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Mice Asia Net : October 2008
dubai Dubai city at night. SaHara KinGDoM This development will include an indoor theme park, retail souk, resorts, hotels, water shows, restaurants, clubs, and a local mosque. FalCon City will be home to the Pharoes Theme Park, a cultural world with life-size components including the Eiffel Tower, pyramids of Egypt, Hanging Gardens of Babylon, and the Taj Mahal. Additionally, there will be a club, sports, hotels and hotel apartments, other theme parks, shopping malls, parks, a medical centre, mosque, nursery, and schools. palM JuMeiraH Launched in 2001, Palm Jumeirah is the goes green Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) has undertaken to reduce carbon emission within the hospitality sector by 20 per cent by 2011. The initiative focuses on conservation of natural resources and sensible use of energy. Director General of the DTCM, Khalid A bin Sulayem, said this initiative is in line with His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The DTCM initiative aims at leading the hospitality sector into recognising their corporate social responsibilities to achieve a sustainable growth of the tourism sector. The DTCM will be providing the industry with a monitoring system that will assist the sector in gauging the emission of CO2 and will assist them in making decisions to reduce emissions. palM Deira The third chapter in The Palm trilogy, Palm Deira was launched in November 2004, and offers a choice of investment opportunities on both the Trunk and the Corniche. It will create a new gateway in Deira which will be the focal point that unlocks access to the waterfront living communities which will be developed on this third man-made island. tHe WorlD An amazing 300 islands in the shape of the world's continents to be created off the coast of Dubai. The World offers imaginative world-leading investors an unprecedented opportunity in the form of leisure, residential and tourist developments. It will add more than 200 kilometres of new beachfront to Dubai's expanding coastline. Dubai WaterFront will transform 1.4 billion square feet of empty desert and sea into an international community for an estimated population of 1.5 million people that is twice the size of Hong Kong Island. It is being described as a “sustainable city” founded upon ideals such as social equity, economic prosperity and resource efficiency – a city of the future for the future. JuMeiraH iSlanDS A completed project bringing a waterfront community inland to the heart of the desert, Jumeirah Islands is a stunning 300 hectares of residential development of 50 islands created with the family at heart and in mind. A beautiful array of designer homes with crafted landscaping, aesthetic waterfalls and nature-enhancing lagoons, all located in the heart of new Dubai. 54 miceAsia.net iconic project that has proven that dreams can become a reality. A man-made island and a cultural icon, Palm Jumeirah immediately doubled Dubai's shoreline and will create a world-leading luxurious destination of world-class hotels, retail, marinas, homes, leisure and entertainment. The central feature is a Trump International Hotel and Tower. palM Jebel ali The second of The Palm trilogy, Palm Jebel Ali is located in the waterfront district. It will feature a selection of luxury hotels and luxurious water-homes. There will be beachside villas, shoreline apartments, world-leading dive sites and leisure activities. dubai