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Jumeirah Creekside Hotel launches fundraiser to sponsor Manzil students’ education

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Jumeirah Creekside Hotel launches fundraiser to sponsor Manzil students’ education

Dubai, 7 September 2014:Jumeirah Creekside Hotel is proud to announce the corporate ‘Pole Position Challenge,’ set to raise funds and provide sponsored education for students at the Manzil Centre in Sharjah.

Scheduled to take place at Dubai Autodrome on 23 October 2014 from 8am to 5pm, the team-building fundraiser will form part of Jumeirah Creekside Hotel’s ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility programme. The ‘Pole Position Challenge’ will offer team-building sessions for corporate groups where participants can get to grips with the track in an Audi TT and learn how to make the most of this high performance car on a race track.

Kart racing will also be organised to pack in competitive fun for everyone who ventures onto the grid. The funds raised will help support students with a one-year academic sponsorship at Manzil.

Registration costs AED 10,000 for a team of four and includes a luxury breakfast and lunch buffet at Dubai Autodrome provided by Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, refreshments throughout the day, traditional afternoon tea at the same site, team photograph, racing t-shirts, award ceremony, framed certificate, racing kit and activity equipment for the day.

The hotel has sponsored many activities since March 2013 to raise funds for Manzil including a charity art event with well-known Irish musician Sir Bob Geldof, producing the book ‘You Are U’, co-written by two students. Educational and sports sessions including tennis and photography have also been organised for Manzil students. Manzil provides a professional caring environment for individuals with special needs and aims to empower students to enhance their talents. The ‘Pride Programme’ by Manzil is a vocational programme that allows students to learn skills in the workplace. Jumeirah Creekside Hotel supports this by providing training opportunities in the hospitality industry.

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Notes to Editors:

  • If you would like to show your support while also enhancing your company’s teamwork, please contact Catherine Rivera on +971 4 230 8498 or email Catherine.rivera@jumeirah.com for more information on how to participate.
  • Photo above: The Pole Position challenge at Dubai Autodrome

About Jumeirah Creekside Hotel:

Jumeirah Creekside is a luxurious hotel located at the heart of Dubai and overlooking the Dubai Creek, just minutes away of the airport. The Hotel houses a specially commissioned art collection, resulting in a modern and dynamic destination, yet inspired by tradition. Bringing together a fusion of contemporary design and distinct architectural features, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel boasts 292 spacious rooms and suites, The Aviation Club, one of the city’s most popular health club, the award-winning Akaru Spa and a collection of five diverse restaurants which offer a vibrant selection of culinary experiences.

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, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel in Baku; 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 LivingTM; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme.

For further information please contact:
Alba Oliveras
Assistant Marketing and Communications Manager
Jumeirah Creekside Hotel 
P.O. Box 78377 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Email: alba.oliveras@jumeirah.com 
Direct number: + 971 4 230 8519
Mobile number: + 971 55 500 8704

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