Andhra Pradesh is buzzing in the Tourism Industry as the India’s first Disney Land is taking shape and is in proposal stage to be set up at Visakhapatnam (Vizag), the Financial and Tourism capital of Andhra Pradesh state.
Disney Land and Universal Studios are amongst the biggest tourism attractions around the world. They are both yet to set up their mega theme parks in India. Disney land is planning to enter India and investors choose Visakhapatnam, the beautiful beach city.
Disney land would need almost 2000 Acres of land and govt is trying to figure out a land that best fits disney with a beach view making it one of the major tourism destinations of India. Vizag was choose by Chief Minister Chandrababu naidu as his dream financial and tourism capital, with Disney’s entry the tourism will grow multifold in already well established tourism cluster of Vizag-Araku. CM has reportedly ordered officials to offer best incentives to make sure that the Disney Land takes shape in Andhra Pradesh adding another Jewel.
Microsoft’s entry into Hyderabad facilitated by then united Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu naidu made all other leading players in IT industry to move to hyderabad with the policies and incentives offered by the govt. CM Chandrababu naidu is seen to follow the same method here to make Vizag a global tourism destination. Leading hotels around the world, many theme parks and water parks will set up their operations in Vizag once the Disney starts taking shape.
Disney land is currently in California, Florida, Tokyo, Paris and Honk Kong. Disney land Shanghai is under construction and to be opened in 2016. 6th destination of Disney around the world would be Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India.
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