The world’s most loved characters including Batman, Superman and Wonder Womenwill be brought to life in Abu Dhabi, with the development of theme park Warner Bros.
World. The development, with the first stage to open in 2018, will include the only Warner Bros. branded hotel.
Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi will bring together stories and characters from the Studio’s unparalleled portfolio of super heroes as well cartoons including Bugs Bunny,Scooby-Doo and Tom and Jerry. Guests will be able to step inside Gotham City,Metropolis and cartoon worlds of Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera all under one roof.
Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi will be situated on Yas Island, one of the world’s leading business, leisure and entertainment destinations. It will be located next to the world’s first Ferrari theme park, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and mega water park, Yas Waterworld. Yas Island is developed and managed by Miral.
His Excellency Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman, Miral, said: “It is incredibly exciting to announce that we are bringing the iconic Warner Bros. brand to Yas Island. As a first of its kind, the Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi theme park and branded hotel is a milestone in the emirate’s journey to put Abu Dhabi on the global map and become one of the world’s leading tourist destinations.
Kevin Tsujihara, Chairman and CEO, Warner Bros. Entertainment commented, “Warner Bros. has been entertaining audiences for more than 90 years with the world’s most-loved characters and franchises.
“Working with our partners at Miral, we’ll bring this expertise to Yas Island, one of the world’s leading entertainment destinations, to create a fully-interactive, innovative and unique experience that will allow fans of all ages to experience the most exciting aspects of Warner Bros. in a completely immersive environment.”
Mohamed Abdullah Al Zaabi, CEO of Miral, said: “Yas Island will continue looking to expand on its offerings for its visitors through strategic partnerships with world leading organizations.
The Warner Bros. themed destination will be a major step in maintaining Yas Island’s momentum and is expected to create more than 1000 jobs for the Emirate.”