Visitors take photos of a scale model of the Shanghai Disney Resort during its launch ceremony at Shanghai Expo Center in Shanghai, China, 15 July 2015. Shanghai Disney Resort will feature six themed lands filled with world-class attractions and live shows -- many appearing for the first time at a Disney amusement park. Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger on Wednesday (15 July 2015) revealed details of the highly anticipated resort during a presentation at Shanghai Expo Center, unveiling a scale model of the resort that showcased the main attractions, entertainment venues, dining options and hotels. "We are building something truly special here in Shanghai that not only showcases the best of Disney's storytelling but also celebrates and incorporates China's incredibly rich heritage to create a one-of-a-kind destination that will delight and entertain the people of China for generations to come,"Iger said. "We are taking everything we've learned from our six decades of exceeding expectations' along with our relentless innovation and famous creativity to create a truly magical place that is both authentically Disney and distinctly Chinese,"Iger added. Shanghai Disney Resort, part of the Shanghai International Tourism and Resorts Zone, is a complete vacation destination and at opening will include Enchanted Storybook Castle, a theme park with Adventure Isle, Gardens of Imagination, Mickey Avenue, Tomorrowland, Treasure Cove and Fantasyland. Both Shanghai Disneyland Hotel and Toy Story Hotel will be located near the theme park. Disneytown, an international shopping, dining and entertainment district, adjacent to Shanghai Disneyland and including the Walt Disney Grand Theater, home to the first-ever Mandarin production of the Broadway musical "The Lion King." The resort will also include Wishing Star Park, which features beautiful gardens, a walking path and a glittering lake.

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