Following huge successes in the United States and Europe, Disneyland is set to open in Shanghai, China mid-2016 as Disney’s first theme park and resort in mainland China.
Chairman and CEO of Disney, Bob Iger didn’t reveal many new details regarding the Shanghai Disney Resort but did state his excitement.
“We are building something really special here in Shanghai, which not only showcases the best of Disney, but also celebrates and incorporates an incredibly rich heritage of Chinese culture to create a unique destination that will delight and entertain the Chinese for generations,” Iger said.
The theme park will have six themed locations, including one dedicated to the film series Pirates of the Caribbean, as well as areas of live entertainment, accommodation including two hotels and the largest castle any Disney theme park has ever seen. The themed lands will offer something for everyone with theatrical productions, world premieres and exciting attractions, charming guests of all generations. Guests will also find Disney characters in each territory, including Mickey Mouse and his friends.