Dubai’s first moon-shaped luxury resort may open soon: report
Dubai is home to all things luxury, and now the city is set to have a gigantic moon-shaped resort soon. According Arab Affairsa Canadian architecture firm, Moon World Resorts (MWR), proposed to build the resort to provide customers with affordable space tourism in the field.
The ultra-luxury hotel, which will be a replica of the lunar surface, is designed to be built in 48 months and will have an overall height of 735 feet. The architecture firm believes that “Moon Dubai” will contribute to the economy of the emirate in sectors such as hospitality, entertainment, attractions, education, technology, environment and space tourism.
“Moon Dubai will be the largest and most successful modern tourism project in the entire MENA region, doubling annual tourist visits to Dubai due to its global appeal, brand awareness and multiple unique integrated offerings,” said Sandra G Matthews, founder of Moon World Resorts. and Michael R Henderson, said, adding that it could “comfortably accommodate 10 million annual visitors”.
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Guests visiting the luxurious resort can enjoy a spa and wellness section, a nightclub, an event center, a global meeting place, a lounge and a “moon shuttle ” internal. The hotel will also house a training platform for various space agencies and their respective astronauts.
According to the outlet, the Canadian architecture firm also plans to incorporate “Sky Villas,” which will be known as the Private Residence to the Moon. “About 300 units will be available for purchase, with sky villa owners being members of an exclusive Moon private club,” Mr. Henderson said.
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According The National, the Moon resort will cost $5 billion to build, with projected annual revenue of $1.8 billion. Currently, the company is purchasing licenses and planning roadshows to promote the Moon to potential customers. After that, the company will enter a one-year pre-development program, followed by a four-year construction program.
In addition, MWR is also expected to license four lunar destination stations worldwide – one in North America, Europe, Middle East, North Africa and Asia.