Conceptualised with the aim to strengthen and celebrate the bond and cultural links between Dubai and the subcontinent, the campaign underlines the importance of India as a key source market for inbound tourism to the emirate.
Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) announced an exciting new collaboration with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan. The project, comprising a series of short films, will see the actor unravel the secrets of Dubai, offering his fans a chance to see the exquisite city through the megastar’s eyes.
The series of short films will kick-start a year-long campaign of multiple Dubai Tourism projects in collaboration with Bollywood and is slated to be released across various Dubai Tourism channels in December.
Discover Shah Rukh Khan’s Dubai
Shah Rukh Khan is the perfect advocate for the city, which he often refers to as his second home. By showcasing Dubai through his eyes, the project aims to appeal to the ‘King Khan’ fans across the globe, giving them the opportunity to explore the city and its many offerings.
Shah Rukh Khan said, “Dubai is a second home to me. Whether I am here on vacation with my family and friends or my many business trips here for shoots, it’s a city that I truly relate to on so many levels – driven, passionate and spirited. And I can’t wait to take my fans and fellow travellers from around the world on an unexpected discovery of a city that I love. This new collaboration with Dubai Tourism is exciting and one that I am personally very passionate about. Watch this space.”
Even non stop work in Dubai feels like play. Thanx DTCM Deepa, Issam P.Varma, Rahila & the entire crew. #@visitdubai pic.twitter.com/bzI0RIvTnc
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) November 6, 2016
Issam Kazim, CEO, Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DCTCM), said, “We are delighted to partner with Shah Rukh Khan for this special project, which highlights Dubai’s diverse offerings that cater to every type of traveller. We look forward to exploring Shah Rukh’s strong connection with Dubai and sharing his unique experience with a global audience. These upcoming collaborations with the Bollywood industry will reinforce the strong role India has played in our city’s evolution and further fortify our bond.”
With the ultimate vision of positioning Dubai as the world’s leading tourism destination and commercial hub, Dubai Tourism’s mission is to increase the awareness of Dubai among global audiences and to attract tourists and inward investment into the emirate.
— Dubai Tourism (@dubaitourism) November 8, 2016