VOX Cinemas introduces the first ‘hybrid’ cinema in the UAE

May 10, 2021

Now open at Wafi City in Dubai.

Well-known Dubai landmark Wafi City is now home to the newest branch of VOX Cinemas that opened yesterday. Announced by Majid Al Futtaim, the state-of-the-art hybrid cinema is also integrated with Magic Planet that’s perfect for families.

VOX Cinemas Wafi City will also offer moviegoers the best cinematic experience thanks to the Samsung Onyx screen which is the first of its kind in the UAE. Samsung Onyx features LED-based image quality with an infinite contrast ratio with HDR graphics and clear sounds.

A total of 15 screens have opened at VOX Cinemas Wafi City, which features a variety of signature concepts from the theater chain. These include KIDS, VIP with in-seat dining, and MAX, a premium large format cinema that features Dolby Atmos surround sound technology. As for Magic Planet, kids and even adults can enjoy the different assortment of video games, amusement rides, attractions and redemption games. Rides like Bumper Cars, Drop N’ Twist, and Highway 66 are all available. There will also be an array of new F&B outlets to complement the new experiences. Concepts like Candy Corner and The Spotlight at Wafi City will be open for guests to enjoy.

“We’re proud to collaborate with Wafi Group, which shares our vision for creating remarkable destinations and passion for excellence, to open our first hybrid cinema and family entertainment centre in the United Arab Emirates. Today’s customers are looking for more engaging and immersive ways to spend time with family and friends and, at Majid Al Futtaim, we are committed to staying ahead of the curve and finding innovative new ways to exceed evolving expectations. VOX Cinemas and Magic Planet at Wafi City have been designed as a holistic concept seamlessly integrating two recreational functions into one enriched experience and we’re very excited to welcome new guests and create great moments together,” Ignace Lahoud, Chief Executive Officer of Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas and Majid Al Futtaim Leisure & Entertainment said in a statement.

Including the new branch in Wafi City, VOX Cinemas now has 22 cinemas and 237 screens in total in the UAE. VOX Cinemas is also set to open three more multiplexes across Saudi Arabia and Bahrain as part of its expansion plans.

by Victor Philip Ortiz
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