Published on : Thursday, January 2, 2014
Dubai has broken the world record for the biggest fireworks display ever with Atlantis, The Palm hosting front row seats to the greatest celebration on earth! An unprecedented light show that mesmerised guests from across the globe, Dubai secured the UAE’s 132nd World Record, with 1200 shells exploding into the midnight sky, per second, over a course of 6 minutes. Well over 400,000 shells were released to beautifully orchestrated music, beating the previous world record of 77,000 fireworks.
Bigger and brighter than the previous world record held by Kuwait for the 50th anniversary of it’s constitution in November 2012, thousands of guests at Atlantis, experienced a part of history last night, watching the spectacular fireworks extravaganza from Dubai’s leading entertainment resort.
With Dubai celebrating it’s position as a world-class tourist destination, visitors at Atlantis enjoyed mouth-watering seasonal offers in each of the resort’s 21 restaurants, bars and clubs, as they brought in the New Year, and experienced history in the making.
The perfect moment in time to enjoy a stay in Dubai’s leading entertainment destination, party goers, food lovers, families and marine enthusiasts enjoyed unparalleled offers on an array of experiences.
An incredible line up of stars entertained thousands of revellers at the ever popular Sandance music festival, including Swedish House Mafia’s DJ Axwell, a driving force behind chart hits Don’t You Worry Child, In My Mind and Save the World, Emeli Sande and Paul Oakenfold, ensuring visitors ended the year with memories that will no doubt, last a lifetime.
Diners at the Gala Dinner enjoyed an elegant outdoor dining experience, live entertainment and awe-inspiring views of the resort’s impressive fireworks, on a beautiful 1.4 kilometre beach setting with The Palm as a back drop. A sumptuous dinner was served at elegant tables, with live cooking stations, barbeques, and buffets with a wide array of hot and cold luxurious international delicacies.
Larger families enjoyed the various luxury dining packages, offering unbeatable value and a wide variety of cuisines, Atlantis restaurants provided ‘Gold’, ‘Silver’ and ‘Bronze’ set menu options, each with a unique offering of delectable cuisine and live entertainment. Couples celebrated in a more intimate environment at Ossiano, where diners enjoyed stunning views of the Ambassador Lagoon, and contemporary Mediterranean flavours, in an elegant romantic setting.
Atlantis’ reputation for hosting some of the world’s most memorable celebrations is a particular attraction for international visitors. “Staying at Atlantis is an incredible once-in-a-lifetime experience during the New Year period. This year Atlantis, The Palm was part of the biggest fireworks show in the world, twice as big as the grand opening, beating the world record previously held by Kuwait! Along with front row seats to this magnificent event, guests were blown away with a range of experiences throughout our 21 restaurants, bars and clubs, as well as two incredible entertainment events, the Royal Gala Dinner and Sandance, securing Atlantis’ position as the leading entertainment resprt in Dubai” commented Serge Zaalof, President and Managing Director of Atlantis, The Palm.