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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.

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What has been announced so far leads me to believe that the ride will be in the same style as Star Tours.

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: