- The five-screen cinema is VOX Cinemas’ fifteenth cinema in Saudi Arabia and will lead to the creation of 50 new direct jobs and 60 indirect jobs
Riyadh: VOX Cinemas, the dedicted cinema arm of Majid Al Futtaim, has launched its latest cinema at Galleria Mall – Jubail, underpinning its commitment to make entertainment experiences accessible to everyone across Saudi Arabia and contribute to the growth of the entertainment industry in the Kingdom.
Located at Jubail’s must-visit shopping and lifestyle destination, VOX Cinemas Galleria Mall – Jubail features five screens including KIDS, a dedicated auditorium for young movie lovers to watch the latest family-friendly films, and Candy Bar, which serves a menu of popular cinema snacks. It also boasts cutting-edge audio-visual technology for an unmatched cinematic experience.
Mohamed Al Hashemi, Country Head of Majid Al Futtaim Leisure, Entertainment, Cinemas, and Lifestyle in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia said: “VOX Cinemas is excited to join forces with Al Mutlaq Group to open our first cinema in Jubail as we continue to expand our footprint to new cities as well as opening entertainment experiences where we have an established presence. We’re also extremely proud to support job creation with the hiring of local talent, including our first female cinema manager in the Eastern region who will be leading our business in Jubail, as part of our commitment to realise the goals of Vision 2030. The Kingdom is evolving at a rapid pace into a global powerhouse of leisure and entertainment and, we will build on the success of 2021 by significantly increasing our pace of growth. We will also continue to introduce pioneering concepts that provide a place where communities can socialise and enjoy quality time together. We look forward to creating more great moments with our guests at VOX Cinemas Galleria Mall – Jubail.”
Abir Al Mutlaq, Director of Transformation, Al Mutlaq Group added, “VOX Cinemas has a wealth of market expertise and consistently delivers exceptional entertainment experiences for families throughout the Kingdom. We are extremely proud to collaborate once again following our first opening at The Roof in Riyadh in 2019. The state-of-the-art cinema is the first-of-its-kind in Jubail Industrial City and a strategic addition to Galleria Mall. We are confident that it will be a popular entertainment destination with families and movie lovers in the Eastern Province.”
VOX Cinemas now has a total of 154 screens across 15 movie theatres in six cities, making it the
the largest exhibitor by screen count and ticket sales. It is also the largest independent film distributor in the Kingdom.
For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit voxcinemas.com
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About Majid Al Futtaim
Founded in 1992, Majid Al Futtaim is the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
A remarkable business success story, Majid Al Futtaim started from one man’s vision to transform the face of shopping, entertainment and leisure to ‘create great moments for everyone, every day’. It has since grown into one of the United Arab Emirates’ most respected and successful businesses spanning 17 international markets, employing more than 43,000 people, and obtaining the highest credit rating (BBB) among privately-held corporates in the region.
Majid Al Futtaim owns and operates 28 shopping malls, 13 hotels and four mixed-use communities, with further developments underway in the region. The shopping malls portfolio includes Mall of the Emirates, Mall of Egypt, City Centre malls, My City Centre neighbourhood centres, and five community malls which are in joint venture with the Government of Sharjah. The Company is the exclusive franchisee for Carrefour in over 30 markets across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, operating a portfolio of more than 375 outlets and an online store.
Majid Al Futtaim operates more than 500 VOX Cinemas screens as well as a portfolio of world-class leisure and entertainment experiences across the region including Ski Dubai, Ski Egypt, Dreamscape, Magic Planet, Little Explorers and iFLY Dubai. The Company is parent to a Fashion, Home and Specialty retail business representing international brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Hollister, AllSaints, lululemon athletica, Crate & Barrel, Maisons du Monde, LEGO and THAT, a Majid Al Futtaim fashion concept store and app. In addition, Majid Al Futtaim operates Enova, a facility and energy management company, through a joint venture operation with Veolia, a global leader in optimised environment resource management.
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