Zombie Apocalypse Park set to scare thrill-seekers in Dubai

The Zombie Apocalypse Park will feature more than 12 activities and attractions and will open in The Night Market at Deira Islands (digital rendering pictured) in 2020. (Photo courtesy: Nahkeel Malls)
Updated 29 June 2019

Zombie Apocalypse Park set to scare thrill-seekers in Dubai

DUBAI: Ever wondered how you would fare if you were to face a zombie apocalypse? Well now you can find out as it was announced that a zombie-themed theme park is set to open in Dubai next year.

The Zombie Apocalypse Park will feature more than 12 activities and attractions and will open in The Night Market at Deira Islands in 2020.

According to reports, activities will include a paintball zone, escape games, a VR 9D cinema and a creepy haunted corn maze, as well as laser tag, trampolines and target shooting games.

The 65,000 sq ft park is set to be created by Nakheel Malls, which teamed up with Sharjah Golf & Shooting Club to create the attraction.

Omar Khoory, managing director of Nakheel Malls, said: “We are committed to creating unique, unforgettable experiences, attractions and facilities at our existing and upcoming retail developments. The Zombie Apocalypse Park will be a huge draw at The Night Market, attracting tourists, businesses and schools for team-building events and families and individuals for a new kind of entertainment.”


Saudi air force chief leads Kingdom’s delegation to Dubai

Updated 32 min 53 sec ago

Saudi air force chief leads Kingdom’s delegation to Dubai

RIYADH: Maj. Gen. Turki bin Bandar bin Abdul Aziz, commander of the Royal Saudi Air Forces (RSAF), has led an armed forces delegation from the Kingdom to the 9th Dubai International Air Chiefs Conference, which kicked off on Nov. 16, and the Dubai Airshow 2019, which will run from Nov. 17-21.

The conference, held under the slogan “Building a more agile and adaptive fighting force: Balancing the high- and low-tech solutions,” was attended by 500 commanders and representatives of European, US, Asian and Arab air forces to discuss the future of the air defense system and explore the latest findings of the military fighter industry.

Conference sessions discussed adopting new air defense technologies, addressing future operational requirements of the air force, training in joint operations for fourth and fifth-generation fighters, transition to multiple air force operations, techniques for the future air combat strategy and fighter requirements for the future, and the future of sensor systems and the establishment of a multi-field command and control system architecture.

The conference was attended by the delegation accompanying Maj. Gen. Turki and military attaché at the Saudi Embassy in Abu Dhabi, Brig. Gen. Abdul Mohsen bin Fahd Al-Sudairi.