They call it the city of dreams for a reason. The metropolitan city of Dubai is home to stunning skylines, a luxurious lifestyle, and some of the world’s record-breaking iconic structures, offering visitors and residents an exquisite living experience.
Dubai is also playing to one of the most anticipated events of the century – Expo 2020 Dubai.
When and what?
Staged from October 1 to March 31, the six-month-long event is set to inspire and awe you with exhibitions spanning sectors such as innovation and technology, entertainment, arts and culture, food and livelihood, architecture, business and entrepreneurship, and education. So whether it is an opportunity you seek, or creativity you wish to showcase, or an invention you hope to channel, Dubai Expo 2020 is your playground.
With an ambition to shape the future and build a better world, Expo is being held under the theme ‘Connecting Minds and Creating the Future’, with Sustainability, Mobility and Opportunity its three sub-themes. Visit: expo2020dubai.com/en
Where to stay
Ascott Park Place Dubai offers luxury residences with dedicated services and modern facilities. Housed within the iconic 56-storey Park Place Tower, the residence features stunning floor-to-ceiling windows in select apartments and is located on the premium and exclusive Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai’s most valuable real estate and business district centre. The property also features a guest lounge, swimming pool and gymnasium. The property is a two-minute walk away from the World Trade Centre Metro Station. During Expo, members of Ascott Star Rewards (ASR), Ascott’s prestigious loyalty programme, receive a 20 per cent discount on stays. Sign-up for a complimentary membership and enjoy the discount at discoverasr.com/offers
Citadines Metro Central Dubai offers 210 spacious apartments with a range of amenities such as a cafe, guest lounge, pool, gymnasium and secure parking. The hotel apartments comprise fully equipped kitchenettes, with separate living and dining areas. The sense of space provides an oasis of calm in the centre of this bustling city. The property is situated outside the Dubai Internet City Metro Station. During Expo, guests can take advantage the Advance Purchase promotion, with a 25 per cent discount on bookings made 21 days in advance. Visit discoversr.com/offers
Citadines Culture Village Dubai is Ascott’s newest property in the UAE. It is part of an integrated community within the Culture Village project in Al Jadaf. The waterfront property is a 10-minute drive from the Dubai International Airport and offers 81 aparthotel units that are stylish and comfortable. The property also features a resident’s lounge, swimming pool, gymnasium, breakfast lounge and internet corner. The Al Jadaf Metro Station is a 10-minute walk from the property.
Guests can take advantage of the ‘Property Opening Special’ promotion, with discounts of up to 50 per cent on stays until February 28, 2022. Visit discoverasr.com/offers