Informative Speech Outline Essay

812 Words Jul 4th, 2012 4 Pages
Alissa Jarrar
Informative Speech
Prof. Dorsey
3/15

Topic: Dubai
General Purpose: Tourism
Specific Purpose: Attractions, Malls and Hotels

I. Introduction
A. Attention Getter- Who has ever been to New York City? Who has ever been to Las Vegas? Who has ever been to Miami? Who has ever seen pictures of these places? What if I told you there was another place just like all these places on the other side of the world. Does anyone know of the city of Dubai? It is exactly like New York City, Las Vegas and Miami in one. Dubai’s city is amazing.
B. Thesis- Today I would like to inform you about some of the amazing places and things Dubai’s city has, such as their main attractions, malls and astonishing hotels.

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III. Malls

A. Diera City Centre
1. One of oldest malls
2. Over 300 shops
B. Mall of Emirates
1.Ski Dubai
2. Aquarium
C. Dubai Mall
1. Biggest mall in the world
2. Over 1200 shops
D. Dragon Mart
1. Shaped as a dragon
2. Major flea market

Transition: I’ve told you about some attractions and the malls, Finally, I’m going to tell you about the hotels in Dubai and also some major possible future hotel projects.

IV. Hotels

In the article “Dubai continues growth as a tourism hotspot” out of the Travel and Tourism News, October 2010 addition states Dubai “has achieved significant growth in terms of hotel occupancy and tourism arrivals in the first half of 2010, with the number of hotel guests reaching 4,181,326 a nine per cent increase from 3,852,742 guests in the first half of 2009.”

A. Burj Al Arab
1. Luxury hotel was opened in 1999.
2. The 4th tallest hotel in the world, it stands 321 meters high and is located on a separate artificial island. Built like a sail
3. At night, the hotel’s exterior is lit by a choreographed show of colors that change every half hour.
4. Huge aquariums, dancing fountains
5. Tiger woods hit golf ball off helicopter pad
B. Atlantis
1. This luxury resort is situated on 113 acres, and is considered an architectural wonder
2. Prime location, on the crescent of The Palm Jumeirah, known as the 8th Wonder of the World.
3. This resort features “Aquaventure” – a…