Ibn Battuta Mall welcomes 21mn visitors in 2017


January 23, 2018 | By RetailME Bureau

Dubai-based master developer Nakheel’s Ibn Battuta Mall welcomed 21 million visitors in 2017. An influx of tourists, new residential developments in surrounding areas and an enhanced collection of tenants all contributed to the mall’s highest ever annual footfall.

Commenting on the record number of visitors, Omar Khoory, managing director of Nakheel Malls, says, “2017 was a tremendous year of growth for Nakheel Malls. At Ibn Battuta Mall, the surge in tourists and tenants, and expansion of new residential developments in surrounding areas all led to a record year, with more 21 million visitors. And with more expansions to Ibn Battuta Mall under way, this figure is set to grow further this year, and beyond.”

“With over 17 million sqft of leasable space in operation or in the pipeline, Nakheel Malls is set to become the UAE’s largest retail developer. We continue to focus on delivering world-class experiences, at a growing number of locations across Dubai, through a combination of unmatched entertainment, retail and dining destinations,” he adds.

Ibn Battuta Mall continues to enhance its offering as a family-friendly destination for shoppers, with a number of targeted activities, including beauty and lifestyle, children’s campaigns, festive offers and ongoing Dubai Shopping Festival promotions held during 2017. More strategic activations and marketing collaborations with leading brands are planned for 2018.

The destination attracts a mix of resident and visiting shoppers every year. Almost 73% of visitors are UAE residents, including Emiratis, Arabs, Asians and western expatriates. The remaining 17% are tourists.

Comments

comments

Previous Article Next Article

SHARE

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE /



Locally-owned supermarket Spinneys and pharmacy retailer Aster Pharmacy have joined forces to 

Continue Reading

September 5, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau
The pandemic has undoubtedly affected us all

Majid Al Futtaim has announced its audit reviewed operational and financial results 

Continue Reading

August 24, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau

Dubai’s largest developer Emaar has announced that it will sell it’s online 

Continue Reading

August 22, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau

Walmart announced this week that it will offer Paramount Global’s streaming service 

Continue Reading

August 19, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau

Employee retention has been on every company’s minds, especially since the fears 

Continue Reading

August 16, 2022 | By Shruthi Nair

The Frozen Chicken’ as Spinneys was fondly referred to back in the 

Continue Reading

August 8, 2022 | By Shruthi Nair

Veppy.com, a Q-Commerce marketplace startup just announced their go live date in the 

Continue Reading

July 20, 2022 | By Justina Eitzinger

GMG, a global well-being company retailing, distributing, and manufacturing a portfolio of leading 

Continue Reading

July 19, 2022 | By Justina Eitzinger

Lulu Group International recently introduced the world’s first AI-powered Food Delivery Robot 

Continue Reading

May 9, 2022 | By Shruthi Nair

Eid Al-Fitr is an occasion to gather with your friends and family 

Continue Reading

April 29, 2022 | By Zubina Ahmed

Leading retailer LuLu Group further strengthened its presence in the Emirate of 

Continue Reading

April 28, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau

Jones the Grocer, the Australian gourmet grocer and café chain, announces further 

Continue Reading

April 28, 2022 | By RetailME Bureau




f
Download Images RetailME Magazine