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    Disney Channel to Broadcast Shanghai Disney Grand Opening Celebration

    Disney will welcome viewers from around the world to experience an authentically Disney and distinctly Chinese celebration — the spectacular one-of-a-kind grand opening celebration of Shanghai Disney Resort, the first Disney resort in mainland China. Actress and recording artist Sofia Carson (Disney Channel’s “Descendants,” “Adventures in Babysitting”) will narrate the telecast. Showcasing the beauty of […]

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    Bob Iger Meets Chinese President Xi Jingping

    Disney CEO and chairman Bob Iger was welcomed by Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday for a rare official meeting in Beijing. The meeting comes one month before Disney is set to open the doors on its Shanghai Disney Resort theme park, which has been over $5.5 billion and 15 years in the making. “China and […]

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    China Eastern Airlines Gets Disney Themes

    Disney has recognized China Eastern Airlines as one of its official sponsors at Shanghai Disneyland and the sponsor of the resort’s Dumbo the Flying Elephant attraction. On Monday, the first in a series of airplanes decorated with Shanghai Disney Resort designs and Disney characters was unveiled. China Eastern will decorate six airplanes with Disney themes […]

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    Shanghai Disneyland Reveals Featured Food Items

    In an attempt to win over Chinese customers, the Shanghai Disney Resort released a special menu on Wednesday. Throughout the Shanghai Disneyland resort, restaurants will feature fare that is “70 percent Chinese and 30 percent a mix of broader Asian and Western influences,” said Chen Deli, supervisor of food and beverages at Shanghai Disneyland. The […]

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    Shanghai Opening Day Tickets and Rooms Sellout in Hours

    Tickets for the June 16 opening day of Walt Disney’s newest theme park in Shanghai were sold out on its official ticketing website within hours after going on sale at midnight today. Tickets from June 17 to Sept. 30 are still available, ranging in price from 370 yuan ($57) for non-peak periods, to 499 yuan […]

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    Shanghai Disneyland Ticket Prices Less Than All Other Parks

    Today Shanghai Disneyland released the park ticket prices in preparation of it’s grand opening on June 16. Tickets will be priced at 499 yuan ($76.00 US) during the park’s two-week grand opening from June 16 to June 30. Following that, the same price will apply to adult tickets during high-demand periods such as designated Chinese […]

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    Shanghai Authorities Issue Yellow Smog Alert

    Smog in the Chinese city of Shanghai has hit its highest level since January, prompting schools to ban outdoor activities and authorities to limit outdoor work as polluted air spreads around the country. Shanghai authorities have issued a yellow alert, advising elderly, young and sick residents to remain at home. Last week, hazardous pollution levels […]

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    153 Polluters Near Shanghai Disneyland To Close

    According to a story in the Shanghai Daily, More than 150 heavy polluting companies near the Shanghai Disney Resort will be closed by the end of next year. These closures are to help create a better environment for the Pudong New Area tourism site, which is set to open next spring, said officials. The Shanghai […]

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    D23: Shanghai Disneyland Attraction Maquettes

    Walt Disney didn’t see himself being pigeonholed in the animation world for his entire life. In fact, he had a vision to create a wonderful world beyond the painted cell. He wanted to elevate amusement parks to an art form and to create Utopian cities. Today, the Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) team is in charge […]

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    Shanghai Disney Resort News

    SHANGHAI – Shanghai Disney Resort disclosed new details on Thursday evening, including an 800-room hotel that will be the world’s first to have a Toy Story theme. Another hotel, the 420-room Shanghai Disneyland Hotel, will be inspired by Art Nouveau with a touch of Disney imagination, according to a chinese press release. In addition, the […]

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    Philippe Gas to Head Shanghai Disneyland

    Philippe Gas has been appointed as general manager of the new Shanghai Disney Resort. Gas joins from Euro Disney in Paris, where he was President of Euro Disney S.A.S., the management company of both Euro Disney S.C.A., the holding company, and Euro Disney Associes S.C.A., the operator of Disneyland Paris. He will be replaced in […]