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Abu Dhabi's Ferrari World set for major expansion
POSTED 17 Jul 2014 . BY Tom Anstey
Ferrari World wants to boost its capacity by 40 per cent Credit: Ferrari World
Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi has announced plans to open a further seven rides over the next three years in a bid to boost attendance and capacity at the theme park by 40 per cent.

With the opening of the nearby Yas Mall around the time of the annual Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the end of November this year, the park expects a surge in visitor numbers, according to park general manager Jesse Vargas.

Vargas also said at a press briefing that there are additional plans to extend three of its existing 20 rides, introduce street entertainment and seasonal shows and increase the number of restaurants on site.

Another aspect of the expansion will be the introduction of new technologies to reduce the time spent waiting in queues.

Developer Aldar, which built Ferrari World, is also working on the nearby 2.5msq ft (232,000sq m) Yas Mall, which will include a family entertainment centre, shops, VOX Cinemas and Geant, which is set to be the largest supermarket in the capital.

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Abu Dhabi's Ferrari World set for major expansion
POSTED 17 Jul 2014 . BY Tom Anstey
Ferrari World wants to boost its capacity by 40 per cent Credit: Ferrari World
Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi has announced plans to open a further seven rides over the next three years in a bid to boost attendance and capacity at the theme park by 40 per cent.

With the opening of the nearby Yas Mall around the time of the annual Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the end of November this year, the park expects a surge in visitor numbers, according to park general manager Jesse Vargas.

Vargas also said at a press briefing that there are additional plans to extend three of its existing 20 rides, introduce street entertainment and seasonal shows and increase the number of restaurants on site.

Another aspect of the expansion will be the introduction of new technologies to reduce the time spent waiting in queues.

Developer Aldar, which built Ferrari World, is also working on the nearby 2.5msq ft (232,000sq m) Yas Mall, which will include a family entertainment centre, shops, VOX Cinemas and Geant, which is set to be the largest supermarket in the capital.

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