The MENALAC Post
February 2018
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APRIL 10, 2018
The MENALAC AWARDS GALA at the Ritz Carlton DIFC, April 10 th.
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Virtual Reality Park to launch in The Dubai Mall
New Emaar attraction to host games, VR experiences and more.
This is a big, big, big deal for gamers. Emaar is calling it a first-of-its-kind attraction, and we’re not sure if there are many entertainment destinations in Dubai that have gone this ambitious before. Read more
Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi Unveils First Attractions Based on DC and Cartoon Heroes
Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi has unveiled a closer look at two of its six themed lands, Metropolis and Cartoon Junction, which will showcase signature rides, entertainment and restaurants inspired by the stories and characters from DC and Warner Bros. Animation. When it publicly debuts on Yas Island in summer 2018, Warner Bros.  Read more
Saudi Arabia says to invest $64bn in entertainment sector
General Entertainment Authority chief says the money will come from both the government and the private sector.
Saudi Arabia announced plans Thursday to spend billions on building new venues and flying in Western acts, in a total overhaul of its entertainment sector that would been unthinkable not long ago. Read more
FECs to register fast growth
According to a new report on the global FEC market, revenue from venues will increase from $17.5bn in 2017 to $61.2bn over the next decade.
The report has been compiled by Future Market Insights (FMI) and is available at a fee from the company. Read more
UAE: From The Palm to The Frame
A chronicle of attraction development – and developers – in the Emirates
Attraction development and investment in the United Arab Emirates is currently in its second wave, with significant activity including the recent opening of Dubai Parks and Resorts, and the approach of the 2020 world expo in Dubai. Read more

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