Tokyo Disney Resort eyes new markets as Japan ages

Posted Monday, April 14, 2008 11:33 PM | Contributed by Jeff

As the Tokyo Disney Resort marks its 25th anniversary on Tuesday and looks towards the next quarter century, attracting new markets such as foreign tourists, seniors and men may be crucial for the Disney resort in a country with the world's fastest ageing population. By 2055, 40 percent of Japan's population will be aged over 65.

Read more from Reuters.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2008 7:43 AM
Don't they already have a lot of special discounts for older guests?
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Thursday, April 17, 2008 5:08 PM
ridemcoaster's avatar "Worlds Fastest Aging Population"

Interesting.. I didn't realize there was a time shift in just a small area of the world.. Seeing theres a Disney in Florida (home of the "Blue Hairs") it would appear to me that there is a correlation between rapid aging and Disney Parks..

I'm thinking I'm going to have to recommend to my wife we visit more often to further my studies... :-)

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