• Shopping extravaganza across 21 shopping malls offers 1.6million worth of prizes
• The third of four draws sees 10 more winners of nine different nationalities rewarded.
Dubai, November 26 2011: The DSMG ‘Shop and Win' extravaganza is currently one of the key attractions at the malls in Dubai. The month-long promotion, organised to mark the 40th UAE National Day has increased traffic to malls, with the third draw held at Ibn Battuta Mall experiencing an especially large turnout. The city-wide raffle promotion will see 40 lucky shoppers of different nationalities take home a total of AED 1.6 million worth of cash prizes and Rivoli gift vouchers, with 30 of these having taken home their prizes in the past three draws.
In addition to the rewards, the third draw saw Ibn Battuta Mall stage the third part of the Aladdin show. The captivating stage performance in which Alladin, an impoverished love-struck lad gets his wishes granted by a genie entertained all nationalities and age groups present at the event. The Ibn Battuta Mall management emphasised the impact of the promotion on the mall. “The DSMG promotion has attracted a lot of shoppers to our mall over the last three weeks and we believe this shall continue up to the National Day.
Today's draw has also entertained our shoppers both young and old and we are proud to be associated with DSMG. We feel honoured to have been chosen to host the third draw.” Said, Jassim Al Ali, Director – Business and Asset Management, Ibn Battuta Mall.
Shouq Aman, a three year old UAE national was the youngest of the lucky winners who bagged the prize. Shouq's mother expressed her surprise at her child's good luck. “My daughter and I have been participating in the 40th UAE National Day promotion since the very beginning. We have put in at least 20 raffle coupons till today in the draw. This is the first time in my life that we have won something in a raffle. I cannot believe it!” She said.
Shouq Aman and her mother won the prize after shopping at Mirdif City Centre Maryam Ruiz, another lucky shopper and American took home AED 40,000 worth of cash and Rivoli shopping vouchers after shopping at Mall of the Emirates. “I have been taking part in raffle promotions since I arrived in Dubai eight years ago. I was fantasizing about winning, but I never expected to win. This is wonderful and amazing. My children are in college and I will put away some of the money for their tuition.” She said, just hours after she had been informed of her good fortune. Other lucky shoppers included nationals of Lebanon, India, Iran, Russia, Thailand, Kazakhstan and Tanzania.
The details of the winners are available on the DSMG website, www.dsmg.ae.
Winners can redeem the Rivoli gift vouchers at any of the Rivoli outlets in the UAE.