Atlantis brings underwater excitement to ILTM
ATLANTIS, The Palm Resort rising from the coastline of the largest man-made island in the world – the Palm Jumeirah, will be at the ILTM this year.
The resort has been under construction since December 2005 and is expected to open late in 2008.
Representatives at the show will give an idea about this unique property offering more than 1,500 guest accommodations at the Royal Towers, with over 16 restaurants, bistro and cafes, bars and lounges, and meeting facilities including a ballroom.
A terrace will overlook a tropical landscape and water areas – more than 68,000 m3 (15 million gallons) of salt and fresh water attractions, ocean-themed entertainments, towering arches, Arabesque domes and spires are featured.
One of the focal points will be the Ambassador Lagoon, a 13,500-cubic-metre marine habitat, with a single ten metre long viewing panel looking into Atlantis. This underwater exhibit will be home to 65,000 plus fish and aquatic animals. Another prominent feature will be the Lost Chambers, a maze of underground passageways and tunnels offering uninterrupted underwater vistas into the boulevards and streets of the ruins of Atlantis.
Aquaventure, a 42 acre playground of water themed rides and swimming pools is also being built at the resort. Dolphin Bay, a state-of-the-art dolphin education centre and interaction habitat which is being created to educate visitors about one of the oceans most fascinating and memorable inhabitants. Atlantis guests will have the opportunity to meet and interact with one of the world’s most charismatic animals in an unparalleled encounter programme that will be enriching for both the guests and the dolphins.