Safari Mall opens on Monday

October 14, 2010 - 12:45:27 am

DOHA: Safari Mall is all set to open on Monday with a slew of entertaining events and huge promotions.

Located in Abu Hamour, Safari Mall will be opened by Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim bin Mohammad Al Thani, Chairman of Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry at 4.30pm on October 18.

This was announced during a press conference attended by Hamad Dafer Al Soofan Ahbabi, Chairman; Zainul Abideen, General Manager; Aboobacker Madappat, Managing Director and Surendranath, Assistant General Manager.

The mall is strategically built at the heart of the Education District in Abu Hamour on a sprawling 380,000 sq ft land with a total 250,000 sq ft of shopping area complete with world class amenities.

“The choice of the location was a product of a feasibility survey on customer needs in Qatar,” explained Madappat.

Safari Mall’s location is one of the most expanding ones in Qatar with major projects by Barwa, over 5,000 villas and a number of leading international schools.

It is accessible from all directions with transportation available including Karwa bus service. Ample and hurdle free car parking facility for more than 1,000 cars at a time is Safari’s another attraction.

Safari Mall features the unique combination of a leisurely shopping atmosphere and an urban retail plaza with unique Arabic architectural style.

A major highlight of Safari Mall is its Hyper Market, the largest one of its kind in Qatar spread over 140,000 sq ft shopping area comprising a world class super market on the ground floor and a department store on the first floor, which provides leading brands of FMCG, clothing, fashion accessories, hand bags, footwear, leather products, luggage, furniture, electrical and electronic appliances, home appliances, and glamorous clothes for the young and trendy.

In addition to the city’s finest fashion, global brands, bookshops, Arab dress specialty stores, and sports goods can also be found in the mall. An exclusive bakery and hot food section of the hyper market is also a major attraction with its mouth watering products in addition to coffee shops with different blends.

Another unique concept of the mall is its luxurious Gold Market (Sona Souq), which offers luxurious collection of gold, silver, and diamond jewelleries, watches, crystals, pearls, sheer fabrics, and antiques; and features known jewellers.

A huge food court with over 300 seating capacity offers a variety of Arabic, Chinese, Turkish, Indian and Filipino food at a fair price in a relaxed atmosphere.

Children’s play area and other facilities like ATMs, exchanges, photo studio, book shop, beauty parlours, flower and chocolate shops, laundry shop, music world, mobile shops, optical shop, travels, pharmacy, cargo drop-off facility and international branded shops are there to full fill the needs of customers. Services such as home delivery, wheel chairs, help and serve, lost and found, doctor on call and taxi service are also available to Safari customers.

Magic shows, bouncing castle, moving light shows, face painting, funny cartoon characters, game stalls, henna, and jugglers are among the major attractions on the opening day and will run for several days. The Peninsula


Many exclusive promotions are also waiting customers from deferent brands and labels which will be announced shortly. An exclusive car promotion will also be held for the following brands: Toyota Prado – from Al Mana and Partners for Uniliver products, Toyota Fortuner – from Western International for Geepas, Young Life and Royal Ford brands, Toyota Yaris – from Wipro Unza Middle East for Enchanteur products and Kia Rio – From Qatar National Import and Export for Americana products.