Palm Fountain at The Pointe has secured the Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest Fountain after a breathtaking launch streamed live across the world. The magical show was attended by distinguished guests, residents and tourists, who watched in awe as The Palm Fountain broke the record in tune to an exclusive song – Dubai is another planet, produced to reflect the city’s vibrant and inspirational spirit. A celebration of Dubai’s creativity and ambition, The Palm Fountain is spread over 14,000 sqft of sea wáter and is the only multi-coloured fountain in the city. Its super shooter stands tall at 105 metres and comes alive with over 3,000 LED lights.
Omar Khoory, Managing Director of Nakheel Malls, which operates The Pointe, said, “This is an historic moment which further underscores our commitment to bringing new and unique experiences to the city for the benefit of all stakeholders. As pioneers of retail and lifestyle destinations in Dubai, we look forward to the inspiration it will bring to visitors at The Pointe, residents of the UAE, our retailers, tourists and the international community.”
Ahmed Al Khaja, CEO of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), said: “Securing another Guinness World Records™ title for Dubai further solidifies the city’s status as a must-visit destination where guests from around the world can experience the best sights and sounds as well as unrivalled retail and tourist spaces. The Pointe’s standing as one of Dubai’s premier dining and leisure destinations has been further elevated with the unveiling of this record-breaking new attraction and we look forward to welcoming the many new tourists who will visit.”
Shaddy Gaad, Senior Marketing Manager – MENA, Guinness World Records, said, “GWR is delighted to officially see The Palm Fountain breaking the title of the Largest fountain. This fountain is an example of another milestone in Dubai’s architectural achievements and we are excited to declare it Officially Amazing™.”
Chafic Najia, Managing Director, The Walt Disney Company Middle East, said, “We are pleased to have our iconic songs as part of The Palm Fountain’s regular programming to give UAE families and Disney fans another unique local Disney touchpoint to enjoy.”