Discussion in 'Worldwide Disney Parks' started by peaches magee, Dec 8, 2008.
Looks like it could be a go?
It seems kinda dumb to put another Disney park in the same country... wait until Hong Kong Disneyland's park is bigger, like when it gets Frontierland and whatever else is in the works, as well as some good E-ticket attractions. It'll just kill attendance there to have all the mainland Chinese being able to go to a much closer park rather than at least considering making the trip to Hong Kong. However, it'll still be some nice news if they do something really unique here.
I know seems strange but China is a huge market for them I guess.
I heard, while it is small, Hong Kong Disneyland is a gorgeous park.
It's because it is another sprawling country and Hong Kong is about a 6 hour flight away from Shanghai. Besides Shanghai is the largest city in China so attendance probably be through the roof.
Amen... China is HUGE.
Pretty freaking much. It's HUGE!!
I just think they should wait until HKDL really hits its stride, you know? Was Tokyo still a fledgling resort when Disneyland Paris was announced?
Whatever, it is true that China's a big country. At the very least, it will provide some more jobs for the area.
Hey, the more Disney, the better! Sure, HKDL is not doing as well as projected, but good things can happen overnight. Great things take a while. As is the case with HKDL. It's already a brand-spanking new and beautiful park, just take a look around the net for yourself. Sure it's lacking some E-Tickets... but once again...in time. If this Shanghai Disney comes to fruition, and it features some Disney-Style creativity that we've some to expect from some of their foreign parks e.g. DisneySea, this could be a really cool Disney location to visit...
My question/observation is why would you announce/build a multimillion dollar theme park in a recession. A Global Recession at that. China is going o have a worse recession than America so why there in particular.
I heard on a podcast that it was just a rumor that was denied by Disney but confirmed by a bunch of companies in China that say they're working on it... so there's no guarantee it's true, or Disney's just trying to cover it up until it's officially announced.
I don't think Disney would actively be trying to cover it up if they were going to actively release it sooner or later. If Disney denies it... then I doubt there will be a Shanghai Disney. Plus what Jake said. Although Disney can deal with that...
Companies cover these type of things up all the time. I'm going to keep an eye on this because it could go either way.
Thats great news so far!!!
That is really good news. If it wasn't for being in China I would probably go. I'm still baffled as why you would announce in a recession though...
Hopefully some unique things will come out, right now it's too early to tell, even if it's good news for a theme park fanatic.
Bringing back this thread, here are some updates from Screamscape:
EDIT: Here's an update back in October from the Theme Park Guy:
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