07 Apr '11, 7am

Hong Kong Disneyland expansion ready by 2013

Hong Kong Disneyland expansion ready by 2013

HONG KONG - Hong Kong Disneyland, which has been struggling to attract visitors since opening in 2005, said on Thursday it would complete the first phase of its expansion by 2013, a year early. The loss-making park has been seeking to increase its popularity and faces fresh concerns over its future with Shanghai Disneyland reportedly set to start construction on Friday. The HK$3.63 billion ($467 million) expansion, which will see the addition of three attractions, will now be completed by 2013, the theme park said in a statement received by AFP Thursday. It said Toy Story Land, based on the popular animated film, would open later this year while two other attractions would open in 2012 and 2013. The Hong Kong Economic Times reported on Thursday that the company had also started preliminary discussions with the government on the next round of expansion, which could start in...

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