Euro Disney Plans Expansion
The projects could create a total of 70,000 new jobs and be worth as much as 8 billion euros. According to the Telegraph, one of the ideas being considered is a Marvel "superheroes park" but that project may not be started for several years. Other projects for the Marne-La-Vallee development where Disneyland Paris is located include houses and a nature park that will be set up with French travel company Pierre et Vacances. The nature park "Les Villages Nature de Val d'Europe" could generate up to 1.8 billion euros.
Attendance at Euro Disney was down in the first part of the year but it is still Europe's largest theme park operator. The Walt Disney Company owns a 40 percent share in Euro Disney, and Prince al-Waleed of Saudi Arabia has a 10 percent stake.