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Local Name:
دبي باركس آند ريزورتس
Budget:
2.7B
Announced:
07 Sep 2014
Construction Start:
Apr 2014
Opening:
18 Dec 2016
Location:
Area:
232 ha
Developer:
  1. Quote Originally Posted by Guest View Post
    Unfortunately they never get the numbers up through. Problem is it's 30km from JBR and rest of the beaches. If they had built up at Al Ain Road or as planned at Dubailand there'd be good attendance. Again, vanity and we know better attitude prevails. Thus we have a park which loses millions every year. Same as IMG Worlds of Adventure. Also bad location as it was supposed to be part of something bigger.
    Plenty of reasons for building it here:

    - Halfway from Dubai/Abu Dhabi
    - Close to Expo 2020 which will become a major urban center
    - Close to Palm Jebel Ali which will be bigger than Palm Jumeirah when complete and a new major tourism hub
    - On Sheikh Zayed Road
    - Close to future International Airport which will replace the current one as the Emirates Hub
    - On the (future) metro line

    Agree that this is all long term, risky, and forward thinking… but this is the way Dubai builds. By building it here, they also could allocate a large enough parcel of land to grow exponentially.

    By the way, IMG Worlds is in the center of Dubailand and it is empty as well. But Global Village located next door thrives.

    Business model, global awareness, and local habits are more causes for low attendance, than location. The planned metro station could really help as well, like it does for Expo 2020 which is packed even if the location is remote as well.

  2. Unfortunately they never get the numbers up through. Problem is it's 30km from JBR and rest of the beaches. If they had built up at Al Ain Road or as planned at Dubailand there'd be good attendance. Again, vanity and we know better attitude prevails. Thus we have a park which loses millions every year. Same as IMG Worlds of Adventure. Also bad location as it was supposed to be part of something bigger.

  3. Danger_fox99 is offline Senior Park Investigator
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    https://www.instagram.com/stories/dubaiparksresorts/2753981000536251261/

    Queue and chainlift footage of the 'Now You See Me' coaster

    Source: Dubai Parks And Resorts Instagram story https://www.instagram.com/dubaiparksresorts/

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    Quick look of the interior in the rides

    Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/CY4ULAvPfkD/?utm_medium=copy_link

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    'Now You See Me' coaster

    Source: Motiongate Dubai’s Instagram account

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    Source: Instagram story from official DPR Instagram account







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