Disney Unveils $1 Billion Theme Park Redo
Based on a recent report published by CBS, Disney has finally finished revamping the Disney California Adventure Park. The price of the redecoration which was started in 2008 was $1 billion, but executives think it was worth it because the theme park is now a multi-day destination for vacations.
Disney spent a lot of money to turn the much–awaited California Adventure Park into a destination that is good enough for their customers. The venue was first opened in 2001, but it was soon criticized by visitors who were unsatisfied with the construction of the park. They declared back then that resort has little to do with Disney and the materials that have been used for its construction look rather cheap.
Customers were not the only ones who complaint about the look of the park. Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger also described it as a “brand eyesore”. Thus, he made a lot of efforts to revamp the venue and to attract visitors to the two parks as California Adventure Park is placed next to Disneyland.
Four years after the redecoration process was first started the Disney resort was finally reopened. The reviews were positive this time as the park no longer looks like a place where adults come to get drunk, but rather as a destination for a family vacation. Most of the characters that may be encountered on the alleys of the new park were taken from Disney’s new collaboration with Pixar Animation Studios. Thus, adults and children can come across the beloved characters from “Cars”, “Toy Story”, “Monsters Inc.” and “A Bug's Life”.
As soon as they have visited the park, critics have stated that the Disney California Adventure Park is finally “a worthy companion to Disneyland”. He believes the revamped look of the resort will attract more visitors whose number has already grown 9 percent in the past year. Despite the recent increase in popularity, the prices haven’t dropped a bit. On the contrary, a two-day "park hopper" pass for visitors aged 10 and up is now $200, compared to $173 in the beginning.