Oryx Holdings and Six Flags Announce Strategic Partnership to Develop Six Flags Branded Location in Qatar
The signing ceremony took place at the Four Seasons Hotel,
Under the binding agreement, Six Flags will provide concept development and planning services to Oryx Holdings for the creation of a 50,000 square meter (500,000 square ft) Six Flags branded location within QEC. Once this initial phase is finalized, Six Flags and Oryx Holdings will collaborate on the detailed design, development, construction and management of the branded location.
Oryx Holdings Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Assam Shaikh commented, “Six Flags brings 47 years of theme park industry experience and a world renowned entertainment brand to create a best in class tourist destination within QEC. The partnership will help further establish and push Qatar’s initiatives for family tourism, attracting investments as well as keeping in-line with its growing economy. For the implementation, Qatari resources will be sought in all elements of the project as and when available.”
Qatar Entertainment City, an award-winning project, is the first project being implemented under the ‘Entertainment City’ concept – developed by Abu Dhabi Investment House. The project is a holistic, fully integrated family entertainment destination covering a total area of 1 million square meters of development and 180,000 square meters of international leisure, retail entertainment and restaurants situated with a waterfront location.
About Oryx Holdings
Oryx Holdings has diversified companies under its umbrella including PCSI Global, Atlantic Capital Group and
About Six Flags, Inc.
Six Flags, Inc. is the world’s largest regional theme park company with 20 parks across the
Qatar Entertainment City, the first of the ‘Entertainment City‘ chain developed by
QEC has recently won CNBC Arabia’s award for the best development in
Since inception, ADIH has been associated with major landmark infrastructural projects across the region including: Beirut Gate (
As par of its ‘Entertainment City’ concept, ADIH has formed the ‘Entertainment City Advisory Board’ consisting of major international leaders of the entertainment industry such as leaders of Starcut, Coca Cola, Six Flags, Premier Exhibitions, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, RedZone Capital, Sony BMG, AEG Live and Intersports.
SOURCE Six Flags, Inc.