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Third season of Arab Idol auditions at Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Third season of Arab Idol auditions at Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Dubai, 31 August 2014:  Jumeirah Beach Hotel hosted the third season of the Dubai auditions for the popular Arab Idol MBC TV talent spotting programme, which will be broadcast on Friday 5 September 2014 on MBC 1.

Hundreds of young contestants travelled to Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai in March 2014 to participate in the third season of the Global Entertainment Format, all with the hope of winning a contract with Platinum Records. This full-service entertainment company is owned by MBC Group and represents talent from all the major TV formats.

Arab Idol was inspired by the popular British TV show Pop Idol and succeeds the pan-Arabic Idol series Super Star. The show premiered for the first time on 9 December 2011 on MBC1 and since then, has grown rapidly in popularity, developing a loyal and substantial following across the Middle East and the UAE. The event was held in the hotel’s beautiful on-site events arena, situated outdoors with fabulous views of the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

General Manager of Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Mahmoud Sakr, said: “Jumeirah Beach Hotel works as a perfect venue for this prestigious event and we were proud to have been chosen for the third season of filming. The hotel offers the perfect location, with unbeatable Dubai views alongside excellent facilities suitable for accommodating events of this size. We also used the conference and meetings areas overlooking nearby Jumeirah streets to manage the arrival of the participants and many friends and families who came to support them. We wish the contestants the best of luck in the Arab Idol competition.”

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About Jumeirah Beach Hotel:

Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai’s premier lifestyle destination, is located on Jumeirah Beach Road just 15 kilometres from the city centre and 25 kilometres from Dubai International Airport. The hotel is a dynamically-formed 26-storey curved design built in the shape of a breaking wave and offers pristine private beaches with undisturbed views of the Arabian Gulf. Jumeirah Beach Hotel also offers 598 sea-facing rooms and suites, over 15 restaurants and bars, extensive conference and banqueting facilities, the Pavilion Marina and Sports Club, Sinbad’s Kids Clubs and direct, complimentary access to Wild Wadi for all guests. Jumeirah Beach Hotel is a seaside destination for the entire family.

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 TaliseTM; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme.  

For further information please contact:
Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Director of Marketing Communications
Jumeirah Beach Road
P.O. Box 11416Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 4 406 8532
Email: jbhpr@jumeirah.com