Published on : Friday, May 19, 2017
The mega-resort is all prepared to enhance family tourism proposition this year. The $1.7bn project is tailor-made to provide supporting foundations to host Expo 2020 Dubai. At the same time, the project is geared up to fortify Dubai Holding’s leisure subsidiary position, Jumeirah Group, as a key driving force behind the upliftment of the tourism sector of this place.
Spread across four million square feet area, Marsa Al Arab comprises two islands on both sides of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Besides, it has 2.2 kilometers long beach frontage. It will be the latest addition to Dubai’s series of superlative tourist attractions. As [per latest statistics, one island will be exclusively dedicated for the purpose of entertainment and family tourism as well. Wild Wadi waterpark will be shifted to a new Marine Park and a Cirque du Soleil theatre on one of the islands in Dubai as part of the plans. Commenting on the project, Abdulla Al Habbai, chairman of Dubai Holding, said: ‘the launch of this new and ambitious project is in line with the directives of the visionary leadership to provide the finest and rewarding tourist experiences for visitors to Dubai, as well as enhance Dubai’s position as a global tourist destination. Dubai has achieved a global reputation for unique offerings and unprecedented achievements. This was feasible through proper planning and accurate execution of such projects, complemented by in-depth knowledge of the local market’s needs and capabilities.’
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