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Imagine Disney World on steroids. That may help someone get a sense of the concept for this massive entertainment complex, which will cover 278 sq kilometers. The developer is Tatweer, a government-owned company and subsidiary of Dubai Holding. Dubailand will have six components: theme parks, sports venues, eco-tourism, health facilities, science attractions, and hotels and resorts. The largest component will be Bawadi, a 10-km-long resort strip consisting of 50 themed hotels, with a total of 60,000 rooms. This district will include AsiaAsia, the world’s largest hotel (6,500 rooms), and other hotels modeled after ancient Egyptian palaces, Hollywood, and London’s Houses
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