Ezdan World Expects 30% rise in the number of visitors to the “Magical Festival Village” in its Second season
Ezdan World Company, a subsidiary of Ezdan Holding Group, is anticipating a rise in the number of visitors to the “Magical Festival Village" during the coming season to reach 30% compared to the first season, which has seen a great success since its inception with a daily average exceeding 7,000 visitors on weekdays and 19,000 during the weekends.
The Magical Village comprises a unique selection of the most entertaining games appealing to all age categories and that would satisfy the audience’s various tastes and preferences. It also includes a series of top restaurants and cafes spread in wide areas, as well as commercial outlets showcasing the world’s most prominent brands of clothes, perfumes and other products, in addition to venues for diverse entertainment shows.
The village’s entertainment programs are specifically designed for families & their children, providing enjoyable play shows such as Aladdin, Snow White and Alice in Wonderland in a 3D holographic display, in order to attract the largest number of audience, children & families in particular.
The Magical Festival Village’s design is inspired from the world most fascinating recreational villages, developed by a group of well-known professional engineers & experts in the entertainment field, who emphasized on selecting the most prominent commercial outlets and the most exciting and thrilling recreational festivals, carnivals and games.
“The company is to launch a series of recreationala projects designed for different age groups, creating a paradigm shift in the entertainment field, and reviving the tourism sector in Qatar to reach highest levels” declared Ezdan World Company’s General Manager Abdulaziz Al-Mohannadi. He added that the Magical Festival Village’s events, throughout its duration, would receive thousands of visitors exceeding the first season’s number, in particular from inside Qatar and GCC region. The first season, held at the beginning of the current year, was attended by 70% of Qatari & GCC citizens, 20% of different Arabs and 10% of other nationalities. The Village included 400 outlets, in which 75% were rented due to the facilitations provided by the company for the participants, in addition to the overwhelming turnout.
“The Magical Festival Village’s has achieved the goal that has always been desired, which is inaugurating a comprehensive recreational village in Qatar to be the center of attraction for families in Qatar and from neighboring countries, without the need to travel abroad. The project was designed in a European countryside style that flows seamlessly with the Qatari original character to demonstrate our identity and culture. Activities started at a time when the weather was more pleasant in Qatar, as the village open its gates from the beginning of the winter until the end of spring” said Al-Mohannadi.
He noted that the project was designed to include all the services and recreational facilities in one place spread over an area of 50,000 sq m, which is an attraction for children and adults of different nationalities and cultural backgrounds, which will certainly increase the number of visitors to Qatar. The village boast of a high-class entertainment venue for women called "Ladies Boulevard" , with commercial outlets that showcase top notch products of the world-class designers”.
Al-Mohannadi pointed out that interested parties are welcome to rent the Village’s commercial outlets through “Rent Agreement” available on the Magical Festival Village’s website, or through contacting the following numbers: (3022 6029 - 7775 1616 - 55181348), in addition to the possibility for a single client to rent more than one commercial unit, thanks to the Project Management that is facilitating the village’s rental conditions.
It is worth mentioning that Ezdan World has acquired the majority stake of up to 70% in the "Magical Festival Village project", noting that this project is considered the largest entertainment project in Qatar, which would significantly contribute and support of tourism sector. It is expected to portray an unprecedented boom in the tourism and shopping sector locally & regionally.
The Group’s project is a move that aims to promote tourism, entertainment and shopping industry within the country. During this year 2016, Ezdan Holding Group announced three projects, "Magical Festival Village" is the first, in addition to Ezdan Mall Al Wakrah and Ezdan Mall Al Wukair.