Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas, the dedicated cinema arm of Majid Al Futtaim, leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, celebrated its fourth successful year in Lebanon last night at its flagship VOX Cinemas City Centre Beirut destination.
Marking the occasion, VOX Cinemas hosted the official premiere of the hotly anticipated action-packed blockbuster Fast & Furious 8. Pushing the story to a whole new level, the eighth film reunites members of the cast from the past sixteen years of the popular franchise. Filled with mystery, intrigue and bolder stunts, the Fast & Furious 8 film takes movie and car enthusiasts on yet another thrilling ride.
Serving over 2.2 million guests in the past four years, Majid Al Futtaim’s VOX Cinemas is the only cinema in Lebanon to offer customers the chance to watch their favourite movies across three different unique concepts. The VOX Cinemas City Centre Beirut destination includes the IMAX, GOLD and 4DX entertainment experiences.
Home to the first and only IMAX screen in Lebanon, VOX Cinemas City Centre Beirut was listed among the top twenty best-selling IMAX box offices worldwide for Jack Reacher after just six weeks of operations when the concept launched in September 2016.
Michelle Walsh, Director of Cinemas at Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas – VOX Cinemas, said: “Since introducing VOX Cinemas to Lebanon four years ago, we have moved
from strength to strength continuously offering our customers the first-class service and unique innovative cinema concepts. This anniversary is an incredible milestone and we are extremely proud to see how quickly our business has grown here. We are thankful to our growing loyal customer’s constant support in the market.”
She continued: “From fine food dining, immersive 4DX technology, big screens and unmatched audio visual capabilities, we continue to create great moments for everyone. Looking forward, we are eager keep developing our offering to cater to the movie-crazed Lebanese audience.”
Escalating the movie-viewing experience and ultimately raising the bar for entertainment standards in Lebanon since 2013, VOX Cinemas City Centre Beirut was awarded the ‘Best Cinema’ title by both Time Out Magazine and the Lebanese Movie Awards in 2013 followed by a third win when Wel3ane dubbed the cinema the ‘Biggest Supporter of Local Content’ in 2014.
Last year alone, VOX Cinemas hosted 23 movie premieres and released 287 movies at City Centre Beirut. Now, following VOX Cinemas’ recent ‘Global Achievement in Exhibition’ award win at the CinemaCon convention in Las Vegas in March 2017, the largest and most important gathering for the worldwide motion picture theatre industry, the company will continue to invest heavily in Lebanon and across the region as part of its ongoing expansion plans.
For Fast & Furious 8 bookings, please visit voxcinemas.com, the VOX Cinemas mobile application or contact +9611285582. Bookings are also possible via the VOX Cinemas kiosks located within City Centre Beirut.
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