Euro Disney SCA, parent company of Euro Disney Associés SCA (operator of Disneyland Resort Paris), today releases its 3rd Quarter revenues announcement for fiscal year 2006, and things are beginning to look up! After a poor first half due to the later Easter holiday period this year, the resort has clawed back profits to an increase of 13% compared to the same period last year.
There’s always something new to see in Disneyland Resort Paris – new details, new gardens, new characters out and about. They usually come a bit smaller than this latest addition to Disneyland Park, however, which appears to be a brand new small building (or “maisonnette”) in the distinct Fantasyland style.
Despite not opening for almost another 18 months yet, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror has already received its first few coats of paint. Applied on the back of the tower, down one concrete column, the paint currently being used is an off-white colour applied on top of a deeper orange/yellow base coat, a kind of primer or plaster used to prepare the bare concrete surface of the tower for painting.
Eagle-eyed Disneyland Park guests may have noticed a new addition to the park’s latest attraction, Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast, last week, as an old friend returned to the park to act as a lasting memorial to the location’s previous Le Visionarium attraction.
The new Winnie the Pooh and Friends, Too show at Fantasy Festival Stage appears to have become a surprise new must-see attraction for 2006. A new storyline (an adventure to the end of the rainbow), musical numbers, stage scenery, lighting design and fibre optic effects combine to present an almost entirely brand new show that will surely be a bit hit this summer.
The rumours about the popular Soarin’ attraction from the US resorts making its way to paris grow ever stronger… The final article in Peter Bell’s three-park series about the past and also probable future of Walt Disney Studios Park is now available at MiceAge.com.
Back in January of this year, the Mickey’s Trailer meet ‘n’ greet location at Walt Disney Studios Park was moved from its old parking space along the Animation Courtyard expansion fence to a new spot in Production Courtyard between CinéMagique and the Walt Disney Television Studios.
In June 2005, fans first spotted filming taking place across the resort for a brand new souvenir DVD… Two weeks ago, the DVD was finally released! And now, thanks again to Raptor1982, here’s a large scan of the DVD sleeve: