Chairman and CEO
In FY 2018, the 35th anniversary of Tokyo Disney Resort, we welcomed over 32.56 million Guests to our two Theme Parks, a record high. This marked the sixth consecutive fiscal year in a row that we have exceeded 30 million Guests for the year. I would like to express my deepest gratitude for the long-standing support of our stakeholders in helping us achieve this result.
We also have passed a turning point in our four-year 2020 Medium-Term Plan, which started from April 2017. Our efforts in the past two years have started to bear fruit in the form of tangible results, providing further confidence that we are making good progress. The key of the OLC Group business is to create value in a long-term, sustainable manner. Rather than alternating between optimism and despair over results in the short term, we must look to the future and solidify our management foundations.
While society is constantly changing at exponential speed and Guests’ needs are becoming more complex and diverse than ever before, our aims of contributing to the nation's culture, health and welfare upheld since our establishment in 1960 will remain unchanged. Even as the times change, our abiding mission is to keep creating happiness for all of our Guests. We aim to grow into a company needed by society for the next 50, even 100 years, by always exceeding Guest expectations for Tokyo Disney Resort.
To fulfill the above, we will also enhance our commitment to our Five Values, which constitutes the OLC Group CSR Policy, and environmental, social and governance (ESG) viewpoints and keep addressing changes in society promptly and appropriately.
I ask our stakeholders for their continued support from a long-term perspective.