Disneyland Paris was celebrated the 20th anniversary! The important goal is achieved even with a good success of visits to latest years to the point that the playground is now able to boast nearly twice as many visitors to the Louvre, a considerable success, after a somewhat difficult start early. The numbers are clear: even in times of crisis, Euro Disney has offered the possibility of low cost holidays for families, bringing a record 15.7 million visitors in 2011, leaving behind the Louvre Museum with 8.4 million visits and Eiffel Tower, which rose “only” 6.6 million tourists.
Disneyland Paris is now a real city, and as capacity is the fifth of France , with the possibility of offering an overnight stay in the tens of thousands of visitors, thanks to 8,000 hotel rooms in the complex. Of importance also is the dining capacity: in the two parks (Disneyland Paris and Walt Disney Studios) and in the residential complex, boasts 58 restaurants are located, to satisfy the tastes of visitors from all over the world.
Great success, but the way to Disneyland Paris is still an uphill struggle. Despite the increase in visits to the park has recorded yet another economic loss, about 55 million, and total losses since the operation amounted to 1.87 billion euros. Nevertheless, the Disney management is confident the growth trend of recent years which predicts the recovery of debt scheduled for 2024. The park is still an important economic reality of the region around Paris , and provides about 55,000 jobs between direct and indirect, with a growing rate, which is quite in trend against the growing problem of unemployment in France in 2012. And for the future there is more news: you should realize an enhancement of the Studios, and by 2030 plans to add a third theme park.
New for 2012
To celebrate this important anniversary, were developed a few new shows: the most striking is the new Disney show called Dreams. The show takes place at night, every day, is characterized by projections on the walls of the castle of Sleeping Beauty, dressed with lasers, water jets and pyrotechnic effects. Narrator’s character Peter Pan to guide guests through the classic Disney stories like Beauty and the Beast, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Rapunzel and more.
Disney Magic on Parade: Disney characters in 2012 are presented with a new choreography, a dynamic soundtrack and new costumes to capture the imagination of children. It also celebrates along Main Street USA: new decorations, guests will find an exciting and colorful celebration on Main Street in Disneyland Paris. Also for children was developed Train Disney, celebrating the 20 years, which will give guests more opportunities to meet and greet their favorite Disney characters. Several times during the day the characters including Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Pluto, Goofy and Chip and Dale arrive in style at the castle of Sleeping Beauty, to greet, dance and celebrate with guests.
In addition to new entertainment options, guests at the resort, that is, those who sleep in the Disney hotel, will also be able to enjoy an early opening of the park, or Studios or Disneyland Paris, according to the dates, from 8 to 10 the morning. In this way the 57 attractions of the park will be usable with less crowds. The park opens it for all others at 10 am.
Originally posted 2012-07-07 13:58:12.