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World’s first ANGRY BIRDS WORLD entertainment park opens in Qatar

You would have enjoyed the Angry Birds game, but now it is time to enjoy the Angry Birds entertainment park. And, it’s unique. The world’s first ANGRY BIRDS WORLD entertainment park has opened its doors to residents and visitors to Qatar, transforming the classic bird-flinging game into a cluster of high-octane attractions designed to entertain every member of the family. Located in Qatar’s largest fashion, dining and entertainment destination, Doha Festival City, the 17,000 sq.m park comprises an indoor space of 6,500 sq.m. 

Inspired by the popular digital game, the park offers its visitors a heart-pounding experience with many attractions such as the Blast Bomb – a drop and twist tower that features free-fall motion from a height of 11 metres, or Red Alert where visitors are hurled into an exhilarating 360-degree spin.  One of the park’s uniquely impressive attractions is the Big Tree, which offers both children and adults a fun edutainment experience encompassing science, music and art.  

For adventure junkies, the tree also houses “Own the Sky”, a 106-metre zip line that allows participants to cut through the air at rip-roaring speeds. Visitors can also test their physical strength with “Fierce Flight” – an incredible ropes course challenge.  

ANGRY BIRDS WORLD is a new addition to Qatar’s expanding urban and family entertainment offering, which tourism officials have marked as a priority in a five-year strategy designed to diversify visitor source markets. Qatar’s entertainment portfolio includes a range of exciting festivals, celebrating everything from food and shopping to music and comedy. The country’s longest nation-wide festival – Qatar Summer Festival – kicked off this June in tandem with the Russia FIFA World Cup 2018, with fan zones in venues and hotels across the country designed to give a taste of what is to come in 2022 when Qatar hosts the FIFA World Cup. 

Simo Hämäläinen, Senior Vice President, Brand Licensing at Rovio Entertainment, commented: “Our new world-class attraction based in Qatar is another clear demonstration of the global appeal of the Angry Birds brand. Rovio’s current licensing roadmap is strongest to date, bringing great new ways for our fans to enjoy Angry Birds. The brand’s future looks bright and is being spearheaded with the theatrical release of The Angry Birds Movie 2 in September 2019.”

ANGRY BIRDS WORLD constitutes one of the four major entertainment parks that are introduced by Trimoo and set to open at Doha Festival City, located along Al Shamal Road. Upon completion, the unique entertainment destination will be home to –  SNOW DUNES™ – the country’s first indoor snow park set in an ancient Arabian village; VIRTUOCiTY™ – the region’s first dedicated digital gaming and entertainment hub; and JUNIVERSE™ – the world’s first city in space that aims to inspire and entertain children.

Angry Birds World in Numbers 

  • World’s 1st Angry Birds World entertainment park 
  • Over 20 high-quality thrilling rides
  • Over 17,000 sq.m of mad fun (6,500sq.m – indoor  | 10,500sq.m – outdoor)
  • Trampoline Park – 1,300 sq.m
  • Roller Glider – 106m long
  • Super Slingshot Tower 42m high | capsule can reach 60m high
  • 1st indoor/outdoor karting track in the world  (1st multi-level karting track in the region, 261m track length | 11 Go Karts)
  • Over 70 arcade games
  • How about snagging450 sq.m retail area 
  • Refuel on the goMore than 7 Food & Beverage options

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Bangalore has the best amusement park in India

wonderla-resort-amusement-parkWonderla Amusement Park in Bangalore has been named as the best amusement park in India by TripAdvisor, an online review community of travelers across the world. TripAdvisor released the travelers’ choice awards for best amusement parks and water parks around the world. Siam Park, Adeje in Spain was named best water park in world and  Discovery Cove, Orlando, Florida was named best amusement park in world.  In total, 242 winners were identified, including the top 25 in the world and dedicated lists for Asia, Canada, China, Europe, India, South America, South Pacific, the U.K. and the U.S. Orlando in Florida comes out to be richest in world in terms of water and amusement parks.

Discovery coveTravelers’ Choice awards honor top travel spots worldwide based on the millions of valuable reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travelers. Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews for amusement parks and water parks worldwide, gathered over a 12-month period. Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor said, “there is a wide variety of activities to appeal to all ages at these top-rated parks across the globe. Travelers in search of outdoor entertainment should look no further than the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Amusement Parks and Water Parks”

ramoji_filmcityIn combined list of amusement and water parks in India, Ramoji Film City near Hyderabad was the no 2 and another Wonderla property- Wonderla Amusement Park, Kochi (Cochin) at third place. Water Kingdom at Mumbai was 4th and Science City at Kolkata stood 5th. India’s one of the earliest amusement parks EsselWorld in Mumbai was 6th in list. Kolkata’s second entry in list Nicco Park was 7th and another park near Bangalore GRS Fantasy Park at Mysore was 8th. National capital region of Delhi gained last two places in the list- Adventure Island in New Delhi at 9th and Worlds of Wonder in Noida at 10th spot.

Beach Park, BrazilBut the world list for amusement and water parks were separate.  Beach Park, Aquiraz, Brazil was 2nd in list of water parks. Florida’s two water parks stood next- Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park, Orlando at 3rd and Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, Orlando at 4th. Asia had next two winners- Waterbom Bali, Kuta in Indonesia at 5th and Wild Wadi Water Park in Dubai at 6th. Brazil had another of its park in top list- Hot Park, Rio Quente at 7th and similarly Dubai’s another entry Aquaventure Waterpark at 8th. Florida had its third park in list at 9th- Aquatica in Orlando, while last one in top 10 was  Aquaventure Water Park at Atlantis Paradise Island, Paradise Island, Bahamas.

Atlantica_(Europa-Park_Germany)In world list of amusement parks behind Discovery Cove, Orlando, Florida at no 2 was Europa-Park, Rust, Germany. Florida had no 3, 4 and 5 in this list too- Universal’s Islands of Adventure, Orlando, Universal’s Islands of Adventure, Orlando and  Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Orlando. Brazil has an entry in amusement parks as well with Beto Carrero World, Penha at no 6. California’s Disneyland Park, Anaheim is 7th, Universal Studios at Sentosa Island in Singapore at 8th and PortAventura Park, Salou, Spain is 9th. Florida has fifth entry in top 10 with  Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Orlando completing the list.