Doha Festival City and Al Daayen Municipality Celebrate “World Environment Day” with Joint Recycling Initiative

  • As part of its ongoing #FestivalCares corporate social responsibility program, Doha Festival City hosted a recycling initiative hosted by Al Daayen Municipality where guests had the opportunity to claim rewards for their sustainable habits

Doha, Qatar: Doha Festival City, Qatar’s one and only choice for shopping, dining and entertainment, hosted a recycling initiative organized by Al Daayen Municipality to mark World Environment Day. The two-day event saw a recycling campaign and interesting activities for children.

World Environment Day is the world’s largest platform for raising public awareness about the environment and is celebrated by millions of people around the world. Led by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), it has been held annually on June 5 since 1973. This year it was held in Sweden under the slogan #OnlyOneEarth with a focus on sustainable living in harmony with nature.

Thanks to the joint recycling initiative of the Municipality of Al Daayen and the Doha Festival, visitors to the mall were able to claim reusable bottles from event partners Daiso and Ikea after recycling 10 plastic bottles for single use. The event also hosted a special children’s activation where the youngest attendees enjoyed a coloring activity.

Commenting on the recycling initiative, Robert Hall, Managing Director of Festival City, said: “As a socially responsible shopping center and part of our #FestivalCares program, Doha Festival City strives to be at the forefront -garde to celebrate international events that serve to raise awareness of the environmental impact of our daily choices and the impact of environmental harm on our collective health and well-being. Doha Festival City is committed to providing a platform for community initiatives such as this recycling initiative in partnership with Al Daayen Municipality. Together, we demonstrate that everyone can play a positive role in protecting the environment and promoting a sustainable culture in Qatar.

For his part, Rashid Mishlesh Al Khayarin; Al Daayen Municipality Manager said, “We are very happy to partner with Doha Festival City, one of our long-time partners to raise awareness of the importance of recycling in our community. Our joint efforts aim to empower people to make responsible choices and to understand that their efforts – no matter how small – can contribute to a healthier environment for them and future generations. Achieving the environmental pillar of Qatar National Vision 2030 is only possible when we all work together.

Doha Festival City’s #FestivalCares initiatives program includes a wide range of internal and external initiatives and events aimed at providing support and assistance to mall visitors and enriching their experience, as well as supporting the local community in Qatar as part of Doha Festival City efforts. giving back to the people of Qatar as part of its corporate social responsibility program.

In line with the preventive measures set by the State of Qatar to limit the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and to ensure a safe shopping environment for all, Doha Festival City is committed to continuously applying health and safety measures. necessary security throughout the mall. This includes thorough disinfection treatment of the mall on a weekly basis, robust cleaning and disinfection operations during mall operating hours, 127 hand sanitizer stations installed in areas that have frequently touched surfaces.

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About Doha Festival City

Doha Festival City is Qatar’s one and only choice for fashion, dining and entertainment. Bringing several firsts to Doha, this incomparable mall – is one of the largest developments of its kind in the Middle East, boasting almost a quarter of a million square meters of leasable space, offering something for everyone and creating exceptional and memorable experiences with every visit. .

Doha Festival City is home to famous retail brands, many of which debuted in Qatar, including Harvey Nichols, Charlotte Tilbury, Kiehl’s, Dior Beauty Boutique. It is also home to the country’s only IKEA, open since 2013. There are over 100 places to dine and relax, including restaurants, cafes and casual eateries, from brands unique to Qatar, including Jamie’s Italian and Aimee’s Cafe .

Doha Festival City is also home to Edge Fitness, a state-of-the-art fitness center, featuring a large workout space with the latest high-end Technogym equipment, separate men’s and women’s sections, as well as circuit training areas .

Doha Festival City offers the country’s largest world-class entertainment offering, including a unique blend of indoor and outdoor attractions – from Qatar’s first VOX 4D cinema complex with 18 Theater by Rhodes digital screens, to green spaces for the outdoor exercise and outdoor recreation track cycling and three unique amusement parks including Angry Birds World, Snow Dunes and Virtuocity.

The world’s first Angry Birds WorldTM, introduced and developed by leading location-based entertainment company Trimoo in partnership with Rovio Entertainment, opened in Doha Festival City in May 2018. The park is an unparalleled family entertainment destination , inspired by the global gaming sensation and hit movie.

VIRTUOCITY™ is the region’s first dedicated gaming center that merges the virtual world with the real world. Opened in December 2018, this amusement park is equipped with full-motion racing simulators, escape rooms and an amazing multi-purpose eSports arena. The venue offers an immersive digital experience for teens and adults.

Snow Dunes™ is the first indoor snow park in Qatar, with a castle inspired by authentic Qatari architecture. It is based on an old folk tale about a cold spell coming in the spring and covering the ground with a white coat. The park uses state-of-the-art technology to produce snow-white ice at temperatures of -4 degrees Celsius.

As a “Smart Mall”, Doha Festival City offers innovative digital options including free Wi-Fi and digital orientation to enhance consumer experience, and is easily accessible, offering 8,000 smart parking spaces and VIP valet services.

The new Doha Festival City car park can accommodate an additional 165 cars, providing easy access to the Luxury Zone and Edge Fitness, and a direct exit to Al Shamal Road, helping to avoid traffic jams during peak hours.

Doha Festival City’s exclusive fashion show “FFTV”, airing on the mall’s website and YouTube channel, brings Doha’s fashion personalities to showcase the mall’s many retailers and its unique fashion offering.

Festival Magazine, the Mall’s online lifestyle magazine, brings readers to the front row of the mall’s latest happenings, unveiling the latest fashion trends and offering previews of the collections and exclusive offers available at the mall. .

Doha Festival City applies strict security measures throughout the mall for its staff and visitors. This includes thorough disinfection treatment of the mall on a weekly basis, robust cleaning and disinfection operations during mall operating hours, 127 hand sanitizer stations installed in all commonly impacted areas.

Doha Festival City has won Tripadvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Award 2020, based on a full year of Tripadvisor reviews, placing the mall in the top 10% of the hotel industry globally.

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