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 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.
Walt Disney Co (DIS) stated on its website on Friday that it plans to invest $4-6 billion over the next decade to expand its Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea theme parks.
The Oriental Land Company, a Japanese leisure and tourism company that owns the parks and pays Disney royalty on sales, has said a major chunk of the investment will be used to expand and renovate Fantasyland in Tokyo Disneyland, which attracted more visitors last year than the Disneyland Park in California.
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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.