Disney Parks, Experiences and Products

Overview

Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, Inc., formerly known as Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of The Walt Disney Company’s six major business segments and a subsidiary.

Disney Parks are the industry leader in both attendance and revenues per capita, and command the highest ticket prices in the industry.

Theme parks are developed as parts of larger resort destination developments that include multiple gated attractions, hotels, retail, dining, and entertainment (RDE) districts, meeting and convention facilities, and other uses (timeshare, sports and recreation, etc.).

Disney Parks owns and operates six theme parks and two water parks in the U.S., and four outside of U.S., including Shanghai Disneyland, Hong Kong Disneyland, and Disneyland Paris and Walt Disney Studios Park. Disney licenses its intellectual property (IP) to two parks in Japan: Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea.

As Disney continues to make large reinvestments such as Galaxy’s Edge in existing parks, Disney has introduced tiered pricing to capture a greater value premium in recent years.

Currently, Disney has no announced new theme park projects under development or in the pipeline. Disney is focused on the expansion of its existing parks/resort destinations.

Key facts:

  • 10
    theme parks owned
  • 10
    theme parks operated
  • 2
    Parks Licenced

Product type

Mega Theme Parks

Market locations

United States

France

China (including Hong Kong)

Japan

Estimated Park Investment

USD 4 billion to 6 billion

Strategy

  • Invest and expand existing theme parks and resort destinations
  • Integrating owned, high-profile IPs into its parks
  • Introducing premium pricing tiers

Theme Park Locations

Existing locations

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Existing Theme Parks

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Licensed Theme Parks

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Pipeline Projects

Current Theme Parks

Choose an operator below to find out more:

Disneyland

  • Location

    Los Angeles, California, USA

  • Opening Year

    1955

  • Peak Price

    USD 164

Disney California Adventure

  • Location

    Los Angeles, California, USA

  • Opening Year

    2001

  • Peak Price

    USD 164

Magic Kingdom

  • Location

    Orlando, Florida, USA

  • Opening Year

    1971

  • Peak Price

    USD 159

Epcot

  • Location

    Orlando, Florida, USA

  • Opening Year

    1982

  • Peak Price

    USD 159

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

  • Location

    Orlando, Florida, USA

  • Opening Year

    1989

  • Peak Price

    USD 159

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

  • Location

    Orlando, Florida, USA

  • Opening Year

    1998

  • Peak Price

    USD 159

Disneyland Paris

  • Location

    Paris, France

  • Opening Year

    1992

  • Peak Price

    EUR 105

Walt Disney Studios Park

  • Location

    Paris, France

  • Opening Year

    2002

  • Peak Price

    EUR 105

Tokyo Disneyland

  • Location

    Tokyo, Japan

  • Opening Year

    1983

  • Peak Price

    JPY 9,400

Tokyo DisneySea

  • Location

    Tokyo, Japan

  • Opening Year

    2001

  • Peak Price

    JPY 9,400

Hong Kong Disneyland

  • Location

    Hong Kong, China

  • Opening Year

    2005

  • Peak Price

    HKD 699

Shanghai Disneyland

  • Location

    Shanghai, China

  • Opening Year

    2016

  • Peak Price

    CNY 769

    (prior to April 2022 park close)

Notable Intellectual Property

Pipeline projects to watch