyland opened and two recent news articles check in on the status of Disney’s newest park and its older Chinese sibling – Hong Kong Disneyland. Are the two parks both doing well, or is the new park siphoning off… Read More »How is Hong Kong Disneyland doing now that Shanghai Disneyland is open?
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
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
Disney 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: