Mickey Thursday, December 22, 2005  
  Press Release

The 13-piece collection limited edition New Years Eve pin sets is available at Hong Kong Disneyland from 9.30pm onwards on December 31 at Town Square Photo on Main Street USA.
The Happy Holidays 2005 six-piece collection limited edition Christmas pin sets is available at Hong Kong Disneyland from December 23.

Hong Kong Disneyland to Release Limited Edition Pin Sets Over Christmas and New Year's Eve

(HONG KONG, December 22, 2005) - Avid collectors and Disney fans are pinning their hopes on Hong Kong Disneyland's latest gift ideas - limited edition Disney pin sets in celebration of the park's first festive season!

Starting from tomorrow, December 23, the Happy Holidays 2005 six-piece collection will be on sale, and features Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and Pluto - complete with gifts and a centerpiece Christmas tree.

Hong Kong Disneyland Director of Merchandise, Phyllis Wong said: "The Happy Holiday collection captures the warmth and magic of the holiday season at Hong Kong Disneyland and is the perfect way to commemorate our first Christmas in Hong Kong."

Only 2,005 Christmas pin sets will be available for sale, which come beautifully presented in a golden gift box and with a numbered certificate of authenticity. Each Happy Holidays 2005 pin set is priced at HK$390 and will be available at the Town Square Photo on Main Street, U.S.A.

Then on New Year's Eve, guests can usher in 2006 with a walk down memory lane as Hong Kong Disneyland releases another 500 limited edition pin sets featuring Mickey Mouse in his most acclaimed films through the years. From the classic feature animation, Steamboat Willie as he appeared in 1928 to modern day Mickey Mouse, this 13-piece collectors' set is sure to be a hit with Disney enthusiasts.

"Beloved Disney friend Mickey Mouse has been an icon since his first appearance, and the limited edition pin sets recreate the spirit of our fun-loving and world famous mouse through the decades," said Wong.

The 500 pin sets of Mickey Mouse through the years will be available from 9.30pm onwards on December 31 at the Town Square Photo on Main Street, U.S.A.

A Magical Countdown to 2006 - Hong Kong Disneyland Open Until 1am
Guests can experience Hong Kong's most magical countdown this New Year's Eve. There's more magic, more food, and more shopping fun as Hong Kong Disneyland celebrates until 1 am. Guests will dance their way into 2006 as the park turns into a giant dance floor. Featuring live reggae and R&B in Fantasyland, a VJ's out-of-this-world music in Tomorrowland and a swingin' Big Band at Sleeping Beauty Castle, the party atmosphere is sure to keep toes tappin' while all the favorite shops and restaurants remain open.

And at the stroke of midnight, guests will welcome in the New Year with Tinkerbell as everyone in the park unites for an unforgettable celebration.

Tickets are available at Hong Kong Disneyland Ticket Express at the MTR Hong Kong Station, at the Park Main Entrance or online at www.hongkongdisneyland.com.

The countdown has begun!

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About Hong Kong Disneyland
Located on lush Lantau Island overlooking Penny's Bay, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort is a brand-new, world-class family entertainment and recreation center consisting of a magical, Disneyland-style theme park of shows and attractions, Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel (400 guestrooms), Disney's Hollywood Hotel (600 guestrooms) and Inspiration Lake, a public area featuring boat rentals and a 3.5 hectare arboretum. Offering guests of all ages a full day immersed in imagination and creativity uniquely Disney, Hong Kong Disneyland is home to Mickey Mouse, Snow White, Mulan and other Disney characters beloved the world over.

A joint venture of The Walt Disney Company and Hong Kong SAR Government, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort employs 5,000 cast members. The HKSAR Government estimated the first phase of the project will generate a present economic value of HK$148 billion (US$19 billion) in benefits to Hong Kong over a 40-year period.

The project was announced in 1999 and construction began in 2003.

For additional information and to book a magical vacation at the Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel or Disney's Hollywood Hotel, guests can contact:
Hotel Reservations Hotline
Hong Kong Disneyland Reservation Center
Telephone: 852-1-830-830
Opening Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Hong Kong time), daily

To purchase Hong Kong Disneyland park tickets, guests should visit www.hongkongdisneyland.com or visit Hong Kong Disneyland Ticket Express at Hong Kong MTR Station, Tung Chung Concourse.

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