Hong Kong Disney has opened the first ever Marvel themed ride at any of the parks. On Wednesday they had the grand opening celebration for Iron Man Experience.
In addition to being the first Marvel attraction at the park, it also marks the first time that a ride has had it’s storyline set in Hong Kong. On the ride, Hong Kong has been selected for the Asian headquarters of Stark Industries which is run by Tony Stark, the man being the Iron Man mask.
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts chairman Bob Chapek released a statement about the opening.
“We are always pushing the boundaries of creativity and innovation so that our guests can step into the magical worlds of their favorite stories and meet their most beloved characters. We’re thrilled to be adding the high-tech, action-packed universe of Marvel to Hong Kong Disneyland, and we’ll continue building on it as we move into the next phase of expansion.”