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Theme Parks: Ferrari World Abu Dhabi readies for Grand Opening


Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is living up to its promise to create a unique leisure experience in the region, with thousands of families and fans through the doors in the opening month.

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The soft opening period will culminate in the much anticipated Grand Opening ceremony, which will take place on Tuesday 30 November 2010.

“We’ve had an overwhelmingly positive response from guests who have visited Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. We always knew that Ferrari World Abu Dhabi would be a hit with the public but attendance in the soft opening period has surpassed all expectations, ” commented Claus Frimand, General Manager Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.

The park will be closed to the public on 30th November for the Grand Opening and will reopen on 1st December, in time for the National Day weekend celebrations.

During its soft opening period, the Park also saw a number of high profile celebrity visitors pass beneath its iconic red roof. Kanye West, Prince Albert of Monaco, Jeremy Renner, the Jonas Brothers, Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa were just a few of the first people to come and pay homage to the world’s first Ferrari theme park.

The park features 20 rides and attractions designed to bring to life the Ferrari story as well as six food and beverage outlets presided over by four Michelin starred chefs. It is the world’s largest indoor theme park and the only attraction of its kind in the Middle East.

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About Ferrari World Abu Dhabi:
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is the world’s largest indoor and first Ferrari theme park. It is an intense multi-sensory experience and a must-visit for enthusiasts, fans and families. With a vast array of unique rides, attractions and shows, including the world’s fastest rollercoaster, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is a celebration of Ferrari’s past, present and future. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is one of the signature features of Yas Island, a 2, 500 hectare island dedicated to leisure, entertainment and lifestyle.

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is a world-class development by Aldar Properties PJSC, Abu Dhabi’s leading property development, management and investment company and is managed by Farah Leisure Parks Management LLC, a joint venture between Aldar Properties PJSC and ProFun Management Group Inc., an international leisure facilities management and operating company.

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