Dubai Tourism

Shoppers welcome Eid extended shopping hours

Press Release   •   Sep 27, 2014 06:08 GMT

DFRE: The seventh edition of “Eid in Dubai” celebrations kicked off on Thursday 25 September with a series of events and activities organised for residents and visitors in Dubai, and will run until 11 October this Eid Al Adha season. The city-wide celebrations, organised by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, invites families from all cultures to join the festivity and enjoy what Dubai has to offer during Eid under the slogan “United in Celebration”. The social event offers a variety of engaging activities and shopping experiences, including concerts, outdoor events, fireworks and extended operating hours at key malls – The Dubai Mall, City Centre Deira, City Centre Mirdiff, Mall of the Emirates, Mercato and Dubai Festival City. SEE PRESS RELEASE

Dubai Tourism or DTCM is the principal authority for the planning, supervision, development and marketing of Dubai’s tourism sector; markets and promotes the Emirate’s commerce sector; and is responsible for the licensing and classification of all tourism services, including hotels, tour operators and travel agents. Brands and departments within the DTCM portfolio include Dubai Convention and Events Bureau, Dubai Calendar, and Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (formerly known as Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment). In addition to its headquarters in Dubai, DTCM operates 20 offices worldwide.