Disney touted plans to develop its theme park enterprise to the tune of $60 billion over the following decade and boasted of loads of area to play with in Anaheim the place there’s “sufficient room to construct one other Disneyland.”
Disney CEO Bob Iger was joined by Disney theme park chairman Josh D’Amaro on Tuesday, Nov. 28 throughout an worker city corridor in New York Metropolis on the Amsterdam Theater, the Broadway house to “The Lion King.”
“We’ve received a lot area to play with,” D’Amaro stated on the city corridor, based on the Hollywood Reporter. “Disneyland for instance, Walt’s unique theme park, we nonetheless have sufficient room to construct one other Disneyland there if we select to try this.”
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Disney introduced plans to double its funding in home and worldwide theme parks and cruise ships to $60 billion over the following decade throughout an investor summit in September.
“We’ve come a good distance in the previous few years, however we’re extremely excited in regards to the future,” D’Amaro stated on the city corridor.
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Increasing Disney’s theme parks was certainly one of his prime priorities for 2024, Iger stated in the course of the city corridor.
“It is a enterprise the place you spend to succeed,” Iger stated of Disney’s theme park division, based on the New York Submit.
Iger stated he’s wanting ahead to “constructing once more” in 2024 after mending elements of the corporate that “wanted consideration” in 2023.
“I can inform you constructing is much more enjoyable than fixing,” Iger stated in the course of the city corridor, based on CNBC.
Disney hopes to get approval in 2024 for a large undertaking dubbed DisneylandForward that lays out long-term plans for theme park, retail and parking enlargement on the Disneyland resort.
DisneylandForward has dangled the Zootopia land coming to Shanghai Disneyland and the Frozen lands coming to Disney parks in Hong Kong, France and Japan as potential enlargement tasks in Anaheim.