Global Village continues to grow as the event
that gives the Dubai Shopping Festival its
international essence. With more than 2.3
million confirmed visitors last year (source
Gulf Marketing Research), the Global Village
continues to be the "Focal Point of the
Dubai Shopping Festival".
the exhibition of traditional art, handicrafts
and national products displayed in over 30
Pavilions representing countries from the
Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Europe, Al-Futtaim
Investments is looking to raise Global Village
2003 to new heights. In addition, with over
60 restaurants, our visitors are presented
with the opportunity to taste the many traditional
dishes and delicacies from around the world.
As always the giant Fun Fair will offer thrills
and excitement for all the family, further
promoting our event as a complete 'enjoyment'
As part of our commitment to Global Village
2003, Al-Futtaim Investments has introduced
a more 'permanent' feel to the site. Landscaped
areas with trees, plants and even more seating,
will present a more pleasing and relaxed atmosphere
allowing visitors an opportunity to unwind
during their stay.
Al-Futtaim Investments has created a unique
stage area, where entertainers and acts from
the various pavilions will be able to promote
their country's culture through music and
all, the overall plan of the site has been
further improved, taking into account the
increased flow of visitors throughout the
Global Village while promoting a visually
Village 2003 will continue to promote Dubai
as a leading family entertainment centre within
the Middle East and beyond.