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Celebs Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Hudson and Zoe Saldana front Dubai’s new tourism campaign

Dubai’s tourism department has announced an exciting new collaboration with three Hollywood stars.

The project, centre on a short film, ‘A Story Takes Flight’, which stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Hudson and Zoe Saldana as themselves embarking on three journeys of exploration through Dubai, filled with inspiration, discovery and human connections.

The film, which you can view below, was shot by Emmy and Director’s Guild award-winning director Reed Morano.

 

Issam Kazim, chief executive of Dubai’s tourism department, said: “’A Story Takes Flight’ is unlike any other film in that it speaks to this defining character of our city. It is a story of each person’s discovery through their interaction with Dubai.

“Regardless of who you are or where you are from, your journey with us also has no finish line – and the paths to explore are endless.

“As a city, we were thrilled to have the opportunity to host Gwyneth, Zoe and Kate, and work with such an incredible director, which Reed is.

“Through the eyes of the actors, we see the values, connections, and experiences that are engrained in the fabric of Dubai. This is what we represent. We are proud to be a city home to over 200 nationalities and we welcome visitors to write the next chapter of their story here.”

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