• A total of 20 winners have been rewarded at the Eidiyat Dubai promotion.
• The winners in this year's draw included a mix of nationalities.
Dubai, November 3, 2012: Residents and visitors from around the world took home magical memorable moments as Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) announced the final winners of the Eidiyat Dubai Promotion held on 1st and 2nd November 2012.
The Eidiyat Dubai Promotion has given away 1 million Dirhams in cash to 20 lucky winners from different nationalities. Offering the best in shopping and entertainment the Eidiyat Dubai promotion celebrated the essence of family togetherness and bonding with each other.
“The Eidiyat Dubai promotion in association with Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment (DEPE) has been the biggest promotion ever for Eid giving shoppers a chance to live it big this season. With the end of another successful journey, I would like to extend my warm gratitude to all our strategic partners who have played a significant role in the success of our promotion. As the festival celebrations conclude we can say with great pride that the promotion has lived up to our expectations. As an organization our aim is to support the malls in Dubai and synergize the retail industry and boost the economy of the nation.” Said Mr. Eisa Adam, Board of Director, Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG).
A recent report suggested that UAE is the most prosperous nation in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena), according to a new global prosperity index that measures and ranks countries based upon social and economic well-being.* This is even more significant as UAE witnessed trade and tourism boost during the Eid celebrations.
“Festival are magnets that draw crowd to the malls. Adding to the excitement are the extravagant concerts, last-minute deals and raffle promotions. The Eidiyat Dubai promotion was a definite pull for shoppers this season, ensuring a considerable increase in sales and footfall for our retail stores.” Said Ali Habash, Director – Retail Leasing & Marketing, Ibn Battuta Mall.
In keeping with Dubai's cosmopolitan culture and inclusiveness, a mix of cultures and ages were rewarded at the final raffle draw. One of the winners, Mr. Sameeh, a resident of Jordan exclaimed in excitement “This is amazing. It couldn't have been better. I had come to Dubai for my Eid holidays and surprisingly this has been my best vacation ever!”
This year's extended festivity transformed Dubai into a dazzling city illuminated with lights and decorations making the city a mega centre for shopping and entertainment.
“Dubai as a city has gained a reputation of an international city par excellence. It is these celebrations which make the city a year-round destination for shopping, leisure and entertainment. The Eidiyat Dubai promotion this year along with the extended shopping hours has generated heavy traffic to our malls contributing to an increase in sales for the retail groups.” Said Mr. Tim Jones, COO at Arabian Center and Lamcy Plaza.
The 20 lucky winners in this year's draw included a mix of nationalities such as Armenians, Egyptians, Filipino, Indians, Jordanians, Saudi Arabians, Sudanese, etc.