In the event, he ignores ('Lost in France: one damp mouse', 24 February) the crowds which he himself described at the time as 'heavy', and the 11 million guests that Euro Disney hosted during its first 12 months - a start similar to that of Tokyo Disneyland. He also ignores the 2.6 million British guests to date, despite the weakness of sterling in the midst of summer 1993.
With almost 19 million guests so far, Euro Disney is a commercial success; it is the top short-break destination in Europe. We are confident that the months to come will prove Mr Barrett's negative comments wrong. In the meantime, we encourage readers of the Independent to continue supporting their newspaper, as it too addresses its financial structure and continues to provide quality editorial (although, perhaps, with cautious support towards the travel section).
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