The company's latest virtual world, based on the Pixar film 'Cars,' is being tested for rollout this summer. The subscription-based online community is modeled after Disney's Club Penguin.
Walt Disney Co. believes that World of Cars, its new subscription-based online community aimed at boys and based on the Pixar movie "Cars," won't get lost in the traffic of virtual worlds. ¶ Things are already a bit congested. Some 200 virtual worlds target children under 12.
California Adventure has always lagged behind Disneyland, but with a major overhaul, including Cars Land, Disney executives believe it'll catch up.For more than a decade, Disney California Adventure Park has been putt-putting along in the slow lane, trailing its neighbor Disneyland in the race for big attendance numbers.
The theme park next to Disneyland in Anaheim drew an estimated 7.8 million visitors in 2012, up 22.6% from 2011, after adding the Cars Land attraction.Cars Land has put the pedal to the metal on attendance numbers at Disney's California Adventure Park.
The opening of a 12-acre Cars Land expansion fueled big crowds and long lines at the Anaheim park this weekend.The opening of a 12-acre Cars Land expansion at Disney California Adventure Park fueled big crowds and long lines at the Anaheim park this weekend.
VideoDISNEYLAND RESORT -- There’s been gridlock and bumper to bumper traffic on Route 66 ever since Cars Land opened in Disney California Adventure, right next door to Disneyland. The new theme park, which is like stepping right into a real-life version of the computer-generated Cars movies, features Route 66 and [...]
Cars Land at California Adventure. The Walt Disney Company is on a roll. The stock is trading close to its all-time high of $50.65, for the last nine months earnings per share are up 26% and expensive growth plans, like the $1 billion Cars Land at Disneyland, are proving to have [...]
Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) has raised the prices of admission tickets for its Disneyland theme parks and crossed the $100 mark barrier for the first time. The company announced that the prices go up to $105.
The expansion of Disney California Adventure Park, based on the popular animated films, is viewed as a key element in an effort to improve disappointing results.Natalie Horvath has a tattoo on her back of Lightning McQueen, a character in the "Cars" animated movies, and her fiance, Cyle Stearns, collects toys from the films.