In a light of its 10th anniversary celebrations, the Madinat Jumeirah unveiled a unique interactive infographic. The initiative maps the hotel’s history against UAE’s heritage. 10 key facts are highlighted how both the city and hotel have evolved over the years.
Gerald Lawless, president and group CEO of Jumeirah Group, said: “We selected 10 fascinating facts about this city. Each fact reflects its dynamic nature representing how much Dubai has grown to become a phenomenal destination in the world.”
Some of the facts covered include the traditional wooden abra boats, which were inspired by water taxis on Dubai Creek, have ferried more than 3.3 million visitors around waterways of Madinat Jumeirah; Since 2004, capacity of Dubai International Airport has increased from 21 m people to 75 m in 2014.