Here is a video of the new roller coaster in Ferrari world Abu Dhabi Turbo Track
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The New York observation wheel is due to go up in 2018 and be the tallest in the world.
In 2018, the world will have a new record-breaking observation wheel. The New York Wheel is set to clock in at 630 feet, making it the tallest observation wheel on the planet.
This eco-themed development delivers a number of unique tourist attractions within the master plan, including a wildlife preservation and observation park, a marine life park, and of course, the heritage village which will celebrate the rich history of Omani culture surrounding Ras Al-Hadd
Updates from two long delayed Chinese projects
The S&S launched coaster at Sun Tzu Park looks like it's finally getting underway. Ground work is underway and the track is all on site.
Fuli Ocean Park on Hainan is also now properly underway. The footers for the Intamin beyond vertical coaster can be seen as well.
http://omran.om/news/item/130-omran-and-the-national-ceo-programme-collaborate-to-development-nations-first-world-class-waterparkOman Tourism Development Company (Omran) and graduates of the Public Private Partnership Taskforce’s National CEO Programme have collaborated to develop Oman’s first waterpark -Part of Mina Al Sultan Qaboos waterfront project.
https://omaninfo.om/english/module.php?module=topics-showtopic&CatID=35&ID=4786Marina Duqm, a subsidiary of Golden Group of Companies, has signed agreements to invest around RO 283 million in a waterfront development involving hotels, residential complex, mall, water park and entertainment centre. Renaissance Services has also leased a 10,000 sq metre plot for the development of a leisure facility that includes restaurants and swimming pool.
Qurayat Tourism Complex
The project, which will span 128.23ha, will be constructed in three five-year phases, with $259.7m (OMR100m) allocated for the development of the first phase. The ministry is anticipating the first phase to be completed by 2021.The project will feature tourism facilities, including three hotels, with a total of 750 rooms, and a nine-hole golf course. The complex will also feature 3,000 residential units, as well as a water park, a boulevard walk, a number of restaurants and cafés, cinema halls, a spa, and a floating dock for marine taxis, which will facilitate transport for visitors
F1-X Theme Park looks like its back underway.
A mystery what if anything they'll be able to salvage from the coasters left in the desert for the last few years.
The F1 themepark looks like it's back on in Dubai. The planned park was previously stopped due to a feasibility study showing the park was not a good investment during the financial crisis.
Dubai-based Union Properties has finalized plans to build a $163.35-M mixed-use project in Motor City, which includes a theme park, the company’s chairman, Khalid Bin Kalban, told local business website, Arabian Business.Source: http://www.livetradingnews.com/f1-theme-park-back-grid-dubai-34251.html#.WNgN2fnyvIU“The land was allotted to a theme park development, but a feasibility study said the cost would overrun to as much as $544.49-M. We have now redesigned the land usage plan, with 50% of the land allotted to a theme park and the remaining 50% to a mixed-use development,” he said.
Water Park :The ambitious Barka theme park to be developed by the Muscat National Development and Investment Company (Asaas) has been officially named, ‘Hayy Al Sharq (Sharq district).’
The water park is planned to be a world-class hybrid of both indoor and outdoor facility, with attractions ranging from family-friendly waterslides to extreme water rides.Theme Park & Wildlife AttractionThe park will be designed in such a way that it provides segregated facilities for both men and women. This includes separate indoor and outdoor rides, beaches, and changing rooms.
http://timesofoman.com/article/105389/Oman/Tourism/Oman-tourism:-Barka-theme-park-to-be-called-Hayy-Al-SharqThe theme park is envisioned to be family-oriented and integrated with a wildlife attraction that accommodates various animal species and provides visitors with a memorable zoo experience. This concept of integration between a theme park and zoo is similar in nature to such destinations as Busch Gardens Tampa in Florida, USA.The integrated theme park & wildlife attraction will be the anchor component of the destination, as it is considered a must-have in every country that seeks to enrich its tourism products.