New taxi ranks added to aid Mall of the Emirates shoppers

Mall operator Majid Al Futtaim says it has invested in 80 extra taxi spaces; while parking will also be increased
New taxi ranks added to aid Mall of the Emirates shoppers
By Staff writer
Fri 24 Apr 2015 01:00 AM

Majid Al Futtaim, the shopping mall, retail and leisure operator, is enhancing its visitor experience in phase two of Mall of the Emirates’ strategic redevelopment with new taxi ranks and parking spaces.

The plan, which follows visitors feedback, offers 40 additional taxis and is located at Welcome Court 4, representing a total of 80 taxis places.

The new taxi rank will be complementing current taxi rank located near Carrefour and Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates Hotel, which also has recently been upgraded, the company said.

The new taxi rank which represents a total investment of AED10 million operates throughout Mall of the Emirates’ opening hours, it added.

"We want our guests to have choice, convenience and safety in their transport options, which is why phase two of the mall’s Evolution 2015 initiative includes a focus on the availability of taxis and parking spaces," said Fuad Mansoor Sharaf, senior director – Property Management, Shopping Malls for Majid Al Futtaim Properties.

"The important investment is in line with Majid Al Futtaim’s vision to continuously improve visitors experience, since the reconfiguration follows research and feedback received from our shoppers on the taxi ranks. We appreciate the support of our visitors and make sure to listen carefully to their needs to enhance experiences,’ he added.

Additionally, works on the ground floor parking area is now complete with upper levels fully available to shoppers. By July, the new deck will become operational, offering 1,300 new car park spaces including more disabled options.

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