Ramada Downtown participates in Dubai Midnight Marathon
Event highlights Dubai as a safe urban community and tourist destination
Dubai, UAE (January 3, 2013) – Ramada Downtown Dubai, located in Dubai’s most prestigious and vibrant district, joined the recently held inaugural Dubai Midnight Marathon, organized to promote the emirate as a safe tourist destination, as well as a modern-day city with its cutting-edge infrastructure conducive for both leisure and business ventures.
Organised by Dubai Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, the 3.2km race was held at Emaar Boulevard and Burj Park. Part of the proceeds will be donated to Autism Trust Foundation, which supports and helps improve the lives of people who are dealing with autism.
Wael El Behi, General Manager, Ramada Downtown Dubai, said: “We are proud to be part of the first Dubai Midnight Marathon. We fully support the initiatives of DTCM, especially in the Downtown area, as this is greatly beneficial in promoting the property and establishing Dubai as a secure tourist destination. In addition, we are very pleased to render aid to the Autism Trust Foundation as part of our continuous CSR initiatives.”
Another highlight of marathon was the display of logos of different companies who participated in the event, including of Ramada Downtown Dubai, which was named as Guinness world record’s largest eco-board featuring the most number of brand logos in a single billboard.
About Ramada Downtown Dubai:
Ramada Downtown Dubai is located in Dubai’s prime district – Downtown Dubai, adjacent from the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, the world’s largest shopping destination, The Dubai Mall as also with great views on Dubai Fountain. Offering large, comfortable and well appointed suites, it boasts one of the best views of Burj Khalifa up close and is fast becoming the most recognized name in Dubai’s hospitality sector. It provides guests a uniquely exciting experience of inner-city Suite living combined with all the facilities and services of a first-class hotel and is a true ‘home away from home.’ Featuring a gymnasium, a large outdoor pool, meeting rooms, business centre, overlooking Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall as well as the Dubai Fountain, the property offers guests a luxurious and an extensive range of possibilities in the heart of Dubai. With a full range of support services one can stay stress free on top of work commitments and enjoy the tranquillity of the property. Next door, a short stroll away you find branded convenient store and pharmacy. As an alcohol-free hotel with a number of innovative products and services, Ramada Downtown Dubai is an ideal destination for either a short break or an extended family holiday for all GCC families and discerning corporate and leisure travellers.