More than a palace, more about a journey; Qasr al Watan is the newest cultural landmark to open its doors to public in Abu Dhabi. An exquisitely crafted tribute to the Arabian heritage, it’s welcoming guests to explore the country’s well-preserved legacy. DEI is honored to be a part of this enriching journey, capturing memories of visitors as they appreciate the Arabian architectural craftsmanship and intellectual heritage.
Dubai’s 8th edition of its biggest comic, gaming and film convention brought A-list celebrities, world-renowned artists, and geeky fans all under one roof. From Shazam! To Doctor Strange, Game of Thrones to Arrow, the mega pop culture event was well represented by the biggies of the industry. And of course, DEI was present, as ever, to click all the enthusiasm at the city’s largest costume party.
Socially distanced queues. Masked faces. Hygiene-conscious crowds. The new normal has arrived at attractions and so has DEI.
DEI has recommenced its imaging services in 10 out of 16 countries. UNWTO predicts a surge in domestic tourism post the unlocking of countries. As guests queue up to have their photos clicked, their smiles remain masked…but joy can still be seen in their eyes! DEI is happy to capture that glint of hope.
As Singapore gradually lifts its lockdown measures, tourism businesses were permitted to resume operations since July 1, beginning with 13 attractions. The government has also launched a strong domestic campaign worth USD 32.4 million - SingapoRediscovers, to encourage locals to discover different sides of Singapore.
This has led to enthusiastic families visiting Universal Studios Singapore, Marina Bay Sands and Singapore Zoo, among other places, with DEI’s photographers capturing their ardent fervour!
As parts of the world continue their COVID-19 protective measures, China has already been moving forward.China’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism reported over 115 million domestic trips during the May Day holiday, providing strong evidence of China’s rebound.
DEI has resumed its photography services in Atlantis Sanya and Chimelong Safari. With more local presence at attractions, it gives an opportunity for personalized attention and an immersive photography experience.
DEI with its latest acquisition set sail for the tranquil lagoons of the Paradise island in Bahamas. Sprawled within its lush landscape is the colossal Atlantis Paradise Island, the company’s next venture.
This resort is breathtaking beyond words. Featuring the world’s largest open-air marine habitat, a 141-acre water park, 11 incredible pools, 5 miles of magnificent beaches, a Tom Weiskopf-designed 18-hole, oceanfront golf course, and the Atlantis Casino, the resort is a portal to the true Bahamian experience. It was the first Atlantis resort, serving as a blueprint and paving the way for Atlantis – The Palm, Dubai and Atlantis Sanya. DEI will now operate in all the 3 Atlantean resorts, already serving as an imaging partner for the latter 2.
Mr. Ram, Founder and CEO, DEI said, “It’s a privilege to be associated with Atlantis Paradise Islands, which strengthens our decade-long association with the Atlantis group. The Caribbean belt witnesses a high influx of tourists with close to 30 million visitors in 2018. This partnership opens doors for us to target this immense untapped potential, where we empower guests returning home with fond experiences of their experiences at this dream vacation destination.”
The newest addition to Dubai’s skyline, the Dubai Frame is a colossal feat of architecture. It holds people’s attention and also the Guinness World Record for the largest building in the shape of a frame. In its first year of opening over a million people visited it.
With this iconic landmark under its imaging portfolio, DEI has further strengthened its clout in Dubai. It is also pleased to partner with the Dubai government on yet another project.
Bali is an island of breath-taking locations and brilliant opportunities. Where the ocean plays a pivotal role in every experience. As an imaging partner of The Mandapa – Ritz Carlton Reserve, we have soaked in the blue through the Marriot heritage. And now, we have struck a deal with The Ritz Carlton Nusa Dua too, becoming the sole partners for the Ritz Carlton in Bali. Through our Resort Photography Program, we look forward to capturing their guests’ captivating moments, be it special events, weddings, renewal of vows, and turning them into memories they can cherish forever.
On ground becameonline. Strolling became surfing.vCards replaced Business Cards.IAAPA in its virtual avatar witnessed many changes. But one thing remained the same. The love shown by the attraction’s community, with as many as 130 exhibitors showcasing their prowess. DEI was one of them.
The expo lasted 3 days. 3 days of pure community bonding as the next big things in the attractions world were discussed.
We rode our way to this year’s edition of the attractions industry’s premier event in Asia. As one of the 400+ participating companies, we exhibited our global locations, unique imaging solutions, and pioneering technology. Throughout the 3 days of the expo, we interacted with resorts, attraction and theme parks attending the expo and helped them experience the future of the photography industry.