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Disney theme park


Hong Kong Disneyland
Location Penny's Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
Opening Day September 12, 2005
Resort Hong Kong Disneyland Resort
Theme Magic Kingdom
Website Hong Kong Disneyland Homepage
Operator Hongkong International Theme Parks
Hong Kong Disneyland Resort

Hong Kong Disneyland
Inspiration Lake
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Resort hotels

Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel
Disney's Hollywood Hotel
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Hong Kong International Theme Parks
The fountain featuring Mickey Mouse in the Park Promenade next to Hong Kong Disneyland

Hong Kong Disneyland (Chinese: 香港迪士尼樂園/香港迪士尼乐园) is the first theme park inside the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, which is owned and managed by the Hong Kong International Theme Parks, an incorporated company jointly owned by The Walt Disney Company and the Government of Hong Kong. Hong Kong International Theme Parks Ltd. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 424 KB) Summary Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 424 KB) Summary Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Theme Park is a simulation computer game designed by Bullfrog Productions, released in 1994, in which the player designs and operates an amusement park. ... The Hong Kong Disneyland Resort (Traditional Chinese: ) was built by the Government of Hong Kong and The Walt Disney Company and officially opened on September 12, 2005. ... Hong Kong International Theme Parks Ltd. ... The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) is one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world. ... Other Hong Kong topics Culture - Economy Education - Geography - History Hong Kong Portal The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China (Traditional Chinese: ; see pronunciation; conventional short name Hong Kong Government, 香港政府), led by the Chief Executive is responsible for the administration of Hong...


Hong Kong Disneyland, the fifth and most recent Magic Kingdom style park in the world, is located on reclaimed land in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island. After years of negotiations and construction, the park finally opened to visitors on September 12, 2005, which is considered to be an auspicious date for the opening of a new business, according to a Chinese almanac. Disney paid close attention to Chinese culture, customs, and traditions when building Hong Kong Disneyland Resort. The resort was built with many interesting settings according to the rules of Feng Shui. Land reclamation is either of two distinct practices. ... Pennys Bay or Chok Ko Wan (竹篙灣) is a bay in north-eastern Lantau Island, and is the site of the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, which consists of the Hong Kong Disneyland theme park, Disneyland Hotel and Disneys Hollywood Hotel, and the Inspiration Lake. ... Map of Lantau Island, Hong Kong Lantau Island (based on the local old name of Lantau Peak 爛頭 Làntóu, Ragged Head; 大嶼山/大屿山 pinyin: DàyÇ” shān, Cantonese: Tai yue shan, Big Island Mountain), also Lantao, is the largest island in Hong Kong, located at the mouth of the Pearl... September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Tung shing (通勝) is a book published in Guangzhou and Hong Kong, China which consists primarily of a calendar based on the Chinese lunar year. ... Chinese culture has roots going back over five thousand years. ... Fēng Shuǐ (風水 – literally, wind and water pronounced fung shuway), which may be more than 3000 years old, is the ancient practice of placement to achieve harmony with the environment. ...


Officially, the park is able to handle a maximum of 34,000 visitors daily.[1]


The park consists of four themed lands similar to those found in the other Disneyland parks around the world. They are Main Street, U.S.A., Pirateland, Fantasyland and Tomorrowland. Main Street, USA, at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World Main Street, U.S.A. is the welcoming and entrance area of the many Disney Magic Kingdom-style parks around the world. ... Fantasyland is one of the themed lands at the many Magic Kingdom-style parks run by The Walt Disney Company around the world. ... Tomorrowland is one of the many themed lands at the many Disneyland parks run by The Walt Disney Company around the world. ...


Although the park is the smallest Disneyland in the world, the park has announced the planned opening of two new attractions in the summer of 2007. In addition, the classic Disney attraction, "It's A Small World," will open in early 2008. The park will continue to expand by adding more new attractions in the future. After completing the expansion, the park will be able to handle a maximum of 10 million visitors annually. Hong Kong Disneyland saw 5.2 million visitors in 2006 according to the TEA/ERA Theme Park Attendance Report, just below its first year target of 5.6 million visitors. The resort currently has 310 acres, with the actual park taking approximately 100 acres. [1]


The theme park uses both English and Chinese (mainly in Traditional for text, both in Traditional and Simplified for Guide Maps, Cantonese and Mandarin in verbal) in its communication. The park also provides Guide Maps in Japanese. The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Communication is a process that allows people to exchange information by one of several methods. ...

Contents

Dedication

To all who come to this happy place, welcome. Many years ago, Walt Disney introduced the world to enchanted realms of fantasy and adventure, yesterday and tomorrow, in a magical place called Disneyland.

Today that spirit of imagination and discovery comes to life in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Disneyland is dedicated to the young and the young at heart - with the hope that it will be a source of joy and inspiration, and an enduring symbol of the cooperation, friendship and understanding between the people of Hong Kong and the United States of America.

This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Sir Donald Tsang Yam Kuen[1], GBM, KBE, JP (Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: , born October 7, 1944) has been the Chief Executive of Hong Kong since 2005. ... September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

Construction

An audience of more than 400 guests ushered the ground breaking of Hong Kong Disneyland on January 12, 2003. Also present were The Honourable Tung Chee Hwa, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China by then, Michael D. Eisner, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, and Robert A. Iger, President of The Walt Disney Company.[2] 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Tung Chee Hwa (Traditional Chinese: , Simplified Chinese: ; Shanghainese IPA: ; Mandarin Wade-Giles: Tung Chien Hua; Gwoyeu Romatzyh: Doong Jiann Hwa (His name is romanized in the above 3 systems. ... Michael Dammann Eisner (born March 7, 1942) has been the head of The Walt Disney Company since 1984. ... Robert Bob Iger is the President and COO of the Walt Disney Company and Michael Eisners hand-picked successor as CEO. Previously he served as President and COO of Capital Cities/ABC until that companys merger with Disney. ...


On September 23, 2004, a special castle "topping ceremony" was held in the park to commemorate the placing of the tallest turret of Sleeping Beauty Castle. Many important people were present, including Tung Chee Hwa, then chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; Jay Rasulo, president of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts; Michael Eisner, then CEO of The Walt Disney Company; Bob Iger, president of Disney. Mickey Mouse and other costumed characters were present as well. Hong Kong Disneyland had the shortest construction period from the start to the opening day among all the Disneyland-style theme parks. September 23 is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years). ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This is an article about a structure at Disneyland and Hong Kong Disneyland. ... Tung Chee Hwa (Traditional Chinese: , Simplified Chinese: ; Shanghainese IPA: ; Mandarin Wade-Giles: Tung Chien Hua; Gwoyeu Romatzyh: Doong Jiann Hwa (His name is romanized in the above 3 systems. ... The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China (中華人民共和國香港特別行政區), mostly referred to as Hong Kong (香港; pronunciation), is one of the two Special Administrative Regions of the Peoples Republic of... Jay Rasulo is the chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts worldwide. ... Walt Disney Parks and Resorts is the division of The Walt Disney Company that conceives, builds and manages the theme parks and vacation resorts for which Disney is famous, as well as a variety of additional family-oriented leisure enterprises. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Robert Bob Iger is the President and COO of the Walt Disney Company and Michael Eisners hand_picked successor as CEO. Previously he served as President and COO of Capital Cities/ABC until that companys merger with Disney. ... Mickey Mouse is an Academy Award-winning comic animal cartoon character who has become an icon for The Walt Disney Company. ... This article is about a theme park in Anaheim, California USA. For other Disney parks and attractions, see Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. ...


Future Construction

Land reserved for future expansion viewed from the Tarzan's Treehouse in Adventureland

Phase 1 Extension has started with three new attractions to Tomorrowland having opened in summer 2006. This is followed by the announcement for another three new attractions coming up in the year 2007 & 2008, including Animation Academy and a water-themed parade, Mickey's Waterworks, which will begin on 14 July 2007. The Disney classic attraction, it's a small world, is scheduled to open in early 2008. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1979x1370, 324 KB) Summary Reserved land for future expansion of Hong Kong Disneyland, viewed from Tarzans Treehouse. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1979x1370, 324 KB) Summary Reserved land for future expansion of Hong Kong Disneyland, viewed from Tarzans Treehouse. ... Tomorrowland is one of the many themed lands at the many Disneyland parks run by The Walt Disney Company around the world. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... its a small world ( lowercase and quoted) is currently an attraction at Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Tokyo Disneyland Park, and Disneyland Paris. ...


With the reclaimed land reserved for the Phase 2 Extension and the Disneyland park being blocked by Park Promenade (a pedestrian walkway which links the MTR Disneyland Resort Station, Disneyland park and Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel), it is expected that the resort's second Disney theme park will be built on that site. This article is about the metro system in Hong Kong. ... The platforms of the station. ... The Disneyland Hotel is the name of hotels at three of The Walt Disney Companys resorts across the globe. ...


Allegedly a Phase 3 Extension is being considered by the Walt Disney Company and the Hong Kong government.


Themed Areas

The park currently features four themed lands similar to those at other Disneyland parks: Main Street, U.S.A., Adventureland, Fantasyland and Tomorrowland. The park is missing a classic land, Frontierland, but it may be built in the future. Disneyland is a theme park at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. ... Main Street, USA, at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World Main Street, U.S.A. is the welcoming and entrance area of the many Disney Magic Kingdom-style parks around the world. ... Adventureland is one of the themed lands at the many Magic Kingdom-style parks run by The Walt Disney Company around the world. ... Fantasyland is one of the themed lands at the many Magic Kingdom-style parks run by The Walt Disney Company around the world. ... Tomorrowland is one of the many themed lands at the many Disneyland parks run by The Walt Disney Company around the world. ... Frontierland is one of the themed lands at the many Magic Kingdom-style parks run by Disney around the world. ...


In total, there are 26 rides and attractions in Hong Kong Disneyland, compared to 44 in Paris, 45 in Tokyo and Florida, and 65 in California.


Main Street, U.S.A.

Main Street, U.S.A. at Hong Kong Disneyland
Main article: Main Street, U.S.A.

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Pirateland

Main article: Adventureland

Pirateland will be the official name for Adventureland for celebrating the release of Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End from now through summer 2007. See Entertainment and Celebrations. Adventureland is one of the themed lands at the many Magic Kingdom-style parks run by The Walt Disney Company around the world. ...

Note*: New attractions exclusively for the celebraton of Pirate Takeover until August 2007 The Jungle Cruise is an attraction at the following Disney theme parks: Disneyland, Magic Kingdom, Tokyo Disneyland and Hong Kong Disneyland (under the name Jungle River Cruise). ... Tarzan’s Treehouse is an attraction at several of the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. ... The Festival of the Lion King. ...


Fantasyland

Main article: Fantasyland

Note*: Visitors must disembark from this station as all Hong Kong Disneyland Railroad trains terminate at this station Fantasyland is one of the themed lands at the many Magic Kingdom-style parks run by The Walt Disney Company around the world. ... Mickeys PhilharMagic is a 4-D film at the Magic Kingdom theme park in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA and at Hong Kong Disneyland in Hong Kong SAR. At Walt Disney Worlds Magic Kingdom Mickeys PhilharMagic is located opposite Cinderellas Golden Carrousel in Fantasyland where The... The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is a dark ride based upon the film The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, itself based on the Winnie-the-Pooh books by A. A. Milne. ... Dumbo Flying Elephants is an original 1955 Fantasyland attraction at Disneyland. ... Mad Tea Party is a spinning tea cup ride at the Disneyland, Magic Kingdom, Tokyo Disneyland, Disneyland Paris and Hong Kong Disneyland theme parks around the world. ... This is an article about a structure at Disneyland and Hong Kong Disneyland. ... The Golden Mickeys is a musical revue-style stage show performed at the Storybook Theatre in the Fantasyland zone of Hong Kong Disneyland. ... its a small world ( lowercase and quoted) is currently an attraction at Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Tokyo Disneyland Park, and Disneyland Paris. ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Tomorrowland

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Main article: Tomorrowland

Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2048x1536, 1303 KB) One of the three new attractions opened on 13 July at Hong Kong Disneyland Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2048x1536, 1303 KB) One of the three new attractions opened on 13 July at Hong Kong Disneyland Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Tomorrowland is one of the many themed lands at the many Disneyland parks run by The Walt Disney Company around the world. ... Space Mountain is the name given to a popular series of enclosed roller coaster rides at five Disney theme parks around the world. ... A space cruiser vehicle at Disneyland Buzz Lightyears Astro Blasters is a popular attraction featuring characters from the Disney/Pixar film Toy Story at the Disneyland and Hong Kong Disneyland theme parks. ... Astro Orbitor is an attraction at Disneyland, and is the third generation of the family of Tomorrowland rocket-spinner attractions. ... Autopia is an attraction at Disneyland in Anaheim, California, Disneyland Paris in Marne-la-Vallée, France, and at Hong Kong Disneyland on Lantau Island, Hong Kong. ... Stitch Toilet Papers Cinderella Castle for the grand opening of Stitchs Great Escape Stitchs Great Escape! is an attraction located at Walt Disney World in the Magic Kingdoms Tomorrowland. ...

Entertainment and Celebrations

The park features a daytime parade "Disney on Parade" and "Disney in the Stars" fireworks show in the evening. Occasional celebrations, such as Disney's Halloween, A Magical Christmas and Disney's Chinese New Year, are held in the park to celebrate the festivals. Disney on Parade is a daytime parade of the Hong Kong Disneyland theme park in Pennys Bay, Lantau Island , Hong Kong. ... Disney in the Stars is the fireworks performance of Hong Kong Disneyland. ...


Entertainment

Fireworks over Sleeping Beauty Castle
Disney on Parade
Disney on Parade is a daily cavalcade of Disney characters and music in a magical procession starting in Fantasyland and proceeding down to Main Street, U.S.A. along the parade route.
Disney in the Stars
A magnificent, magical fireworks spectacular choreographed to classic Disney songs and music.
Disney's Rainy Day Express
A parade in rainy days as a replacement of Disney on Parade consist of a special design train with all characters which appear in the Disney on Parade dancing on board.
Mickey's WaterWorks
A summer water-themed parade features 7 new floats and Disney characters, due to begin on 14 July 2007. A host of themed floats are joined by 100 performers, including 30 characters, some whom have never appeared in the park before. Exclusively for this summer as part of Mickey's Summer Blast celebration.

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Celebrations

A Magical Christmas
Info coming soon
Magical Chinese New Year / Disney's Chinese New Year
Info coming soon
Disney's Halloween
The debut Halloween celebration was held in Hong Kong Disneyland from 30 September to 31 October 2006. The festive celebration festures Halloween Costume Mini-Parade which runs along the parade route, the Villains' Lair in the Opera House of Main Street, U.S.A. and other interactive games in the park.
Pirate Takeover
To celebrate the release of the new feature film, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, Adventureland has been renamed Pirateland. The newly decorated themed land features new edition of Jungle River Cruise (Jungle River Cruise, Pirate Takeover!), Captain Jack Sparrow's Pirate Boot Camp and other street entertainment. Originally, Pirate Takeover was set to be held from 4 May to 30 June 2007. However, the park has extended the celebration until August 2007 as part of Mickey's Summer Blast.
Mickey's Summer Blast
Info coming soon

Future Attractions

On 14 December 2006, the Hongkong International Theme Parks announced[3] three forthcoming attractions for 2007 and 2008, including Animation Academy and Mickey's WaterWorks, which will begin on 14 July 2007. Hongkong International Theme Parks (sic) is an incorporated company jointly owned by The Walt Disney Company and the Government of Hong Kong, founded in 2003. ...

it's a small world 
This update of the classic Disneyland ride will be located in Fantasyland and boast 30 additional characters from Disney films; previously unseen Chinese, Middle Eastern, North American and Hong Kong's scenes and a new optical effect not seen in other versions of the ride.

its a small world ( lowercase and quoted) is currently an attraction at Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Tokyo Disneyland Park, and Disneyland Paris. ... Fantasyland is one of the themed lands at the many Magic Kingdom-style parks run by The Walt Disney Company around the world. ...

Planned attractions

  • “The Haunted Mansion"
  • “Raging Spirits”
  • “Peter Pan’s Flight”
  • "Pirates of the Caribbean"

Planned themed lands

Frontierland is one of the themed lands at the many Magic Kingdom-style parks run by Disney around the world. ... Mickeys Toontown is one of the themed lands at the Disneyland park run by The Walt Disney Company. ...

Criticisms

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Overcrowding problems

Just before the grand opening, the park was also criticised for overestimating the daily capacity limit of 30,000 visitors. The problem became apparent on the charity preview day on 4 September 2005, when 29,000 locals visited the park. The reported queue time for fast food outlets exceeded 45 minutes and over 2 hours for rides. Before the park opened, some within the Disney Company were concerned that the park would not offer enough because of the small number attractions. Unlike its Florida and California counterparts, Hong Kong Disneyland suffers from a lack of attractions that makes the wait times much longer for the rides it does have. is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


Although the community, and the park's biggest shareholder, the Hong Kong Government, put pressure on the park to lower the limit, the park insisted on keeping the limit and only agreed to relieve the capacity problem by extending opening time by one hour or introducing more discounts during weekdays. However, the park said local visitors tend to stay in the park for about nine hours per visit, implying the mentioned practices would do little to solve the problem[citation needed].


During Chinese New Year 2006, many visitors arrived at the park in the morning bearing valid tickets, but were refused entry, because the park was already at capacity. Disgruntled visitors attempted to force their way into the park or gain access by climbing over the barrier gates.[4] Disneyland management were forced to revise their ticketing policy, designating future periods close to Chinese public holidays as 'special days' during which admission would only be by a date-specific ticket.


Food Safety panel

Officers from the Food and Environmental Hygiene department who were asked by Disney staff to take off their badges and caps in order to enter the park to investigate a food-poisoning case in the park's restaurants, left the park visitors feeling very uneasy.[5] The chairman of Legco's Food Safety panel, Fred Li, described the incident as shocking, and called on the director of the department to take follow-up action against Disney. Hong Kong Disneyland says what happened was inappropriate and has apologized for the incident. Secretary for Justice said that the government did not have enough evidence to make a prosecution, thus dropping the case. The Legislative Council (abbreviated as LegCo; Chinese: 立法會, Pinyin: Lìfǎ Huì; formerly 立法局, Lìfǎ Jú) is the unicameral legislature of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Fred Li Wah Ming is a member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong since 1991, except between 1997 and 1998. ...


Staff behaviour

Some celebrities who participated in the Hong Kong Disneyland promotional videos, including Kelly Chen and Daniel Wu, complained that the park employees had been rude.[6] This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Daniel Wu (Chinese: 吳彥祖; Cantonese: Ng Yin-Cho; Mandarin: Wú Yànzǔ) (born September 30, 1974 in San Francisco, California) is a American film actor famous for his work in Hong Kong. ...


Guests' behaviour

On the opening day of Hong Kong Disneyland, the park estimated that of the 16,000 guests that entered the gates, one third were from mainland China. The Apple Daily and Ming Pao showed pictures of visitors smoking in non-smoking restaurants; and a woman helping a young child loosen his trousers to urinate beside a flower bed. ... This article is about the Hong Kong version of the tabloid newspaper. ... Ming Pao (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Jyutping ming4 bou3; Hanyu Pinyin: míngbào), a Chinese language newspaper, is a publication by the Ming Pao Group in Hong Kong. ...


Hong Kong Disneyland spokesman declined to say whether the reports would tarnish the park's image but reiterated that all guests were required to wear shoes within the park, and that public urination in the park is illegal.


Public relations

Disney initially refused to release the statement after media reports surfaced saying the park's attendance numbers might be lower than expected. Disney finally relented, and declared[7] on November 24, 2005, that Disney had officially welcomed over 1 million guests during its first two months of operation.


In response to negative publicity locally from the above, and to boost visitor numbers, Hong Kong Disneyland offered $50 discounts for admission to the park to holders of Hong Kong I.D. cards in the period before Christmas in 2005. In the period from March to June 2006, the park offered holders of Hong Kong I.D. cards the opportunity to buy a two-day admission for the price of a single day.


In attempting to defer to local cultural demand, the park originally planned to offer shark's fin soup on its wedding banquet menus. However, environmental and animal rights groups threatened an international boycott and the Company announced that it would break from wedding tradition and not serve the controversial dish despite its popularity in Chinese banquets.[8] Shark fin soup Shark fin soup (Chinese: 魚翅, Pronunciation in Mandarin: (Pinyin) Yú Chì / (Wade-Giles) Yü Chih4 ) is a dish commonly served in Chinese restaurants as part of a Chinese feast, usually at special occasions such as weddings and banquets as a symbol of wealth and prestige. ...


References

  1. ^ Chan, Carrie (December 20, 2007). Disney ups intake for new year. Hong Kong Standard. Retrieved on 2007-03-19.
  2. ^ http://www.hongkongdisneyland.com/eng/discover/2003index.html
  3. ^ http://www.hkdlsource.com/news/viewstory&story=73
  4. ^ Fan, Maureen (November 22, 2006). Disney Culture Shock. Hong Kong Standard. Retrieved on 2007-03-19.
  5. ^ Leung, Wendy (November 10, 2005). Wong under fire as Disney escapes action in FEHD case. Hong Kong Standard. Retrieved on 2007-03-19.
  6. ^ http://www.alivenotdead.com/node/334
  7. ^ http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20051124/ap_on_bi_ge/hong_kong_disneyland_2
  8. ^ Yung, Chester (June 25, 2005). Disney ditches shark's fin. Hong Kong Standard. Retrieved on 2007-03-19.
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External links

Official Websites
  • Hong Kong Disneyland (Official Website) (Chinese & English)
  • Google Maps (Satellite Image) (Latitude: 22.313 Longitude: 114.041)
Fan Websites
  • HKDL Source - The Premier Hong Kong Disneyland Fansite (English)
  • Hong Kong Disney Talk (English)
  • Dreamagic World - Fans site of HKDL providing the most updated news (Japanese)

Coordinates: 22°18′48″N, 114°02′36″E Walt Disney Parks and Resorts is the division of The Walt Disney Company that conceives, builds and manages the theme parks and vacation resorts for which Disney is famous, as well as a variety of additional family-oriented leisure enterprises. ... The Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California is a major recreational resort (owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company), and is home to two theme parks, three hotels, and a shopping and entertainment area. ... This article is about a theme park in Anaheim, California USA. For other Disney parks and attractions, see Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. ... Disneys California Adventure Park is a theme park in Anaheim, California, adjacent to Disneyland Park and part of the larger Disneyland Resort. ... The Cinderella Castle is the symbol of Magic Kingdom. ... The Magic Kingdom is a theme park within the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, near Orlando. ... Epcot is the second theme park built at the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida. ... Disney-MGM Studios is a theme park in the Walt Disney World Resort, Florida, USA. It opened on May 1, 1989. ... The entrance to Animal Kingdom Disneys Animal Kingdom is a theme park at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. ... Typhoon Lagoon is a water park located within the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. ... Blizzard Beach logo featuring Ice Gator Blizzard Beach is a water park located within the Walt Disney World resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. ... Tokyo Disney Resort logo Resort Map The Tokyo Disney Resort is a theme park and vacation resort located in Urayasu, Chiba, Japan, just east of Tokyo. ... Tokyo Disneyland ) is one of two theme parks in the Tokyo Disney Resort located in Urayasu, Chiba, Japan, near Tokyo. ... Tokyo DisneySea ) is an 176 acre (714,000 m²) theme park at the Tokyo Disney Resort located in Urayasu, Chiba, Japan, just outside of Tokyo. ... Disneyland Resort Paris is a holiday and recreation resort in Marne-la-Vallée, a new town in the eastern suburbs of Paris, France. ... Disneyland Park is a theme park which is a part of Disneyland Resort Paris. ... The Walt Disney Studios Park is one of the main attractions of Disneyland Resort Paris. ... The Hong Kong Disneyland Resort (Traditional Chinese: ) was built by the Government of Hong Kong and The Walt Disney Company and officially opened on September 12, 2005. ... Disney Cruise Line is owned by The Walt Disney Company and headquartered in Celebration, Florida. ... Disney Cruise Line is owned by The Walt Disney Company and headquartered in Celebration, Florida. ... Disney Cruise Line is owned by The Walt Disney Company and headquartered in Celebration, Florida. ... Castaway Cay is a private island or out island in the Bahamas which serves as an exclusive port of call for the Disney Wonder and her sister ship the Disney Magic. ... Disney Regional Entertainment is the division of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts that operates the ESPN Zone restaurants. ... ESPN Zone is a small chain of very large sports-theme restaurants that include arcades, TV studios, and radio studios. ... Walt Disney Imagineering was formed by entertainment mogul Walt Disney on December 16, 1952 as WED Enterprises (WED: Walter Elias Disney) to develop plans for a theme park and to manage Disneys personal assets. ... Disney Creative Entertainment is the theatrical and technical live entertainment production division of Walt Disney Imagineering, a fully-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company. ... The current version of the article or section reads like an advertisement. ... Adventures by Disney is the operating name for the series of all inclusive guided vacation tour packages run by Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, a unit of The Walt Disney Company. ... World of Disney is the name of a chain of stores owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company of Burbank, California, USA. It is a replacement to the now sold-off Disney Store chain, but intended to be built in far fewer frequency. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


 
 

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