Hong Kong Disneyland struggles to make magic

Posted Monday, September 11, 2006 8:59 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Frustrated by overcrowding and long queues in Hong Kong Disneyland, which is relatively small compared to Disney's other magic kingdoms, not all visitors are impressed. Disney has also failed to understand the local culture.

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Monday, September 11, 2006 5:30 PM
This same story comes up every 3 months or so. Five million visitors sounds pretty good to me though...?

At least this article did not get itno the "peeing and pooping" in public as evidence of Disney's complete "local culture" ignorance. I wonder how they are dealing with that little (smelly) snafu?

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Tuesday, September 12, 2006 11:18 AM
Hmmm...why should they care if nobody ever makes a repeat visit. With a population of a billion, they can stay open for 200 years and not see the same visitor twice...which would work if nobody spoke to each other. And hey, after two hundred years, they'd have a whole new set of people to "pee" off. ;)
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Tuesday, September 12, 2006 4:18 PM
If the problem is overcrowding, then the solution is pretty obvious, high capacity attractions. POTC with two tracks instead of one, Big Thunder Mt. as a racing coaster, etc.
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Wednesday, September 13, 2006 1:23 AM
Time For Yogi

Nobody goes there nowadays, it's too crowded ;)

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