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Jumeirah “Lights It Up Blue”


Jumeirah “Lights It Up Blue”

Dubai, 01 April 2013: Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, is supporting the global Autism Awareness Day on Tuesday 2 April, by lighting up its properties in blue as part of the global campaign to draw attention to the condition.

The line-up of properties include, in the UAE: the exteriors of Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Jumeirah at Etihad Towers will be lit up in blue, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel’s staircase lights will turn blue, Wild Wadi will set all the lights along Jumeirah Beach Road to various shades of blue, Jumeirah Living World Trade Centre Residence will decorate the lobby with blue flowers, and Jumeirah Zabeel Saray will add a blue theme to a range of outlets.

Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai as well as Jumeirah Vittaveli and Jumeirah Dhevanafushi in the Maldives will also be participating. 

‘Light it up Blue’ is part of a global concept by US-based organisation ‘Autism Speaks’, a non-profit company that promotes research and awareness on autism. Launched three years ago, this global initiative encourages iconic landmarks to be lit in blue on World Autism Day as a way of shining light on the condition. Some of the most famous landmarks such as Burj Al Arab in Dubai, the Empire State Building in New York and Sydney Opera House were lit up in blue for last year’s Autism Awareness Day.

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About Jumeirah Group:

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Pera Palace Hotel, Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah Living; the spa brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi Waterpark; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and Sirius, its global loyalty programme.

For further information please contact:
Director of External Communications 
Jumeirah Group Corporate Communications
PO Box 73137, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971-4-364-7849
Fax: +971-4-301-6655
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