If you had told me years ago when I first started Theme Park University that I’d be discussing pooping habits at a theme park, I would’ve said you’re crazy. Yet, here I am. We’ve covered how different the culture is at Shanghai Disneyland before the park even opened. By far the most discussed topic is
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Without question, Chinese New Year will be Shanghai Disneyand’s first major park celebration. Unlike Halloween and Christmas, Chinese New Year features dozens of unique photo opportunities, specialty shows, and even a unique ad campaign. If you missed our last article on Shanghai Disneyland Chinese New Year, click this link, as there are many more photos to
Just like newborns, theme parks have their own set of firsts. This year, Shanghai Disneyland is celebrating its first Chinese New Year. Preparations are being made all over the park, including new guidemaps, decorations, and more. A Theme Park University reader recently sent me these photos, so I figured I would share them with you.
Does anyone else remember a special that aired on NBC called “Disney’s Magic in the Magic Kingdom,” which debuted in 1988? It was hosted by George Burns and Harry Anderson and featured magicians like The Pendragons and Lance Burton. The finale featured the biggest names in magic at the time, Siegfried and Roy. Their illusion promised
No doubt you’ve seen the unofficial characters that stroll the streets of Hollywood in front of the Chinese Theater or in New York’s Time Square. On any given day you can see Spider-Man, Batman, Mickey Mouse, Iron Man and dozens of other knock-off characters which have been bought or rented in order to make
The first full quarter of Shanghai Disneyland has had some mixed results. From a financial standpoint, the resort is a success. Attendance seems to be high on most days, even though guest spending isn’t where it should be. Today we are going to focus on the maintenance of Shanghai Disneyland. The resort is less than
Not all news coming out of Shanghai Disneyland’s first full quarter is good. Every major theme park project has some bumps in the road and naturally, Disney is no exception. Last time we mentioned how Shanghai Disneyland has already crossed the four million customer threshold. For a brand new park to gain so much traction so
We here at Theme Park University have been following the progress of Shanghai Disneyland very closely since opening day. Without question this is the biggest project in the attractions industry of 2016 and Disney’s largest in decades. Over the next few days we are going to chronicle just how things are going in Shanghai, including
Every theme park has its ups and downs and Shanghai Disneyland, being less than six months old, has had a few bumps already. A recent article on the usually brilliant Disney and More website brought to light some misconceptions about not only ticket fraud, but security in theme parks globally. Let’s dig in, shall we?
Shanghai Disneyland is easily the most detailed of any Disney Magic Kingdom on the planet. If you’re a person who loves going to theme parks searching for Hidden Mickeys, little known trivia or even subtle stories scattered around the environment, then look no further than Mickey Avenue. Today, we technically aren’t going to go down