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Presents under palm trees - Fort Island’s Festive Market returns to Madinat Jumeirah

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Presents under palm trees - Fort Island’s Festive Market returns to Madinat Jumeirah

Dubai, 22 November, 2016: Madinat Jumeirah, the Arabian resort of Dubai, will welcome back its annual Festive Market to Fort Island this December.

Nestled within the stunning arabesque architecture of Madinat Jumeirah’s expansive retail and hospitality offerings, the acclaimed Festive Market is widely-regarded as one of the winter season’s most popular family attractions.

Running from December 17 – 27 the market is open daily from 3pm - 1am on weekdays and 12pm - 1am on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Spread across a 1,750 square metre winter wonderland, the Festive Market will feature a shimmering, beautifully-decorated festive tree at its centre and Santa will appear daily at 5pm and 7pm.

A live band will play seasonal music and a number of rides, slides and games will be offered including a North Pole train for the little ones, a two-lane bungee jump for teenagers, and a snow ball zone for children of all ages. Kids can also take abra tours with Santa and decorate a huge gingerbread house and cookie garden.

Madinat Jumeirah’s world-class hospitality team will ensure adults are kept well-fed with roasted chestnuts and seasonal beverages, multiple award-winning food and beverage outlets across the expansive Arabian resort - which includes three grand hotels, Jumeirah Al Qasr, Jumeirah Mina A’ Salam and Jumeirah Al Naseem opening on December 1 – will run special festive menu and promotions.

In addition to Festive Afternoon Tea at Al Fayrooz Lounge in the Jumeirah Al Qasr lobby running throughout the 11-day Festive Market, another 16 restaurants across the full Madinat Jumeirah resort are offering signature dining, sumptuous buffet and casual dining packages on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

For more information on Jumeirah’s festive stay and dining options, please click here 

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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 including the flagship Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts manages properties in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Kuwait in the Middle East; Baku, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London and Mallorca (Spain) in Europe; the Maldives and Shanghai in Asia. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM with properties in London and Dubai; the new contemporary lifestyle hotel brand VenuTM; the wellness brand TaliseTM; Jumeirah Restaurant Group DubaiTM; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality ManagementTM; Jumeirah SiriusTM and its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury hotels in China, Indonesia, Jordan, Malaysia, Oman, Russia and the UAE. www.jumeirah.com

About Madinat Jumeirah:
Set on a private beach, Madinat Jumeirah resort is an authentic recreation of ancient Arabia, capturing the natural beauty of the region. Madinat Jumeirah features two grand boutique hotels, Jumeirah Al Qasr and Jumeirah Mina A’Salam, accommodation in 29 traditional summer houses in Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf and the newly opened Jumeirah Al Naseem, marking the Resort’s completion and bringing the Dubai of today experience and a wave of fresh energy and excitement to the resort. The Arabian Resort of Dubai also offers conference and banqueting facilities including two grand ballrooms, a 1000-seat amphitheatre and the region’s only dedicated entertainment centre and multi-purpose venue, Madinat Arena. The facilities are interconnected by 3km of waterways and landscaped gardens. The resort also provides extensive leisure and health facilities including Talise Spa and Talise Fitness, as well as Souk Madinat Jumeirah, a traditional retail and dining experience with 90 boutiques and restaurants showcasing the best of Arabia.

For further information please contact:

Salwa Al Obaidli
Cluster Public Relations and Communications Manager
Mobile number: +971 55 500 8501
Mail to: Salwa.Obaidli@jumeirah.com
Mobile number: +971 55 500 8501
Visit us at http://www.jumeirah.com

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