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Motiongate Dubai Opens To Groans

There are very few sites that hyped up Motiongate Dubai like we have here at Theme Park University. It’s nearly impossible not to be excited about attractions featuring brands like The Smurfs, Ghostbusters, Hotel Transylvania and many more. Considering this was only one park in the Dubai Parks and Resorts entire property, which also includes

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Dubai Set to be New Theme Park Capital of the World?

Orlando could be playing second fiddle to the deserts of Dubai in the coming years if recent headlines come true. With new theme parks opening by the end of 2016 and a slate of a half dozen in the coming years (and counting), that could be the case. Let’s take a look at what Dubai

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IMG Worlds of Adventure to Open August 31, 2016 – Interview with Falcons Creative Group VP

The world’s newest major theme park is set to open August 31, 2016 in Dubai. IMG Worlds of Adventure is a completely indoor park that combines dinosaurs, Marvel characters and the Cartoon Network brand. I got a chance to chat with Dave Schaefer, the Vice President of Falcon’s Creative Group who did the master planning

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Warner Brothers Opening Indoor Theme Park in 2018

It’s happening again. Dubai is trying to become the theme park capital of the world. Warner Brothers just announced it is opening a $1 billion theme park on Yas Island, which is also home to the Ferrari World theme park. The project is expected to open in 2018 and contain rides with characters from Bugs

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Universal Studios Dubailand – What Could Have Been

A Theme Park University reader sent me an Arabic brochure for the once proposed Universal Studios Dubailand, which actually started construction in 2008, but was later left abandoned. By the summer 2009, the project hit a standstill thanks to the global economy issues at the time, but this was actually going to happen! With all

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