Owned and operated by Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas, VOX Cinemas is the cinema arm of Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa. VOX Cinemas is the Middle East’s most innovative and customer-focused exhibitor.
With 35 locations totaling 345 screens across the region, including 186 screens in the UAE, 15 screens in Lebanon, 47 screens in Oman, 30 screens in Bahrain, 28 screens in Egypt, 18 screens in Qatar, four screens in Saudi Arabia and 17 screens in Kuwait, VOX Cinemas is the Middle East’s largest and most rapidly growing exhibitor.
Across the UAE, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Egypt and Lebanon, the company is undergoing a AED1.2-billion (USD326-million) investment to expand to operate 300 screens by 2020. In addition, Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas will invest AED1.96 billion (USD517 million) to develop 600 screens across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by 2023.
Tailoring every cinema location to the surrounding market place and customer preferences, VOX Cinemas offers a mix of experiences including luxury concepts, THEATRE by Rhodes and GOLD by Rhodes both in collaboration with Michelin-starred Chef Gary Rhodes. Another signature VOX Cinemas concept, MAX is the mega-screen designed for the biggest blockbusters and features Dolby Atmos surround sound technology. VOX Cinemas was also the first to introduce IMAX with Laser to the Middle East and the only exhibitor to offer IMAX with Sapphire.
The company also offers a multisensory movie-watching concept, 4DX. For young movie fans and families, VOX Cinemas offers the only cinema dedicated to children, KIDS. Complementing its portfolio of world-class experiences, VOX Cinemas offers OUTDOOR, an open-air concept.
The secret to our successful is threefold. Firstly, our intention at all times is to meet the high expectations and standards set by our owner Mr. Majid Al Futtaim, who has set the vision for all Majid Al Futtaim businesses, when he said that his desire is to always "My dream is to create great moments, for everyone, everyday". This vision guides our team's every day activities. Secondly, a major secret to the VOX success story is our People. Our team passionately wants to exceed guest expectations, and create exciting and vibrant entertainment destinations that transport our guests from their everyday lives into the magical world of movies. Lastly, the way we differentiate our cinemas is crucial to meeting our guests' expectations, by tailoring every cinema location to the surrounding market place and to our guest's preferences by offering a mix of different cinema concepts.
As well as being the region's largest cinema exhibitor, it is also the most innovative. VOX Cinemas features high-resolution digital projection systems, immersive digital 3D content, expansive MAX screens, Dolby Atmos surround sound systems as well as premium experiences such as IMAX with Laser, THEATRE by Rhodes, GOLD by Rhodes, 4DX and value-oriented seating alternatives.
VOX Cinemas tailors every cinema location to the surrounding market place and to its guest's preferences by offering a mix of different cinema concepts including IMAX with Laser, MAX, GOLD by Rhodes, 4DX, THEATRE by Rhodes, KIDS and, unique to VOX Cineco, Luxury VIP.