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Dubai prepares to welcome new tourist attraction

Dubai prepares to welcome new tourist attraction
14 Apr 2014

The Middle Eastern state of Dubai is already a hugely popular tourist destination among Brits and given the wide range of things to see and do in the emirate, it is easy to understand why.

Of course, it is best known for offering great winter sun holidays, while it is also noted for being home to an incredible array of landmarks, including the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building.

What's more, visitors will find that the emirate is brilliant for luxury shopping as well as sporting events, with international cricket often staged in this part of the world.

And efforts to continue to attract tourists here keep apace with plans in place to build a new theme park that is sure to draw even more visitors to Dubai.

The Six Flags theme park is certainly something to look forward to and will be another step towards signaling the region's rebound after the global economic downturn.

"What’s happening in the Middle East, especially Dubai and Abu Dhabi, reflects the overall, worldwide return to a positive outlook in attractions markets," a 2013 report from the Themed Entertainment Association stated.

"There is more optimism now, a lot of interesting projects being planned and expectation of future growth and expansion."

Raed Al Nuaimi, chief leisure and entertainment officer of Meraas L&E, added: "As part of our commitment towards creating one-of-a-kind experiences and contributing towards the Dubai Tourism Vision 2020, our association with Six Flags will help us develop a world-class destination that redefines the industry and positively impacts the regional tourism sector."

If you’re heading to Dubai on a break, make sure you're aware of all of the local customs in order to enjoy a holiday to remember. There are few holiday destinations that offer the same mix of gorgeous weather and culture.ADNFCR-408-ID-801712445-ADNFCR

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