Disneyland Park

Come on down to Grizzly Gulch

Inspired by the gold rush and the American Wild West, Grizzly Gulch is a new attraction that opened at Hong Kong Disneyland last Saturday. Our junior reporters went along to explore the town, and to try out the ride.

Thursday, 19 July, 2012, 12:00am

Theme parks ally to improve their image

The city's major theme parks are forming an alliance to lobby the authorities and improve their image after a series of mechanical and service problems.

8 May 2015 - 12:15pm

Disneyland ticket giveaway

Young Post has two pairs of Disney tickets to give away. Read the 'Imagination In Action' article on page 4, and answer the following question:

What is the soon-to-open, Gold-Rush-era-inspired town in Disneyland called?

To win, send your answer, together with your name and contact, to yp@scmp.com now!

30 May 2012 - 12:00am

Theme park out to cement its attraction

Hong Kong's Disneyland will open its newest attraction - a high-speed roller coaster and themed area based on the California gold rush - in July.

Grizzly Gulch is the second of a three-stage expansion following Toy Story Land, which opened late last year. The third part, Mystic Point, is scheduled to open next year.

18 May 2012 - 12:00am

Learn at your leisure

Walking down Main Street at Disneyland, Kevin Chan Chi-ki makes notes on its cultural features. The setting faithfully copies parts of Walt Disney's hometown of Marceline, Missouri, a former railway town with two-storey brick houses and cobblestone streets.

13 May 2012 - 12:00am

More magic at kingdom

The opening of Grizzly Gulch at Hong Kong Disneyland this summer will give meetings. incentives, conventions and exhibitions (MICE) event organisers another corporate option.

Sections of the park can be 'bought' for special events and the entire park can be taken over after it closes.

11 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

In the Shadow of the Matterhorn

In the Shadow of the Matterhorn by David Smith Synergy Books Publishing (e-book)

11 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Winning theme from mop to the top

Many chief executives start from the bottom but few like Tom Mehrmann can literally claim to have started from ground level. The boss of Ocean Park Hong Kong launched his career with a broom and mop at a Californian theme park before climbing to the very top of the management ladder.

25 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Returns from fantasyland

Recently, Hong Kong taxpayers, the majority owners and biggest investors in Hong Kong Disneyland, were told that the park's losses had narrowed to HK$237 million. But, as ever, they were denied all information about how the minority owner, the Walt Disney Company, has continued to profit from its very modest investment in this venture.

30 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Joy to job-seekers

Like the fun-loving guests who frequent the place, Andrew Chan sees the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort as a place of abundant happiness. A former social worker, Chan joined the park when it opened in 2005. Today, he is the area manager of attraction and guest services for the theme park's latest attraction, Toy Story Land.

30 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Hip hot HK

Rock into 2012

29 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Toy Story comes to life in Hong Kong

Good news for Disneyland fans. Toy Story Land opened last Friday and two more themed areas are now under construction and scheduled to open over the next two years. To find out about the ideas behind the new projects, Young Post spoke to Joe Lanzisero, the Creative Senior Vice-President of Walt Disney Imagineering.

21 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Toy Story gang from Disneyland join celebration to switch on Christmas lights at Harbour City

Despite the drizzle, the ceremony to switch on the Christmas lights at Harbour City was made extra cheery by the larger-than-life Toy Story gang, hailing all the way from Disneyland in Sunny Bay.

10 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Toy Story rides leave you buzzing

Thrill-seekers will probably flock to Disneyland's Toy Story Land when it opens later this month, but the faint of heart - or weak of stomach - might think twice before boarding one of three rides built for the attraction.

The new rides are so jarring, park managers say, that they limited their duration to a minute each - any longer and passengers might be sick.

4 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Imagining Disney anew

About 70 teams submitted applications in September to Hong Kong Disneyland's first Walt Disney Imagineering ImagiNations Design Competition.

The amusement park had invited locals to design a planned attraction zone, rides and a hotel.

Applicants include 300 students from eight local universities, the Hong Kong Arts Centre and the Vocational Training Centre.

1 Nov 2011 - 12:00am