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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

Disney win, win, win ...

Young Post has one pair of Hong Kong Disneyland tickets to give away.

To win, turn to page 11, read Disney's 'Imagination In Action' article, and answer the following question: When is Grizzly Gulch due to open?

Put 'Disney' in the subject field, and send your answer, together with your name and contact, to now!

6 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

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 now!

30 May 2012 - 12:00am

A whole new fun ride

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

Grizzly Gulch, which will open in July, 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.

21 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

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

Woody and pals make their way to HK

The city's loss-making, government-owned theme park yesterday gave a clearer picture of new attractions that will, hopefully, put the place on a sound financial footing.

13 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

We've been diddled, Disney holdouts say

It will soon be the place where dreams come true, but at the moment Zhaohang village, on the outskirts of Shanghai, is where they are being crushed by the wrecker's ball.

What was a sleepy, semi-rural hamlet has been all but razed to make way for the city's Disney theme park, expected to be completed by 2014.

29 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Disneyland pins hopes on a busy summer to push it into profit

Hong Kong Disneyland is banking on a busy summer to take it into profit after many visitors stayed away last year because of fears of human swine flu, managing director Andrew Kam Min-ho said.

Merchandise sales have improved, while spending on food has been stable at the theme park, which celebrates its fifth anniversary in September, he said in Shanghai.

10 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

Last-minute changes made by AECOM Economics to its report on attendance at big global attractions, on which our report, 'Asian parks draw fewer visitors but HK Disneyland bucks trend', on page A3 yesterday was based, require clarification. AECOM's report should have included total turnstile at Universal Orlando's Islands of Adventure instead of paid attendance only.

28 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

For my family, Disneyland has been a resounding success

I read yet another article lamenting the costs of Hong Kong Disneyland ('Disneyland way short of even the worst forecasts, first financial report shows', January 20).

23 Jan 2010 - 12:00am


Don't downsize Disneyland

The idea of a Shanghai Disneyland has been less appealing since mainland officials proposed reducing its size.

The original idea was to build the world's second largest Disneyland, which would help Shanghai attract tourists from around the world.

21 Jan 2010 - 12:00am