Theme Parks: Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Honoured at Cityscape Abu Dhabi Awards

22 April 2010

Related: Aldar Announces Completion of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi External Structure

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi achieved recognition at the Cityscape Abu Dhabi Awards 2010, presented at a gala dinner held at the Emirates Palace Hotel on the evening of 18th April 2010.

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi won the "Best Commercial, Office, Retail Future Development" award at the ceremony aimed to reward excellence in real estate development and investment in the Middle East and North Africa, with awards given to companies and projects that have shown outstanding performance and achievement in real estate development and architecture.

Mohammed Al Mubarak, Chief Commercial Officer of Aldar commented: "It is a great honour to receive this award on behalf of the entire team who has worked on the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi project. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is one example of Abu Dhabi's evolution into a key global tourist destination that is part of the 2030 plan spearheaded by the Abu Dhabi government."

"This award is a testament to Aldar's long term vision and commitment to excellence. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is a truly unique and iconic landmark for the United Arab Emirates and the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. We look forward to welcoming the world to this distinctive attraction later this year," commented Claus Frimand, General Manager of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.

Set to open in the second half of 2010, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will be the world's first Ferrari theme park and the largest attraction of its kind. It will feature over 20 unique rides, attractions and shows designed to bring to life different elements of the Ferrari story. Key attractions will include the world's fastest rollercoaster, an aerial voyage through Italy following a Ferrari and a flume ride journey through the heart of a Ferrari 599 engine.

About Ferrari World Abu Dhabi:

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will be the world's largest indoor and only Ferrari theme park. It will be an intense multi-sensory experience and a must-visit for enthusiasts, fans and families. With over 20 unique rides, attractions and shows, including the world's fastest rollercoaster, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will be a celebration of Ferrari's past, present and future. Due to open in 2010, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is set to be one of the signature features of Yas Island, a 2,500 hectare island dedicated to leisure, entertainment and lifestyle.

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is a world-class development by Aldar PropertiesAldar Properties PJSC, Abu Dhabi's leading property development, management and investment company and will be managed by Farah Leisure Parks Management LLC, a joint venture between Aldar PropertiesAldar Properties PJSC and ProFun Management Group Inc., an international leisure facilities management and operating company.