Biggest Shopping Festivals in Dubai
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It’s no surprise by now that Dubai has been repeatedly marked as the top destination for shopping. From antiques to designer wear, you’ll be able to find anything and everything here.
Dubai Summer Surprises
In order to keep families occupied during the summer months, the Dubai Summer Surprises is a festival of shopping and entertainment. With every store in Dubai taking part in offering amazing sales, DSS begins from July 1st and lasts for 6 weeks.
Dubai Shopping Festival
Dubai Shopping Festival is an annual event that marks the start of winter and is usually held in the cooler (compared to July) month of January. Similar to DSS, each store offers unbelievable discounts and sales.
The Gulf Information Technology festival, GITEX, is an annual IT shopping festival. You can get the best deals on laptops, mobile phones and any other tech gadget!
Where to stay during all this?
As there is an increase in tourism during these festivals, 5 star resorts in Dubai tend to book up quite fast. Therefore, accommodation at Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort or a similar property would need to be booked in advance to avoid disappointments.
Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+