Abu Dhabi, UAE
Park News - (5/13/13) An article about the state of the Ferrari company also mentions the success of the Ferrari World theme park in Abu Dhabi. It goes on to say that within the next two years there will be a second Ferrari World theme park somewhere in the world.
So where in the world will we see the second Ferrari World? According to ThemeparX, the second Ferrari World is destined for a site in Paju, South Korea, to be located on a site very close to the North Korea border.
(5/7/13) Good news this week for fans of Ferarri World as the local news reports that the park has announced plans to increase their operational schedule to seven days a week by the forth quarter of 2013. Currently the park is closed on Mondays, so the move to a daily operational schedule seems to indicate that attendance at the park has been growing.
(4/4/12) ThemeParkReview is globetrotting again… this time taking their first tour group through Dubai and the UAE. In addition to some great waterpark fun, they had to stop into Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi and get an ERT session on Formula Rossa, the world’s fastest roller coaster hitting 149mph in 4 seconds. Check out the POV and Reverse POV below. You can also catch up with the fun on the rest of the trip on their Facebook page.
(12/8/11) Ferrari World has announced that they will lay off about 100 workers and make budget cuts to their operation to meet new “cost reduction targets”. According to the article, the park’s hours will be changing to a new schedule of opening from 11am to 8pm every day except Monday, when the park will remain closed. They will make some changes to their food offerings as well as close down one of the park’s six restaurants.
(2/11/11) Theme Park Reviews drops in on Ferrari World for perhaps the best coverage I’ve seen yet of the park, with videos showing off three of the park’s dark rides in action: V12: Enter The Engine, Speed of Magic and Racing Legends.
2013 - RED and Tyre Twist - (12/31/12) We get our first look, though a bit blurry, at Ferrari World’s newest attraction in this news article. They show off the newly opened Tyre Twist, a tire themed tea-cup style ride that seems to already be popular with the families in the park. A better picture from a different angle was posted to the Ferrari World Facebook page however.
(11/16/12) Screamscape sources tell us that the new family ride on the way to Ferrari World will be some kind of Ferrari Red Tea Cup ride.
(11/15/12) According to TheNational Ferrari World will soon unveil new attractions at the park. First to open will be “Red”, an acrobatic show produced by Thinkwell that will replace La Gara. After that the park says that they have a new family ride on the way that will open very soon. Anyone know more about what kind of ride is on the way?