Dubai’s Largest Theme Park Attracted Nearly 2 Million Visitors

Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest integrated theme park destination, attracted over 1.96 million visits during the first nine months of 2018. In the third quarter, Dubai Parks and Resorts recorded over 501,000 visits, compared to 479,000 in the same period last year.

August saw an increase in visits as the parks benefited from the Eid holidays, whereas September saw a slowdown as the new school year started.

The theme park’s Lapita Hotel saw average occupancy rise to 59% in the first nine months of the year, showing significant improvement compared to the 30% occupancy reported during the same period last year.

Mohamed Almulla, the CEO and managing director, DXB Entertainments, said: “We are pleased to progress according to our strategic plan and to deliver growth in visitor numbers, as Dubai Parks and Resorts continues to establish itself as a leading leisure and entertainment destination for the region.

“The first nine months of the year delivered a 33% increase in visits compared to last year, despite the seasonal slowdown of the third quarter.

 

Source Credit: Arabian Business

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