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6 Ways To Celebrate Emirati Women’s Day 2022

In 2015, the date August 28 was chosen by Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Al Ketbi, the wife of the late Sheikh Zayed and Mother of the Nation, to mark the anniversary of the formation of the UAE’s general women’s union. This August will mark the seventh annual Emirati Women’s Day, a special event that gives tribute to all Emirati women highlighting their extraordinary contributions and their valued role in the UAE’s society.

Earlier this year, Her Highness announced that the theme for Emirati Women’s Day 2022 will be “Inspiring Reality... Sustainable Future” (WAM, 2022), implying that due to their diligence and innovation, Emirati women have proven that no undertaking is impossible. In her speech on the occasion, Sheikha Fatima said that the theme of the 2022 edition emphasizes the country’s journey with women’s empowerment, which began nearly 50 years ago with the creation of the UAE in 1971 by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who prioritized investing in human resources and believing that people are the true wealth of the nation. He also prioritized gender equality.

We want to share some ideas to celebrate Emirati Women’s Day this year, from a staycation at the Palazzo Versace to the red-carpet package at Park Hyatt.

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Staycation at The Palazzo Versace

Immerse yourself this summer with a luxury escape to Dubai's most fashionable urban resort: The Palazzo Versace. Reminiscent of a 16th century Italian Palace, this urban retreat is a masterpiece featuring a striking entrance, high ceilings, beautiful grounds, and Italian furnishings. The hotel is truly symbolic of the Versace lifestyle. Each of the hotel's restaurants and bars is designed to have an al fresco terrace to reflect the heritage of Palazzos, while the beautifully landscaped gardens and unobstructed views of the Dubai Creek and skyline make the hotel an ideal place to unwind in luxury.

For enquiries, please contact The SPA reception via call +97145568750 or email at [email protected].

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Breakfast at Café Society

Start the celebration with breakfast at Café Society offering toasted French brioche, chocolate pancakes, eggs Benedict, and a Mediterranean Breakfast. There will be a 50% discount on the whole menu for women on Emirati Women’s Day.

For more information, contact +971 4 318 3755.

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Candle Spa treatment at Armani/SPA

Treat yourself to 90 minutes of Arabian-inspired relaxation with the candle spa treatment at Armani/SPA which includes traditional aromas of rose and oud in the air, a body wrap, and a special sandalwood and bergamot candle massage. Access to Armani Terme bathing facilities and spa lounge is also granted.

Fri Aug 26 to Sun Aug 28, 9am-10pm. Armani/SPA [email protected].

To know more, call +971 4 888 3282 or email [email protected].

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Dine at The Crossing

Head over for lunch and celebrate the day with delicious rich Indian cuisine in downtown Dubai, bringing back the nostalgia of life on the subcontinent. Receive a free hamper upon providing proof of ID.

For reservations, contact +971 4 491 9695

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Get pampered at Iridium Spa at The St.Regis Dubai, The Palm

Iridium Spa at The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm offers a full day of spa treatments, such as the opulent caviar body ritual, featuring a full body cleanse using Rarity body soap made of pearl, caviar, gold, diamond, platinum, stem cell orchid, ruby, sapphire, and meteorite. The spa includes six treatment suites, access to relaxation areas, a sauna, and steam room. 25 percent discount on all spa treatments will be offered for the occasion on Sat Aug 27 to Sun Aug 28, 10am-10pm.

For more information or to make a reservation, please call +971 4 218 0140 or email

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Experience the red carpet package at Park Hyatt Dubai

Park Hyatt Dubai has created a red carpet package to celebrate Emirati Women’s Day. They are offering a hair treatment and blow-dry, manicure and pedicure, as well as a 30-minute body spa treatment. End the beautiful day with afternoon tea at Rosaano Ferretti or Park Hyatt Lobby Lounge.

The red carpet package can also be gifted as a six month valid voucher.

To book, email [email protected] or call +971 4 602 1222.

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