Warner Bros selects Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island

Yas Island gets the Warner Bros theme park
Yas Island gets the Warner Bros theme park

In a recent announcement, Miral and Warner Bros have officially launched the Warner Bros themed destination in Abu Dhabi.

The theme park will be part of Yas Island and will also include the only Warner Bros branded hotel. The first phase of the project, Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi, is set to open in 2018. Construction is underway and rides are in production.

The theme park will showcase stories and characters from the Studio’s portfolio of DC Comics Super Heroes universe including Batman, Superman and Wonder Women as well as Warner Bros Cartoons such as Bugs Bunny, Scooby-Doo and Tom and Jerry.

The new attraction will help Yas Island take its annual visitor tally from 25 million in 2015, to 30 m in 2018.

HE Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, chairman, Miral, said: “Miral’s investment in the Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi theme park is estimated at US$ one billion and is a milestone in the emirate’s journey. This new attraction will put Abu Dhabi on the global map.”

The new theme park is expected to create more than 1000 jobs for the emirate. Miral is developing Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi under license from Warner Bros Consumer Products.

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