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#PROJECT: ASTROLAB RESORT (Dubai Land)

Dubailand get new attractions and experience project - AED 500 million Astrolab Resort

The latest project to join the impressive list of leisure, lifestyle, tourism and entertainment developments at Dubailand will be the Astrolab Resort.


From left to right: Salem bin Dasmal, Chief Executive Officer of Dubailand; Dr.Fahad Al Sabhan, Board Member at DotCom Real Estate; Abdullah Al Shamsi, General Manager and partner at DotCom Real Estate
The promoters, DotCom Real Estate have committed more than AED 500 million to ensure that it stands among the best in the world.

'Education will be the key theme of the Astrolab Resort. It will be the region's first comprehensive environment-based entertainment project that will be devoted to education themes aimed at enhancing the knowledge of visitors. The themes will highlight the Golden Age of Islam and will educate people about leading Muslim scholars and scientists who have made immeasurable contributions to mankind's development over the centuries,' said Salem bin Dasmal, Chief Executive Officer of Dubailand.

And to make learning a fun-filled experience, Astrolab Resort will provide for technologically advanced games and activities for children and adults. These will be especially adapted and developed to suit the theme of the project as well as to provide a unique experience to players. The promoters promise entertainment experiences such as Virtual Reality Time Travel that will be developed in accordance with the highest standards prevailing in the entertainment industry. The systems that will operate the games would compare with the best in any leading parks around the world.

The resort will be one of the first new projects to open at the facility and will premiere along with the first operational phase of Dubailand in June 2007. Astrolab Resort will also include five-star luxury hotel, upmarket furnished apartments, and retail shops and restaurants, among other facilities, said the Dubailand CEO adding that Astrolab Resort will extend over 1.4 million square feet of land.

Shedding light on the massive project, Abdullah Al Shamsi, General Manager and partner at DotCom Real Estate, an independent holding company, said that DotCom Real Estate has completed the purchase of the company's first plot in Dubailand.

'The Astrolab project would be anchored by world-class, family-oriented entertainment attractions developed specifically for the resort by the world's leading specialist agencies,' said Al Shamsi. Theme park veterans at Contour Entertainment Inc. of Los Angeles - which was one of the participants that designed the Wild Wadi Park in Dubai and the Sony Museum in Berlin - have been retained by us to design the unique aspects and facilities at Astrolab. BAR Architects from San Francisco will support Contour Entertainment, while Economics Research Associates London office is conducting the financial study for the project,' he explained.

'We have gathered together a world class team to execute what we believe will be a star attraction of Dubailand. We are committed to providing the best to those who will visit us and use our facilities,' Al Shamsi added.
 

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Dubailand launches Dh500m AstroLab

29 March 2005

DUBAI — Dubailand has launched its latest project worth Dh 500 million AstroLab Resort, which will be the region’s first comprehensive environment-based entertainment project that will be devoted to education themes aimed at enhancing the knowledge of visitors. Astrolab Resort will extend over 1.4 million square feet of land.

The promoters of the project are DotCom Real Estate. The promoters promise entertainment experiences such as Virtual Reality Time Travel that will be developed in accordance with the highest standards prevailing in the entertainment industry.

Salem bin Dasmal, chief executive officer of Dubailand, said: “Education will be the key theme of the Astrolab Resort.’’

Astrolab Resort, in order to make learning a fun-filled experience will provide for technologically advanced games and activities for children and adults.

Abdullah Al Shamsi, general manager and partner at DotCom Real Estate, said that :“DotCom Real Estate has completed the purchase of the company's first plot in Dubailand. BAR Architects from San Francisco will support Contour Entertainment, while Economics Research Associates London office is conducting the financial study for the project.’’

The resort will be one of the first new projects to open at the facility and will premiere along with the first operational phase of Dubailand in June 2007.
 

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$136m Astrolab Resort on way

Dubai

The region's first comprehensive environment-based entertainment project is being developed at Dubailand at a cost of more than Dh500 million, officials announced today.

The Astrolab Resort will also include five-star luxury hotel, upmarket furnished apartments, and retail shops and restaurants, among other facilities, said Dubailand chief executive officer Salem bin Dasmal.

The Resort, covering over 1.4 million square feet of land, will be one of the first new projects to open at the facility and will premiere along with the first operational phase of Dubailand in June 2007.

The promoters, DotCom Real Estate have committed more than Dh500 million to ensure that the Astrolab Resort stands among the best in the world.

Abdullah Al Shamsi, general manager and partner at DotCom Real Estate, said the project 'will be anchored by world-class, family-oriented entertainment attractions developed specifically for the resort by the world's leading specialist agencies'.

He said DotCom Real Estate, an independent holding company, had completed the purchase of the company's first plot in Dubailand.

'We have gathered together a world class team to execute what we believe will be a star attraction of Dubailand.'

The Astrolab Resort is the latest project to join the impressive list of leisure, lifestyle, tourism and entertainment developments at Dubailand.

'Education will be the key theme of the Astrolab Resort,' said Salem bin Dasmal.

'It will be the region's first comprehensive environment-based entertainment project that will be devoted to education themes aimed at enhancing the knowledge of visitors.

'The themes will highlight the Golden Age of Islam and will educate people about leading Muslim scholars and scientists who have made immeasurable contributions to mankind's development over the centuries,' said the CEO.

And to make learning a fun-filled experience, Astrolab Resort will provide for technologically advanced games and activities for children and adults.

These will be especially adapted and developed to suit the theme of the project as well as to provide a unique experience to players. The promoters promise entertainment experiences such as Virtual Reality Time Travel that will be developed in accordance with the highest standards prevailing in the entertainment industry. The systems that will operate the games would compare with the best in any leading parks around the world.

Theme park veterans at Contour Entertainment of Los Angeles - which was one of the participants that designed the Wild Wadi Park in Dubai and the Sony Museum in Berlin - have been retained by us to design the unique aspects and facilities at Astrolab.

'BAR Architects from San Francisco will support Contour Entertainment, while Economics Research Associates London office is conducting the financial study for the project,' said Al Shamsi.

'We are committed to providing the best to those who will visit us and use our facilities,' he added.
 
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