Yas Mall marks a year of achievements and successes on November 19th, having brought to UAE and Abu Dhabi a variety of brand new concepts launched for the first time by leading regional and international retail stores. In celebration of this special occasion, the mall has organized an exciting variety of sports and family-themed entertainment suitable for all ages, along with a variety of special offers and exclusive promotions from a variety of global brands.
In keeping with its efforts to bring new and unique experiences to its visitors, Yas Mall will be hosting a ‘Future Champions’ football event. Sports lovers will enjoy a weekend of football challenges and competitions for a chance to win a meet n’ greet with football legends Paolo Maldini, Clarence Seedorf and Dwight Yorke, on November 20th, hosted by the UEFA Champions League Experience. Families will also enjoy a memorable series of events through a variety of circus-themed activities, complete with world-class performers.
As residents and tourists from around the world flock to Yas Island to attend the annual Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix celebrations, Yas Mall will bring a special activation to add to the thrilling entertainment from November 26th to 29th. The mall has partnered with Flash Entertainment for the second year in a row to hold Yasalam Live at Yas Mall, in which several Arab and international celebrities will visit Town Square in a special studio to hold interviews.
Talal Al Dhiyebi, Chief Development Officer at ALDAR Properties PJSC, commented:
“In one year, Yas Mall has redefined the UAE’s shopping landscape, providing visitors with an all-encompassing experience by bringing some of the world’s most exclusive brands all under one roof. This month marks a momentous occasion for the mall, as we have partnered with leading organizations to celebrate our first anniversary with our visitors through a variety of fantastic events and exclusive experiences. We are looking forward to another successful year, full of even more unique concepts for residents and tourists of all cultures.”
Further cementing Yas Mall’s position as a prime hub for fashion, dining and entertainment regionally and internationally, the mall received its first international award from the Retail & Leisure International magazine, as ‘Best International Shopping Centre’, overcoming strong competition from other shopping centres around the world. The one year anniversary was then marked with an award from the Middle East Council of Shopping Centre (MECSC) Gold Award for Design & Development Excellence under the ‘New Developments’ category for 2015.
Designed with all ranges of consumers in mind, the mall has been providing its visitors with a distinctive lifestyle experience that goes beyond shopping. Bathed in natural light, the wide avenues of Yas Mall host hundreds of the most desirable retail, F&B brands and entertainment offerings, including 83 unique stores and 62 world-class dining outlets. Yas Mall completes the Yas Island proposition, which already boasts iconic attractions such as Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Waterworld, Yas Links and seven world-class hotels.
Since its launch, Yas Mall has brought forth a host of retail concepts including one of the world’s largest Debenhams stores in the world; Boutique 1; the world’s first UEFA Champions League Experience; Joe Fresh; and House of Fraser; Battlezone by Tasleeh Entertainment; and the Capital’s largest VOX Cinemas with 4Dx technology to name a few. The mall’s spacious, multi-cuisine dining options also offer shoppers a chance to experience some of the world’s most popular restaurants, including The Cheesecake Factory, Rogo’s Rollercoaster Restaurant, Angelina, and Guylian complementing the wide array of European street style cafés available at almost every corner, as well as a fantastic range of international restaurants in an outdoor setting within the Cascade Dining Area.
Yas Mall marked its final milestones for 2015 with the opening of two brands that have brought a new experience to Abu Dhabi: the Capital’s first Apple store, one of just two stores in the UAE, one of the world’s leading technology brands, and Tryano, a 20,000 sq.m. exclusive new high-end department store launched by Chalhoub Group. Boasting over 250 of the most sought-after international and local brands, TRYANO immerses shoppers on a unique shopping experience with more than 250 local and international brands including 30 unique designers in beauty and luxury handbags and shoes. The store also offers spas for men, women and children, along with a high-end restaurant.