Oriental Land Co., Ltd. have announced that plans for the further development of Tokyo Disneyland® and Tokyo DisneySea®.
The 500 billion yen investment over the next 10 years was outlined in the Oriental Land Group’s “2016 Medium-Term Business Plan” announced on April 28.
The investment will focus on:
- Renovation or creation of attractions and entertainment including the addition of major new attractions, restaurants and shops
- Development of hardware to enhance the guest experience
- Further improvement of restaurants
- Easing of congestion
- Development of initiatives to moderate the effects of hot and cold weather for guests
- Strengthening the “backstage” support functions and operational base
- Raising the level of hospitality provided by Cast Members through improvements in human resources management and improving employee satisfaction to an even higher level
The redevelopment of Fantasyland, nearly doubling its size, is set to be the largest investment for the theme parks.
The work at Tokyo DisneySea will centre on the development of a new themed port in the expansion site located south of Lost River Delta.
The plans will include initiatives to ease congestion, introduce measures to protect Guests from hot and cold weather and enhance restaurants.
Specific projects include making service facilities more comfortable, improving the IT environment and restructuring the show viewing area.
Strengthening the Base for Operations
The redevelopment will also include measures to strengthen the base for operations, including support functions, in order to handle the increased level of Park attendance and provide the best Guest service. Specific projects planned include moving and enlarging the Logistics Center and Central Kitchen to company-owned property nearby and moving some of the administration functions again to company-owned property nearby.
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