Afternoon Thrill Seekers,
The theme parks division gained from passengers spending more time on Disney cruise ships plus higher attendance at parks in Hong Kong, California and Paris, the launch of its newest cruise ship, the Disney Fantasy, in March, and the opening of a new section at Disney California Adventure called Cars Land in June.
Interestingly Disney stated that it was about to enter a transitional year. Disney SCO, Bob Iger stated
the company is moving from “investment mode” into “a more compelling growth mode
The growth mode Iger mentions will be spear headed by the companies most recent purchase of LucasFilm and the prospect of 2 more Star Wars films.