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Tokyo Disneyland

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

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

Disney parks urged to tout pro-gay policy

When US President Barack Obama said he backed gay marriage, he might not have expected it would set off discussions in Hong Kong and Tokyo about Disneyland parks and their policies toward same-sex nuptials.

21 May 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

Doubts over military fantasyland's feasibility

A multibillion-yuan military theme park featuring an armed forces fantasyland is expected to be built in Beijing over the next five years amid questions about its feasibility.

28 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Disneyland needs still more transparency

We now know why Hong Kong Disneyland kept details of its financial performance and visitor numbers secret: they are woeful. Finally released this week under an agreement with the government, they show HK$4.4 billion in losses in the three years to October and attendance figures four million below expectations.

22 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Disneyland plans three new 'lands' in expansion

Three new themed 'lands' are planned for Hong Kong Disneyland's expansion, although how they will be financed remains a key stumbling block, say sources familiar with the situation.

20 Nov 2008 - 12:00am


Simple way to ensure level playing field on suspension of levy

I welcome the announcement by the chief executive to waive the unpopular levy on foreign maids for two years. But the fine details of implementation, if not well considered, could give rise to loopholes and unfairness.

20 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Swift action needed to revive Disneyland

This month, milestones are marked in the world of Disney theme parks, but these events also serve as a reminder of how difficult it is to operate the parks profitably. Yesterday, Tokyo Disneyland celebrated its 25th anniversary.

16 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Launch date for Disney's new ride

Hong Kong Disneyland will unveil its newest drawcard on April 27 - the first big addition to its roster of attractions since it opened 21/2 years ago - a Disneyland source revealed.

Park bosses hope to capitalise on the crowds expected over the Labour Day holiday in May with the opening of 'it's a small world' - a standard feature of other Disney parks around the world.

26 Mar 2008 - 12:00am