LuLu offers 100 varieties of fish at seafood festival

The event was inaugurated by Director General of the General Department of Fisheries Ali Mohammed Al-Shaikhie.
Updated 17 December 2018
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LuLu offers 100 varieties of fish at seafood festival

LuLu Hypermarket is hosting the “Seafood Feast,” a week-long festival of seafood delights and exciting offers ahead of the festive season, at its Murabba district branch at Riyadh Avenue Mall. The in-store offers, which started on Dec. 12, are available until Tuesday.

The event was inaugurated by Director General of the General Department of Fisheries and CEO of the National Fisheries Development program in the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture (MEWA) Ali Mohammed Al-Shaikhie.

LuLu is showcasing more than 100 varieties of fish and seafood, which have been imported from different countries, such as Norway, Uganda, India, Netherland and Turkey. Moreover, hard-to-find fish types such as rainbow trout, filefish, farmed turbot, crab, tilapia, farmed sea bream, and scad fish are also on offer. Besides the staple lineup of hamour, nagroor, naizer, red snapper and rabeeb fish, other seafood items available include prawns, oysters, clams and a range of fish products. 

LuLu has been recognized as a ‘top seller’ of Samaq-certified products, such as fresh and cooked prawns, sea bream and tilapia. Samaq is Saudi Arabia’s national aquaculture product certification and labeling program developed by the Saudi Aquaculture Society under the guidance of the MEWA. 

Apart from the seafood offerings in the wet section, LuLu is also selling fish dishes at the bakery and hot food stations. Fish sarciado, Amritsari fish, grilled prawns, fish tikka, prawn pizza, tuna puff and fish masala fry are the main attractions at these counters.


Rove At The Park opens in Dubai Parks and Resorts

Updated 17 June 2019
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Rove At The Park opens in Dubai Parks and Resorts

Rove Hotels, a contemporary midscale hotel brand, has opened its sixth hotel in Dubai — Rove At The Park — in Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region. As the opening offer, guests can stay at Rove At The Park for 199 dirhams ($54) per night inclusive of two tickets to Dubai Parks and Resorts.
Rove At The Park has 579 rooms and interconnecting family rooms. Guests at Dubai Parks and Resorts can access more than 100 fun rides and attractions spread across Motiongate Dubai, Bollywood Parks Dubai, Legoland Dubai and Legoland Water Park. This is in addition to free access to themed zones, street ambiance and numerous shops and restaurants at Riverland Dubai.
On the opening of the new hotel, Paul Bridger, corporate director of operations, Rove Hotels, said: “Guests love Rove Hotels for their convenient locations, funky interiors, chilled ambience and great service, which have made the brand one of the most popular in the city. We are excited to open Rove At The Park, our sixth and largest property in Dubai. The hotel offers a launchpad to discover Dubai Parks and Resorts and the rest of the city.”
Ahmed Al-Rayyes, chief retail and hospitality officer, DXB Entertainments, the company that owns Dubai Parks and Resorts, said:
“Dubai Parks and Resorts is a dynamic leisure destination with attractions that appeal to families, couples, and theme park enthusiasts from around the globe. With the opening of Rove At The Park, guests will have easy access to a vibrant new hotel that is perfect for residents looking for a quick weekend getaway. Opening a second hotel is part of Dubai Parks and Resorts’ strategy to have more than 1,300 keys at the destination by the second half of 2020. We look forward to welcoming even more tourists who will now be able to enjoy rides and attractions at the park, with the option of a conveniently located hotel in the vicinity.”
Rove At The Park is just over half an hour drive from the Dubai International Airport and the Al-Maktoum International Airport. Additionally, the hotel is just minutes away from the future Expo 2020 location, making it convenient for visitors traveling to the exhibition.
The design of Rove At The Park is inspired by the local area and uses art to tell stories and offer Instagrammable moments throughout the hotel. All 579 rooms house a 48-inch interactive TV screen with a smart media hub and free Wi-Fi. The rooms have designer mattresses, pull-out beds for extra guests, a mini-fridge, a large safe, and a modern bathroom with power rain showers.