Articles tagged “shanghai”

Shanghai Disney Is Company’s First to Break Even After One Year

Shanghai Disney Is Company’s First to Break Even After One Year

Bloomberg

Who says China is a tough market? Disney is doing very well there although it has done so through a joint venture with a partner that knows the turf.

10 months ago

There’s Another Wanda Resort in China to Challenge Shanghai Disney

There’s Another Wanda Resort in China to Challenge Shanghai Disney

Prudence Ho, Bloomberg

Wanda will easily be more successful in opening multiple parks across China, but Disney's theme park play has never been about saturation, it's been about creating destinations.

2 years ago

The Man Who’s Taking on Disney Parks Will Soon Open a ‘7-Star’ Hotel in Shanghai

The Man Who’s Taking on Disney Parks Will Soon Open a ‘7-Star’ Hotel in Shanghai

Sarah Enelow, Skift

Whenever we hear crazy marketing claims from hotels or airlines that involve multiple stars and ridiculous accolades, we just turn the stereo up to 11 to drown out the sound.

2 years ago

Disney’s Foreign Curse Could End With $5.5 Billion China Resort

Disney’s Foreign Curse Could End With $5.5 Billion China Resort

Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg

Disney is saying its new Shanghai theme park opening this month won't have the same cultural insensitivity missteps and technical issues as its previous international theme parks.

2 years ago

Bomb Injures Four at Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport

Bomb Injures Four at Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport

Associated Press

2 years ago

Shanghai Disneyland Holding Test Runs Ahead of June Opening

Shanghai Disneyland Holding Test Runs Ahead of June Opening

Bloomberg

2 years ago

Disney Needs a Cast of 10,000 for Its New Magic Kingdom in Shanghai

Disney Needs a Cast of 10,000 for Its New Magic Kingdom in Shanghai

Rachel Chang, Bloomberg

Disney attracts a certain kind of loyal employee, but it will need to consider it's local challenges in Shanghai to ensure the best staff it can get with wages that don't always demand loyalty.

2 years ago

It Is Already Too Late to Buy a Ticket for Shanghai Disneyland’s Opening Day

It Is Already Too Late to Buy a Ticket for Shanghai Disneyland’s Opening Day

Rachel Chang, Bloomberg

If it took only hours for Shanghai Disney's opening day tickets to sell out months in advance, imagine how long the wait will be for the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train on day one.

2 years ago

Shanghai’s Tourism Stocks Soar After Disney Announces Park Prices

Shanghai’s Tourism Stocks Soar After Disney Announces Park Prices

Rachel Chang and Amanda Wang, Bloomberg

Disney has a better shot at competing in China by keeping prices more affordable for middle class families. If only a one-day park hopper at California's Disneyland or Walt Disney World didn't cost an arm and a leg.

2 years ago

Disney Is Setting Prices at Its New Shanghai Park to Attract a Broad Market

Disney Is Setting Prices at Its New Shanghai Park to Attract a Broad Market

Rachel Chang, Bloomberg

Disney says it is setting prices to manage expected demand at the new Shanghai park that opens in June. Fans of the resorts in Florida and California know the direction those prices tend to go over time: up.

2 years ago

Disney Counts on 300 Million Tourists to Feed New Shanghai Resort

Disney Counts on 300 Million Tourists to Feed New Shanghai Resort

Christopher Palmeri and Gregory Turk, Bloomberg

Disney's had many years and parks to learn from its mistakes and it looks like Shanghai won't go down in history books as a failed investment.

2 years ago

Asia’s Busiest International Airport Has to Wait 10 Years for a New Runway

Asia’s Busiest International Airport Has to Wait 10 Years for a New Runway

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

We'll see a shift in influence over the next two decades as hubs in cities like London, Hong Kong, and New York that aren't able to keep up with change are left behind by destinations that can.

3 years ago