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Storytelling sessions that reflect the values associated with the Holy Month, Ramadan tents that foster solidarity among children and fantastic value offers on entry tickets await visitors to the attractions of Emaar Retail LLC, the premium provider of leisure choices, during Ramadan.
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, SEGA Republic, Dubai Ice Rink and KidZania, some of the most sought-after leisure attractions in the city, all located in The Dubai Mall, are focusing on promoting family bonding and togetherness through its generous offers for visitors. SEGA Republic Game Zone in Dubai Marina Mall is also offering attractive deals that will appeal to families.
Maitha Al Dossari, Chief Operating Officer of Emaar Retail LLC, said: “With Ramadan in Dubai festivities in full swing and the number of visitors from GCC countries and other parts of the world continuing to strengthen the city’s tourist arrivals, Emaar Retail is complementing the season’s activities with diverse offerings. These are designed not only for visitors but also for UAE residents, encouraging them to spend quality time with family and friends. Designed to strengthen the involvement of all family members, the Ramadan activities at our leisure assets also reflect our commitment to foster the values of togetherness and generosity that mark the Holy Month.”
KidZania (www.kidzania.ae), the popular children’s city which offers more than 80 professional role-plays for young visitors, has captivating spectacles in store, as it marks Madinat KidZania during the Holy Month. Elegantly adorned to reflect the season, KidZania’s Ramadan activities are also aimed at instilling in young visitors the value of charity and generosity. Visitors can donate their currency, KidZos which will be doubled in value by the KidZania ‘Government’ and donated to underprivileged children, who will be invited to tour the city after Ramadan. The visitors can then spend the KidZos at KidZania’s department store.
Additionally, when a child entry ticket is purchased at KidZania®, visitors receive a discount voucher that can be used for purchasing a child, adult, or toddler entry ticket during their next visit. Other attractions include story-telling sessions that focus on Ramadan and spiritual values, henna designing, and crescent moon and star decoration of the walls and doors using recycled materials. KidZanians can also make mouth-watering traditional desserts at the bakery, create greeting cards, report on Ramadan and Eid for the in-house newspaper, make special jewellery, and take part in special radio shows that discuss Ramadan special events.
Within KidZania, Al Hilal Bank has set up a charity smile stand, where all are welcome to take their photograph using an iPad provided. For every photograph with a smiling face, the banking establishment will donate AED 1 to a designated charity. Visitors will also be provided dates and water to break their fast.
In a unique offer for UAE residents, who only have to present their Emirates ID cards, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo (www.thedubaiaquarium.com) with thousands of aquatic animals, will offer combo tickets at discounted rates for adults and children. The offer will enable visitors to enjoy the walkthrough tunnel for closer encounters with the marvellous aquatic creatures as well as explore Underwater Zoo for a more engaging experience with aquatic diversity.
At SEGA Republic (www.segarepublic.com), the largest of its kind indoor theme park in the region, as well as at SEGA Republic Game Zone in Dubai Marina Mall, visitors can indulge in a wider assortment of games for discounted rates, which will appeal to the young and young-at-heart.
Dubai Ice Rink (www.dubaiicerink.com), the Olympic-sized venue that features skating lessons, is offering a valuable 4-day learn-to-skate programme at a special rate in addition to the privilege of one-month skating for free. Ice skating enthusiasts can master the game with five levels of ice-skating, also offered at a discounted price. Each level consists of four classes from Sunday to Wednesday for 45 minutes each, in addition to free entry for the public session that follows each class.
For more details on the special deals offered by the leisure assets of Emaar Retail, please visit the websites.
With a diverse choice, this Holy Month of Ramadan, Emaar Retail’s leisure attractions will provide memorable experiences for all visitors.