GRLC Special Events (pre-registration required)Location: Departure from Hotel Lobby
You are invited to participate in one of the activities that GRLC is offering on Tuesday, November 15, 2022
This year, we will be offering morning and afternoon options.
During the registration process you will have the opportunity to select one event that you would like to join.
Space is limited , you can use this link to register https://cvent.me/gnM4n9?RefId=special+events+website
If you have additional questions day of, please go the GRLC Registration Desk, located on the Dubai Level of the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai. Please note all special events require day of check in and will depart on-time from the hotel lobby , near La Farine.
Option 1: Helicopter Tour ( Morning only)
Morning: 10:00- 12:50
Taking a helicopter tour of the city of Dubai is a privilege that few get to enjoy. There are a selection of thoughtfully designed aerial tours created to ensure an unforgettable experience for all travelers and tourists to Dubai.
From the internationally renowned Burj Khalifa and world-famous Burj Al Arab to the spectacular The World Island and The Palm Jumeirah, these aerial tours ensure a unique unobstructed view of Dubai in well-appointed helicopters.
Option 2: Desert Experience
Morning: 08:30 - 12:30
Afternoon: 14:00 - 18:00
No trip to Dubai is complete without experiencing the desert. You are picked up from your hotel in 4x4 SUV vehicles and not long after you leave the city behind and enter the desert landscape.
After a 45-minute drive we enter the desert where you stop to see a camel farm before our guide takes you on a round of adrenaline packed dune drives. Falconry has been part of culture for years and today you learn more about this fascinating animal and understand how the Emiratis used falconry as a source of food. Enjoy a camel ride before driving back to the city.
Option 3: Discover Old Dubai
Morning: 08:30 - 13:00
Afternoon: 13:30 - 18:00
Take a cultural tour of old Dubai with a guide in a luxury vehicle where the tour begins with a stop at the Dubai Frame, a landmark that captures the everchanging landscape of Dubai. Photo stop at the Dubai Creek, the lifeblood of Dubai where you take a water taxi across the Creek and walk-through spice and gold market.
We end at the Sheikh Mohammed Center of Cultural Understanding where you will meet a local Emirati for an introduction to the local culture and have an opportunity to ask your host questions about life in the UAE. We treat you to a spread of traditional Emirati cuisine before thanking your host and departing.
Option 4: Dubai Canal Dhow Cruise
Morning: 09:30 - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:30 - 18:00
A dhow is a traditional wooden boat used in this region of hundreds of years to trade between Africa, Iran, India and as far as China. To this day they are used as trading boats and cruise to nearby ports in the Arabian Peninsula.
Our tour today takes you on one of these boats cursing past the modern landmarks like Festival city, Dubai Canal with its modern Highrise buildings and under the highway which was raised to accommodate the canal exit into the ocean making part of the city an island. A selection of beverages and Middle Eastern snacks are served during the cruise which lasts for 2 hours before returning to the pier.
Option 5: Explore Modern Dubai
Morning: 08:30 - 13:00
Afternoon: 13:30 - 18:00
Take an immersive tour of the man-made landmarks of Dubai following breakfast. The tour will include driving through Dubai Marina, where you can take photos of the man-made marina, moving onto a drive on The Palm Jumeirah, again another man-made island in shape of a Palm Tree which is iconic to Dubai.
You can stop off at the Atlantis to visit the Lost Chambers or take the monorail back to the end of the Palm trunk where your driver will pick you up and head straight on Jumeriah road for a photo stop of the world’s only 7-star hotel, Burj Al Arab.
The driver will then head down on Sheikh Zayed Road where you can see all the luxury car retailers, malls and shops with a backdrop of Burj Khalifa in the distance, the tallest building in the world.
Option 6: Yellow Boat Rides
Morning: 07:30 - 11:30
Afternoon: 13:00 - 17:00
Dubai and its splendour unfolds before your eyes and its even more fun when your Captain puts his foot down!
This spectacular sightseeing tour takes you on a journey through the most exclusive waterfront developments in Dubai. From Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), to Atlantis and the Burj Al Arab you are guaranteed to feel in awe of Dubai’s enchanting islands, architecture and beauty.
Start your trip around the stunning vista of Dubai Marina and then enter the Gulf waters where you will see Ain Dubai located on Bluewaters to cruising around the Palm, and pause for that perfect photo opportunity at the Atlantis and the Burj Al Arab
Option 7: Experience Skyview
Morning: 11:00 - 14:30
Located on floors 52 and 53 of the twin Address Sky View Hotel, this Observatory offers an unforgettable experience for residents and visitors alike. Take a thrilling ride in the panoramic glass elevator to more than 219.5 metres above the ground. Walk the 25-metre glass floor, and enjoy spectacular views of the city’s fabulous skyline and shining coast. More than just another observation deck, Sky Views Observatory is a thrilling, one-of-a-kind attraction that simply can’t be missed, and is the gateway to three adrenaline-pumping activities, each more extreme than the last.
Observatory: Get a new perspective – with spellbinding 360° views of the city from 219.5 meters above Downtown Dubai.
Slide: Let yourself go – experience a breathtaking slide from floor-to-floor, outside the tower and more than 219.5 meters up in the air.
Edge Walk: Dare to look down – brave a heart-stopping hands-free leap of faith 53 floors above the ground.
Option 8: IFFCO Out of Home CEC immersive experience
9:30 - 12:30
Would you like to have an immersive experience in one of a kind customer engagement center?
IFFCO Out of Home CEC invites you to a unique experience at the heart of Dubai, located in Tiffany Tower, Jumeirah Lake Towers.
Being the biggest and the most comprehensive of its kind in GCC, it is a state-of-the-art facility that is designed locally but expected to create an impact globally by creations, innovation by applications and collaborations with the out of home professionals.
The tour includes a 360 degree digital theatre experience, interactions with IFFCO Out of Home Solutions at dedicated stations and concludes with a brunch towards lake view on our terrace where selection of snacks, dishes, deserts and beverages exclusively created by CEC’s Executive Chef and Barista will be served.
Presented by: IFFCO
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