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Local Name:
أستراريوم البحر الأحمر
21 May 2011
Construction Start:
on hold
74 ha
  1. Michael is offline themeparX Top Investigator
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    Mar 2016
    Cradle of Inspiration

  2. Anything on this?

  3. This is really sad! I was thinking of visiting Jordan when I heard that the King was having a Star Trek theme park constructed.

  4. Bevy is offline Senior Park Investigator
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    Feb 2015
    Feature on Red Sea Astrarium:

    Jordan’s King Abdullah, though not an investor, has taken a personal interest in the company’s biggest project, a $1 billion theme park called the Red Sea Astrarium that was to be built in the coastal town of Aqaba. Announced in 2011 for a 2014 opening.... The theme park was to feature high-tech rides in which visitors would sail above the Seven Wonders of the World.
    However, some bad news.
    Tourism plummeted, and plans to build the family-friendly theme park have been postponed.

  5. Interesting interview with the head of Paramount Licensing. Seems to indicate that work is currently on-going for this park. Is it dead? This article would seem to argue not.

    Source: Blooloop

  6. Construction work on the resort, which is expected to create around 4,000 jobs when opened, will begin in the third quarter of this year, with a soft opening targeted for the third quarter of 2017.

  7. Finally going ahead. I still can't believe it. In Aqaba, of all places?!

  8. Arabtec Holding announced today that its subsidiary, Arabtec Construction, has been selected to execute an Dh5.7 billion ($1.55 billion) contract for construction of the Red Sea Astrarium, a themed entertainment resort in Aqaba, Jordan.
    Developed by an international fund, Red Sea Astrarium LP, the themed entertainment park will be home to four leading international luxury hotels (...). The entertainment park will also feature authentic and modern retail, dining and entertainment waterfronts overlooking a man-made lagoon and constituting the cultural and social hearts of the Astrarium. The waterfronts will have a number of unique entertainment attractions including a 4D cinema, Adventure Centre, Theatre, Water park and a signature Star Trek immersive experience, created in collaboration with Paramount Parks & Resorts and CBS Consumer Products.

  9. videoupdater is offline Senior Park Investigator
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    Jul 2013

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