Al Hajiri launches e-Ticketing and smart services system for Dubai Frame … reports Asian Lite News.
Dawood Abdulrahman Al Hajiri, Director General of Dubai Municipality on Wednesday launched the e-ticketing system for Dubai Frame through its new website and also the Smartphone App, which provides visitors with an easy way to book their tickets in advance and ensure their preferred time of visit. The new system offers a wide range of e-services, including detailed information about Dubai Frame to help visitors plan their visit to it with ease.
Dubai Frame, which is one of the most important tourism projects implemented by Dubai Municipality in the recent times, is characteristic of its distinctive height that allows the visitor to have a 360 degree view of Dubai’s old and modern city. Dubai Frame has received more than 466,000 visitors since its opening on the beginning of this year.
The Director General of the Municipality confirmed that the launch of the website will facilitate the process of booking online without having to bear the burden of traffic congestions and fluctuations in weather conditions. It will also reduce the rush at the ticket counter at Dubai Frame, which will make the visitors’ experience easier and more enjoyable.
Mohammed Mubarak Al Mutaiwei, Assistant Director General of Dubai Municipality for Communications and Community Sector, said: “The launch of the new Dubai Frame portal is in line with Dubai Smart Initiative’s plans to enable Dubai residents to access all the city’s facilities using smart electronic systems, including the Frame.
The technology includes photography, sharing of images immediately via e-mail and social media, as well as providing free Wi-Fi for visitors. It was also announced that another smart service, called the “Smart Guide” will be launched soon.
The launch of e-ticketing and smart services was announced during a special event at the Future Gallery in Dubai Frame where guests were given the opportunity to meet with senior officials from Dubai Municipality to learn more about the contribution of this landmark to enrich the city’s tourism landscape.
Khalid Al Suwaidi, Director of Leisure Facilities Department at the Municipality, said that Dubai Frame is a prominent architectural landmark in the heart of the vibrant Dubai’s city that offers 150 meters panoramic views of Dubai’s heritage and modernity.
Located in Zabeel Park, this iconic architectural design celebrates the city’s rich heritage and modern identity, allowing visitors to travel through time. The old museum has a window showcasing the city’s heritage. After a panoramic elevator ride to the upper bridge, visitors can see the tremendous progress Dubai has made over the past years that transformed the emirate from a trade, fishing and pearl center into a vibrant city with high-rise skyscrapers.
The Future Gallery, located on the mezzanine floor, offers visitors an interactive screen of what the emirate will become in the next 50 years. Dubai Frame is expected to receive more than 2 million visitors each year.
The Dubai Frame is open every day from 9 am to 9 pm. The ticket price is AED 50 for adults and AED 20 for children aged 3 to 12 years. While visitors from the People of Determination category and children under 3 years and the elderly people above 60 years can visit the Dubai Frame free of charge.