World Luxury Expo Dubai closes on one hundred year high
- United Arab Emirates: Monday, January 21 - 2013 at 16:38
- PRESS RELEASE
World Luxury Expo, a main event of the Dubai Shopping Festival 2013, finished on a one hundred year high with Aston Martin, the quintessential British sports car brand, airlifting the latest Vanquish in spectacular style onto the helipad of the world's most luxurious hotel, Burj Al Arab.
This milestone event was witnessed by His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, the British Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, Dominic Jermey, Festivals Coordinator General at DEPE, Ibrahim Saleh, Aston Martin shareholders and other esteemed dignitaries.
The live transmission was beamed around the globe to Aston Martin territories in over 150 countries and announced the finale of the inaugural World Luxury Expo whilst celebrating the Aston Martin centenary - iconic brands at an iconic location.
More than Dhs250m worth of products were on show at World Luxury Expo, Dubai which showcased the world's leading luxury brands to an invitation-only three-day event to high-net worth private clientele from across the GCC region.
Mayaz Al Dalal, CEO of OMS Events, said, "The success of the first edition of The World Luxury Expo exceeded our expectations; it just goes to show that this innovative event fits perfectly with the reputation of Dubai as a hub for high end luxury products and lifestyle. As a co-organizer of World Luxury Expo, we have been encouraged by the overall positive feedback from media, sponsors, exhibitors and invited guests which has spurred expansion plans for the 2014 event."
Highlights from the event included a 186 carat natural pear-cushion shaped sapphire presented by Agha Jewellery, Montegrappa showcased the Ultimate Centennial Dragon fountain pen, the most expensive bed in the world, the Hastens Vividus bed, a one-off bespoke Steinway CrystalRocked Piano, a 450 year-old antique sword, exquisite jewelry, time pieces, luxury vehicles, private aviation, nautical, renowned art pieces and sculptures, fashion, luxury travel, and much more.
World Luxury Expo is proudly supported by Dubai Shopping Festival and Dubai Calendar and plans are already under way for an even bigger and better edition in 2014.
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