Real Madrid plans to build resort on an artificial island in the United Arab Emirates. Planned for the holiday resort will be opened in 2015.
"Real Madrid island resort", which is expected to cost one billion U.S. dollars. Development will be done in collaboration with Marjan Island Football RAK Investment Fund and the Government of the UAE.
There has been no further information about the financial details. The plan was presented on Thursday (3/22/2012) at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. To be sure, resort wear brand Real Madrid. Described, the resort will be equipped with sports facilities, marinas, hotels, and luxury villas. There is also an amusement park and museum clubs. Stadium to be built well capacity of 10,000 seats on one side overlooking the sea.
"This strategic move that will strengthen and define our institution in the Middle East and Asia," said Real Madrid president Florentino Perez.
The resort will be built on an area of 430 000 square meters. Expected, the resort will attract millions of visitors from 2015.
The artificial islands are equivalent between Europe and the Far East. This position is in addition to strategies based on the beauty and also because there are 300 million fans in Asia.