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Re: Disneyland Paris (DLP) Discussion Thread

PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:22 pm
by Simipour'sTrainer
I must admit I was kinda surprised that Rock 'n' Roller Coaster is the one getting the Marvel retheming and not Tower of Terror. Still, I'm optimistic about it! :)

Re: Disneyland Paris (DLP) Discussion Thread

PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:42 pm
by viking86
Definitely surprised about this change, but I'm also very happy about it. I hope they make it into a far more immersive experience than what it is today. =)

Re: Disneyland Paris (DLP) Discussion Thread

PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:37 pm
by Jew
This was probably the most underwhelming of the announcements at D23. However, it's obvious it is the start of something bigger (would assume ToT gets the guardians overhaul+clone of another super hero ride from within the parks portfolio).

Re: Disneyland Paris (DLP) Discussion Thread

PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:28 pm
by cal1br3tto
I had a big scare this morning when an Aerosmith fan on Twitter made it sound like Rock 'n' Roller Coaster (I originally thought the one in FL) was being removed. I'd much rather have the Aerosmith theme, but I'm glad the coasters are staying (yes, they're Vekomas...but I've wanted to try one out for quite a while now).

Re: Disneyland Paris (DLP) Discussion Thread

PostPosted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:16 am
by funtime_arena
Big Thunder Mountain in the snow :)


Re: Disneyland Paris (DLP) Discussion Thread

PostPosted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:46 am
by JordyC
DISNEY ANNOUNCES TRANSFORMATIVE MULTI-YEAR EXPANSION FOR DISNEYLAND PARIS

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Today, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company Robert A. Iger announced plans for a 2 billion euro, multi-year expansion for Disneyland Paris alongside French President Emmanuel Macron at the Palais de l’Elysée in Paris. The new development will include a transformation of the Walt Disney Studios Park, adding three new areas that are based on Marvel, Frozen and Star Wars, along with multiple new attractions and live entertainment experiences.

The expansion plan is one of the most ambitious development projects at Disneyland Paris since its opening in 1992 and underscores the Company’s commitment to the long-term success of the resort as Disney’s brand beacon in Europe.

“We’re very excited about the future of Disneyland Paris and continue to invest in its long-term success,” said Robert A. Iger, chairman and chief executive officer of The Walt Disney Company. “The resort is already the leading tourist destination in Europe, and the transformative expansion we announced today will add even more of our beloved characters and unparalleled storytelling to create new lands, attractions and entertainment that further elevate the guest experience and drive new opportunities for tourism in this dynamic region.”

The new areas will infuse some of Disney’s most popular stories and characters into this unique destination, building upon the success of the resort’s 25th Anniversary celebration and continuing to enhance the guest experience for millions of Europeans.

With over 320 million visits since 1992 and representing 6.2 percent of France’s tourism income, Disneyland Paris has played a key leadership role in tourism for the region. The resort continues to be a powerful driver of economic and social development with over 16,000 employees representing 100 nationalities. This investment will help make the region even more dynamic and appealing and open up more opportunities for French and European citizens in the tourism industry.

The multi-year development will roll out in phases beginning in 2021, significantly expanding the Walt Disney Studios Park. In addition to the three new areas, the creative vision includes a new lake, which will be the focal point for entertainment experiences and will also connect each of the new park areas.

In the spring of 2017, Disneyland Paris kicked off its 25th Anniversary celebration including new entertainment and experiences for guests. The resort also completed a two-year refurbishment program, updating and renovating many of the classic attractions in the parks, as well as opening multiple new entertainment shows such as Mickey and the Magician, which won a 2017 International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions theme park industry award for “Best Theatrical Production.” Additionally, several major renovations took place at the resort’s hotels including Disney’s Newport Bay Club, which is now a four-star hotel.

Just this month, Disneyland Paris announced plans for a new Marvel-themed attraction that will be coming to the Walt Disney Studios, part of the new Marvel area development. In 2020, the resort will open Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel, a reimagining of Disney’s Hotel New York that will showcase the inspiring worlds of Iron Man, The Avengers, and Spider-Man, among others. And this summer, the Marvel Summer of Super Heroes seasonal event will take place at Disneyland Paris, where guests can meet their favourite heroes and experience new live entertainment.


Source: Disneyland Paris

Re: Disneyland Paris (DLP) Discussion Thread

PostPosted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:56 am
by Dombot
This is huge! Nice to see this park FINALLY getting some love. :b

Re: Disneyland Paris (DLP) Discussion Thread

PostPosted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 7:17 am
by vuurvogel
This is incredible. They are finally going to finish the Studios park. Then they will truly have 2 gates in Paris

Re: Disneyland Paris (DLP) Discussion Thread

PostPosted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 9:28 am
by COASTER FREAK 11
How amazing! I am so excited this resort is getting some love.

Some things I noticed from the art (which,remember, is just art and can change)

1 - Tower of Terror is NOT a Marvel attraction. Maybe they will save that possibility for the future, if they need something quick to market.

2 - The Little Green Alien attraction from Toy Story Land in WDW is in the art here! So, they are possibly including that too!

3 - There seems to be a lot of new buildings in the Marvel area!

Re: Disneyland Paris (DLP) Discussion Thread

PostPosted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:28 am
by gerstlaueringvar
Money money money money money