‘IMG Worlds of Adventure’ (IMGWOA) unveiled at ATM 2013 as the future destination for Dubai visitors

• The epic entertainment destination IMG Worlds of Adventure’ (IMGWOA) will be in excess of 1.5 million sq. feet in the first phase

Online PR News – 09-May-2013 – Dubai – Dubai, 8th May, 2013: As the world gears up to witness an enthralling experience, Ilyas & Mustafa Galadari Group (IMG Group) officially unveiled ‘The IMG Worlds of Adventure (IMGWOA)’; the themed entertainment facility comprising of four themed zones during the opening ceremony of the 20th edition of the Arabian Travel Market Exhibition (ATM) 2013, at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

The IMGWOA is situated within City of Arabia, adjacent to Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Road (formally known as Emirates Road), Dubailand a popular district of Dubai with many different attractions. This giant facility and its bespoke designs will allow any thrill seeker or excited family to access an allure of state of art entertainment. From adrenaline-pumping roller coasters to immersive themed experiences, IMGWOA will feature an array of attractions for guests of all ages, sizes and their modern or classic demands.

By participating at the ATM, the Middle East's premier travel and tourism show, The IMG Group will showcase its revolutionary family entertainment centre with the industry, entertainment peers and the growing Dubai tourist market as well as strike new avenues with business entities.

Representing the MARVEL Zone will be character appearances of the iconic Super Heroes Iron Man and Spider-Man for a unique meet-and-greet experience. To let you discover the excitement of an epic journey bursting with thrills, the stand also brings to life the reinvigorated land of dinosaurs.

“We are very excited to have unveiled ‘IMG Worlds of Adventure’ at Arabian Travel Market 2013," remarked a representative of the IMG Group. "ATM is a forum to connect with travel industry, suppliers, partners and key officials, and we intend to open up new business avenues and develop existing ones through this prestigious platform,” they added.

Visitors to the IMGWOA will enjoy a number of world firsts that will guide them through a series of bespoke and beautifully designed experiences including adventures, quests and thrilling live performances. In addition to the three publicly released zones, the ‘IMG Entertainment Zone’, the epic final zone of the themed facility with its own unique world of adventures, leisure and fun concepts will be a one-stop destination featuring unique dining venues, vast tailored retail outlets and a huge range of interactive entertainment experiences completing what is an unmissable offering for fans and families to enjoy.

The overall individual zoned entertainment destination will be in excess of 1.5 million sq. feet in the first phase and will be the largest temperature controlled indoor entertainment destination in the world. It is designed to attract in excess of 20,000 visitors per day. A unique facility of this magnitude will also generate a significant demand in the vicinity, for hotels and hotel apartments, along with other retail and leisure components.

Moreover, a recent report by Business Monitor International puts UAE tourism sector growth at 6.5% per annum between 2011-2021*, with visitors from the Middle East, Europe and Asia Pacific the key source markets. It is the strategic location of UAE which has positioned the Emirate as a regional hub, and has fast become one of the world's most loved tourism destinations with millions of visitors coming from all over the globe. Entertainment destinations such as IMG Worlds of Adventure will add to the attractions in UAE hence making it potentially the most sought after global central entertainment hub in the future.