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UAE Theme Park Visitor Spending Predicted to Hit $637 Million by 2020

UAE Theme Park Visitor Spending Predicted to Hit $637 Million by 2020

Theme park visitor spending in the UAE is expected to rise six-fold in just four years, reports Gulf News.

Last year, UAE guests spent around $105 million. With visitor numbers predicted to rise to over 19 million by 2020, visitor spending is also expected to jump to $637 million.

Andrew Calthorpe, Chief Executive Officer of theme park consultancy, Condo Protego, cites cutting-edge technology as a key factor in delivering this predicted boom.

He said the parks’ ability to collect real-time information allowed them to optimise the guest experience. Significant leading-edge services include queue management via mobile apps and dynamic peak and off-peak pricing.

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Charles is Managing Director at Blooloop. He attends numerous trade shows around the world and frequently speaks about trends and social media for the attractions industry at conferences. Outside of Blooloop his passions are diving, trees and cricket.

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