Dubai: On Saturday, 25. March, LEGOLAND® Hotel, part of LEGOLAND® Dubai Resort, will celebrate ‘Earth Hour’ for the first time, together with millions of people and hundreds of organisations around the world, by turning off non-essential electric lights for one hour, from 8:30pm to 9:30pm as a symbol of commitment to the planet, as part of the global movement organized every year by the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF).
This year, LEGOLAND Hotel, the first of its kind in the Middle East, perfect for families with children aged 2-12 years old, will mark this year’s celebration with a special 'Earth Hour’ themed creative workshop from 8:30pm to 9:00pm, presented to the young guests* aged 5 years and above, staying at the hotel. On the day, hotel guests will be encouraged to celebrate this occasion by switching off their room lights for one hour and will be invited to watch their kids taking part in the exclusive ‘Earth Hour’ creative workshop. Highlighting the unique playful learning concept at LEGOLAND Hotel, Jameel Ahmed Abdul, ‘LEGO® Build and Experience Instructor’ of the Creative Workshop will share with the young participants, during this fun session, various simplified and interesting facts about Earth Hour, the environment and how every person, even the little ones can take part in saving the planet.
The creative workshop is one of the activities that every young guest, between the age of 3-12 years, enjoys as part LEGOLAND Hotel’s ultimate sleepover, offering different session for children of different age groups.
Furthermore, ‘Earth Hour’ will be celebrated by LEGOLAND Hotel team members, where all non-essential lights at the hotel back of house will be switched off from 8:30pm to 9:30pm.
**Earth Hour creative workshop session is available only on Saturday, 25. March 2023 from 8:30pm to 9:00pm for guests staying at LEGOLAND Hotel aged 5 years old and above on complimentary basis. Limited number of places available, pre-booking is essential at LEGOLAND Hotel Guest Services.
For additional information, visit https://www.legoland.com/dubai/legoland-hotel/hotel-overview/
For further information, please contact:
LEGOLAND Dubai Resort
Public Relations Manager
Maintaining visitor health and safety as a top priority, the team at LEGOLAND® Dubai Resort have been working hard to ensure hygiene and safety measures are enhanced throughout the resort, including enhanced cleaning and regular sanitization of all touch points.
About Earth Hour
Earth Hour is a global WWF climate change initiative. Individuals, businesses, governments and communities are invited to turn out their lights for one hour on 25 March 2023 at 8:30pm to show their support for action on climate change. The event began in Sydney in 2007, when 2 million people switched off their lights. Since then it has grown to engage more than 185 countries and territories worldwide. 2009 was the first year the United Arab Emirates became a part of the Earth Hour movement, and in 2011, all seven emirates to participate for the first time. Iconic buildings and landmarks from Asia Pacific to Europe and Africa to the Americas switched off. For more information, visit https://www.earthhour.org/
LEGOLAND® Dubai Resort for families with kids aged 2-12 includes LEGOLAND Dubai Theme Park with over 40 LEGO themed rides, shows and building experiences; LEGOLAND Water Park with over 20 family-friendly LEGO themed water slides and attractions; and the region’s only LEGO themed hotel opened in January 2022, LEGOLAND Hotel with 44 LEGO themed rooms, 191 fully themed rooms, and 15 suites, two themed family restaurants and interactive activities featuring daily creative workshops, model builder, family pool and in-room treasure hunt. LEGOLAND Dubai is the first of its kind in the region and was opened in 2016. The first LEGOLAND Park opened in 1968 in Billund, Denmark, followed by nine LEGOLAND parks in 5 countries featuring United Kingdom, USA, Germany, Malaysia, UAE and Japan. LEGOLAND Dubai is located on Sheikh Zayed Road opposite the Palm Jebel Ali in Dubai equidistant to Dubai and Abu Dhabi International Airports.
About Merlin Entertainments plc
Merlin Entertainments is a global leader in location-based, family entertainment. As Europe's Number 1 and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin operates over 137 attractions, 22 hotels and 6 holiday villages in 24 countries and across 4 continents. Merlin’s purpose is to deliver memorable experiences to its millions of guests around the world, through its iconic brands and multiple attraction formats, and the commitment and passion of its employees.
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About Dubai Parks and Resorts™
Dubai Parks and Resorts™ is the Middle East’s largest integrated theme park destination. The destination comprises MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, LEGOLAND® Dubai Theme Park, LEGOLAND® Water Park, LEGO® themed LEGOLAND® Hotel and BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai. Guests can experience MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, Hollywood-inspired theme park with the most rollercoasters in a single theme park in the Middle East, offering immersive rides and attractions based on famous Hollywood hits, as well as BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, a first-of-its-kind theme park that showcases rides, attractions and live entertainment shows based on some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters. The LEGOLAND® Resort offers guests an all-encompassing LEGO® adventure, with a LEGOLAND® Theme Park that offers unique and interactive experiences for families bringing the well-known LEGO® brick to life in a playful environment, a LEGOLAND® Waterpark which is the region’s first water park catering to families with children aged 2-12 years old and a 250 room LEGO® themed LEGOLAND® Hotel offering fully themed rooms that can accommodate a family of five. Guests can stay just steps away from all four of the world-famous parks at Lapita™, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Autograph Collection, a Polynesian themed family hotel that is part of Marriott International.
The entire destination is connected by Riverland™ Dubai, a free to enter themed recreational hub that takes visitors on a picturesque journey through well-known locations from across the globe such as; The French Village, Boardwalk, India Gate and The Peninsula, offering several instagrammable locations and provides the perfect backdrop for friends and families to come together, relax and recharge.
The destination is located on Sheikh Zayed Road Exit 5 in Dubai, 15 minutes from Ain Dubai, ideally located between both the Dubai and Abu Dhabi International Airports.
For more information, go to: www.dubaiparksandresorts.com
About Dubai Holding Entertainment™
Dubai Holding Entertainment, is one of the largest diversified entertainment groups in the region, committed to solidifying the Emirate as one of the most sought-after touristic destinations in the world by offering an impressive range of destinations and attractions that caters to all residents and visitors to the Emirate. The portfolio includes, amongst others, Ain Dubai, the tallest observation wheel in the world; Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest integrated theme park destination; Global Village, one of the longest established tourist attractions in Dubai having opened its doors in 1997; Coca-Cola Arena, one the region’s largest multipurpose indoor arena; Arabian Radio Network (ARN), the largest radio network in the region; MPN a multimedia sales house, operating premium out-of-home assets, video production, event sponsorship and activations; Roxy Cinemas, a premiere theatre experience; The Green Planet a bio-dome spread over 4 levels housing a tropical indoor rainforest with over 3000 plants and animals; and Laguna Water Park in La Mer which has the only WaveOz180 Flow Rider in the GCC and the region’s first Manta family raft ride.