The Disney project becoming reality was facilitated by a joint venture with Shendi Group. Fan Xiping, Shendi Group chairman, said in a statement: “After five years of joint efforts, partners from both China and the United States have created magic together. In the process of combining global standards and local best practices, we integrated with each other and established mutual trust and effective communication.”
The Disney Theme Park in China offers to guests worldwide some amazing and magical new records: the tallest castle in any Disney park in the world and the first land of pirates. Also, the guests will be able to experience the most technologically advanced park to date.
Bob Iger, the chairman and chief executive officer of the The Walt Disney Company, enjoyed the grand opening of the amazing theme park along with many important guests, VIPs and Chinese officials. During the event he declared that: “The grand opening of Shanghai Disney Resort is a celebration of creativity and collaboration, a triumph of imagination and innovation, and a testament to the strong partnership between Disney and China. Together we have created an extraordinary destination, a magical place unique in the entire world, where East meets the West, and the past meets the future, and anything is possible for those who believe.”