In a major development, Walt Disney World has announced to set up Disneyland amusement park in Gujarat. This is a major boost for Gujarat tourism to have Disneyland amusement park.
It will be first such project in India by the Walt Disney World. The Walt Disney finds Gujarat an ideal place due to its tourist friendly as well investor friendly image. Apparently grabbing big projects like Tata Nano and now Disneyland has become habit of Gujarat.
There are still very sketchy information regarding the projects. We don't know yet where the park will be established. The spokesperson of the Walt Disney Company, India is expected to disclose the information very soon.
The Gujarat tourism hasn't reacted to the news so far. But the tourism industry is delighted with the news. Although they are also waiting for additional details regarding the project.
This is not the first such project in Gujarat. Last year we $2 billion Disneyland style theme park near Surat was approved by the Gujarat government. Wonderland Canada is believed to be behind the project.
Now Gujarat will have Disneyland which will make it a international destination. So far Gujarat has been very successful in attracting domestic tourists, however the foreign tourist count is disappointing.
But with the help of these two amusement parks, Gujarat can soon play a vital role for tourism sector of India by attracting easily over 1 million international tourists.