New tourist attractions in Dubai are constantly emerging for conference delegates to visit. It began with the most luxurious hotel – The Burj Al Arab, then a palm-shaped artificial peninsula; then a world famous tallest building on the planet –The Burj Khalifa and now new attractions from aesthetic parks to stunning buildings have topped the list.
In the recent years, Dubai has positioned itself as a cosmopolitan yet charming MICE destination. The city has many cultural highlights, exciting things to do as well as all the glamorous modern add-ons. In the past few years, there has been a considerable increase in business tourism. It has drawn attention of many corporations across the globe for conducting their meetings and conferences. Let’s have a look:
MICE planners must include this new tourist attractions in Dubai for conference delegates to visit. Inaugurated on 9 November 2016, the 3 km canal originating in Business Bay passes through Safa Park and Jumeirah, culminating in the Arabian Gulf. The project has created 80,000 square meters of new facilities with private marinas for boats, and also hosts a shopping centre, four hotels, 450 restaurants, walkways and cycle paths.
The full length of the canal has got five pedestrian bridges, three of which connect either side of the canal with unique aesthetic specifications. The three bridges rise 8.5 meters above the water. The first two bridges are destined between Shaikh Zayed Road & Al Wasl Roads, and the third bridge is located in the area between Al Wasl and Jumeirah Roads. More than 4,600 labors were employed to build the canal under the supervision of four main contractors and 60 subcontractors. It was split into five contracts due to the massive scope of the Dubai project.
Another source of tourist attractions in Dubai that can be shown to your conference delegates is Dubai Opera House. It is 2000-seated, multi-formatted, performing arts centre, located within The Opera District in Downtown Dubai. It was developed by Emaar Properties to host a variety of events and performances including theatre, opera, ballet, orchestra, films, sports events, concerts, conferences and exhibitions. The plan about this new tourist attraction in Dubai was announced by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in March 2012 and the project got completed in 2016. It was opened on 31 August 2016 with a performance by Plácido Domingo.
The stunning dhow-shaped building of Dubai Opera is a masterpiece of contemporary design & a stylish tribute to Dubai’s maritime history. Architect by Janus Rostock, the building’s exquisite design provides the exceptional ability to transform into 3 modes; from a theatre into a concert hall, and into a ‘flat floor’ mode becoming a banquet or event hall. The building’s unique architecture allows you to host a variety of events such as trade shows, weddings, art galleries, exhibitions, receptions and parties, using its “flat floor” mode that are usually enjoyed by conference delegates.
Dubai Opera also boasts a number of spaces and venues, including a stunning rooftop restaurant and sky garden with views of The Dubai Fountain and the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa.
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MICE event companies do take their conference delegates to this place as it flaunts cutting-edge architecture with the brand’s modern signature, tribal influences, all white decor and stylish ambiance. Nikki Beach Dubai pampers its guests with extravagant & plush sun beds. Its unique menu is filled with lavish parties, flavorful food, exceptional entertainment and stunning waterfront views of the Arabian Gulf. Nikki Beach Dubai offers globally-inspired cuisine, with the tastes & spices representative of all the countries. Nikki Beach is located worldwide, famous for its creative sushi rolls, delicious salads, original seafood entrees and slow-roasted free-range rotisserie chicken. Conference delegates enjoy Nikki Beach hospitality from day to night. Other facilities include swim-up bar, & 4-tier VIP terrace, enclosed and open cabanas, ultimate VIP cabanas, an oversized leisure pool, among other amenities. That’s why this new tourist attraction in Dubai is throbbing heart of all the conference delegates visiting this beautiful place.
Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai is located on the waterfront of Pearl Jumeirah, allowing visitors to enjoy the Arabian Gulf’s blue waters & stunning panoramic views from almost every corner of the property. This resort is ideal for attracting tourists, just 14Km from Dubai International Airport and 7Km from Downtown Dubai.
Marina 101 Tower completed on November 2016 is a 101 storey, it’s 426.5 m (1,399 ft) tall skyscraper, currently topped out in Dubai Marina, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Marina 101 stands at over 80% completed. The construction is done by Turkish conglomerate TAV Construction and the building is designed by National Engineering Bureau. Marina 101 provides complete sea views from the 94th floor upwards. Among all the towers, Marina 101 is one of the most popular new tourist attractions in Dubai after second tallest tower Burj Khalifa to show conference delegates.
The first 33 floors of Marina Tower will have a 5-star Hard Rock hotel having 281 rooms, while the floors from 34 to 100 will have residential apartments. There will be 252 one-, 204 two-, and 42 three-bedroom apartments with 6 duplex penthouses from the 97th to the 100th floor. The 101st floor of the skyscraper will feature a restaurant, lub lounge and a Rock Shop merchandise store.
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Bollywood Parks Dubai is the first park of its kind on this planet. For the first time ever, you will live, learn & experience the kaleidoscopic world of Mumbai’s famous film industry, in the world’s first Bollywood themed park covering 1.7million square feet.
Being one of the new tourist attractions in Dubai it has five fascinating zones of Bollywood Park, you can experience different environments inspired by the greatest Bollywood blockbusters. Here conference delegates can enjoy flamboyant cinematic rides, live entertainment & stage performances unlike any other.
At the new tourist attractions in Dubai, conference delegates are greeted by a vibrant display of cafés and live entertainment at the Bollywood theme park Dubai, all before the party starts at the Rock On!! Restaurant
You can have an experience of strolling at Mumbai streets with its famous food, shopping and party spirit. To add some thrill; you can also join the mafia boss Don on a chase through the streets of Dubai.
At this place, the spirit of rural India comes to life in a picturesque setting. Be part of never-ending adventures as played out in Dabangg, Lagaan and Sholay.
The central attraction of Royal Plaza is the Rajmahal theatre, conference delegates can experience visual splendor like never before. This new tourist attraction in Dubai is a home of the region’s first Broadway-style Bollywood musical.
Lose yourself in an enthralling choice of entertainment, street-style food carts, cafes, shopping designed to dazzle and awe you.
Learn how to create a blockbuster like Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, and meet your favourite Bollywood superheroes, such as Krrish and RA.One at the exciting Bollywood theme park.
This new tourist attraction in Dubai is all about action, adventure, romance, comedy, music, dance, emotion all in Bollywood style. Conference delegates enjoy here a lot.
Another part of tourist attractions in Dubai to show conference delegates is Palm Jumeirah Boardwalk. It is one of the shimmering examples of how innovative engineering & creative thinking can be executed to bring more facilities and attractions to Palm Jumeirah. This unique destination is one of a series of new projects under way on the island. It provides a popular spot for jogging, walking and sightseeing among both residents and tourists.
The Palm Jumeirah Boardwalk is an eleven kilometer walkway stretching across the outer crescent of The Palm, all the way from the Rixos Hotel on one side to the One & Only Hotel on the other. The Boardwalk is six meters wide, however cyclists aren’t allowed. The Boardwalk is just for pedestrians.
The Boardwalk stretches across the outer front of The Palm. So if you drive towards Atlantis, you will be able to see it. The red line in this image is the Boardwalk, giving you an idea of just how long it is:
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This new tourist attractions in Dubai for your conference delegates is accessible through 37 different gates, and will eventually come to be lined with cafes, kiosks and food trucks. The Palm Jumeirah Boardwalk is a shining example of how we use creative thinking & innovative engineering.
Dubai Festival City Mall – A new tourist attractions in Dubai includes new 420 stores and all new festival squares that serve as the mall’s new main atrium and 185000 square feet H&M store. This new tourist attraction in Dubai also includes redesigning & landscaping of the 300-meter long waterfront promenade and the launch of a new 3500 square meters food court offering 24 restaurants with a combined capacity of over 2,000 seats and featuring Dubai’s only free supervised play area for children. The restaurants at this mall expansion will comprise of Dubai’s first serendipity 3 as well as c-house, texas road house, cheese cake factory, eataly, fratelli la bufala, sugar factory and al fanar. Undoubtedly, Dubai Festival City Mall Expansion is one such tourist attraction in Dubai that needs to be in must visit list of MICE planners to show conference delegates.
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Dubai is already home to the biggest shopping malls, world’s tallest building & largest man-made islands. Now, it is claiming another new tourist attraction in Dubai – the “World’s Largest Indoor Theme Park” for conference delegates to visit.
IMG Worlds of Adventure, an amusement park took three years to build & costs more than $1 billion dollars. This place is must one in the list of Dubai MICE planners because this park is as large as 28 football fields, measuring some 1.5 million square feet in size.
On the opening ceremony of IMG Worlds of Adventure, Lennard Otto, CEO of Theme park said that, “We wanted this to be an icon for Dubai itself & an icon for the region.”
Few more Tourist Attractions in Dubai opening shortly:
The Dh6-billion Bluewaters Island will be one of the largest tourist hotspots in the world and is being built near Jumeirah Beach Residence. The Bluewaters island is soon to attract more than three million visitors per annum.
Dubai Eye, now named as Ain Dubai Ferris Wheel will be the world’s tallest Ferris wheel. Once completed, Ain Dubai will emerge as an engineering masterpiece, the first of its kind in the industry, & a truly spectacular must-visit attraction, adding a unique experience to the list of top new tourist attractions in Dubai to show conference delegates. Ain Dubai, previously known as Dubai-I, is set to become the main attraction of Bluewaters Island, which will also feature entertainment, retail, residential and hospitality offerings.
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Dubai Frame is a new tourist attraction in Dubai titled by Fernando Donis. The design was selected as the winner of the 2009 ThyssenKrupp Elevator International Award from among 926 proposals. Participants from all over the world were invited to submit an emblem that would promote “the new face for Dubai”. Dubai Municipality’s Director General Hussain Lootah reported Gulf news on May 18 2017 that the massive 150 meter-high, 193 meter-long project was expected to open in October 2017. As of 2017, the architect and the Municipality of Dubai has got engaged in a legal dispute over ownership of the copyright for the building, hence the project got delayed.
Dubai Frame is located in such a manner that landmarks of modern Dubai can be seen on one side, while from the other side, visitors can view older parts of the city. The iconic structure will be set to shine in its golden cladding. This new tourist attraction in Dubai is expected to attract 2 million visitors a year & a lot of them would be conference delegates. Dubai Frame will join the long list of internationally recognized landmarks, such as the world’s tallest building Burj Khalifa and the famous Seven – Star hotel Burj Al Arab.
The 119-hectare park is divided into three separate zones – African, Arabic and Safari. The animals that are raised here were resourced responsibly from zoos across the world and also include rescued animals. Lions, bears, monkeys, bats and South East Asian elephants have already arrived at the zoo, which is being built on top of a landfill site.
Approximately 1,000 animals from around the world will get a home in the Dubai Safari Park, and out of those, there will be more than 350 species of rare & endangered animals. If you are looking for a comprehensive safari adventure, then this is the real deal. Every MICE conference manger is waiting for its completion as this going to be one of the most enchanting new tourist attractions in Dubai, every conference delegate would love to visit.
Museum of the Future
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Executive Council also Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Museum of the Future and Crown Prince of Dubai, has issued order for quick implementation of the work plan for the museum as it plays an important role as a source of inspiration for innovations and an incubator for ideas.
Museum of the Future is located in the Emirates Towers area, that’s near Sheikh Zayed Road. This new tourist attraction in Dubai will be completed by the end of 2017. Conference delegates will be experiencing the future through cutting-edge simulations & interactive demonstrations at this innovative place.
Dubai has become leading destination for conference delegates. In this multicultural city, there are multitude talented MICE event planners; one of them is Promo Events, offering professional MICE services with numerous attractive locations and event venues for exclusive groups. Every group size is assisted with travel services, including transportation and accommodation. Being an experienced event management company, we offer you full advantage of our extensive knowledge, expertise and resources.