Dubai’s Atlantis the Palm plans to grow Water Park by 30 percent
Amid expansion plans, the property also released several baby sharks into the wild
Atlantis the Palm that is home to the — Aquaventure Waterpark — plans to expand the theme park by 30 percent at the end 2020.
Talking to Hotelier Middle East at the Arabian Travel Market, Tim Kelly, Executive VP and MD Atlantis Resorts and Residences revealed the group’s plans. “We’re in the process of initiating our construction on extending the water park. By the end of Q3 2020, we will be growing our water park by 30 percent,” Kelly said.
He explained, “We’re going to have the largest water park in the work. As part of that plan we will have a brand new tower, seven new rides, a kid’s area and the world’s longest slide too.”
Giving back to nature:
The hotel also plans to continue its eco-friendly drive by promoting more educational programmes to make people aware about the environment.
And as part of that, several baby sharks were released into the wild. Kelly said, “We have 65,000 marine animals as part of our family and because of our sustainability efforts we were able to release several baby sharks into the wild.”
This was done in collaboration with Dubai’s Ministry of Environment and the Dubai Municipality, he added.
In addition to that, the property also plans to continue their educational programmes through their marine exhibits, dolphin education programme and the olive ridley turtle’s programme