Tokyo DisneySea begins expansion project
Tokyo DisneySea has begun its largest
expansion project ever.
The operator, Oriental Land, started construction
on a 100.000 square meter parking lot for
the 2.3 billion dollar project.
The new area will be called Fantasy Springs and
consist of three areas insprired by the Disney
films " Frozen, " " Tangled, " and " Peter Pan. "
It will include four attractions, a hotel, and
restaurants, and is scheduled to open
by March 2023.
At a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday,
Oriental Land Chaiman and CEO Toshi Kagami
said he aims to make the resort the only one
of its kind.
Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO
Robert lger also attended the event and
expressed support for the project.
A record of more than 32 million people visited
the Tokyo Disney Resort fiscal 2018.
But it continues to face tough competition from
Universal Studios Japan and others.