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Dozens of New Attractions Headed to Dubai Parks and Resorts

Good news? Today it was announced that Dubai Parks and Resorts approved adding new attractions to their existing parks: motiongate Dubai and Bollywood Park. Where are these rides coming from? If you recall, the Six Flags Dubai project was put “on hold” and a few weeks later was officially canceled. As we have mentioned before

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Dubai Parks and Resorts Announces Strategy To Turn Around Resort

It seems Dubai Parks and Resorts is working on turning around their resort (which is losing money each day) to try and get to the point of profitability. DXB recently announced that their Six Flags Dubai project was “on hold” until it made sense to move forward. Now even that has changed. First, DXB Entertainments

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Dubai Parks And Resorts Announces Loss of 1 Billion

Do you want the good news or the bad news? Just kidding, there really is no good news in the report just released from Dubai Parks and Resorts. The company who owns motiongate Dubai, LEGOLAND Dubai and the Bollywood Park continues to operate at a net loss and the future still looks like an uphill

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Six Flags Dubai Potentially Cancelled and Other Bad News For Dubai Parks and Resorts

The writing has been on the wall for quite some time. Dubai Parks and Resorts is in some financial strain. Despite touting attendance gains for 2018 in several press announcements, as we have stated here at TPU that those gains are small in comparison to the numbers needed to break even on an operation that

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Dubai Parks and Resorts Numbers Continue To Increase

It seems there is good news, yet again, for Dubai Parks and Resorts. Dubai’s biggest theme park destination that is home to motiongate Dubai, Bollywood Park and Legoland Dubai saw an increase of 22 percent in 2018. According to DBX (the operator of Dubai Parks and Resorts), a lot of this traffic came from an

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Dubai Parks and Resorts Sees Huge Attendance Spike for Early 2018

It looks like Dubai Parks and Resorts are finally turning around. DBX, the company who owns motiongate Dubai, Legoland Dubai and is reporting staggering growth numbers for the first half of 2018. If these numbers continue, it could put Dubai on the map as a major theme park contender. According to the report in Gulf News,

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20th Century Fox Dubai Park On Indefinite Hold Due to Oversaturation

The theme park bubble is slowly starting to burst in Dubai. According to an exclusive story with Arabian Business, the CEO of Al Ahli Group who wants to finance 20th Century Fox Dubai, the market is becoming oversaturated.  For those unfamiliar, this park was slated for a potential opening date of 2020 and was to

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Dubai Parks and Resorts Lowers Attendance Expectations and Restructures Debt

Things are still rough for Dubai Parks and Resorts. In a recent financial statement, it seems that while they remain optimistic, the parent company (known as DBXE) has changed their attendance targets for 2018. For those unfamiliar, Dubai Parks and Resorts consists of Legoland Dubai, Bollywood Park and Motiongate Dubai. All of these parks opened

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Alan Menken Writes Official Theme Song for Dubai Parks and Resorts

I’m not sure how Disney purists are going to take this, but Alan Menken just composed a song for a theme park that isn’t Disney. For those unfamiliar with the name, Menken was the mastermind behind the music of “Aladdin,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Pocahontas,” and “Hunchback of Notre Dame.” He has also won 11

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New Video Showing off 3 Theme Parks, Water Parks and More in Dubai

A new video was released showcasing just how massive Dubai Parks and Resorts will be when it fully opens. We have been covering Motiongate Dubai fairly extensively here at Theme Park University, but that only represents a tiny sliver of what they are actually building. Checkout the video below to see what they are doing

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