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Disney doubles theme park investment to $60 billion over next decade – Daily News

Disney is doubling down on its investments in Disneyland, Disney California Adventure and other theme parks around the world to the tune of $60 billion over the next decade, the company announced at an investor summit.

The Disney Parks, Experiences and Products division will nearly double its investment in domestic and international theme parks and cruise ships, the company announced on Tuesday, Sept. 19 during a conference with Wall Street analysts and investors at Walt Disney World in Florida.

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Disneyland has already announced plans for a new Marvel E-ticket dark ride in Avengers Campus and an Avatar experience that Walt Disney Imagineering is working on with producer James Cameron.

“The parks business serves as a powerful platform where Disney’s beloved stories come to life in innovative ways and where fans across generations and geographies can connect with and explore the Disney brands and franchises they love, from Avatar to Zootopia, and everything in between,” according to a Disney press release.

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Disney’s most recent major investments in the Anaheim theme park resort have included Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland in 2019 and Avengers Campus at Disney California Adventure in 2021.

Disney hopes to get approval in 2024 for a massive project dubbed DisneylandForward that lays out long-term plans for theme park, retail and parking expansion at the Disneyland resort.

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DisneylandForward has dangled the Zootopia land coming to Shanghai Disneyland and the Frozen lands coming to Disney parks in Hong Kong, France and Japan as potential expansion projects in Anaheim.

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