Family attraction planned for Global Village
This project has now been been shelved, but a new Little Big Club is planned for Malaysia.
HIT Entertainment is to open a family attraction as part of Dubailand. Named the Little Big Club, opening is scheduled for the end of this year.
The 25,000 sq ft indoor/outdoor project will form part of the new Global Village at Dubailand and feature popular HIT Entertainment characters including Barney, Pingu, Bob the Builder and Thomas & Friends.
HIT Entertainment has formed a strategic partnertship with Dubailand developer Tatweer and will work with the company to develop a portfolio of family entertainment projects, of which the Little Big Club will be he highlight.
The new venture will offer young children and their families a unique, secure and immersive experience featuring themed rides and indoor and outdoor play. The Little Big Club will also feature function spaces and a theatre hosting HIT Entertainment live shows and television productions.
“The alliance with Hit Entertainment is a continuation of our strategy of bringing the world’s most prestigious names in the leisure and entertainment industries to Dubailand,” states Dubailand CEO Mohammed Al Habbai. HIT Entertainment is one of the world’s leading independent children’s entertainment producers and rights owners, and will appear eventually alongside attractions such as Tiger Woods Dubai, Dreamworks Animation Park and Universal Studios Dubailand.
The Little Big Club will be brought to life by RMA Ltd, the London-based designer responsible for Thomas Land at Drayton Manor in England, which opens this March. Other HIT Entertainment branded attractions at the Global Village are likely to include a mix of music and entertainment outlets, themed restaurants and retail.