Burj Al Arab going pink again for cancer awareness

Jumeirah Group marking October's Breast Cancer Awareness month

Burj Al Arab will once again be lit in pink
Burj Al Arab will once again be lit in pink

A number of Jumeirah Group hotels in Dubai and around the world, including the Burj Al Arab and Madinat Jumeirah, will go pink in October to mark Breast Cancer Awareness month.

On 1 October, Burj Al Arab will once again turn pink to join a number of world famous landmarks participating in the Estée Lauder Companies’ Global Landmarks Illumination Initiative. The hotel will show its continuous support for the campaign by lighting its sail in pink and adorning it with a symbolic pink ribbon projection on October 1 and 31 from 08:00pm to 11:00pm.

The hotels's executive pastry chef, Johannes Bonin, has created a selection of pastries including yuzu and raspberry opera cake, strawberry sweet puff and pink-glazed traditional French mille feuilles to serve as part of the afternoon tea.

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Meanwhile, Madinat Jumeirah will host a pink afternoon tea throughout the month, with pastries featuring the breast cancer logo, colours and ribbons. The chocolate fountain will also have strawberry pink chocolate inside.

Other properties participating in the awareness activities include:

Jumeirah Beach Hotel - Staff will enjoy healthy eating and have the option to attend an awareness lecture from Life Line Hospital with a free checkup. Cupcakes will be sold throughout the month for AED25 and AED5 will be donated to charity.

Jumeirah Creekside Hotel - The property will offer a 120 minute Breast Cancer Awareness Package at Akaru Spa, comprising four treatments plus a complimentary bust mask for AED495. Valid from October 1-31, the package includes a Silky Skin Body Scrub, Aromatic Back Wrap, Reviver Massage, Guinot Taster Facial and a Bust Mask. A pink theme will run throughout the hotel and include pink flowers, macaroons, lights in the pool and pink drinks.

Jumeirah Emirates Towers Talise Fitness - The facility is offering membership promotions throughout October. Two female friends can join and receive 50% discount off one membership. Existing members who refer a friend will receive a two month extension to their membership.

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray’s Talise Ottoman Spa - Will offer a Rose Bliss Body Massage treatment (60/90 minutes) and donate money from every purchase to Breast Cancer charities, valid throughout October. A pink themed day will take place at the spa with colleagues wearing fancy dress and themed decorations from October 17-18. In the Sultan’s Lounge the Turkish ice cream server will adopt a pink uniform and all proceeds will go to charity.

Jumeirah at Etihad Towers - Offering special packages at Talise Spa. Book a 60 minute Intensive Muscle Release treatment and receive a 30 minute complimentary head massage. This restorative and deep tissue treatment infused with ginger and black pepper will release tight muscles and reduce tension, priced at AED 450, valid from October 1-31. During October, the afternoon tea in the Lobby Lounge will turn pink. All the tea and coffee will be served with a pink ribbon, chocolate lollypop or piece of pink Swiss roll. A pink themed buffet will be offered at Rosewater.

Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel and Spa - Will light up pink for 31 days starting from October 1. The hotel’s entrance, lobby, palm trees, and beach will be filled with pink lights and the hotel’s colleagues will wear the symbolic Breast Cancer Awareness pins. To further mark this occasion, Talise Spa has launched the Pretty in Pink package, a special 55-minute spa experience. The package includes a 25-minute back, neck and shoulder massage followed by a 25-minute Express Facial treatment. In addition, spa guests availing of this package will be entitled to use the spa exclusive facilities for the day and will receive a special spa gift.

Grosvenor House Apartments by Jumeirah Living - Will decorate the lobby with pink flowers, create pink cakes and turn the Atrium light pink on the last Friday of the month. The concierge team will join in with pink buttonholes and pink juice will be offered in the Atrium.

Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel - Will light the hotel’s façade in pink for breast cancer awareness day in Spain on 19 October. Pink amenities will be offered for ladies staying over the weekend.

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