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Abu Dhabi’s Social Entertainment Destination to open soon in 2021

Al Barakah International Investment revealed the latest progress of Abu Dhabi’s much-anticipated waterfront social dining and entertainment destination. Commenting on the progress of Al Qana and the market situation, Fouad Mashal, CEO of Al Barakah International Investment, developer of Al Qana said, “Al Qana is our ultimate touristic project that will provide a very unique experience we all envision for the Entertainment and Tourism sectors in the UAE. As the tourism sector recovers from the travel restrictions due to the pandemic, Al Qana would be ready to receive visitors in 2021. We are almost there, and it will be worth the wait! 2021 is the year we and the UAE celebrate the country’s 50th anniversary.“Our top priority is to adapt to the new social norms in place to ensure the safety of visitors coming to this special social destination. Our team is working on new protocols and procedures with the relevant authorities to ensure the required guidelines are applied fully at our premises. There are exciting times ahead of us and Al Qana will be a unique contribution to this.” Stuart Gissing, General Manager of Al Qana said: “There are high expectations for Al Qana, a cornerstone development for the future of the UAE. It’s the realization of a seven-year vision from Al Barakah International Investment that will positively enhance Abu Dhabi’s reputation. We are committed to bring to the market a new way of experiencing entertainment. We are not a mall but a vibrant lifestyle destination of entertainment for all age brackets.”

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Al Qana introduces lifestyle wellness hub in the ME

Al Qana developed by Al Barakah International Investment (BII) in Abu Dhabi, revealed ‘The Bridge Wellness Hub’, one of its seven destinations. ‘The Bridge’ is an integrated lifestyle wellness hub that has been carefully designed to be a disruptive space within its industry. The construction of the concept has commenced already and will open its doors for the first time in Q4 2020 to coincide with the grand opening of Al Qana. The uniqueness of ‘The Bridge’ concept comes from a combination of two ideas. One space that bridges all aspects of one’s life, work, play, and personal & physical development. The second idea is the combination of science and art to deliver a superior design-driven intuitive experience, yet grounded in academic research and delivery of real results. With a total space area of over 8000 square meters, ‘The Bridge’ will feature seven unique and seamless service tracks (Move – Pause – Taste – Seek – Choose – Expand – Learn). Fouad Mashal, CEO of Al Barakah International Investment said, “The Bridge is set to become the largest wellness offering in the Middle East. We joined forces to disrupt the market and introduce to Abu Dhabi an innovative concept that aims to improve the quality of life and wellbeing of residents by offering a new lifestyle journey. We are confident that The Bridge and the overall Al Qana project will play a key role in cementing Abu Dhabi’s position as one of the most liveable cities in the world and the ultimate destination for entertainment and wellbeing.” Khalid Nahhas, Founder of The Bridge said, “Our partnership with Al Qana aims to bring to the capital, a lifestyle destination that will …

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