Sports tourism agency Expat Sport has announced details of Dubai’s first hotel experience exclusively for football fans. Taking place from 21 from November 18 to 18 In December, to coincide with the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, the ‘Football Fans Dubai Experience’ is aimed at fans wishing to relocate to the United Arab Emirates during the tournament. The package includes daily flights to Qatar for guests attending the games, free shuttles to Dubai fan zones and a convenient on-site sports bar for watching the games.
The Football Fans Dubai experience will be hosted at NH Dubai The Palm, an upscale hotel on the West Bay side of the Palm Jumeirah with stunning views of the Arabian Sea, Dubai Marina skyline and the Dubai Eye. The property features a rooftop infinity pool, spacious guest rooms, swimming pool, gym, all-day dining restaurant, and on-site sports bar.
Expat Sport offers four, eight and 12 night packages that include twin/twin room accommodation, buffet breakfast, return flight to Doha with complimentary airport transfers to Dubai World Central Airport (DWC) and a free fan shuttle to Dubai. areas. This unique package is offered to football fans and sports tour operators worldwide, including members of the International Sports Travel Agencies Association. The price for the four-night package is US$1,290 + VAT; eight nights $2,580 +VAT; and 12 nights $3,870 + VAT.
“This is a brand new addition to Dubai’s hotel landscape, and we are working with the official partners of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, to make this a unique and immersive experience for our guests,” said Sue. Holt, executive director of Expat Sport. . “As a specialist sports tour operator, we fully understand the travel needs of football fans which can be quite specific compared to general holidaymakers. There will be international fans coming to this area for the first time, so being in a relaxed environment, with other like-minded people, in a beautiful location on the Palm Dubai should make for an enjoyable and unforgettable holiday.
Fans staying at the hotel will receive supporter welcome packs, tickets and discounts to Dubai-based fan zones and enjoy sporting challenges and competitions during their stay. The on-site sports bar will be transformed into a Budweiser fan zone, the official beer of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, with special appearances throughout the tournament.
Expat Sport is the exclusive commercial agent in the United Arab Emirates of MATCH Hospitality for the sale of the official hospitality program of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
Images: NH Dubai The Palm