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Mickey Mouse boosting China's gloomy economy

The Magic Kingdom's pre-opening already attracts 1 million visitors to its public areas
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 05:50
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Shanghai Disneyland expects even bigger crowds when it officially opens on June 16.

Shanghai

CHINA'S slowing economy isn't putting the brakes on tourism.

Shanghai Disneyland attracted almost 1 million visitors to its public areas weeks before the US$5.5 billion theme park officially opens June 16. And tourism spending is likely to triple by 2020 after industry