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From Justin SpistoThe Following is from screamscape.
Posted January 20, 2008 at 1:22 PM
Is Anheuser-Busch looking to expand their US based theme park lineup outside of the country? If the latest rumors are true, Busch could be in negotiations for new park projects in East Asia as well as the UAE. In fact, one particular interesting rumor about their involvement in the UAE claims that proposals may have been on the table for a massive entertainment complex that could consist of a SeaWorld park, a Busch Gardens park, a Discovery Cove park and possibly an Aquatica style waterpark as well. Of course as we reported elsewhere today, things in the UAE may not be as robust as they first seemed as many projects are being cancelled or scaled back, though I would think that there is a good chance some of this rumored concept may still see the light of day, even if it’s just a Discovery Cove park which could fit right in to the high end tourist destination concept over there. (Note: I have not forgotten Busch’s minority ownership in PortAventura in Spain however, but these new rumored deals would be the first time that a Busch Entertainment branded parks would set up shop outside the USA.
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From Justin SpistoI think the only new Busch Parks we will be seeing are those outside of the country.
Posted January 20, 2008 at 2:34 PM
From Erik YatesUAE is not tested yet. Although I love the idea of these parks working, and the plans they've made, I dont think its going to be a huge tourist destination....probably something about it being in the Middle East where tensions are really high. I dont think your average tourist will want to take that chance, but Parks are kind of jumping on the bandwagon without testing the waters. I think you'll see more parks pull out before its all said and done with.
Posted January 21, 2008 at 6:18 AM
From Justin Spistoyea i agree. I wish Busch would consider another US park.
Posted January 21, 2008 at 2:40 PM
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