Vienna-based Attraktions to take over VUDA projects

Vienna-based Attraktions to take over VUDA projects
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Vienna-based Attraktions will take over the VUDA projects and develop a world-class theme park atop Kailasagiri, which will be one-of-its-kind in the country.

Visakhapatnam: Vienna-based Attraktions will take over the VUDA projects and develop a world-class theme park atop Kailasagiri, which will be one-of-its-kind in the country.

Managing director of Attraktions!Gmb H Markus Beyr and his executive assistant Neina Khilosia called on the vice chairman of Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority (VUDA) P Basanth Kumar, late on Wednesday evening and gave a power point presentation of their projects and schemes in the leisure sector.

Impressed with the presentation, the vice-chairman suggested them to take over the World Telugu Museum atop Kailasagiri, where they proposed the theme park, add attractions to the VUDA Children Arena and TU 42 aircraft museum near Beach Road. They would be needing five acres of land on Kailasagiri for the theme park.

Beyr would be meeting Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and district collector Pravin Kumar during their next visit, said the company’s India representative Vinay Kumar Reddy.Reddy said Markus Beyr is a serial entrepreneur with a penchant for delivering the best possible service and creating great products and companies. In the leisure sector, he is considered one of the world’s leading producers, with more than 200 attractions realised in the last 20 years.

The company has been involved in successful projects for several theme parks and nearly 100 4D/5D attractions plus numerous dark rides, brand lands and full dome experiences. He was architect of Marvel Superheroes 4D at Madame Tussauds London, Gardaland amusement park (Italy), Arthur 4D at Futuroscope (France), Swarovski Crystal World (Austria), Ancol (Indonesia) and City of Dreams, Macau (China).

Active in global industry associations, he is a member of the International Association of Amusement Parks, European Committee and the Immersive Media Research, Science and Arts Board of Advisers.

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