Jacqueline just came back from a three days fam trip to Dubai. We will tell you where she stayed and the many places she visited. This city has so much to offer when planning corporate events. We hope to give you a little insight into the incredible city that will leave you wanting to go back.
Why Dubai might be the perfect destination for any special event
Dubai is the most popular city in the United Arab Emirates. You might know this famous city for its ultramodern architecture, luxury life, and tourist attractions. Yearly, millions of people all over the world visit Dubai to enjoy the beaches and fancy hotels. This comes as no surprise, considering that Dubai holds several world records. It is, for example, home to the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa (829.8 m). Additionally, the fifth tallest building in the world, the hotel Burj Al Arab, stands in Dubai. Furthermore, it also houses other attractions like the Palm Jumeirah, the World Islands, and other beautiful places that you will want to see with your own eyes.
Where to stay in Dubai
After arriving in Dubai, Jacqueline was able to check in at the hotel where she would stay during her visit. This is the first location worth mentioning. This hotel entails everything you might be looking for. Luxurious interior, restaurants for every taste preference and incredible views.
The JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai is located in the Habtoor Area of Dubai. From the hotel, you can see two iconic places in Dubai from the convenience of the rooms: the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Opera.
The traditional Marriott hotels are great for leisure and business travels. However, the JW Marriott Marquis is a 5-star topnotch hotel in Dubai that entails more luxury than the traditional ones. Moreover, it features 14 award-winning restaurants and bars. When planning a corporate event or a meeting, the hotel offers over 7500 square meters of flexible space. This is a great location if you plan on hosting a party that could accommodate over 1000 guests.
This accommodation is a true eye-catcher, providing a full view of the Dubai skyline. There’s a gym for fitness lovers and a highly sophisticated swimming pool.
3 Special Venues for Your Corporate Events/Meetings
Jacqueline saw many locations during her stay, some of them were not only picturesque but also very functional. As an event manager, she has a trained eye for detail, checking every venue for the advantages and disadvantages when holding an event. This is why we want to present her three top recommendations. These locations have many characteristics that you might be searching for:
Palazzo Versace is very suited for corporate events. Here is why. The location makes it very accessible for anyone coming from the international airport in Dubai. It is just a 15 minutes’ drive from the airport. Apart from that, this hotel showcases a high-class Arabian architecture that is garnished with well-maintained landscaped gardens. From the prominent entrance of the hotel to the high and stunning ceilings to the winning lounges for visitors, this is an ideal place for your next corporate event. As the website of the hotel states itself: “the hotel is truly symbolic of the Versace lifestyle.”
The Palace Downtown
As we are used to seeing richness and opulence around the city of Dubai, it will not surprise that this hotel, The Palace Downtown, as well attracts many visitors because of its luxurious architecture. During our visit to this place, we noticed a blend of Arabian tradition as well as a touch of modern culture in the decoration of the entire hotel – both interior and exterior. Their conference center is spacious, fully air-conditioned, and well equipped with modern facilities. They have very nice suites and their restaurant offers a wide array of cuisines. In the lounge, you will have magnificent views of Burj Lake and Burj Khalifa.
Caesars Palace Blue Water
Another great location for any corporate event is the Caesars Palace Blue Water. It is situated on Bluewaters, the newest artificial island in Dubai. This ‘palace’ is well known for its hospitality and entertainment, which was easy to notice. With the world´s largest observation wheel you can get an incredible and unforgettable view over the city. There is much more to this hotel, as they offer any modern amenity you might think of. With six restaurants and bars, wellness, and many modern amenities spread out over the resort, they offer everything you might need for a successful event.
Activities in Dubai
Sight-Seeing is common to tourists in Dubai. The Burj Khalifa, the Palm Island, the Burj Al Arab, and the Golden and Spice Souk are just a few places to visit. Other exciting activities are the Arab boat ride Across Dubai creek or a Jeep Safari into the deserts. To make this even a better experience, you could even organize your last dinner there. This will leave your guests or employees in awe. Dubai was and has always been a fun travel experience. It will astonish and surprise you every day with its beauty, luxury and the extremes of this city.
Want to plan your next corporate event in Dubai?
During our travels, we visited many more places. If your ideal location is not on this list, make sure to give us a call or send us an email and we will make sure to fill you in about other location possibilities. There is no doubt that there is a matching place for every desire, as Dubai entails many distinct activities, cuisines, and venues for every preference.