VOX Cinemas Launches at The Spot – Sheikh Jaber in Riyadh

VOX Cinemas continues to expand its footprint across Saudi Arabia with the opening of a new 7-screen multiplex at The Spot – Sheikh Jaber in Riyadh.


VOX Cinemas launched a state-of-the-art multiplex at The Spot – Sheikh Jaber in Riyadh on 19 May 2021. The 7-screen cinema with a total of 662 seats and VIP and KIDS experiences is the result of a partnership between Majid Al Futtaim and Rakaa Holding to bring five new integrated entertainment destinations to Riyadh and Jizan.

Providing entertainment for the entire family, the latest location features a modern eight-lane Yalla! Bowling alley and a games section furnished with billiards tables and air hockey.


VOX Cinemas Open at The Spot – Sheikh Jaber in Riyadh


Commenting on the opening, Mohamed Al Hashemi, Country Head, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Majid Al Futtaim Leisure, Entertainment, Cinemas and Lifestyle said, “VOX Cinemas is extremely proud to partner with Rakaa Holding to expand our footprint across Saudi Arabia, which is a key strategic market for us. This launch demonstrates our alignment with Vision 2030’s ambitions to increase the number of family entertainment centres and our commitment to making world-class entertainment accessible to communities throughout the Kingdom. We look forward to welcoming guests to our latest cinematic experience and creating even more great moments for them to enjoy.”


Hamad Al Malik, Board Member of Rakaa Holding added: “We are proud to collaborate with Majid Al Futtaim, which is synonymous with customer-focused and innovative experiences. Saudi Arabia has a thriving leisure and entertainment sector and, given Majid Al Futtaim’s market understanding and expertise, we are confident that these new developments will be hugely successful.”


VOX Cinemas presently operates 141 screens across 13 locations in 5 cities of Saudi Arabia, making it the largest exhibitor by screen count, and the largest independent distributor in the Kingdom. Motivate Val Morgan warmly congratulates VOX Cinemas on the opening of The Spot – Sheikh Jaber and warmly welcomes this new location to our cinema circuit in Saudi Arabia.


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Sources: VOX Cinemas (Press Release)



VOX Cinemas Launches at Wafi City in UAE

VOX Cinemas 15-screen cinema at Wafi City in Dubai features a Samsung Onyx screen and signature concepts including KIDS, MAX, as well as a reimagined VIP experience.


Majid Al Futtaim – the leading shopping mall, communities, retail, and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, launched its first hybrid cinema and family entertainment centre at Wafi City in Dubai, UAE on 9 May 2021.

The state-of-the-art entertainment hub spans two floors and comprises VOX Cinemas – the Middle East’s most innovative and fastest growing exhibitor, integrated with Magic Planet – the regionally award-winning family entertainment centre.

The 15-screen cinema at VOX Cinemas Wafi City offers moviegoers an exceptional cinematic experience and boasts the first Samsung Onyx screen in the UAE. Backed by brilliant LED picture quality and an infinite contrast ratio, Samsung Onyx delivers a powerful, captivating and memorable experience through HDR (High Dynamic Range) graphics and clear sounds. The cinema also features cutting-edge audio-visual technology and a variety of VOX signature concepts including KIDS, MAX, as well as a reimagined VIP experience with luxury seating and in-seat dining.


Inside view of VOX Cinemas at Wafi City


Families and fun seekers of all ages can also enjoy a wide variety of the latest video games, amusement rides, attractions and redemption games at Magic Planet, which features Bumper Cars, Drop ‘N Twist and Highway 66 – the ultimate mini-bowling experience.

The all-encompassing entertainment destination also features an array of F&B outlets to complement the experience including new concepts Candy Corner, where guests can indulge in a wide variety of sweet treats, and The Spotlight at Wafi City, which serves gourmet cuisine directly to guests’ seats. The décor in the thoughtfully appointed new culinary offering is imaginative and intriguing and truly immerses discerning film fans in a unique atmosphere that redefines luxury and the cinematic experience.

Ignace Lahoud, Chief Executive Officer of Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas and Majid Al Futtaim Leisure & Entertainment said, “We’re proud to collaborate with Wafi Group, which shares our vision for creating remarkable destinations and passion for excellence, to open our first hybrid cinema and family entertainment centre in the United Arab Emirates. Today’s customers are looking for more engaging and immersive ways to spend time with family and friends and, at Majid Al Futtaim, we are committed to staying ahead of the curve and finding innovative new ways to exceed evolving

expectations. VOX Cinemas and Magic Planet at Wafi City have been designed as a holistic concept seamlessly integrating two recreational functions into one enriched experience and we’re very excited to welcome new guests and create great moments together.”

Sheikh Ahmed bin Mana bin Khalifa Al Maktoum, Deputy Chairman of Wafi Group added, “Majid Al Futtaim is synonymous with customer-focused and innovative experiences and, we are excited to partner with them to launch this world-class entertainment destination, which offers an exciting selection of immersive attractions for the whole family to enjoy. VOX Cinemas Wafi City takes the cinematic experience to the next level with a unique offering that goes beyond customers’ expectations and features the ultimate VIP experience.”

VOX Cinemas presently operates 22 cinemas and 267 screens across the UAE. In March 2021, the cinema exhibitor opened at City Centre Al Zahia in Sharjah, with the launch marking the fifth cinema opening across the region in the wake of COVID-19. Later this month, VOX Cinemas is set to launch three multiplexes across Saudi Arabia and Bahrain as part of its ambitious expansion plans across the region.

We at Motivate Val Morgan congratulate VOX Cinemas on the opening of the new the 15-screen cinema at Wafi City, and warmly welcome this location to our cinema circuit in the UAE.

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Sources: Vox Cinemas Press Release