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    Theme Park and Resort News Briefs

    Disney Ready to Expand Shanghai Resort. High demand for Disney’s Shanghai Resort may prompt early expansion. “We’re opening the park for a pretty healthy number of attendees but more importantly both we and our partners and the Shanghai government are eager and willing to expand rapidly after that,” Chief Financial Officer Jay Rasulo said. Attendance […]

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    Shanghai Disney Resort VoluntEARS Commemorate International Volunteers Day

    In commemoration of International Volunteers Day, Tom Staggs, Chairman, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, joined a group of Shanghai Disney Resort VoluntEARS on a special visit to the “Happy World” fun activity room inside the Shanghai Children’s Medical Center, to help the hospital’s young patients beautify the room with Christmas and New Year festive decorations. […]

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    Scuttlebutt – Shanghaied Monsters and Ghosts

    Shanghai is alive with the sound of music. Walt Disney Company brought Pixar in Concert to the Chinese mainland for the first time on July 15, presenting a repertoire of 13 Pixar movie songs. The music was performed by China Philharmonic Orchestra and conducted by Chen Kangming at MISA Concert Hall at Lujiazui. “Just like […]

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    Scuttlebutt – Pigs, Beasts, Bob and Idol

    Shanghai: What was first thought to be 90 dead pigs in the local river that supplies drinking water for the city and the future Shanghai Disney Resort has now topped 6,600. Pictures of swollen and rotting carcasses in the Huangpu river have worried many residents, but officials say the water supply remains safe. The surge in dumping […]

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    Shanghai: Disney’s Most Polluted Resort?

    With all the news this week about the exceptionally bad air quality in Beijing, with users of Chinese social media calling the visibly noxious smog  “airpocalypse,” DbM thought it was time to take a closer look at Shanghai’s pollution problem. Shanghai is in China’s industrial heartland, where emissions from factories, power plants, and autos spew out all sorts of air and water pollutants. Air […]

  • DbM Scuttlebutt – Shanghai Disney Just Kickin’ It

    Disney XD has picked up a third season of its martial arts-inspired series Kickin’ It.  Did you know that Shades of Green Resort, the Armed Forces Recreation Center at Walt Disney World has a Brick Program? You or your organization can purchase these specially engraved bricks to be placed on special walkways at the resort. For more information […]

  • Who Owns What at Disney Shanghai

    Disney Shanghai will run under a new operation mode that will involve shared profits between Walt Disney Co and its local partner in China, said Tom Staggs, chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. The announcement was made during Staggs’ visit to Shanghai four months after Disney’s first theme park in the Chinese mainland broke […]