News Highlights AI has the potential to add $320 billion to the Middle East economy by 2030, PwC estimates. The global leisure and entertainment is projected to grow at 9% touching the $89-billion-mark in 2023, according to AI Consulting Group To 47% of Saudi consumers, experiences matter more than possessions, therein making a strong case… Continue reading Enter the world of immersive entertainment: Is AI the gamechanger?
News Highlights The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) entertainment and media revenues to increase by 3% between 2019 and 2024 as amusement spending bounces back post pandemic: PwC. Public sector support and investments; presence of heritage, cultural and nature-centric sites, coupled with theme parks; a thriving gaming and esports sector are all contributing to… Continue reading MENA Leisure and Amusement industry’s accelerating its march towards net zero
MENALAC Welcomes New Board Members and Showcases Remarkable Growth of the Leisure and Entertainment Industry in the MENA Region Dubai, May 2023: MENALAC (Middle East and North Africa Leisure and Attractions Council) proudly announces the appointment of new board members and celebrates the remarkable growth of the leisure and entertainment industry in the MENA region.… Continue reading MENALAC Welcomes New Board Members and Showcases Remarkable Growth of the Leisure and Entertainment Industry in the MENA Region
The Diversifying Face of KSA’s Leisure & Entertainment Industry MENALAC Members Optimistic about KSA’s SEA Expo Highlights • Over 24 theme parks and 421+ entertainment centres to come up in the Kingdom. A new Events Investment Fund has been set up to fund entertainment projects. • A construction contract worth $750 million has been awarded… Continue reading The Diversifying Face of KSA’s Leisure & Entertainment Industry MENALAC Members optimistic about KSA’s SEA Expo
]مارس، دبي، الإمارات العربية المتحدة[: استضاف مجلس الترفيه ومعالم الجذب السياحي في الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا (مينالاك)، مؤخرًا النسخة السادسة من مؤتمر الترفيه ومعالم الجذب السياحي (L.E.A). على هامش معرض D.E.A.L 2023. كانت بعض الموضوعات التي تمت مناقشتها في اجتماع الرئيس التنفيذي لمينالاك والتي تتمثل في: مراعاة متطلبات الزوار المتغيرة، وعدم وضوح الخط الفاصل… Continue reading الابتكار المستمر والعروضالمتنوعة وقوة البياناتوالناسلتطوير مجال الترفيه والتسلية فيالشرقالأوسطوشمال إفريقيا
Continuous Innovation, diversified offerings, power of data and people to drive MENA’s leisure & entertainment industry forward Highlights ● Industry leaders congregated at MENALAC’s 6th Leisure Entertainment & Attractions Conference. ● Over 150 C-level industry insiders attended the LEA Conference, an event that brought together the world’s fastest, longest, deepest, and tallest concepts. ● For… Continue reading Continuous innovation, diversified offerings, power of data and people to drive MENA’s leisure & entertainment industry forward
MENA leisure landscape to diversify with projects worth $41bn 6th Edition of MENALAC LEA Conference aims to discuss opportunities and challenges for the Leisure and Entertainment industry. Highlights ● Leisure and entertainment projects worth over $41 billion are currently underway in the Middle East: ABiQ ● The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is leading the way… Continue reading MENA leisure landscape to diversify with projects worth $41bn
Spending on leisure, amusement and theme parks in the Middle East and Africa to reach $609 million (Dh2.23 billion) in 2023: IAAPA The entertainment and amusement market in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will reach $1170.72 million by the turn of the decade: Renub Research While the UAE government has announced its plan to attract… Continue reading Fifth MENALAC Awards to bring together leisure & entertainment industry pioneers and innovators
Focus on Abu Dhabi scheduled on December 7 & 8, 2022 to highlight the crucial role of leisure and entertainment in the UAE capital’s economic diversification Dubai, UAE, November 17, 2022 News Highlights In 2022, Middle East’s travel and tourism sector’s GDP growth is expected to more than double to 36.1%. Meanwhile, the sector is… Continue reading MENALAC spotlights Abu Dhabi as a global destination for leisure, entertainment, business
The prolific recent incidents of global warming, wildfires, flooding, ice melting and intense heat waves are grave reminders that the time to act is NOW. Sustainability is the key to a better future for all. More needs to be done to create sustainable operations across all industries. For the leisure and attractions industry, it makes… Continue reading MOVING TOWARDS A GREENER FUTURE WITH SUSTAINABLE WATER PARKS: How are waterpark leaders in the UAE region stepping up their sustainability game?