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THE BLU CITY NEWS OCTOBER 2013 ISSUE 15

HOTELS DESIGNED TO SAY YES! radissonblu.com/hotel-mediacitydubai


onthly online newsletter m r ou of ue iss er ob ct O e th Welcome to “The Blu City News”! Dusk to 26th of October 2013, when rd 23 the m fro n tio mo pro s tiu Mauri authentic food and colourful s, thm rhy This month, our focus lies on the nd isla h wit t, spo y u on a iful Mauritian holida Chef Hassan Massood take yo Terrace transforms into a beaut tian uri Ma r ou let and nt eve day cial 4 entertainment. Join us for this spe Mauritius. of nd culinary break to his native isla we hope you have t month was a full success and las use Ho ’s ef Ch at s ght Ni r chef ’s e The launch of the new Them iety of international flavours ou var the ce en eri exp and by s t all. Pas visited one of them already, if no have created for you. ly rotating h special events and our new dai wit ked pac y ead alr s wa ce rra a the Te During September, Tamanya October, that will make Tamany in ed nn pla nts eve ger big and y more Theme Nights but we have wa place to be for this season. a so pass by the hotel to pick up gn, pai cam AL PE AP X BO rs’ e part in this yea this campaign. There is still time for you to tak find out how you can support to ide ins k loo a ve Ha . nce els ere box and make a diff you can restore your energy lev ere wh er tob Oc s thi so Sen at You are in for a special treat rk. p you for those busy days at wo with a complete package to pre e at the d the scenes in the “Inside” pag hin be k loo a e tak so us, for sy month September has been a very bu us. out more about the hotel and find to very end of the newsletter rm Have an excellent month and wa Francois Galoisy General Manager

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Mauritius Promotion at Dusk Terrace

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New Theme Nights at Chef ’s House

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Meet – Dine – Stay BLU

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Hot Hotel deals

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Theme Nights at Tamanya Terrace

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Lunch offers

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Don’t know where to brunch?

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What’s happening at ICON Bar & Lounge?

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Senso Wellness Centre October promotion

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FREE WIFI Online social media Campaign

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The Box Appeal 2013

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Insight the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City

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Cowshed

OCTOBER 2013 ISSUE 15


Mauritius promotion on Dusk Terrace Kick off your shoes... Mauritius is just a few steps away from the office. In association with the Mauritian Tourism Promotion Authority, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City is bringing you one step closer to making your tropical dreams come true. Join us at Dusk Terrace from the 23rd to 26th of October 2013, where Mauritian Chef Hassan Massood takes you on a culinary break to the lovely island of Mauritius and gives you the opportunity to enjoy a few days of island rhy thms, authentic food and colourful entertainment. A special treat awaits you daily when the SEGA Dance Group and a Mauritian DJ make you want to dance the night away. Buffet @ AED 165 per person - including soft drinks and Mauritian welcome drink (Mocktail) Buffet @ AED 225 per person - including house beverages and Mauritian welcome drink

Dusk Terrace, located on the 08th floor in the East Tower, at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City.

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Around the Globe with Chef's House Whether you are a meat lover or vegetarian or simply just want to indulge in seafood delicacies, Chef’s House has a lot to offer this season, so take your pick from the huge variety of new and tasty flavours and join us on our culinary expedition around the globe. Sundays - “Surf & Turf” night, perfect for meat lovers and seafood fans alike Mondays - “Temptasia” night, where you can choose from an incredible selection of contemporary Asian specialties Tuesdays - “Mexican Madness” night, with hot and spicy flavours that drive you crazy Wednesdays - “we

sushi” night, with a contemporary array of Japanese delicacies

Thursdays - unlimited “Running Skewers”, served at your table until you need to say STOP! Fridays - “Exploding Seafood” night, that will hook you on our fantastic array of sensational fruits of the sea Saturdays - “Family Fun Brunch”, with an International and Asian influenced buffet and a kids fun area For more information or reservation please contact us at

04 366 9111

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or email us on chefshouse.mediacity.dubai@radissonblu.com


Starting from 135 AED Sun - Wed and 165 AED Thu - Sat Above prices are in AED, inclusive of 10% Service Charge and 10% Municipality Fees


MEET - DINE -STAY - BLU take advantage of our Meet - DINE - Stay - Blu packages that will take care of all your requirements.

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MICE PACKAGE - I Starting from 899 AED pp Inclusive of Standard Room, single occupancy, 2 coffee breaks, breakfast and lunch

MICE PACKAGE - II

Starting from 999 AED pp Inclusive of standard room, single occupancy, breakfast, 2 coffee breaks, lunch and dinner * Above prices are inclusive of 10% Service Charge and 10% Municipality Fees *Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served at our all day dining buffet restaurant Chef’s House * Includes free usage of the meeting rooms for a minimum of 10 people * Group rates are applicable for a minimum of 10 rooms * Offer is valid until 31st December 2013.

For more information please contact us at:

+971 4 366 9111 or email us at meetings.mediacity.dubai@radissonblu.com 9


Hot Hotel Deals Advance Purchase Save up to 20% when booking up to 21 days in advance with the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City

Stay 2 and save up to 20% Stay 2 nights and save up to 20% off weekends with the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City

Stay 3 and save up to 15% Book 3 nights and save up to 15% with the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City

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For more information or bookings please visit our website: www.radissonblu.com/hotel-mediacitydubai


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Gear up for the always fresh entertainment and exciting Theme Nights that make Tamanya Terrace the prefect place to start or end a night out and one of the most happening venues in town Electric Days or 80’s night on Saturdays Watch the sun go down over Dubai Media City’s skyline while sipping classic and innovative cocktails and enjoying yourselves with either a new sunset party focusing on electric house, tech music and international guest DJ’s or tunes from the 80’s.

Chill Out Sundays It is the night of the good deals on beverages at Tamanya Terrace with our hAPPy hOur from 17:00 hrs to 19:00 hrs Listen to some chilled-out music while watching the sun go down.

Jazz night on Mondays

Monday night at Tamanya Terrace is all about great grapes & modern Jazz. Listen to a Jazz Saxophonist performing LIVE next to the DJ and enjoy several deals on premium selection of grape based beverages.

For more inform

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Pink Paw Ladies night on Tuesdays Think and drink PINK! Every Tuesday ladies receive three complimentary PInK COCKTAILS while listening to a blend of sophisticated Soul, Funk & Commercial House played by our female DJ. Take your ladies or gal pals for a pink treat at Tamanya Terrace

noche en la Terraza on WednesdaysnEW! Every Wednesday we are calling all salsa, meringue, samba and latin pop fans to a fun and entertaining night out at Tamanya Terrace. Enjoy special City’s skyline and the catchy tunes of our LIVE percussionist.

with a blend of sophisticated Soul, Funk & Commercial House tracks. bottle service.

Funky Fridays Party the night away with stunning views over Dubai Media City’s skyline and a blend of sophisticated Funk & Commercial House tracks.

mation call us on

6 9111

From Sun - Thu doors open at 17:00 hrs Fri & Sat at 18:00 hrs Dress Code: Smart Casual

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Unbelievable Lunch Offers Chef’s House

Certo

ICON Bar & Lounge

Lunch buffet for only AED 119 per person per person. Lunch buffet including soft drinks for only AED 125 per person

Enjoy a 2 courses meal with a coffee or tea for only AED 94.

Speedy - licious lunch

Special offer: 20% discount for TECOM card holders Weekdays, Sunday to Thursday from 12:00 – 15:30

Special offer: Early Bird EXPRESS Lunch - a whopping 20% off the total bill if you dine between 12:00 hrs –13:00 hrs. * The offer is applicable on the Business Lunch and a la carte menu. * The bill must be settled by 13:00 hrs to avail the offer. Weekdays, Sunday to Thursday from 12:00 – 15:30

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Enjoy the chef’s newly introduced selection of main courses at a special price for only AED 59 or AED 69 inclusive of your choice of soft drink or coffee Weekdays, Sunday to Thursday from 12:00 – 15:30


Italian Brunch with Prosecco Call Certo Italian Restaurant 04 366 9111, certo.mediacity.dubai@radissonblu.com Reservations recommended

per person

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Don't know where to brunch? Chef’s House Fun Brunch

Indulge in international and Asian flavors and let us tempt you with a buffet of the freshest shellfish and sushi prepared in front of you. Join us for a family fun experience from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. The kids have their own fun area, face painting and balloon twister with buffet and entertainment including a bouncing castle! Full buffet with soft drinks at AED 165 per person Full buffet with house beverages at AED 210 per person Full buffet with house beverages and prosecco at AED 230 per person Children age 6-12 years eat for halfthe price. Children under the age of six, brunch for free!

ICON Bar & Lounge English Friday Brunch

ICON Bar & Lounge is continuing its British Brunch every Friday from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. Don’t miss out on this unbeatable deal of a traditional British cuisine including unlimited beverages in a stylish and relaxing atmosphere for only AED 179 per person. With WII games available from 12:00pm onwards, entertainment is guaranteed! All-day Happy Hour from noon until closing (40% on pre-selected drinks)

Friday Brunch at Certo

Good selection of antipasti, homemade pasta and wide range of pizzas cooked in the traditional wood-fired oven, along with salad, risotto, fish and meat dishes served at your table. The kids have their own fun area, with toys and entertainment. Every Friday from 12:00 to 15:30 hours Brunch with soft drinksat AED 160 per person Brunch with house beverages at AED 210 per person Brunch with bubbly at AED 230 per person Children age 6-12 years eat forhalf the price! Children under the age of six, brunch for free!

For more information or reservations please call us at 04 366 9111


What’s on at ICO Brampton Wines

October wine tasting event

Watch all the ACTION

ICON Lounge is extending its selection of fine grapes and snack platters. You can now sample some of the finest vintage and rarest grapes by the glass, all complimented by a delicious variety of bites ranging from cheeses to charcuterie. Follow our sommelier Madan’s recommendation of the month when he presents to you his choice from different wine regions Available daily from 12pm onwards.

Icon Lounge will be hosting yet another of their popular wine tasting events this October the 09th at 7.30pm, focusing on the famous South African producer “Brampton“ with a special appearance of the Brand Manager Aiden Hughes. Relax in a sophisticated and stress-free atmosphere and mingle with fellow connoisseurs over a selection of great wines from South Africa.

Watch the English Premier Lea The Cricket Champions League The Europe Cup or the UEFA Champion League LIVE @

For the month of October, ICON Bar & Lounge is promoting the famous wine producer “BRAMPTON“ from South Africa It’s your choice of 3 glasses of selected wines for AED 105 per person.

5 Wines + Canapés for 110 AED per person

Don’t miss out on any importa watch all of them LIVE on our bucket deals on pre selected ho games.

*incl.10% Service Charge,10% Municipality Fees

Bucket deals @ 150 AED

*incl.10% Service Charge,10% Municipality Fees

*incl.10% Service Charge,10% Munici

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ague, e T20,

@ ICON Bar & Lounge

ant matches anymore and large plasma screens. Enjoy ouse beverages during the

ipality Fees

Early Bird & Workaholics

Gear up for the Formula 1 Season 2013

The Early Bird Happy Hour on weekdays has been extended and is now on from 17:00 – 20:00

Enjoy the excitement of the 2013 F1 season @ ICON

Pass by ICON Bar & Lounge and join us for our new late night HAPPY HOUR for WORKAHOLICS from 23:00 – 02:00.

Drop your BUSINESS CARD at ICON Bar and take part in our Raffle Draw for your chance to WIN 2 tickets to the F1 race in Abu Dhabi!!

Selected bottled beers @ AED 23/-, House Spirits @ AED 23/-, Selected Cocktails @ AED 27/-, House Wine @ AED 26/-, Selected Shots @ AED 23/....and more great deals on offer.

Bar & Lounge and watch all the big races LIVE on our large plasma screens.

1st Race of the season - Sunday 6th of October 2013 at 10:00 - KOREAN GRAND PRIX 2nd race of the month - Sunday 13th of October 2013 at 10:00 - JAPANESE GRAND PRIX 3rd race of the month - Sunday 27th of October 2013 at 13:30 - AIRTEL INDIAN GRAND PRIX

*incl.10% Service Charge,10% Municipality Fees

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Restore your energy levels @ Senso Wellness Centre You are in for a special treat at Senso this October with a complete package to prep you for those busy days at work and restore your energy levels again. Your journey of relaxation will begin with a cleansing Body Polish using either Mineral Sea Salt or a Coffee Scrub that polishes and soothes your skin. The therapist will then continue with the Honey Yoghurt Body Wrap that is leaving your skin super soft, toned and firm by using only the freshest and most natural products. Followed by a refreshing shower that cools you down from those sizzling temperate your journey of beauty will be completed with one of Sensos Signature Massages, a combination of the Sport and Swedish Massage that leaves you relaxed and rejuvenated.

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The 2 hours Spa Package includes: • Mineral Sea Salt or Coffee Body Polish (30 min.) •Honey Yogurt Body Wrap (60 min.) • Senso Signature Massage (30 min.) • Free access to swimming pool before and after the treatment

All that for only AED 500 pp Above prices are in AED, inclusive of 10% Service Charge and 10% Municipality Fees.

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FREE WIFI ONLINE SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN Take part in our FREE WIFI online campaign and share your special moments of your stay at Radisson Blu with us on Instagram by using #RadissonBlu. The photographer of each 5th approved image receives a printed set of postcards of his/her picture

Starting October 13th 2013 - All images on the online gallery will be used by an artist to create a piece of art. - To find out more – please register at www.free-internet.radissonblu.com - Then upload your photo of your special Radisson Blu Moment(s) on Instagram with the hashtag #RadissonBlu and/ or #parkinn - We approve the images and once approved they are listed in a gallery on the campaign website - A person can upload as many pictures as he/she wants –needs to register only once - The photographer of every 5th approved image gets a set of postcards of his/her own picture on the gallery

GOOD Luck


Get Free WIFI at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City and stay connected with the recently increased internet speed and upgraded bandwidth that is now 100 MB. At Radisson Blu Hotels this service is provided for free.

For more information please contact us at +971 4 366 9120 or email: Meetings.Mediacity.Dubai@radissonblu.com 23


Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson hotels in the Middle East is holding the sixth edition of the Box Appeal during September and October 2013. Created in 2008, the initiative works with members of the public filling up boxes with essential items and donating them for distribution to people in need. Participants pick up a box from any participating Radisson Blu or Park Inn by Radisson hotel and return it filled with a selection of useful household items. The hotels then work with local charities to distribute the boxes to those in need.

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In 2013, the Box Appeal will include two new countries – Jordan and Lebanon – in addition to the UAE, Egypt, Bahrain, Qatar and Oman. In total, 15 Radisson Blu, Radisson Royal, and Park Inn by Radisson hotels will be encouraging the public across MENA, to get involved with supporting humanitarian charities. The Rezidor Hotel Group area vice president Mark Willis said: “Since launching in 2008, The Box Appeal has gained great awareness and generous donations, which is reflected in the increasing number of hotels wanting to participate from across MENA. We are appreciative of the continued backing from local companies and our sponsors, and we are confident that with the each community’s support, the 2013 campaign will build on the success of last year’s efforts, particularly in our new territories of Lebanon and Jordan.” The Box Appeal runs from September 1 to October 31 2013.

Shopping List: - T-Shirt - Cap - Disposable Razor - Shaving Cream - Deodorant - Toothbrush

- Toothpaste - Small Hand Towel - Comb - Soap Antibacterial - Shampoo - Talcum Powder

*No money or food items to be included *No used items to be placed in the box *All items should be of 1 each 25


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Cowshed products at Senso Wellness Centre

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Senso Wellness Centre is now offering various new, natural and therapeutic plant-based products with cheeky names but serious benefits. The new spa product range is called COWSHED and available for sale at senso as of November. The line was born in 1998 in the original Cowshed spa at Babington House, Somerset, and with names like Grumpy Cow, Lazy Cow and Bullocks, they continue to pay homage to the spa’s former occupants to this day. Cowshed was one of the first spa brands to specialise in the use of plants and their oils, proteins, vitamins and fatty acids. Today they have a loyal herd of followers who love their comprehensive range of indulgent bath and body products, impressive skin care and beautiful gifts. COWSHEDS philosophy: • • • •

100% natural high quality essential oils Only natural preservative used. No Parabens. No Synthetics Suitable for vegetarians Cowshed Signature Natural Fragrance

What mood are you in today? Pick your perfect gift for your loved ones or treat yourself to one of our many Cowshed products. We have something for everyone. For more information on our new spa product range COWSHED please call us at 04 366 9111 or visit us at Senso Wellness Centre. 28

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NEWSwatch & UPDATES this space • Senso Wellness Centre November package • Special Events at Tamanya Terrace • Updates on all sport events & live coverage at ICON Bar • Monthly Wine Tasting events and promotions at ICON Lounge • Certo’s monthly specials • Exciting news from the staff and a glimpse behind the scenes

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