Beijing wants Disney park, company denies it has any such plans

Posted Tuesday, January 17, 2006 12:30 PM | Contributed by Jeff

Beijing is reserving a place to build a Disneyland, a newspaper said Tuesday, in the latest salvo of an ongoing duel between China's capital and Shanghai to attract the nation's first world-class theme park. Disney says they have no such plans for a new park.

Read more from Reuters via CNN.

Tuesday, January 17, 2006 6:45 PM
People all over Hong Kong are praying this is indeed true...They want Chinese tourists to line cut and pee in bushes in the mainland and leave their park alone!

*** This post was edited by Jeffrey R Smith 1/17/2006 6:49:05 PM ***

Tuesday, January 17, 2006 10:08 PM
If they want a clone park so badly, why not just build and Islands of Adventure knock-off? I mean really, what's so amazing about HKDL? The hotel, the landscaping, the theming are about it - the attractions themselves are not in particular that special in scale, except for Jungle Cruise.
Wednesday, January 18, 2006 4:23 PM
Imagine the rides and shows they could have:
The Dodge the Tank total participation Thrill Show in 4D! How many flowers does it take to stop a moving tank?

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