Dubai to open largest indoor theme park in 2016
IMG Worlds of Adventure is a themed entertainment destination, with four 'epic adventure zones': Cartoon Network, Marvel, Lost Valley - Dinosaur Adventure, and IMG Boulevard
The world's largest indoor theme park, being built in Dubai, will open in early 2016, it has been announced.
The date for IMG Worlds of Adventure was revealed in a statement by IMG Theme Park announcing that it has promoted Lennard Otto to CEO.
As CEO, Otto will oversee the strategic vision, direction and operational leadership of the park, working to establish IMG Worlds of Adventure as a prominent international theme park, the statement said.
Otto will spearhead the park's future development, with an expansion plan that includes worldwide outreach, Arabian Business reported.
IMG Worlds of Adventure is a themed entertainment destination, with four epic adventure zones - Cartoon Network, MARVEL, Lost Valley - Dinosaur Adventure and IMG Boulevard.
The park will have the capacity to welcome more than 20,000 guests a day and will be the world's largest indoor theme park at 139,354 sqm.
Commenting on Otto's promotion, Ilyas Galadari and Mustafa Galadari, executive co-chairmen and owners, said: "With a formidable track record of launching large hospitality developments both regionally and on an international front, Mr Otto is ideally placed for the role."
Otto added: "I am extremely proud and honoured to lead the team at IMG Worlds of Adventure. I am also excited for the future development of the park as I believe we have a highly replicable model that we can look to take into a global space in the future.'