By Modupe Gbadeyanka
Dubai Parks and Resorts is set to bring unprecedented amazing themed park experiences to millions of visitors across the world including Nigeria beginning from October 31st 2016 when it officially opens the new ‘Wonderland’.
With a focus on becoming the largest integrated themed park in the Middle East, six cumulative experiences await visitors including Motiongate Dubai; Bollywood Parks Dubai; Legoland Dubai; Legoland Water Parks; Lapita and Riverland Dubai all fused into the 25 Million square feet Dubai Parks and Resorts landscape.
The park is designed to offer new heights in entertainment with the Motiongate Dubai showcasing everything Hollywood while Bollywood Parks Dubai brings to life first-hand experience of the globally celebrated Indian movie industry and the Legoland Dubai and Water Parks, the very first of its kind in the Middle East region.
To attract visitors from Nigeria and West Africa, Dubai Parks and Resorts recently signed partnership with four leading travel management companies in the country – Tour Brokers International, Wakanow, Quantum/Ajala, based in Lagos and All States Travels based in Abuja, to provide exclusive information and marketing support services on behalf of Dubai Parks and Resorts to teeming Nigerian and West African visitors.
Dubai Parks and Resorts will showcase the full gamut of the themed park experiences to specially invited partners and other travel trade at a dedicated event on 22nd September, 2016 scheduled to hold at the Wheatbaker Hotel in Lagos.
Over a hundred rides and attractions including live shows, 3D motion simulators, roller coasters, drop towers, children fun areas and family experiences are part of the intriguing offers at the Dubai Parks and Resorts.
According to Mr Raed Kajoor Al Nuaimi, CEO of Dubai Parks and Resorts, “When we first adopted ‘Experience Amazing’ as our slogan, our thinking was directed to what would be on offer when Dubai Parks and Resorts opens its gate in October to our guests. We are creating a unique destination that will feature the best from East to West, with three theme parks, a water park, a hotel, and a retail and dining district, all within comfortable walking distance of each other.”
Dubai Parks and Resorts occupies a prime location on Sheikh Zayed Road, the most popular main highway in Dubai and the main connection to Abu Dhabi, with excellent local access across a range of transport links.
The location on Sheikh Zayed Road is 63km from Dubai International Airport, 68km from Abu Dhabi International Airport and 20km from the new Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai, which is designed to be the biggest airport in the world, with an expected capacity of 160 million passengers by 2027.
Dubai Parks and Resorts unveiling event in Lagos is in collaboration with Lions & Gazzelles – Dubai based professional hospitality, tourism and leisure industry services provider and packaged by Lagos based TOPCOMM PR Concept & Events – a Public Relations and Events Management company.