(August 25, 2013) — New Zimbabwe reports:
‘The government is planning to set up a US$300-million theme park in Victoria Falls to exploit full potential of the resort town.
“Tourism Minister Walter Mzembi told New Ziana that the government had acquired 1,200 hectares of land to construct the park he described as the ‘Disneyland in Africa.’
“The Victoria Falls park would house among others shopping malls, banks and exhibition and entertainment facilities such as casinos.
“‘We have reserved 1,200 hectares of land near the Victoria Falls International Airport to construct hotels and convention centres,’ Mzembi said on the sidelines of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) general assembly co-hosted by Zambia and Zimbabwe from Aug 24 to 29.”