Is Disneyland Paris an innovator?

How often have you heard that Disneyland Paris keeps things ‘safe’ or that it is not an innovator? That it is a Disney resort that typically does not take any major risks and is never really a leader in the Disney parks offerings? To suggest that Disneyland Paris is a risk-free resort is ignoring the…

Retheme or Expansion: A careful balancing act

Retheme or Expansion: A careful balancing act With the opening of Star Tours: L’aventure continue and Hyperspace Mountain, Disneyland Paris has rethemed and repurposed two successful and popular attractions. Fans are divided on whether or not this is a good or bad thing. For some, any new experience is an occasion to be celebrated; others…

St. Patricks Day leprechauns at Disneyland Paris

Debate: Celebrating national holidays at Disneyland Paris

For some years now, Disneyland Paris has put on extravagant celebrations for the national holidays of St. Davids and St. Patrick’s day, as well as for the annual bonfire night celebration. Compared to these holidays, the national holiday of France is the least well observed, passing with a simple five-minute firework display. St. Patrick’s day…