Check out the new Shanghai Disneyland
If you find yourself in Shanghai, you might want to swing by the first Disney park in mainland China. Oh hai, Shanghai Disneyland.
— Oh My Disney (@OhMyDisney) June 15, 2016
— The B1M (@TheB1M) June 14, 2016
#ShanghaiDisneyland Resort is officially open! Who is planning on taking a trip? ?
— Disney Music (@DisneyMusic) June 16, 2016
And it's enormous.
This new park is going to be busy, with at least 15 million visitors a year and could bring in as many as 50 million people a year. (Orlando's Disney World attracts about 20 million people a year, BTW.) 44% of people asked said they intended to visit within a year.
— ~ Emily (@ColoradoMom) June 16, 2016
The Paris, Tokyo, and Hong Kong Disneylands haven't made a profit in 6 of the last 10 years, so Disney is hoping this move will boost its brand.
— Brooks Barnes (@brooksbarnesNYT) June 16, 2016
Shanghai Disneyland is already attracting some big names, including Facebook's second in command, Sheryl Sandberg.
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