Disney has unveiled the first image of a model of Shanghai Disney Resort, including the Shanghai Disneyland theme park.
The image shows part of the model of Shanghai Disneyland, including an 11 acre green space at the centre of the park as well as the Enchanted Storybook Castle.
Speaking at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders of The Walt Disney Company, Robert A. Iger, Chairman and CEO said, “With Shanghai Disneyland, we’re creating a one-of-a-kind destination that is authentically Disney and distinctly Chinese. We believe this will be one of the most spectacular Disney experiences yet – and an important part of our future. We look forward to opening the gates at the end of 2015 and welcoming the first of the millions of guests who will enjoy Shanghai Disneyland for generations to come.”
On opening day Shanghai Disney Resort will include Shanghai Disneyland, two themed hotels, a 46, 000-square-meter (495, 000 square feet) gross floor area retail, dining and entertainment venue, recreational facilities, a lake and associated parking and transportation hubs.
Shanghai Disney Resort is scheduled to open at the end of 2015 and will include the Shanghai Disneyland theme park as well as two themed hotels, a 46, 000 sq meter gross floor area retail, dining and entertainment venue, recreational facilities, a lake together with parking and transportation hubs
Tom Staggs, chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, said, “We are incredibly excited about the developments and progress of the Disney resort in Shanghai, one of the world’s most vibrant cities. Shanghai Disney Resort will bring a classic Disney Parks experience to mainland China and will immerse Chinese guests in a whole new world of creativity, imagination and adventure that only Disney can deliver.”