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
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
Hong Kong Disneyland reported their best year yet with attendance of 5.2 million guests for 2010. That’s up 13% from 2009 and signs that sometimes just the announcement of coming improvements will drive traffic to a theme park. Also contributory was the addition of a… Read More »Hong Kong Disneyland Reports 13% Growth
Hong Kong Disneyland announced, as of their 5th Anniversary this last week, that they had received just under 20 million day guests to the Magic Kingdom styled theme park. Approximately 40 percent, or 8 million, of those were from mainland China. That’s less than 1/3rd… Read More »20 Million Guests visit Hong Kong Disneyland in First 5 Years
The Disney company appears desperate to make their Hong Kong Disneyland Resort appear to be a good decision. They’re now reporting that the park would be profitable if they didn’t include taxes, loan interest, amortization, and depreciation. So basically, they’re still losing money. Great. Hong… Read More »Hong Kong Reports a Profit, if you don’t include a bunch of costs
Disney’s second theme park in Asia, Hong Kong Disneyland, is still struggling to gain traction in its market. They’ve just revealed the latest negative numbers in a string of years of negative numbers. Disney’s troubled Hong Kong Disneyland theme park made a net loss of… Read More »Hong Kong Disneyland Reveals Loss, but closes gap