luxury zoo in Al Ain

United Arab Emirates, Al Ain is in the beginning stages of development on a state-of-the-art luxury zoo. The multibillion-dirham resort is expected to be completed by 2014. According to Rebecca Bundhun of The National, the development will include luxury lodges, a five-star hotel with 200 rooms, and over 1,000 villas. The hub will be the wildlife park built in a 900-hectare area, and will be split into three zones: a north Kenyan Park; a North American area; and an Arabian sector.