VIDEO: Ain Dubai, the world largest entertainment Ferris wheel to open on Oct. 21 - GulfToday

VIDEO: Ain Dubai, the world largest entertainment Ferris wheel to open on Oct. 21

A view of Ain Dubai at Bluewaters in Dubai.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

Dubai Holding has announced the official opening date of the "Eye of Dubai" Ferris wheel, as the world's largest observation wheel will receive visitors on October 21.

The tickets were put up for sale to the public on Monday via the website

Ain Dubai, the latest entertainment destination in Dubai Holding's portfolio, plays a strategic role in supporting the long-term goals of Dubai's vision set by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to promote the emirate's global position as a vital tourism center, and the continuation of elevating the emirate's leading position in the global entertainment scene.

Eye of Dubai offers more than 19 unique and customizable experiences, such as enjoying the sunset scene, eating meals while enjoying the most beautiful views of the magical Dubai skyline, and unique festive experiences, in addition to benefiting from event offers and customised packages for companies

Fascinating views of the Dubai skyline and the Arabian Gulf.

"Eye of Dubai" seeks to encourage its visitors to visit it again to enjoy the scenic views of the Dubai skyline and its landmarks within air-conditioned and safe cabins divided into three categories.

These are viewing booths, family and friends experience booths, and private booths.

All of these cabins offer a variety of entertainment experiences, with a full spinning round of approximately 38 minutes or two rounds of approximately 76 minutes.

The viewing booths are the perfect choice for anyone looking for the opportunity to enjoy the panoramic views of Dubai as it gradually rises into the sky aboard the highest viewing wheel in the world, with the ability to take the most beautiful pictures of the emirate's landmarks and share them on social media to get unforgettable memories.

The family and friends experience booths offer unique experiences, including drinks, allowing visitors to enjoy a wonderful evening with friends.

Those looking for luxury experiences can enjoy a VIP experience in luxurious cabins, watching the sunset with friends and refreshing drinks in the skybars in a lively atmosphere.

The cabins elevate visitor experiences to unprecedented levels thanks to the unique festive packages for birthdays, engagements, weddings, corporate events and many more, and the privacy benefits they provide.

These booths can also be customised to cater to all events, from special family celebrations to cultural events and VIP experiences.

Ronald Drake, General Manager of Ain Dubai, said, “We offer unique experiences that cater to everyone’s preferences, including luxurious private event booths, nightlife facilities, parties and dining options; In addition to family cabins and the most wonderful romantic experiences. As the preferred destination for celebrations, its opening had to be celebrated in a special event worthy of the level of this huge project. We are also eagerly looking forward to welcoming the visitors, and we promise them more exciting details to be announced during the opening.”

Mohammed Sharaf, Chief Operating Officer of Dubai Entertainment, said: “Dubai continues to lead the global travel and tourism sector, while continuing to open exceptional projects and destinations that provide the most enjoyable experiences for visitors.”

Eye of Dubai reflects the emirate's continuous successes in implementing innovative initiatives, enhancing its position and competitiveness, to be one of the most important global tourism centers, breaking all world records for this. There is certainly no better time to open this festive destination than the 50th anniversary of the founding of the UAE.

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