Mickey Mouse may no longer be the big cheese in the theme park world as animatronic gay emperors and Cinderfella look set to take centre stage in a gay amusement resort.
Due in 2009, the adults only destination, named Tongziland, has been given the go ahead by the Malaysian Authorities and will be built in Johor Bahru, aimed at affluent gay travellers.
Tang En Chee of Same Joy PTE Ltd, the company funding the project, revealed they have been given a government license to transform a 120,000 square metre area of landfill into a world class recreation and entertainment tourist attraction.
Malaysian tourism spokesman, Datuk Ibrahim Ali, told the Utopia Asia news service, “We are excited and already planning to offer a special shuttle service from Singapore for tourists who would enjoy spending the day at the gay park and an evening or two in our gay-friendly hotels here in Johor Bahru.”
Preliminary designs for the park include an authentic Chinese dynastic palace throne room inhabited by famous gay Emperors a transgender kick-boxing arena and Iron Ladies volleyball court, Cinderfella’s Enchanted Castle sauna, an Old West themed Lesbian Round-up, and a 10-story tall Tower of Pride with rotating disco and lasers.