A Pocket Guide to Dubai Expo 2020


The extraordinary Expo 2020 Dubai is expected to lure millions of visitors from around the world, who will be welcomed with a world of adventure and excitement.The blockbuster event is set to run for 182 visually striking and inspiring days starting from the 1st October 2021 and is expected to attract more than 25 million people during that time.

With not long to go before Expo 2020 Dubai opens to the public, stringent health precautions are being taken to ensure the site is safe for visitors despite the Covid-19 pandemic. From thermal cameras, mandatory mask requirements, to social distancing rules, the organizers have implemented thorough measures to guarantee everyone’s safety, allowing the world to enjoy this international event in UAE, one of the safest countries in the world. And the same goes for our hotels, with the Radisson Hotels’ Safety Protocol in place.

One of the recently unveiled attractions, the Expo 2020 Water Feature, resembles a massive amphitheatre with 13-metre-high sheets of water. The Garden in the Sky, a little haven which sits 55 meters above ground and serves as an observation tower as well as an area of nature. Another highlight is the Sustainability Pavilion, which is built to be net-zero for both energy and water and has its own solar-paneled 'Energy Trees', as well as a 'Water Tree' to capture water from air. But it’s not only the features that impress, Expo 2020 is also the first World Expo where each of the 192 participating countries will have its own standalone pavilion. The site stretches over 4.38 square kilometers and is divided in districts with different themes. One thing is clear, Expo 2020 Dubai will be a celebration of human brilliance and achievement.

And whilst there is so much to discover, why not combine it and come to explore Dubai itself. With its wonderful year-round temperatures and exceptional range of attractions, this unique city seamlessly mixes modern culture and futuristic architecture with heritage and adventure - plus world-class shopping, beach life and entertainment. A visit to Expo 2020 Dubai offers the chance to discover all the best things to do and places to visit in Dubai itself. So follow a key Expo message: seize the opportunity! Book a memorable stay in one the Dubai’s best hotels: you’ll find an exceptional choice of Radisson Blu hotels and apartments in all the best locations. All with great facilities - and some of the best restaurants in town.

Radisson Blu Residence, Dubai Marina

Closest to all the Expo action is the stylish Radisson Blu Residence, Dubai Marina. Located on Dubai's beautiful, modern marina overlooking the Gulf’s turquoise waters – with inspiring cityscape views - the minimalist rooms and apartments are designed to be both stylish and purposeful. Situated in a newly developed, family-friendly neighborhood, the Radisson Hotel Dubai DAMAC Hills is a perfect home base for your next visit.

Connect with the local smart set at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City. Return from Expo to the elegant lobby with its Swarovski chandeliers, bask by the pool, enjoy award-winning Italian cuisine or watch the sunset from the Tamanya Terrace. Take in all of the Expo’s inspirational messages as you enjoy the best of waterside life at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Canal View. Cool off by the pool or soak up the stunning views from this stylish base in the city’s upscale Business Bay district. Zoom round the world in the Expo pavilions – then take it easy at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront, with thoughtful service and unforgettable views of the Business Bay district. Perfectly located for both business and leisure travellers – and for exploring waterside downtown Dubai. Ideal for Expo visits, for business and for leisure, the Radisson Blu Hotel Apartments Dubai Silicon Oasis lies in the heart of Dubai's Silicon Oasis technology development park, close to major corporations, including Fujitsu. Visit the Expo and get inspired by the uniquely futuristic cityscape.

Mix Expo’s vision for the future with a hint of Dubai’s heritage. Stay at the iconic, newly renovated Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek, built in 1975 as Dubai’s first 5-Star hotel. Set in the city’s beautiful cultural district, with stunning views, it’s right next to the authentic traditional souks. And, while you’re visiting this uniquely atmospheric part of the world, seize the Opportunity to explore a variety of other unforgettable destinations by taking a road-trip with Radisson Blu through the UAE.

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With the health and safety of guests and team members as its top priority, each of the Radisson Hotels are implementing the Radisson Hotels Safety Protocol program. The in-depth cleanliness and disinfection protocols were developed in partnership with SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, and are designed to ensure guest safety and peace of mind from check-in to check-out. We can’t wait to welcome you for a safe stay.

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