Tokyo Disney Resort opened way back in 1983, not by Disney, but licensed from Disney by the Oriental Land Company (OLC). It opened its second gate on September 4th, 2001 (that’s my birthday, but my invite must have been lost in the mail) in what… Read More »Tokyo DisneySea names its eighth land “Fantasy Springs”
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It’s been over 16 years since Tokyo DisneySea opened at the Tokyo Disney Resort and, with remarkable consistency, crowds have flooded both gates every year since. According to sources in local Japanese media, the resort is beginning to work on a massive expansion that would… Read More »Tokyo Disney Resort planning new massive expansion
The Oriental Land Company, announced several themed developments to be added to the two parks of the Tokyo Disney Resort. For Tokyo Disneyland, two areas within Fantasyland will be redeveloped to concepts from Disney’s Beauty & The Beast and Alice in Wonderland. Tokyo Disney Sea… Read More »Tokyo Disney Resort announces large expansion, including Frozen land
To no one’s surprise Oriental Land Company, the operating company for Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea, reported a sizable revenue decline for the previous quarter. The after effects of the March 11th earthquake meant a 43% drop in revenue over the same quarter last year.… Read More »Tokyo Disneyland Resort Posts Unsurprising Decline
Raise your hand if you knew that the Oriental Land Company (the operating company for Tokyo Disneyland Resort) was planning on building a Disney themed entertainment complex in a second Japanese city? I certainly didn’t. For some reason all the rumors were centered on Shanghai… Read More »Oriental Land Company cuts new Disney project for Japan
Kyodo News reports on restructuring The Disney Store in Japan, which are owned and operated by the same company that owns and operates the Disney theme parks in Japan. Oriental Land Co., the operator of Tokyo Disney Resort, will close some of its stores that sell Disney merchandise and revamp operations at its other outlets… Read More »Update on The Disney Store
Kyodo News reports that Tokyo Disney Resort’s theme parks have experienced a rise in attendance. So far, this is my shortest post.
Kevin Baxter from Themepark Insider examines Eisner’s company legacy and comes up with a few ideas for the last two years of his reign… mainly follow the Oriental Land Company’s lead and speand some big bucks on the parks.