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Mideast to spend $3tr on theme parks

The Middle East plans to spend Dhs11tr ($3tr)on theme parks and other leisure and tourism projects over the next 20 years to boost the region's tourism sector, according to Eckhard Pruy, CEO of Epoc Messe Frankfurt. He said current estimates put the region's attractions, entertainment, and leisure segment at $10bn, with yearly growth at 20-25%, reported Gulf News.