Cartoon Network Zone At IMG Worlds Of Adventure Info Released

Cartoon Network Zone At IMG Worlds Of Adventure Info Released

Cartoon Network Zone At IMG Worlds Of Adventure Info Released

The world’s largest temperature-controlled indoor theme park will open its doors on 15th August and details about the Cartoon Network Zone at the theme park has finally been released. IMG World of Adventures in Dubai, United Arab Emirates will be home to a whole zone of Cartoon Network related fun with Ben 10, Adventure Time, The Amazing World of Gumball and Powerpuff Girls themed rides and attractions.

The Cartoon Network Zone will feature a multi-sensory theatre called “Ben 10 5D – Hero Time” where visitors can experience a battle with Ben and Rook and a ride called “The Powerpuff Girls – Mojo Jojo’s Robot Rampage” where riders can experience a fight alongside The Powerpuff Girls against Mojo Jojo’s robot. The zone will also feature an Adventure Time World of Ooo scenic ride with Finn and Jake and The Amazing Ride of Gumball (based upon The Amazing World of Gumball).

Johanne Broadfield, VP EMEA at Cartoon Network Enterprises made this statement regarding the development of the new Cartoon Network Zone at IMG:

“After working closely with IMG over the past few years, we’re extremely excited to be getting close to the park’s official opening. Throughout the process, IMG has matched our passion and ambition to bring Cartoon Network’s iconic brands to life; and the attraction is a significant milestone in our strategy to deliver more immersive fan experiences for kids and families .We’re confident that the Cartoon Network zone will build upon the channel’s already strong position in the Middle East and that both the young and the young at heart will be delighted when the park opens its gates this August.”

In terms of Cartoon Network theme park areas in the world, there is also the Cartoon Network Amazone Water Park in Bang Saray, Thailand and Cartoon Network Street at Drayton Manor Theme Park near Birmingham, England, UK.

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Thanks to The Daily Nick for the information: http://nickalive.blogspot.co.uk/

Tarek Mounir Promoted to Vice President Of Turner Turkey And Middle East

Tarek Mounir Promoted to Vice President Of Turner Turkey And Middle East

Tarek Mounir Promoted to Vice President Of Turner Turkey And Middle East: From The Turner EMEA Press Release

Turner Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) today announced that Tarek Mounir is promoted to vice president and general manager Turkey, Middle East, North Africa, Greece & Cyprus.

Giorgio Stock, president Turner EMEA, said:

“This promotion recognises Tarek’s role in aggressively developing Turner’s presence in the region and driving significant growth, across both free to air and pay TV platforms and in the non-linear space.”

Rani Raad, president, CNN International Commercial, said:

“Tarek has done an outstanding job of building strong teams whose creativity and enterprise across Turner’s expanding Middle East portfolio have helped drive an overall growth trajectory in an increasingly important market.”

Under Tarek Mounir’s leadership, Turner has grown its channel footprint across kids, news and general entertainment, seen a sustained period of robust ad sales growth, engaged audiences with its growing brands, and developed a successful local content strategy through hits like Emirati cartoon Mansour in the UAE and Kral Sakir in Turkey. Mounir was hugely instrumental in innovative deals such as the soon-to-open Cartoon Network theme park zone, as well as the creation of Cartoon Network Studios Arabia. He also has revitalised the Turkey business since taking it over 18 months ago. Tarek Mounir will be reporting into Giorgio Stock.

https://www.turner.com/pressroom/tarek-mounir-promoted-vice-president-and-gm-turkey-middle-east-north-africa-greece-cyprus