Disney announces one more bureaucratic hurdle cleared in building Shanghai Disneyland

November 3, 2009, 6:03 PM · The Walt Disney Company announced today that it has approval from the Chinese government to go ahead and make a final agreement with its partners in Shanghai to build and operate a Magic Kingdom theme park in the Chinese city.

Shanghai Disneyland has been tipped for a 2014 debut, though no official opening date or attraction line-up has been announced.

Replies (2)

November 4, 2009 at 7:52 AM · seems like disney might need to be very careful, they are spreading themselves a little thin.
November 4, 2009 at 8:50 AM · One hopes that Disney is smart enough to weigh the economics of building two parks in China. Because with two you get ...

... No. I care for my TPI friends too much to finish that one.

This article has been archived and is no longer accepting comments.

Park tickets

Weekly newsletter

New attraction reviews

News archive