Michael Eisner at Euro Disneyland Opening

1992: The Dream comes alive

The philosophy is so simple that I’m amazed that everybody doesn’t have it. It’s not like we’re figuring out how to get to the moon. All we do is bend over, pick up some paper, figure out how to design buildings with attention to detail and how to spend enough money so that everybody feels…

The 1987 convention allows Disney characters to be used.

The 1987 Convention

On April 12th 1992, Disneyland Paris opened its doors to the French public. But it was the 1987 convention that saw the creation of a Disneyland in France. The story of the choice of site for the project is widely known; various sites were studied in France, Spain and to a lesser extent the United…

Fixing the Anaheim headache

Anaheim caused a headache, the kind of headache that splits the mind in two; the gamble of a Disneyland had paid off and people were enjoying the park. But there is also the issue of expansion, the major tourist attraction attracted a lot of businesses who were eager to make a money from Disneyland. Walt…