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.”


India’s Reliance to push on with retail deal in battle with Amazon

Updated 13 min 30 sec ago

India’s Reliance to push on with retail deal in battle with Amazon

  • The row is the latest development in a prolonged battle for dominance in India between Reliance

MUMBAI: Indian conglomerate Reliance has dismissed Amazon’s push to delay its acquisition of domestic retail giant Future Group, despite an arbitration panel suspending the deal following objections by the US online titan.
The row is the latest development in a prolonged battle for dominance in India between Reliance, owned by Asia’s richest man Mukesh Ambani, and Amazon, whose founder Jeff Bezos is the world’s wealthiest person.
Amazon, which owned a stake in one of Future Group’s firms that reportedly included an option to buy into the flagship company, claims that the $3.4-billion Reliance deal, announced in August, amounted to a breach of contract.
After an arbitration panel ordered the deal to be put on hold following Amazon’s request, Reliance said late Sunday that it would nevertheless “enforce its rights and complete the transaction in terms of the scheme and agreement with Future group without any delay.”
Reliance’s retail subsidiary RRVL said in a statement that it had followed “proper legal advice” before agreeing to buy Future Group, adding that the deal was “fully enforceable under Indian Law.”
Reliance, Amazon and Walmart-backed Flipkart have been locked in a frenzied contest for a share of India’s lucrative online market.
The acquisition of Future Group, which owns some of India’s best-known supermarket brands such as Big Bazaar, would strengthen Reliance’s presence in the hugely competitive e-commerce sector.
The arbitration panel has 90 days to give a final verdict on the Reliance-Future deal.