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[23 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Shanghai Disneyland Welcomes 10 Million Guests

Shanghai Disneyland has been open for just 11 months but the theme park has already welcomed 10 million guests.
Since the park opened in June 2016, the park has been committed to “deliver a guest experience that’s authentically Disney and distinctly Chinese.”
Disney CEO and Chairman Bob Iger said of the park, We’re thrilled to see millions of people from across China embrace Shanghai Disney Resort.”
The parks first expansion – a Toy Story themed land – is set to open in June 2018.
The park has already been honored by several industry organizations …

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[24 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney VoluntEARS Share Holiday Cheer Around the World

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and Disney VoluntEARS have been spreading magical holiday cheer all around the globe.
Disneyland Resort VoluntEARS worked to decorate a 38-foot long CHOC-olate Yule Log to bring cheer to 400 kids and their families at the Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC).
The event also included a visit from Mickey Mouse, Olaf balloons, reindeer games, and a giant gingerbread house.
VoluntEARS from Hong Kong Disneyland visited the Siu Lam Hospital with Mickey and Minnie Mouse where they sang to and danced with the patients. The …

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[11 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Shanghai Disney Resort Announces First Corporate Alliance and Details for the Garden of the Twelve Friends

As construction continues on the Shanghai Disney Resort, the first corporate alliance partner for the resort has been announced.
The alliance partner is the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), which is one of the most respected companies in China. The agreement between the park and the ICBC will result in a strong branded presence at the resort for the ICBC.
“Since the opening of Disneyland in Anaheim nearly 60 years ago, we have sought to establish strong partnerships with businesses that are well-respected leaders in their industries and the communities …

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[13 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney Reveals First Shanghai Disney Resort Image

Disney is giving us our first look at what Shanghai Disneyland will look like.
Revealed at the company’s recent annual business meeting, the computer rendering shows a central landmark familiar to Disney fans — an Enchanted Storybook Castle. Water also features prominently in the picture, as previous plans indicated that it would.
“This is personally very special to me,” said Rober Iger, Disney’s president and CEO.  He reportedly has spent 15 years on the project.  ”It is authentically Disney and distinctly Chinese,” he said.
The theme park is scheduled to open by the …

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[30 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Shanghai Disney Begins First Hiring Drive

Shanghai Disney Resort, whose production began last April, has launched its first hiring drive and are looking for approximately 100 positions to fill at this time.
An official spokesperson for Shanghai Disney Resort says:
We believe that Disney represents great service and excellence in what we do. So we like to have high level talent. We also like to develop talent. We bring them in. We really invest in development.
Disney will be filling the majority of the positions with local talent, to keep the park “distinctly Chinese” while replicating the …

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[29 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Shanghai Disneyland Expected to Receive up to 15 Million Annual Visits

Sources say that Shanghai Disneyland is expected to receive between 10.5 and 15 million visitors annually when the park opens. Construction on the new park began in April 2011, and is expected to finish in 2016.
Said Alastair M. Morrison, director with the International Academy of Tourism,
Shanghai Disneyland will be three times of the one in Hong Kong. The massive population in the Yangtze River Delta will strongly support it to be a top choice for a one-day tour.
Shanghai Disneyland will be the first Disney park on the Chinese …