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Theme parks coming to Dubai

DubailandSometimes heralded as the fastest growing city in the world, Dubai will not only soon have the world’s tallest building, but also a number of world class theme parks. Universal Parks & Resorts have agreed a partnership to build University City Dubailand – Dubai’s own version of Orlando – and Marvel has plans for a $1 billion park come 2011, also in Dubai.   And, if that wasn’t already enough, the latest is that Paramount are getting in on the game. Ruwaad Holdings plan to spend $2.5 billion on a Paramount Pictures-branded park in the Middle East, with the city of Dubai being considered to house the project. It would seem it’s all happening in Dubai!

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel ‘Best Travel Influencer’ Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted “one of the world’s best travel blogs” and “best for luxury” by The Daily Telegraph.

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