Shanghai Disneyland Trip Report: Getting There Wasn’t Half the Fun

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So this month I finally unlocked the achievement of visiting all Disney Parks worldwide for the second time by visiting Shanghai Disneyland. In this report, for the edification of those who might be considering a trip out there, I thought I’d go over the process I went through to arrive at Shanghai Disneyland. Spoiler: It … Continue reading "Shanghai Disneyland Trip Report: Getting There Wasn’t Half the Fun"
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First Timers Trip to Shanghai Disneyland

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By Guest Blogger: Michelle Buchecker As part of a business trip to Shanghai in late October 2016, I decide to add an extra day and visit Shanghai Disneyland. What follows are my experiences and impressions and hope that this helps anyone who may also be going for their first time. Getting There Shanghai is in … Continue reading "First Timers Trip to Shanghai Disneyland"
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Until Shanghai, railroads have been chugging through Disney parks since 1955

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Walt Disney, left, proudly surveys Disneyland as the E.P. Ripley pulls into the station on opening day, July 17, 1955. With him are then-California Gov. Goodwin Knight, center, and Fred Gurley, president of the Santa Fe Railroad. When Shanghai Disneyland opened to the public on June 17, there was one classic Disney attraction conspicuous in … Continue reading "Until Shanghai, railroads have been chugging through Disney parks since 1955"
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Disney Legend Marty Sklar on Shanghai Disneyland: ‘It’s the best Disney park’

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The first time Marty Sklar walked down the main thoroughfare of a Disney theme park -- Disneyland's Main Street U.S.A., on July 17, 1955 -- he was a 21-year-old intern working in the park's public relations department and was, for all intents and purposes, just another face in the overheated crowd on that momentous opening day. The most recent time Marty walked down the main thoroughfare of a Disney theme park -- Shanghai Disneyland's Mickey Avenue, on opening day, June 17, 2016 -- he was an 82-year-old retiree who was far from just another face in the crowd.
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News from Disney’s Stockholder Meeting

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Disney’s annual stockholder meeting was held March 12, 2015 in San Francisco. Several announcements were made including: There will be a Frozen sequel. “We enjoyed making ‘Frozen Fever’ so much and being back in that world with those characters,” Lasseter said. “Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck have come up with a great idea for a … Continue reading "News from Disney’s Stockholder Meeting"
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Shanghai Disney Resort Unveils New Images

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Shanghai Disney Resort today unveiled new creative images of a reimagined attraction based on the world of Pirates and new aerial images of the Shanghai Disneyland Hotel and Toy Story Hotel. Shanghai Disneyland will be home to the first-ever Pirates-themed land — Treasure Cove — and an E-ticket attraction called Pirates of the Caribbean: Battle … Continue reading "Shanghai Disney Resort Unveils New Images"
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