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Disney Theme Park to India
This report is aim to analyze profitable adventure of The Walt Disney Company to set up Disneyland theme park in India. As one of main emerging markets in Asia, India might be the next destination for The Walt Disney Company to target on. Therefore, this report uses a series of marketing tools to demonstrate the macro-environment and micro-environment in India, such as PESTEL, SWOT, Porter’s Five Forces Model and Self Referencing Criteria. Based on this analysis, the current situation of India shows an attractive prospect to Disney in terms of economic and technological development, the diversification of culture, and the acceptance of Disney products and services.


India with its rich and various cultural heritages is now on one of the top industrialized nations in the world. India being the seventh largest country in the world with the coverage area of 32,87,263 (Indian government, 2010 a). India is divided into 27 states and 7 union territories (Indian government, 2010 b). According to WHO (2011), the total population of India was 1,151,751,000 approximately. The Walt Disney Company was founded in 1923 by Walt Disney and the first Disney theme park was opened in California in the year 1955, ever since Disney theme park has expanded to encompass Disney Cruise Line, eight Disney Vacation Club reports, Adventures by Disney, and four more resort locations. This report will analyze the profitable venture of The Walt Disney Company to India through PESTEL, SWOT and further on this report will use Porters’ 5F and self-referencing criteria as a tool to analyze the possibility of achieving success in the Indian market and will discuss in the discussion section. Finally it will give a conclusion at the end.

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Political Analysis
Since the independence of India in 1947, India has generally

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