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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
  1. Thanks Bob, keep them coming.

  2. Bob
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    here are some pics from Motiongate









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    Dubai Parks and Resorts’ spend hits Dh5.8 billion



    Raed Kajoor Al Nuaimi, the chief executive of Dubai Parks and Resorts, said: “Construction is progressing well, with 100 per cent of the design, 88 per cent of overall facilities structure works and 70 per cent of overall infrastructure now complete.”
    In terms of production of the rides for its three theme parks – Bollywood Parks, Legoland and Motiongate – 89 per cent are complete and 16 rides have been delivered to the site.
    “We remain on track and on budget to open in October.”
    Source: http://www.thenational.ae/business/travel-tourism/dubai-parks-and-resorts-spend-hits-dh58-billion

  4. Re: the video

    I think the presenter has his information wrong - this wont be the world's largest theme park. Maybe he is counting all three as one but the ticketing information I've seen seems to indicate three separate parks.

    Lego - standard, it will be a fun park.

    MotionGate could be interesting - would like to see how it all comes together. Hoping for some excellent Disney/Uni quality sculpt work and lush, heavily detailed environments.

    Bollywood - least interested in personally but would like to see how it all translates. A little surprised there is no coaster and hope it isn't all motion simulators.

    Considering the environment and weather - I'd hopefully check out the parks in the first 3-4 months of opening before the location's natural climate starts to eat away at it.

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    The buildings are only one part of the equation to complete. A significant effort is required to complete the landscaping and paving. This requires integration of electrical power systems, low voltage such as AV, irrigation, lighting, graphics, signage and way finding. This part is generally at the limit. Ticketing and entrance systems can also cause a blip and not to mention the occupancy permit.
    But the management team are experienced and one can expect that these home stretch activities are carefully integrated in the project time frame.

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    The Bollywood theatre looks similar in these images to the most recent ones I have seen but I think that has looked complete from the outside for a while now so difficult to tell.

    I don't think it's unrealistic for an October opening even if this is the current state. Now the main structures are in it will progress quickly. They said half complete in November and didn't seem worried about the opening date then.

  7. This video was posted February 9. Is this February footage? How will they open in October?

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    An interesting look at how the parks are being built and the people on the project.







    Source: https://www.facebook.com/TodayTonight/videos/1046282302077892/

  9. Having Dubailand on one's CV is meaningless since Dubailand was a huge bust.

    Here's hoping these three parks turn out great. Dubai really needs some world-class theme parks to make itself a multi-day tourism destination.

  10. Hahaha what a funny guy you are. Explaining basic maths?? Who the hell u are? I feel u are just a hater who doesn't want Dubai to be prosperous and is living in LaLa Land.

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