The UAE has witnessed an epic transformation since it was formed 45 years ago. Dubai and Abu Dhabi, which were once sleepy fishing villages, inhabited by Bedouins, pearl divers and traders, have rapidly evolved into global economic powerhouses, home to some of the world’s busiest airports and attracting a growing number of international tourists.
The UAE’s existing and new generation theme parks will attract more than 19 million admissions a year by 2020 according to data released by Colliers International in their Theme Park Tourism Report ahead of Arabian Travel Market 2017. The prediction is made using existing admissions and arrivals data for Yas Island’s Ferrari World and Waterworld
Dubai Parks and Resorts is set to officially open on 31 October, 2016. The opening will mark the region’s largest theme park complex where guests will experience nearly 100 rides and attractions across four parks. This leisure destination will comprise of three theme parks – Bollywood Parks Dubai, Motiongate Dubai, and Legoland Dubai, together with
The UAE is forecast to make up 90% of the leisure tourism market in the Middle East by 2020, according to research by Team Leisure LLC ahead of The Leisure Show Dubai 2016. Phil Taylor, director at Team Leisure LLC, said: “The UAE is just about to take a huge step on to the world