Articles tagged “shanghai disney”

Disney’s Trove of Characters Is Helping It Win the Theme Park Wars in China

Disney’s Trove of Characters Is Helping It Win the Theme Park Wars in China

Adam Minter, Bloomberg

Disney has competitors in China, but none that can rival the entertainment giant's universe of crowd-pleasing intellectual property. As we've seen with the rise of Universal in Orlando, however, other theme park operators can capitalize on a popular character to great success.

2 years ago

Disneyland Paris Finally Had a Good Year

Disneyland Paris Finally Had a Good Year

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Disneyland Paris got a boost from its 25th anniversary activities in 2017; will the momentum continue?

2 years ago

Analysts Say Disney Still Has Challenges with Shanghai Park

Analysts Say Disney Still Has Challenges with Shanghai Park

Christopher Palmeri and Rachel Chang, Bloomberg

While Disney executives say they are pleased at their performance so far in Shanghai — with 4 million people attending in four months — some analysts believe the company is still finding its footing in the market.

3 years ago

Disney Says Shanghai Park Attendance Has Exceeded Expectations, Despite Contrary Report

Disney Says Shanghai Park Attendance Has Exceeded Expectations, Despite Contrary Report

Christopher Palmeri and Brendan Coffey, Bloomberg

Official Disney attendance numbers may not be telling the whole story but long lines and high prices aren't the only thing the company needs to worry about in Shanghai. China will become saturated with more than a dozen new theme parks from competitors in coming years all looking to capture millions of theme park enthusiasts in the world's most populated country.

3 years ago

Disney’s Brand New Shanghai Park Is Already Expanding

Disney’s Brand New Shanghai Park Is Already Expanding

Rachel Chang and Gregory Turk, Bloomberg

Disney made sure that there was enough room around the Shanghai resort to grow and grow some more; we expect the company to take full advantage of that space over time.

3 years ago

Disney Faces a Noisy Competitor as Its Shanghai Park Prepares to Open

Disney Faces a Noisy Competitor as Its Shanghai Park Prepares to Open

Bloomberg

The Disney park in Shanghai is bigger and more expensive than its local rival; time will tell which option the market prefers.

4 years ago