Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) 2012

It's DSS once again! It actually started June 14 and will end until July 14, that's one whole month of shopping, fun and more!

The 15th installation of DSS, hopes to enticed shoppers and tourists to flock Dubai shopping malls this summer. Not just for great bargains but also a lot of entertainment events for the whole family.

I'm all in!

For schedule of activities check Dubai Events
Dubai Summer Surprises, in its fifteenth edition in 2012, is the largest summer event in the region. This annual event has helped change the concept of summer in Dubai and put the emirate on the map as an international summer holiday destination. The first edition of the DSS was launched in 1998, welcoming 600,000 visitors while last year’s edition welcomed around four million visitors with a total visitor spend of nearly nine billion dirhams, compared to 850 million dirhams in the first edition of DSS. Over the years, Dubai Summer Surprises has built a reputation as a summer festival making the city of Dubai synonymous with entertainment, shopping rewards, and fun for the whole family during summer. The event has contributed significantly to Dubai’s economy with billions of dirhams being generated through consumer spending.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

June 17: Isra Wal Meraj

The public and private sectors will get a one-day holiday on June 17, Sunday, to mark Isra Wal Meraj.