Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Opens in 100 Days

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 20 July – The countdown has started and in 100 days, at noon on 28 October 2010, the world’s first Ferrari theme park, and the largest of its kind, will open its doors to the public. With more than 20 rides and attractions lying beneath the iconic 200,000 m2 red roof, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will offer guests the time of their lives with the thrill of some of the world’s most inventive rides, eye-catching surroundings and a host of attractions that indulge the senses in ways never experienced before.

Some of the state-of-the-art attractions on show include the fantasy world of ‘Nello’ at Speed of Magic, as the mischievous racing driver leads guests on a fantastic 4-D adventure through deep green jungles to icy caves and ravines. Guests can also go faster than anyone has ever been before on a roller coaster when they ride Formula Rossa, which powers them to 240 kmph in less than five seconds. Discover what only Ferrari owners have before, with a tour through the Maranello factory aboard the Made in Maranello attraction and gain an insight into the making of a Ferrari.

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will be an intense multi-sensory experience and a must-visit for enthusiasts, fans and families, a celebration of Ferrari’s past, present and future. Opening to the public on 28 October 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 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 Properties PJSC and ProFun Management Group Inc., an international leisure facilities management and operating company.