4 – 9 February 2007
a Magic Planet family entertainment area, the largest courtyard summerhouses, a traditional souk, the Six
Carrefour in Dubai, a 14-screen multiplex cinema, the Senses Spa, a conference and banqueting centre, and
Ski Dubai snow park, 180,000 sq. ft of coffee shops and recreational facilities make it a must to visit!
restaurants, a 5-star Kempinski ‘Alpine style’ resort hotel
and later in 2006 a theatre and arts centre. Deira City Centre
Deira City Centre is one of the ﬂagship shopping, leisure
Burj Dubai Downtown and entertainment centre’s within the MAF Shopping
Malls portfolio. A multi-faceted complex, it has over 340
stores and attracts over 20 million visitors a year, making
it one of Dubai’s top attractions.
Deira City Centre is unique in its variety of retailers
and anchor stores, which include Carrefour, Zara,
Debenhams, Woolworths, Virgin Megastore, Paris
Gallery, Sun and Sand Sports, Magrudy’s. In addition
to offering a great shopping experience, the centre is a
home to Soﬁtel City Centre
Hotel and Residence; 11
screen multiplex CineStar,
adjacent to international
Emaar has begun construction of its most ambitious restaurants and cafes;
project within the UAE, the AED 73 billion (US$20 Magic Planet family
billion) Burj Dubai Downtown development, which entertainment centre; Arabian Treasures, an enclosed
comprises Burj Dubai – which when completed in 2008 ‘souk’ featuring 14 unique shops; a Textile Court as well
will be the world’s tallest tower. The Dubai Mall – the as a food court with 12 unique quick service restaurants;
world’s largest entertainment and shopping mall; Burj dedicated tourist services; a specialized Jewellery Court
Dubai Boulevard; Burj Dubai Business Hub; The Lofts; and a hub of electronic stores on the ground ﬂoor that
Burj Dubai Lake Hotel and Serviced Apartments; The Old all add to the overall atmosphere.
Town; The Old Town Island; man-made lakes; landscaped
parks and gardens. Delegates will get a sneak preview of Waﬁ City
the tallest tower of the world, as well as the seeing the Waﬁ Shopping Mall is regarded as one of Dubai’s most
Dubai Mall, which is the focus of Emaar’s development elegant shopping complexes, the ideally located Waﬁ
of “Downtown Dubai”. City Mall has always been a place where it’s usual to
discover the unusual. It has over 200 stores featuring
Madinat Jumeirah haute couture, popular fashions, fashion accessories,
The Madinat is a magniﬁcent tribute to Dubai’s heritage electronics, household accessories, home furnishings,
and is styled to resemble an ancient Arabian citadel. gifts and leather goods. The opening of the ‘Link’ in
Luxurious and ornate, combining opulence with January 2002, introduced a further range of brands.
tradition, meandering Waﬁ City Mall is also home to one of the city’s most
waterways transport exciting family entertainment centres – Encounter
guests to all parts of Zone. Divided into two separate ‘worlds’; Galactica and
this intricate city of Lunarland, Encounter Zone caters for younger children
senses. Two grand and adults. Attractions for teenagers include the famous
boutique hotels, Crystal Maze, 3-D Animation Theatre, an indoor roller-
blading area, a ‘live’ horror show. While Lunarland
offers a soft play area, ball pool, ﬂying spaceships
and an arts and crafts corner. A number of excellent
restaurants and cafes scattered throughout tempt
shoppers with international cuisine. Built in the form
of a stunning pyramidical structure adjoining Waﬁ City,
Rafﬂes International will open in 2007. The 240 room
Its retail component, Festival Centre, features 450
promises to be
shops, including 20 anchor stores, 90 waterside
restaurants, cafes and bistros, a 150 berth
Mediterranean style marina, a 12-screen Cinema, a
vast entertainment centre, ‘Power Centre’, and retail
suites, nine food
shopping park. This landmark 2.6 million square foot
urban retail resort, with 15,000 parking spaces, forms
outlets, a grand
the epicentre of Dubai Festival City and promises to
ballroom, seven meeting rooms, a RafﬂesAmrita Spa,
be one of the UAE’s most exciting retail, dining and
and a gym.
BurJuman The retail element is also surrounded by and connected
BurJuman Centre, which opened doors in 1992, is to a number of other tantalising facilities such as
regarded as one of the icons of the mall industry in ﬁve internationally renowned hotels, which boast
the region. Attracting largely an audience of middle- over 2,500 rooms making it the largest single project
upper income customers, the mall, which boasts the hospitality cluster in the Middle East, those hotels will
strongest tenant mix in the region, offers discerning include the iconic convention hotel InterContinental
shoppers the ﬁnest variety and concentration of Dubai Festival City, Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City,
world-renowned brands in a luxurious and wonderfully Four Seasons Hotel Dubai Festival City and the First W
relaxing environment that covers nearly one million Hotel in the Middle East.
square feet. Following a Dhs 1.4 million extension
the BurJuman FLIGHT DETAILS
houses many The group will ﬂy from London Heathrow at
brands including 08.30 on Sunday 4 February, landing in Dubai
Louis Vuitton, Dior, at 19.25 local time. For those delegates wishing
Hermes, Valentino, to return home for the weekend, the ﬂight
Emanel Ungaro, will leave Dubai at 14.30 arriving at London
Loewe, Etro, Heathrow at 18.15 on Friday 9 February. For
Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Christian Lacroix, Salvatore those wishing to stay in Dubai for the weekend,
Ferragamo, Just Cavalli, and many more. There are this may be arranged at an additional cost.
over 300 leading stores including the Middle East’s
For those wishing to book a business class ticket,
ﬂagship Saks 5th Avenue.
BCSC has been able to secure a limited number
of seats. Those wishing to upgrade can do so at
Dubai Festival City
an additional cost of £1,250. Please advise on the
Dubai Festival City, which is transforming Dubai’s Creek
booking form whether you wish to be billed for
with 1,600 acres of waterfront real estate, is the Middle
the additional cost of the business class fare.
East’s largest, privately-funded mixed-use development.
Dubai Study Tour
Sun 4 – Fri 9 February 2007
The cost of the tour is £3,100 + VAT per person for BCSC members and £3,300 + VAT for your non-member guests.
This price includes economy class ﬂights, coach transportation, 4-5* hotel accommodation with breakfast for 5 nights
and a group dinner. A 50% deposit will be required to secure your place by 15 November 2006. The following 50% will
be due by 30 November 2006.
Please return this form with remittance to BCSC at the address below no later than 15 November 2006. Conﬁrmation details will be forwarded to you via
e-mail, so please ensure the e-mail address for yourself and your guests are correct. Places will be allocated on a ﬁrst come ﬁrst served basis. We have had an
incredible response to this tour, so should you not respond by 15 November 2006, your place will be allocated to someone on the waiting list.
Please complete this as fully as possible as this information will be used for ﬂight tickets.
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their guests to this event, non-members cannot attend on their own.
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