Posts Tagged ‘ Disneyworld ’

If theme parks don’t upgrade…

May 16th, 2016 | By
Minnie & Micky Mouse

Last week, the Florida tourist city of Orlando announced that 66 million tourists visited the area in 2015. It was yet another year of growth. But this year, the numbers may not be so rosy.

Fifteen minutes of fear

Oct 29th, 2014 | By
Haunted Mansion

Many of us seem to like to be frightened. And that is good for tourism so they create visitor attractions that scare us.

Where the experts holiday: Ashley Gibbons, chief executive at The International Travel Writers Alliance

Oct 26th, 2012 | By

Ashley Gibbons, chief executive at The International Travel Writers Alliance, talks travel

Where the experts holiday: Patricia Schultz, author of 1,000 Places to see before you die

May 6th, 2012 | By

Patricia Schultz, author of the newly revised #1 New York Times bestseller 1000 Places to See Before You Die, talks travel

Disney Reaches Shanghai

Nov 4th, 2009 | By

The announcement that a new Disneyworld would be built in Shanghai in China shows once again how tourism can be created from nothing. The last Disneyworld was opened in Hong Kong on reclaimed land in 2005. From that “nothing,” developed a resort that has seen over 15 million people visit it. It all shows that you don’t need scenery, history, beaches or sunshine to attract visitors. A good idea and imagination does just as well. It has taken a long while for Disney to get permission, ten
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