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Dubai: The iconic attractions in Downtown Dubai, described as The Centre of Now, can now be accessed by visitors using luxury trolley buses, Emaar Malls Group announced yesterday.
The shopping malls and leisure subsidiary of Emaar Properties has introduced air-conditioned trolley buses, each with a capacity of 25 passengers to enhance the ease of access for visitors to Downtown Dubai.
The 500-acre mega-development in the heart of Dubai features several must-visit tourist attractions including Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building; The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest shopping and entertainment destination, and The Dubai Fountain, the world’s tallest performing fountain.
A hub for leisure, shopping, hospitality, entertainment, business and modern living, Downtown Dubai also has six world-class hotels including the world’s first Armani Hotel Dubai in Burj Khalifa, which also features At.mosphere, the world’s highest restaurant located on Level 122 of the tower.
A magnet for leisure and business visitors, the flagship development of Emaar also has a vibrant business park, the Emaar Square, and several residential communities. The trolley buses have been envisaged as a vital link for tourists and guests in the various hotels of Downtown Dubai to tour the development in a convenient hop-on/hop-off fashion with the purchase of one ticket for a day.
Nasser Rafi, Chief Executive Officer, Emaar Malls Group, said: “The addition of the trolley buses in Downtown Dubai will significantly enhance the ease of accessibility of tourists as well as ease the traffic during peak hours. The high-quality buses, specially designed for Downtown Dubai, highlight our commitment to offer our visitors the opportunity to experience every tourist attraction in the development at their leisurely pace.”