The opening at Century Corner reinforces VOX Cinemas' growth strategy as it continues to expand its footprint across the Kingdom
VOX Cinemas, the dedicated cinema arm of Majid Al Futtaim officially opened its tenth cinema in Riyadh at Century Corner, King Fahad Road as it continues to expand its footprint across the Kingdom in line with Vision 2030. VOX Century Corner is a state-of-the art cinema designed with comfort in mind and upgraded experiences across all offerings.
The inauguration was attended by members of the Majid Al Futtaim Executive Leadership Team including Ignace Lahoud, Chief Executive, Majid Al Futtaim Entertainment, Anmar AlQurashi, Country Head – Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, Majid Al Futtaim Entertainment and Khalid Al Ajmi, Country Head – Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar and Kuwait, Majid Al Futtaim Properties.
Centrally located at Century Corner Riyadh, a premium lifestyle destination, the 10-screen cinema features five Standard auditoriums as well as signature concepts including THEATRE, where guests can enjoy gourmet food in a luxurious setting and a 10-seater Private Cinema, which is perfect for social gatherings and family entertainment. The biggest blockbusters deserve the biggest screen and IMAX® with Laser technology provides next generation laser projection and multi-channel sound system developed from the ground-up to deliver crystal clear, lifelike images and precision audio for an unrivalled moviegoing experience. Guests can also choose from a wide selection of cinema snacks at the Candy Bar.
“Today marks a major milestone as we open our tenth cinema in Riyadh and 16th cinema in Saudi Arabia. This is even more extraordinary given that the industry only opened up five years ago, and demonstrates our commitment to make entertainment accessible to communities across the Kingdom in line with Vision 2030,” said Ignace Lahoud, Chief Executive, Majid Al Futtaim Entertainment. He added, “Since entering the Saudi market, VOX Cinemas has differentiated itself from competitors with a customer-focused and innovative approach. Having listened to our guests, we understand how important comfort is to the overall moviegoing experience, and we are proud to be the first exhibitor to introduce reclining seating in our Standard auditoriums so audiences can kick back and enjoy unmatched comfort.”
VOX Cinemas now has a total of 164 screens across 16 movie theatres in six cities across the Kingdom. It also operates the cinema at the recently-opened VIA Riyadh, which is considered one of the most luxurious cinemas in the world. Renaissance Theatres presented by VOX Cinemas features seven private auditoriums, each with distinctive themes and designs such as Orient Express, a retro-style theatre with vintage sofas, armchairs and recliners, double lounge beds and Lazy Boy seats.
About Majid Al Futtaim
Founded in 1992, Majid Al Futtaim is a diversified lifestyle conglomerate spanning 16 countries across the Middle East, Africa and Asia. The company employs 46,000 people representing 114 nationalities and welcomes 600 million customers to its shopping malls, communities, retail and entertainment destinations each year. ?
With owned assets valued at US$18 billion, Majid Al Futtaim has the highest credit rating (BBB) among privately-held corporates in the region. The company is committed to becoming Net Positive in water and carbon by 2040.
About Majid Al Futtaim Entertainment
Majid Al Futtaim Entertainment operates the MENA region’s largest cinema exhibitor, VOX Cinemas, which has more than 600 screens. It also has a portfolio of world-class entertainment experiences across the region including Ski Dubai, Ski Egypt, Snow Oman, Dreamscape, Magic Planet, Little Explorers and iFLY Dubai.
In addition to being the largest cinema exhibitor in the Middle East, Majid Al Futtaim Entertainment also produces premium Arabic content and serves as a major film distributor for both major and independent studios.