Global Village honours Season 24 partners for valuable contributions and promises unforgettable memories as part of the Silver Jubilee anniversary

Numerous accolades have been awarded for outstanding achievements across multiple categories

Global Village, the UAE and wider region’s leading multicultural family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, has celebrated the accomplishments and commitment of its Season 24 partners by announcing the annual Global Village Awards’ winners for their extraordinary contributions towards sustained success and remarkable 9.1/10 score in Guests Happiness Index.

These awards are announced as Global Village is gearing up for the launch of its Silver Jubilee anniversary on the 25th of October 2020. The family destination is setting up for another great season for its guests while maintaining the highest safety standards. Global Village has already been awarded the Dubai Assured Stamp by Dubai Municipality, Dubai Economy and Dubai Tourism (DTCM) in light of the stringent preparations for opening.القرية العالمية تكرّم شركاء الموسم الرابع والعشرين

Bader Anwahi, Chief Executive Officer of Global Village, said: “The special moments that our valued guests enjoy every year would not be possible without the passion and support of our trusted partners. They help us bring together extraordinary people from every corner of the globe and share our vision of inclusivity and lasting friendships. It is a privilege to work alongside such diverse and inspirational partners who bring their unique culture and creativity to Global Village each year. As we prepare for the opening of our Silver Jubilee anniversary season, we would like to take the time to applaud all our Season 24 partners and recognise some very special contributions with our Global Village Award.”

Global Village honoured all its strategic partners from government authorities that played a key role in the success of Season 24, whose support was vital in the areas of health and safety, media coverage, operational security, and providing guests with world-class entertainment experiences.

Global Village also recognises the outstanding partners, who operate and manage the attractions and outlets that draw countless guests and create unforgettable experiences. The India Pavilion won the “Best Pavilion” award for exceptional guest experience; the Morocco Pavilion won the “Best Craftsmanship” award for their showcase of authentic Moroccan artisans, the Iran Pavilion won the “Best Façade” award which beautifully illustrated the country’s rich cultural heritage, and the Turkey Pavilion won the “Best Cultural Show” award.

Grand Barbeque restaurant was awarded “Best Restaurant” for Season 24 after satisfying the taste buds of Global Village’s guests with its rich Indian cuisine. Japanese Cheesecake won “Best Kiosk” for the remarkable delicacies, and Avocadolicious was awarded “Best SME Kiosk” for their extraordinary fusion dishes that were much favoured by Global Village guests. The Indian Chaat Bazar, made popular by lovers of authentic Indian street food cuisine, won the “Best New Concept” award.

Preparations for the Season 25 opening on October 25 are nearing completion, with new concepts, ideas, and plenty more unforgettable experiences in store for guests. For the Silver Jubilee Season, Global Village will host 26 pavilions bringing together cultures from all corners of the globe. Pavilions include newcomers Russia and Cambodia who join (in alphabetical order) Afghanistan, Africa, Al Sanaa and the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, Americas, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, China, Egypt, Europe, India, Turkey, Iran, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Syria, Thailand, UAE and Yemen.

Global Village is excited to welcome guests for the Silver Jubilee season from 25th October 2020.

About Global Village

Global Village is the first family destination for culture, entertainment and shopping in the region and amongst the most visited worldwide with 42,000 guests on average per day. Since its inception, it has embodied different aspects of the world and created a smile on the faces of millions of guests every season. It is a unique and integrated open-air destination for shopping, dining and entertainment experiences from around the world. Global Villages offers guests the largest and most varied range of events, shows and activities in the region. This lively Festival experience takes guests on a journey rich in culture, cuisine and awe-inspiring entertainment. This inclusive destination offers exceptional value with an entry ticket price of just AED 15.