Blog Latest

DialAFlight on Facebook

Find out what’s hot right now for some last minute winter sun breaks

DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

It's #fridaynight so what better place to take you for today's #dailyescape than Bangkok's Moonbar at the top of Th… twitter.com/i/web/status/7…
 
DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

Caribbean: #Matthew is now a category 2 hurricane. Tropical Storm Watches are in effect for Curacao, Aruba and parts of Colombia/Venezuela.
Retweeted by dialaflight
 
DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

Ancient Mayan temples, a relaxed boho vibe and one of the world's best beaches... It has to be Tulum, Mexico for to… twitter.com/i/web/status/7…
 
DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

Caribbean: Tropical Storm #Matthew is currently heading west across the Caribbean Sea and is expected to intensify to a hurricane by Friday.
Retweeted by dialaflight
 
DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

We have scenery in epic proportions today for our daily escape. Behold the beauty of the Canadian Rockies this… twitter.com/i/web/status/7…
 
DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

It's #TravelTuesday and we take you to #Japan in all its autumnal beauty for today's #dailyescape pic.twitter.com/DyoViBwteQ
 
DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

How's this for #mondaymotivation. Today's #dailyescape is Angsana Velavaru, Maldives with £2000 savings youtube.com/watch?v=H8mx_L…
 
DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

The sun is shining' it's #Friday and the airline #sales have been extended #FridayFeeling #traveldeals pic.twitter.com/QormIGYhxU
 
DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

It's #dailyescape time. Experience #autumn at its most beautiful.. #NewEngland in the 'Fall' #autumncolours… twitter.com/i/web/status/7…
 
DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

Start of #autumn = start of spring #downunder. Our #dailyescape takes you to Western Australia to experience… twitter.com/i/web/status/7…
 
DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

Today's #dealoftheday takes you to Koh Samui from £499pp inc3 free nights and flight savings with Malaysia Airlines tinyurl.com/z93sukv
 

Blog Authors

Clemmie

Clemmie

Victoria Hampton

Victoria Hampton

Kathy McLeman

Kathy McLeman

Ree Saunders

Ree Saunders

Marisa Thomas

Marisa Thomas

Jan Moys

Jan Moys

Mike Potter

Mike Potter

Nicola Chapman

Nicola Chapman

Drew Hendricks

Drew Hendricks

Cheryl Richardson

Cheryl Richardson

Dave Balow

Dave Balow

Anastasia Miari

Anastasia Miari

Steven Gyford

Steven Gyford

Feature

India opens its first major theme park

A new theme park owned by Adlabs Entertainment opened its doors in Mumbai over the weekend.

The new attraction, called Adlabs Imagica, is hoped to compete with other international standard theme parks across the world and draw in more tourists flying into India. The 80-acre theme park cost approximately $295 million to build and opened its doors for the first time on the 18th April 2013. Located on the Mumbai-Pun Expressway, just 75km from central Mumbai, the new theme park is expected to draw in over 3 million visitors a year. The new theme park, which was the brainchild of Bollywood entrepreneur Manmohan Shetty, features 21 original attractions, including a ride based on the Bollywood film Mr. India, which is the second biggest rollercoaster in the country. Other rides include a six-armed mechanical Hindu god, a haunted fortress and a large dinosaur called Rajasaurus. Adlabs Imagica hopes to compete with theme parks around the world, epically in china, which has seen a recent theme park boom in the country. Mr Shetty has also stated that he hopes the new amusement park will make global operators such as Disney and Universal Studios rethink their decision to hold back on constructing theme parks in the country. The new theme park is the first of its scale in India and is expected to attract the attention of global leisure companies that were previously hesitant about building new attractions in India. “In the short term there are definitely challenges, with getting hold of land a problem in particular,” said Chris Yoshii, director for Asia at Aecom. “But India is a very strong family market, and potentially a very big market too. So it’s really just a matter of time before this takes off.” Image sources: 1 2 3
Close