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DPG to showcase popular destinations at Arabian Travel Market 2011

Dubai Properties Group (DPG), a member of Dubai Holdings, today announced it will feature The Walk at Jumeirah Beach Residence at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2011 for the first time since the launch of the popular beachfront promenade in 2008.

The exhibition will take guests on an immersive and interactive journey through DPG destinations, including The Walk and the diverse attractions at DUBAILAND®

Arabian Travel Market 2011 will be held from 2 - 5 May at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The 400 sq. metre DPG destination stand at Zabeel Hall will feature a range of compelling attractions, retail outlets, restaurants and events from both The Walk and DUBAILAND.

Mohammed AlHabbai CEO of DUBAILAND, said: “We are pleased to showcase The Walk for the first time at ATM 2011. The promenade welcomes over five million visitors a year and has evolved into a leading leisure destination for unique shopping, dining, events and entertainment options in Dubai.

“DUBAILAND continues to attract visitors from around the globe each year. ATM represents a remarkable opportunity to update visiting industry professionals on the future of DUBAILAND and upcoming attractions at the compelling residential and entertainment district in Dubai.”

Current and future DUBAILAND projects on show at ATM 2011 will include Dubai Sports City, Dubai Lifestyle City, City of Arabia, Motor City®, Dubai Outlet Mall, Palmarosa, and the Global Village.

DUBAILAND received over eight million visits last year, providing a host of top-notch attractions and a variety of family-focused entertainment options at incredible value for money. With new projects in the pipeline, DUBAILAND is a growing district of Dubai that includes various sporting, shopping, entertainment and residential communities and the ideal location to work live and play.

The Walk exhibition will feature the unparalleled lifestyle at the region’s only beachfront promenade and feature popular retailers including, Boutique 1, Cone Street Italian ice cream, Spa Dunya, and outdoor market Covent Garden.

The Walk at JBR has become one of the most distinctive and popular entertainment and shopping destinations in the UAE. The unique 1.7km outdoor shopping boulevard boasts 305 shops situated on both the plaza and ground levels. From its ideal location to its wide-ranging retail and dining options, The Walk at JBR offers a unique experience for every age and every choice.

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