During the Festive Tree Lighting event at Novotel World Trade Centre on December 15, 2019.


Dubai hotels hold Christmas tree lighting for children of determination


DUBAI – Global Village’s colorful mascot brought plenty of laughs while companies doled out treats, ice cream and loads of prizes that brought cheer to children of determination at the recent Festive Tree Lighting at Novotel World Trade Centre.

The December 15 event, organized by Novotel, Ibis World Trade Centre and ibis One Central  aimed to “spread the cheer of the festive season” among students of the Special Needs Future Development Centre.

Globo the mascot amazed guests with a wonderful performance that was followed by the Around the World flash mob. The team from Pure Magic and Brandster assisted the hotel in creating the remarkable ambiance for the event.

The evening started with a festive-themed dinner at Entre-Nous Restaurant. Guests were also treated to healthy snack boxes from Kibsons International and delectable ice cream from Quanta.

While the adults enjoyed the sumptuous buffet, the little ones were entertained with an astonishing magic show, balloon art, face painting and crafts led by Babyshop.

The hotel partners from Air France-KLM greeted the guests for the evening, followed by Anoop Dhondoo, hotel manager for Ibis World Trade Centre and Ibis One Central, who welcomed the crowd.

Guests then witnessed the awaited countdown to the Christmas tree lighting ceremony followed by the entrance of Santa Claus, with a song and dance number by hotel staff.

Everyone went home with goodie bags filled with surprises from Air France-KLM, Kibsons International, Mumzworld, Eurocake and Novotel World Trade Centre. PR/Expat Media


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