Travel & Stay

The host for the Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum is Lapita

This year's Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum will take place in Dubai at Lapita™; located within Dubai Parks and Resorts. Situated on Sheikh Zayed Road opposite the Palm Jebel Ali in Dubai, Lapita ™ is equidistant to Dubai and Abu Dhabi International Airports.

We have negotiated special rates at Lapita™ for all event attendees. Rooms are available on a first come, first served basis.


Address: Sheik Zayed Rd,Opp Palm Jebel Ali - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Phone:+971 800 2629464

Opening times

Wednesday 13 December: Times tbc
Thursday 14 December: Times tbc

International travel

From Dubai International Airport:
With taxi or car, head south on E11, also known as Sheikh Zayed Road, towards Abu Dhabi. Dubai Parks and Resorts are located past the area Jebel Ali on the left side, and the journey should take around 45 minutes if there’s not too much traffic. 

From Al Maktoum International Airport:
Dubai Parks and Resorts is in close proximity to this new airport. Take the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road south before turning right towards E11 where you will take right again, towards Dubai. The Parks will appear almost immediately on the right side of the road, and the journey shouldn’t take more than 20 minutes. 

Domestic travel

By Car
From Downtown Dubai, head south of Sheikh Zayed Road, past Dubai Marina and Jebel Ali, until  you see the resort on the left side of the road. The journey shouldn’t take more than 40 minutes. 

By Public Transport
Take the red metro line south all the way to the end UAE Exchange Metro Station. From there on, you will need to take a taxi for the short remaining distance to Dubai Parks and Resorts.