As the big news broke out last year in which the Oriental Land Company who are the owners of Tokyo Disney Resort for a 250 billon yen ($2.3 billion USD) released their plans for a major expansion for the resort. Yesterday, the Oriental Land Company announced the name for their newest “port” at Tokyo DisneySea will be called, “Fantasy Springs”.
This will be largest expansion that Disney and the Oriental Land Company has ever done that will be dived into different themed lands. The lands that were previously announced based off of Disney’s classic animation films of; Peter Pan, Tangled, and Frozen. The expansion will be located behind the Arabian Coast and Lost River Delta areas of the park.
The expansion will also include three new restaurants and a brand new 475-room hotel that will look over the park in Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture.
“We’d like this to become the only one of its kind in the world,” Oriental Land CEO Toshio Kagami said at a groundbreaking ceremony held in a tent at the site amid heavy rain and strong winds.
Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger commented on the expansion project, “We are extremely excited to be adding magic to this world of fantasy and wonder. … I can’t wait to see these new magical worlds come to life.”
Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Co., Bob Iger and Toshio Kagami, Chairman of Tokyo Disney Resort operator Oriental Land Co. for the ground breaking cermony. Source: (© Robert Iger via Twitter)
Disney also released some new concept art down below for the “Fantasy Springs” area for Tokyo DisneySea down below:
Fantasy Springs will be opening up sometime between April 1st, 2022 and March 31st, 2023.
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