Atlantis, The Palm Supports Research Studies at Al Jalila Foundation
Dubai, 9th December 2014: As part of its ongoing corporate social responsibility efforts, Atlantis, The Palm has donated AED 73,000 to Al Jalila Foundation, a global not-for-profit organization that aims to elevate local healthcare and quality of life through medical education and research.
Dr Abdulkareem Sultan Al Olama, Chief Executive Officer, Al Jalila Foundation said: “We are pleased to collaborate with Atlantis, The Palm and we appreciate their initiative in supporting the Foundation’s medical research programmes. The future of medical research in the UAE is largely reliant on the support we get from local corporates, communities and philanthropists, which we deploy fully into our programmes.
Serge Zaalof, President and Managing Director of Atlantis, The Palm commented : “We are proud to support the noble objectives of Al Jalila Foundation which aims towards achieving leadership in the field of science and research in the UAE, as well as enhancing the academic field that highly supports the medical services within the UAE and abroad.”
About Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai
Atlantis, The Palm is the first entertainment resort destination in the region and located at the centre of the crescent of The Palm in Dubai. Opened in September 2008, the unique ocean-themed resort features a variety of marine and entertainment attractions, as well as 17 hectares of waterscape amusement at Aquaventure Waterpark, all within a 46 hectare site. It is home to one of the largest open-air marine habitats in the world, with over 65,000 marine animals in lagoons and displays including The Lost Chambers Aquarium, a maze of underwater corridors and passageways providing a journey through ancient Atlantis. Aquaventure features 18 million litres of fresh water used to power thrilling waterslides, a 2.3 kilometre river ride with tidal waves and pools, water rapids and white water chargers. Dolphin Bay, the unparalleled dolphin conservation and education habitat, was created to provide guests a once in a lifetime opportunity to learn more about one of nature’s most graceful mammals. Atlantis, The Palm is also known as the culinary destination in the region with a collection of world-renowned restaurants including Nobu and Ronda Locatelli. The resort boasts an impressive collection of luxury boutiques and shops as well as extensive meeting and convention facilities.