If you are a major Potterhead, this news is for you! Yas Island in Abu Dhabi is going to be the cauldron of all the fan fiction magic for Harry Potter fans. Get immersed in your beloved locations from the record-breaking Harry Potter series and step into the magical world with your imagination.
The wizarding world of Harry Potter will primarily expand upon a successful line-up of amusement lands or themed locations at Warner Bros, including Cartoon Junction, Bedrock, Gotham City, Dynamite Gulch, and Metropolis. Harry Potter Wizarding world will join the clutter of existing six fantasy-based lands in the award-winning theme park to bring Harry Potter to life like never before.
How it all started?
Based on the bestselling book series that has sold more than 500 million worldwide copies, Harry Potter has a gigantic fan base with its eight thrilling films. The epic stores are loved by a passionate wizarding community of millions of fans, and UAE is no different. Miral in collaboration with Warner Bros announced this Thursday a Harry Potter-themed land, which would be a one of its kind in the Middle East. Fans can experience the iconic locations from the Wizarding World ranging from Diagon Alley to Godric’s Hollow, all the locations will be available in their most life-like form so that fans can feel like they are actually in the fictional world.
What makes Harry Potter-themed land a brilliant addition to UAE’s economy?
Tourism is a significant part of the economy. The addition of a Harry Potter-themed land at the Warner Bros world in Abu Dhabi can be a major boost to Dubai’s tourism sector. The wizarding-themed location can contribute to the economic diversification of the Emirate and bring global opportunities close with a magical touch to amusement. The best part is as Harry potter is loved by people of all ages, the theme park can be a melting pot of cultures, ethnicities, and age groups for people all across UAE.
What does Warner Bros have to say?
Pam Lifford from Warner Bros stated that the Wizarding World is a hit for extensive demography. The Harry Potter stories and blockbusters captivate and inspire millions of fans globally, and the Global Themed Entertainment team can put together an enriching experience in the Warner Bros World at Abu Dhabi to make people believe that magic is real for those who want to believe in it!
The takeaway here is UAE’s rock-solid efforts to bolster its tourism sector. The technological and, of course, socioeconomic changes in the UAE have been exemplary. However, the Emirates is leaving no stone unturned in the field of entertainment as well. Harry Potter-themed world is just the first step because there are so many milestones waiting to be unveiled from their obscure yet humble beginnings. The upcoming years will be a decade of thrill and magic. All you need to do is wait and watch.
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