Walt Disney (DIS.N)is on the process of broadening its loss-making Hong Kong Disneyland theme park with a $1.4 billion investment to try to attract more visitors, the U.S. entertainment company and its local government partner said on Tuesday.
Hong Kong Disneyland reported its first loss since 2012. Fewer tourists had come to visit the resort and theme park, with the biggest decline from Chinese tourists. China’s economic slowdown, along with political instability and the emergence of Shanghai Disneyland is believed to have affected the Chinese tourists.
The Shanghai Disneyland's ticket prices would be 20 percent cheaper than Hong Kong Disneyland at 539 yuan, even though the Shanghai's area would be much larger. After being constructed for more than six years, the park would be ready to open for public this summer with possible further expansion.
After much wait, Shanghai announces the opening date of its Disneyland. This huge theme park is said to have some of the finest attractions, including the largest princess-themed park. While it may have faced a lot of construction challenges over the years, this Disney resort seems to have emerged unscathed, albeit a little late.
Both Star Wars fans and Disney Park goers will absolutely love the idea of the opening of the all time favorite American epic space opera film, Star Wars in all Walt Disney World Resort Attractions. The most exciting is it will have its opening during the Holidays.
Walt Disney Co's (DIS.N) quarterly revenue and profit topped Wall Street estimates as visits to its theme parks rose and last year's animated film hit "Frozen" drove home video and toy sales.