Monday, February 24, 2014
Located in the heart of Dubai, described as ‘The Centre of Now,’ is The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest shopping and entertainment destination and leisure destination, which has following the impressive footfall of 54 million in 2011 and 65 million in 2012, Emaar Properties’ flagship shopping and entertainment destination recorded a 15 per cent growth in visitor numbers last year. An average monthly footfall stood firm at 6.25 million. The Dubai Mall has become the world’s most-visited destination for the third consecutive year, with record 75mn visitors in 2013.
“The record visitor arrival to The Dubai Mall in 2013 is a powerful statement that seals Dubai’s reputation globally as a business and leisure hub,” said Abdulla Lahej, group chief executive of Emaar Properties.
With world-class Dubai Aquarium, Underwater Zoo (over thousands of aquatic animals), 270-degree walkthrough tunnel and strong family entertainment components include KidZania (an innovative children’s ‘edutainment’ concept; SEGA Republic, a 76,000 sq ft high adrenaline indoor theme park; the 22-screen Reel Cinemas megaplex with a total capacity of 2,800 seats) Dubai Mall has become the world’s most-visited destination. For travellers, Dubai Mall has an adjoining 5-star premium hotel and car parking for over 14,000 vehicles.
He remarked, “Having established Dubai as a global fashion capital, we are now further enhancing the fashion and lifestyle choices at the mall with the expansion of the Fashion Avenue by another 1 million sq ft, which will add 150 new brands to the mall".
Nasser Rafi, Chief Executive Officer of Emaar Malls Group said,“Having established Dubai as a global fashion capital, we are now further enhancing the fashion and lifestyle choices at the mall with the expansion of the Fashion Avenue by another one million square feet, which will add 150 new brands to the mall”.
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Burj Khalifa was known as Burj Dubai. It is a huge skyscraper situated in United Arab Emirates. It is certainly a hot spot amongst the tourists from all over the world. It is the world’s highest observatory deck with an outdoor terrace; Burj Khalifa has defined its credentials as one of Dubai’s most popular tourist attractions, welcoming over 1.87 million visitors in 2013. Over 2,716.5 feet (828 meters) and more than 160 stories, Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world and holds many records. The skyscraper (Burj Khalifa) is a world-class tourist destination and a magnificent Center of Dubai (United Arab Emirates). Visitors to the observatory deck, located on Level 124 of Emaar Properties Burj Khalifa, increased 13 per cent in 2013, up by 1.66 million visitors the 2012.
Burj Khalifa was crowned ‘Best Tourist Attraction in theMiddle East’ at the Conde Nast Reader’s Choice Awards by this year.The observation deck is a very famous venue for media briefings and special events, and promoted local talent through the Art at the Top’ competition organized in collaboration with The Ara Gallery. Burj Khalifa is one of the key contributor to Dubai’s tourism sector and also popular among UAE residents.
Well-being initiatives and supporting health, the destination also hosted yoga sessions and reached out to the community through a number of corporate social responsibility initiatives. Last year, more than 20 visits were organised for groups from different charity institutions. Marking Burj Khalifa fourth anniversary, At the Top, Burj Khalifa offers visitors the opportunity to witness the sun rise over the city of dreams on Fridays and Saturdays, until February 28, 2014. The entrance is located in The Dubai Mall’s lower ground level.
Burj Khalifa is unique in a number of ways. And, visiting an exclusive place during the holidays is certainly an excellent experience. So, contact your travel agent today to book your holiday packages now.