Hong Kong Disneyland is a theme park based on the theme of fairy tales and Disney characters, located on retrieve land in Penny’s Bay, Lantau Island. It is the first ever theme park and one of the two large theme park in Hong Kong located inside the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort.This park is inaugurated on 12 September 2005 that means 11 years ago and it is owned and operated by the Hong Kong International Theme Parks.moreover, opened for visitors on Monday.When designing and building the resort Disney has given best shot to ignore complications of cultural resistance by incorporating Chinese culture, heritage,traditions, and customs, complied to the rules and requirements of feng shui.
It is noteworthy, the theme park comprised of seven themed areas to explore: Fantasyland, Adventureland, Main Street, U.S.A., Grizzly Gulch,Tomorrowland, Mystic Point, and Toy Story Land.Moreover,the theme park also offers some exclusive and unique annual celebrations, involving Chinese New Year, Disney’s Sparkling Christmas and Disney’s Haunted Halloween.The theme park’s cast members speak Cantonese, Mandarin , and English. Guide maps are printed in traditional and simplified Chinese and also in Japanese, English, Malay, Thai, and Indonesian.
As a matter of fact, Disneyland park has the maximum capacity of 34,000 visitors. In 2005 target was to fetch 5.6 million visitors, however, it was 5.2 million. In 2006 number of visitors fell by 20% i.e. to 4 million. Eventually, in 2007 there was a slight rise in park visitors by 8%, i.e. 4.5 million visitors. In 2009 again attendance again rise by 2% i.e. 4.8 million visitors. In the fiscal year, 2009-10 number of visitors continue to increase and figures showed 5.23 million attendance. In 2013 Hong Kong Disneyland was on 13th rank among maximum visited parks all around the world with 7.4 million visitors.The revenue of the park estimated was HK$109 million. Last year in the month of February, Hong Kong Disneyland reported a loss of HK$148 million and the park was in the red for the first time since 2011.
The Hong Kong government and Walt Disney Co. are entering on an HK$10.9 billion (US$1.406 billion) expansion of the southern Chinese city’s, the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort (HKDL). Its traits that involved the world’s first Frozen and Marvel-themed superhero characters, amenities to reject intense market competition since the Shanghai Disneyland opened in June 2016. Shanghai Disneyland backed to publicize the Disneyland brand in Asia.
The expansion and development plan is long term tourism facilities in Hong Kong is scheduled to run from 2018 until 2023, and the total number of visitors will rise,this would captivate more tourist consequently will certainly benefit the tourism industries the current Sleeping Beauty Castle which is expected to close to all visitors from next year until 2019.