Dubai’s Global Village – the region’s first multicultural festival park – recorded more than 2.4 million guest entries over the two-month period since the opening of its 22nd season on November 1, 2017 with 9/10 happiness score. This is a resounding endorsement of the guest experience it offers and of its ever growing popularity.
Statistics released by Global Village for the period November 1 to December 31, 2017 highlight its performance across various indicators such as guest numbers and happiness indices. It adheres to the highest international quality standards while providing a distinctive and diverse entertainment experience that brings out the rich heritage and cultures of participating countries and regions. The numbers clearly show that Global Village is recognised as one of the world’s 39 most popular family destinations with millions of guests from all corners of the world.
“These positive results have made our team proud of their achievements as they result from our aspirations to make guests happy. Our performance is in line with the vision of Dubai to attract more visitors and to focus on family entertainment as we host the largest entertainment shows and bring new international shows for the first time to the region. We have raised the bar with our weekly concerts with top Arab and international singers and talents to provide guests with experiences they can cherish with every visit,” states Global Village CEO, Bader Anwahi.
Guests can also enjoy unparalleled international shopping experiences through 27 pavilions and more than 3,500 outlets. They can purchase unique handcrafts and souvenirs to celebrate the world as they can choose from among cultures of more than 75 countries and their unique products.
In addition, Global Village prides itself as a showcase for a multitude of international cuisines it offers through hundreds of outlets every season. This season, guests have a choice of 23 restaurants and a coffee shop with nine great kitchens from countries including Mexico, China, the Gulf and Cuba. Guests can also sample dishes through more than 120 kiosks distributed across the destination that offer a wide variety of snacks, sweets and beverages, many of which are exclusively located at Global Village.
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