Catherine Powell

Merci Catherine

Catherine Powell is leaving Disneyland Paris to head up Disney Parks & Resorts Western Region. Let’s take a look back at her time at Disneyland Paris which has seen the resort radically transform.

Is it time for a new attraction at Disneyland Paris?

Anaheim, Orlando, Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong; the Disney resorts around the world (excluding Paris), but also all the Disney resorts that have large scale construction projects announced. It’s a time of rapid expansion at Disney parks and resorts worldwide, but the glaring omission from this list is Paris. That could be down to the fact…

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…

Hyperspace Mountain and Discoveryland

With the announcement this week of¬†Hyperspace Mountain arriving in Disneyland Paris there is a question that needs to be answered: What has happened to Discoveryland? Emerging from Tomorrowland As many fans of Disneyland Paris will know, Discoveryland emerged from the ‘ashes’ of Tomorrowland. For many years a criticism of Tomorrowland in the Disney parks was…