Shanghai Disney Resort will open
to the public on June 16.
The 963-acre park, owned by Walt
Disney Co. and Shanghai Shendi Group, will include six themed lands centered
around the Enchanted Storybook Castle. The park will have two hotels, the
Shanghai Disneyland Hotel and Toy Story Hotel, as well as the Disneytown
Shanghai Shendi and Walt Disney
Co., which broke ground on the project in 2011, said in 2014 said they were
increasing their investment into the park by about $800 million to bring the
total investment to about $5.5 billion.
The resort will be Walt Disney
Co.'s first theme park in mainland China. Hong Kong Disneyland opened in 2005.
Shanghai Disney is 57% owned by Shanghai Shendi Group and 43% owned by Disney.