Roberto Santiago’s Manaira Shopping mall has been a great asset to the capital of Paraíba. Walking its streets today, you will realise the number of tourists sharing the pavement with you has increased. In as much as Brazil is a beautiful country with awesome beaches, what attracts tourists is a place they can relax and have fun in as they enjoy nature’s goodness. With Manaira shopping mall, Roberto Santiago has done just this; turned Joao Pessoa into the tourist destination of choice.
The Manaira shopping mall has world class facilities. It has a concert hall that can hold 4000 people seating and 10,000 people standing. It has a game room that houses 200 state of the art gaming computers and theatres. This is its strength; movie theatres. The shopping mall houses 11 movie theatres; some 3-D, others for VIP. The arrangement here mimics the stadium system. This means that regardless where you sit, you will have unobstructed view.
Manaira shopping mall was designed to show off nature. To one side, guests can enjoy a view of the ocean which is especially beautiful at sunset. Another side showcases the city. The foods served in their hotel has a unique cultural flair; in the service and in taste as well. In addition to this, its location allows all who visit to interact with the locals thus enjoying the local culture. Roberto Santiago, in building the Manaira has made Joao Pessoa a vacation destination suitable for the whole family.
Other than the great services the shopping mall affords its clients, Manaira Shopping mall has greatly improved the economy of the area. During its construction alone, hundreds of people were employed. This saw many families derive their income from the shipping mall. It has also allowed local businesses to grow. With the huge numbers of tourists it attracts, the shopping mall has enabled the locals to come up with business ventures that showcase their tradition. By doing this, the mall stands out from the rest of its kind across the globe because its visitors are able to experience the local culture in as much as they enjoy world class services. Talk about killing two birds with one stone!