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Dubai Parks and Resorts joins the global Earth Hour movement by turning off the lights across the destination for an hour

· Dubai Parks and Resorts will be turning off all non-essential lights across the destination for a full hour on Saturday 25th March between 8:30PM- 9:30PM


· The Entertainment destination will also take part in “The Earth Hour Walk” event organized by DEWA

24 March 2017

Dubai, UAE – Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest theme park destination, will join the largest annual environmental movement in the world by turning off lights across the destination in certain areas to mark the global Earth Hour event and to help protect the future of planet Earth. The power shut down will affect the exterior of the Raj Mahal theatre, the Hall of Heroes façade, the destination’s front gates and entrances, sky tracker lights, the Zombieland Blast Off tower and the DreamWorks zone façade.

Furthermore, in celebration of this worldwide movement, the Entertainment destination will take part in “The Earth Hour Walk” event organized by DEWA on Saturday 25th March between 3pm – 10pm.  Dubai Parks and Resorts will have a dedicated stand at the event to engage participants.

To encourage participants of ‘The Earth Hour Walk’ to be held at Business Bay, Dubai Parks and Resorts has also created three special ‘Earth Hour’ offers.  Attendees simply collect a flyer and present it at Dubai Parks and Resorts between 25th March and 22th June 2017 to receive the offers which include: 

·         1 Day 2 Parks at AED 295

Enjoy a full day of fun and adventure at two of the parks from MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, LEGOLAND® Dubai, and LEGOLAND® Water Park

·         Family Package

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·         Bounce Back Offer

Visit any of the four parks; MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, LEGOLAND® Dubai and LEGOLAND® Water Park between 25th March until 22nd June and get your second visit free (first visit ticket and flyer to be presented during second visit to avail free tickets for second visit) during the same period March 25th – 22nd June

In addition, Dubai Parks and Resorts will offer “The Earth Hour Walk” event attendees the opportunity to “Experience Amazing” through special interactions with some of the most beloved characters from MOTIONGATE™ Dubai and LEGOLAND® Dubai who will be present throughout the event.  Attendees will also get a chance to watch brief performances by Dubai Parks and Resorts’ mesmerizing musical shows; Jaan-E-Jigar, Step Up Dubai, All In! and Backlot Beat.

Stanford Pinto, Chief Parks Operating Officer at DXB Entertaiments PJSC, the company that owns Dubai Parks and Resorts, said – “Earth Hour is a global movement which we fully support. Dubai Parks and Resorts is the first theme park destination of its kind in the Middle East, and as pioneer in this industry it is very important for us to set a good example and join our fellow citizens around the world in protecting the environment we live in”.

“Being part of this national event allows us to show our commitment to the planet and our local community while promoting amazing experiences and introducing what Dubai Parks and Resorts has to offer.  All the participants in the Earth Hour event will be rewarded with exclusive offers that they can redeem and enjoy at the destination.” he added.

Dubai Parks and Resorts is the Middle East’s largest integrated theme park destination comprising three theme parks: Bollywood Parks™ Dubai a first-of-its-kind theme park with rides and attractions based on some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters. MOTIONGATE™ Dubai – a unique theme park showcasing some of Hollywood’s most beloved characters from DreamWorks Animation, Colombia Pictures and Lionsgate as well as the region’s first LEGOLAND® Park and a LEGOLAND® Water Park. The entire destination is connected by Riverland™ Dubai – a retail and dining destination at the heart of Dubai Parks and Resorts that is free for all to enjoy. Expected to open in late 2019, Six Flags Dubai will be the destination’s fourth theme park and the region’s first Six Flags theme park.

For further information on Dubai Parks and Resorts visit www.dubaiparksandresorts.com or call on 800-Amazing.

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Dubai Parks and Resorts,
owned by DXB Entertainments PJSC, is the Middle East’s largest multi-themed leisure and entertainment destination comprising three separate theme parks: MOTIONGATE™ Dubai the region’s largest Hollywood-inspired theme park featuring immersive rides and attractions based on Hollywood hits; LEGOLAND® Dubai, a unique, interactive theme park for families which will bring the well-known LEGO® brick to life in a playful learning environment; and Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, a first-of-its-kind theme park that will showcase rides and attraction based on some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters. It will also host the LEGOLAND® Water Park, the region’s first water park catering to families with children aged 2-12. Expected to open in late 2019, Six Flags Dubai will be destinations fourth theme park and the regions first Six Flags themed park.

The entire destination is connected by Riverland™ Dubai – a uniquely themed retail and dining destination at the heart of Dubai Parks and Resorts, and guests can stay at the Lapita™ Hotel, a Polynesian themed family hotel part of the Marriott Autograph Collection.

Located on Sheikh Zayed Road opposite the Palm Jebel Ali in Dubai equidistant to Dubai and Abu Dhabi International Airports the destination offers over 100 rides and attractions

For more information, go to: www.dubaiparksandresorts.com

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