Khalid Al Malik, Group CEO of DPG
Dubai Properties Group (DPG) today announced the participation of its landmark destinations at Arabian Travel Market this year - DUBAILAND, a growing district in Dubai and The Walk at Jumeirah Beach Residence, the region’s popular beachfront promenade.
Arabian Travel Market, which takes place from 30 April until 3 May at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, will be used as a key platform for DPG to engage with industry professionals and showcase its iconic destinations that receive millions of tourists every year.
DPG’s 400 sq. metre stand at Arabian Travel Market will feature a whole host of DUBAILAND attractions, including the Els Club at Dubai Sports City, Autodrome at MotorCity, Outlet Mall, Al Sahra Desert Resort and Global Village as well as projects under development such as City of Arabia, Dubai Lifestyle City and Palmarosa.
Additionally at this year’s ATM, The Walk at Jumeirah Beach Residence will be recreated to give visitors a true flavour of the Emirate’s popular beachfront destination offering a unique mix of shopping, outdoor cafés, retail and recreation.
Khalid Al Malik, Group CEO of DPG, said: “Arabian Travel Market is an important platform for DPG to communicate with investors and stakeholders alike. Today, our destinations receive over 20 million visitors and contribute greatly to the tourism offering in Dubai. Events such as the ATM help enhance the potential for increased visitor numbers to DUBAILAND and The Walk and give us a unique opportunity to update industry professionals on some of our most high profile destinations.”
DUBAILAND and The Walk at JBR continue to contribute to the success of Dubai as a top tourist destination and each attract record numbers of local and international visitors.
In 2011 alone, DUBAILAND welcomed over 13 million people, and with a strong pipeline of investor projects, this growing district of Dubai includes something for everyone, with sporting, shopping, entertainment and residential communities, making it the ideal location to live work and play.
One of the most distinctive and popular entertainment and shopping destinations in the UAE, The Walk at JBR welcomed over 7 million visitors in 2011, giving this destination iconic status and pride of place as the flagship development for DPG. The unique 1.7km outdoor shopping boulevard boasts more than 305 retail outlets on both the plaza and ground levels offering a unique experience for every age.