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Dubai: the ultimate shopper's paradise

Per: Karen ATHWAL  

FESTIVAL As with every year, January will be welcoming one of the biggest shopping events in the UAE. Shoppers near and far will flock to the city's malls in search of the latest promotions and entertainment.

From Thursday 2nd January to Sunday 2nd Febuary 2014, the Dubai Shopping Festival will mark it's 19th year running. The month long event is an intrernationally acclaimed festival and also known as 'one of the best shopping experiences in the world.

The much celebrated month of shopping will see Dubai's famed shopping malls offering discounts and promotions with upto 75% off in some stores, as well as fashion shows, family entertainment, musical shows, concerts and outdoor sporting activities.

This time of year often sees an upsurge in tourists visiting Dubai to make the most of the winter sales and various promotions around the city. Some of the top luxury hotels in the Dubai will also be making the most of the season, packages will be available for overnight stays, shopping vouchers and spa deals.

During the shopping festival, several big sporting events will also be taking place including, The Dubai World Cup Carnival, the Omega Dubai Desert Classic Golf touranment, the Dubai Marathon and the Dubai show Jumping Championships.

You can find out more about the event on the official DSF webpage

Text Karen Athwal