AMC opens new 900-seat cineplex at Al Khobar

AMC Cinemas, the first global cinema operator in Saudi Arabia, has announced the opening of its new location at Ajdan Walk in Al Khobar area of the kingdom. 
The new cinema offers 900 seats across nine auditoriums, including seven luxurious screens and 2 premium large formats - Dolby Cinema, which offers vibrant images and exceptional sound purity, and Prime, which evokes enthusiasm through amazing display technologies, sound systems with an immersive viewing pleasure, - and luxurious reclining seats which provide the utmost comfort and relaxation, said the statement from AMC Cinemas.
It will provide a state-of-the-art cinematic experience in line with the AMC Cinemas' high global standards, it added.
AMC Ajdan Walk was officially inaugurated with an exclusive screening of newly released, The Matrix Resurrections, the fourth part of the Matrix series of films.
Speaking on the occasion, CEO Andrew Such said: "The opening is part of our ongoing strategy to provide an innovative cinematic experience for audiences throughout the kingdom. It also reflects our commitment to provide the highest international standards and ensure movie-goers’ visits to our locations are an unforgettable experience."
With this launch, the number of AMC Cinemas in the Kingdom has risen to 10 with five in Riyadh and one in Jeddah, Al-Dawadmi, Hafr Al Batin and Majmaah.
AMC Entertainment Holdings aims to open 50 cinemas, offering 500 screens across the kingdom in co-ordination with its venture partner Saudi Entertainment Ventures (Seven).
"With the opening of AMC Ajdan Walk we continue to demonstrate our support for Saudi Vision 2030 Quality of Life program which aims to enhance and grow the entertainment sector. It motivates us to continue our strategy to build and provide innovative cinemas across the Kingdom," he stated.
Ajdan Development Company CEO Engineer Mohammed bin Abdul Mohsen Al Otaibi said: "As the operators of Ajdan Walk Waterfront, we are proud of our cooperation with AMC Cinemas in opening the first independent cinema theatre in the kingdom."
"At the same time, we are looking forward to making this place one of the modern landmarks in Al-Khobar’s first waterfront," he added.-TradeArabia News Service