Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Top Three International Shopping Festivals

Despite being two different things, shopping and traveling are usually discussed together. After identifying the diversified preferences of people to choose a perfect holiday destination, almost all regional hubs thoughtfully invested to equip themselves with leisure and entertainment spots along with plenty of affordable accommodation to provide quality entertainment and comfortable lodging for everyone stepping down to spend some memorable time with their family and friends. However, entertainment venues, museum and monuments come first in the list, when it comes to planning for a holiday trip. Globetrotters, who love spending money, might find it more interesting to spend time in local bazaars and malls in the city. In order to fulfill the expectations of such unique visitors, shopping malls are constructed worldwide. These luxury outlets are alluring enough to excite anyone to visit them and shop souvenirs and branded items. Moreover, event specific discounts make buying overseas more rewarding.

However, facility to shop online across the globe makes purchasing convenient like never before, nothing can replace the charisma of environment, fun and entertainment one can enjoy after visiting a mall or traditional souk. In order to make shopping more captivating and full of fun, nearly all malls organize galas. 

Here I am sharing the names of top three shopping festivals around the world that everyone should plan to visit once in their life. 

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Dubai Shopping Festival

Annually held at the start of every year in the month of January, celebration takes place across the city that continues till the next month of February. Buyers can enjoy up to 70% discounts on a huge range of products from electronics items, clothing, fashion accessories, jewellery and even more. Every retailer, whether being a shop owner in souk or possess an outlet in any mall across the Emirate, participate in the event. Besides this, you can also enjoy fashion shows, music concerts and fireworks. 


The Great Singapore Sale

Started 21 years ago, the event has become the major international event that organizes every year during the months of June and July. Irrespective of being local and foreign, shoppers can avail heavy discounts up to 70% on fashion items, souvenirs, cosmetics and luxury goods. More or less retailers possessing shops in malls and suburban areas take part in the event. In addition to great discounts, visitors can also enjoy daily giveaways and walking tours, throughout the event.

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Hong Kong Shopping Fiesta

After being listed on the top among the best cities to shop in Asia Pacific Region, Hong Kong celebrates a three month long, annual fiesta during the months of June, July and August. Those who want to enjoy, handsome discounts while enjoying a range of entertaining and gourmet events, plus music concerts, would fall in love with the city. 

Shopping festivals no longer remain attractive for buyers; rather they have become an efficient way to capitalise city’s status to become a favourite destination to shop.

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