Hong Kong Disneyland turns profitable: Report
HONG KONG (AFP) - Hong Kong's struggling Disneyland has posted its first profit since opening seven years ago thanks to an increase in mainland Chinese visitors, a report said today, as it considers opening new hotels.
The news will come as a welcome relief for the resort, which has battled below-forecast visitor numbers since opening in 2005, while doubts about its future have swirled since China gave permission for a park in Shanghai.
The Wall Street Journal report, which cited an unnamed person familiar with the park's financial situation, gave no details.
A Disney spokesman declined to confirm the report when contacted by AFP, saying the park's financial report will be released early next year.