Sunday, September 19, 2021

Dubai: IMG Worlds of Adventure officially opens

Spanning 1.5 million square feet, IMG Worlds of Adventure officially opened August 31, 2016 in Dubai, UAE. The global theme park features Marvel and Cartoon Network IP, in addition to two proprietary brands, IMG Boulevard and Lost Valley – Dinosaur Adventure.

Wholly owned by the Ilyas and Mustafa Galadari Group and managed by IMG Worlds, it is said to be the world’s largest indoor theme park. In addition to roller coasters and attractions, IMG Worlds of Adventure offers 28 original food & beverage options and 25 retail outlets.

Mr. Ilyas Galadari and Mr. Mustafa Galadari, Executive Co-Chairmen and Owners of the Ilyas & Mustafa Galadari Group, said, ‘The creation of IMG Worlds of Adventure is the realization of a shared childhood dream. IMG Worlds of Adventure will set a new universal standard for a fully immersive theme park experience, further driving tourism whilst enabling the United Arab Emirates to achieve its vision of becoming the leading global leisure and entertainment destination.”

 

Lennard Otto, Chief Executive Officer of IMG Worlds of Adventure, said, “We expect to host over 4.5 million people in our first year of operation.”

Tickets for entry to the park can be purchased at www.IMGworlds.com with adult ticket prices set at AED 300 and children at AED 250.Ultimate Fast Track passes are an additional AED 195 with Fast Track 3 shots passes at AED 125. Annual passes to the park can be purchased for AED 2,495.

Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin ([email protected]) is a leading journalist, publicist, strategist, blogger, content marketing specialist and connector in the international attractions industry. She excels at writing about all aspects of design and technical design, production and project management. Areas of special interest include AV integration and show control, lighting design and acoustics, specialty cinema, digital video and world’s fairs. Judith has ties to numerous industry organizations. From 2005-2020 she ran communications, publications and social media for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). In 2013, she was honored with the TEA Service Award. She was development director of IMERSA, and co-chair of the 2014 IMERSA Summit. She was publicist for the Large Format Cinema Association in the 1990s, now part of the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) and has also contributed to the publications of PLASA, IAAPA and the International Planetarium Society. Already making her mark as a magazine and book editor, Judith joined World’s Fair magazine in 1987, which introduced her to the attractions industry. Launching as a freelancer in the mid 1990s she has contributed to dozens of publications and media outlets including Funworld, Lighting&Sound America, Sound & Communications, Urban Land, The Raconteur and The Planetarian. She joined InPark in 2010. Judith earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute. She has lived in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, and now makes her home in Saint Louis, where she is active in the local arts and theater community.

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