Thursday, August 22, 2019

10 of the best beaches you need to try in Dubai

Best beaches in Dubai: On the hunt for winter sun? Or any time of the year sun? Dubai’s glamorous beaches make it a great all-year-round destination. For winter sun, there’s nowhere better than the glimmering city of Dubai.With miles of coastline, Dubai’s beaches range from super simple (just sun, sand and sea) to ultra-luxury.Most public […]

Dubai by numbers

Dubai has gone from Middle Eastern upstart to regional powerhouse in the space of a generation, buoyed by its diverse economy — from freight and finance to transport and tourism. A city firmly on the move, CNN took a whistlestop tour around the places that keep Dubai ticking, and crunched the numbers underpinning its success. […]

Dubai’s Museum of the Future is taking shape

Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) has announced the completion of the Museum of the Future’s structure. Mohammed Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future and vice chairman of the board of trustees and managing director of DFF, said the museum is set to open in 2020. He said: “The museum will provide visitors […]

Best Christmas markets in Dubai to visit

With the arrival of winter, the festive season also commences in Dubai with immense zeal and gusto. You can see celebrations all around the corner of the towns in Dubai. Christmas and New Year shower the uttering charm and remains to be the major attraction for the vacationers who visit here during this season. And […]

Have you seen “Love Lake” in Al Qudra?

Dubai is home to a lot of unique engineering feats. Joining the ranks of the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Canal and Burj Al Arab is a new, man-made lake that take the shape of two gigantic hearts.   Bu gönderiyi Instagram’da gör   To all of you ❤️ Fazza (@faz3)’in paylaştığı bir gönderi (15 Kas, 2018, […]

Dubai’s new waterfront museum Jameel Arts Centre

Opened last week, the Jameel Arts Centre is the latest impressive building to carry Dubai’s ambitions as a cultural destination for the Middle East. Designed by award-winning UK-based firm Serie Architects, the boxy white structure overlooks Dubai Creek and is built to host contemporary art installations, along with workshops and events. New Atlas swung by […]

World’s first rotating tower planned for Dubai

Dubai is home to many man-made wonders: The world’s largest man-made island, the world’s largest shopping mall, the world’s tallest building. It may soon be adding a new one — the world’s first rotating skyscraper. It’s the brainchild of architect David Fisher of Dynamic Architecture. Fisher envisions an 80-story, 1,273-foot tower in Dubai with floors that can rotate […]

Are you ready for 3 day super sale?

This weekend, you can expect Dubai’s malls to be very, very busy, with the 3 Day Super Sale running from Thursday November 22 to Saturday November 24. There will be up to 90% off on around 250 brands at 1,500 outlets. While not all of the brands involved have been announced, below is a list […]

First-timer’s must do list in Dubai

Dubai has the world’s second-largest mall: a gargantuan complex with 1,200 stores, an aquarium, a virtual-reality theme park, an Olympic-size ice-skating rink, and hundreds of restaurants. The mall has seen over 80 million visitors annually over the past four years, making it the most visited mall in the world. After spending a day wandering through […]

U.A.E.’s Coffee Market Is Brewing Thanks To Robust Consumer Demand

Being a key economic hub, Dubai has managed to appeal to all the major coffee chains to set up their outlets. Starbucks, Costa Coffee, Tim Hortons, Caribou Coffee, Caffe Nero and other major coffee chains have a presence in the emirate. Moreover, Dubai has also seen the growth of high end specialty coffee chains and […]

Marriott international launches its third property in UAE

Marriot International marked its expansion with the recent opening of Courtyard by Marriott Al Barsha, which is the third of their properties in the UAE. Not only is Mall of the Emirates next door from the hotel, but the Sharaf DG metro station is also at a walking distance, providing easy access and transportation around […]

Exchange opens as Dubai pushes for crypto regional role

While countries such as China and India continue their crypto crackdown, the Middle East is growing as a destination for blockchain startups. Dubai is becoming the epicenter for this growth and new developments from the UAE are coming thick and fast. This week it was reported that the Al Zarooni Group had joined forces with […]

Finland brings innovative business solutions to Expo 2020 Dubai

Finland officially announced the country’s participation at Expo 2020 during a press conference held today. Finland’s participation at Expo 2020 Dubai was confirmed by the Commissioner General of Finland for Dubai Expo Severi Keinala and the Executive Director of Dubai Expo 2020 Bureau Najeeb Mohammed Al-Ali. They were joined at a press conference by the […]

Traveling through time in Dubai! Newest old hotel: the QE2

In Dubai, the new is easily coveted — from skyscrapers to sports cars. So it may come as a surprise that the latest luxury hotel is also its oldest. In April, the Queen Elizabeth II (QE2), the world’s most famous ocean liner from the 1960s, opened its gangways to guests once more. But its cruising […]

Why Dubai is just the place to visit

For the fourth year in a row, Dubai ranks fourth on the “Most Visited Cities List” by Mastercard’s Global Destination Cities Index (GDCI) 2018. Over 15 million overnight visitors stayed in the country in 2017, and 2018 isn’t expected to be any different. Even better, Dubai has gained maximum earnings from visitors staying overnight in […]

Dubai Miracle Graden is set to reopen with a ‘Disney’ theme

The Dubai Miracle Garden, a bloom-full seasonal delight, is set to have its seventh re-opening on November 1. The garden is said to attract 55,000 weekly visitors and is an especially famous tourist spot. It undergoes seasonal transformation by taking up a theme and designing the 70-flower-variety garden around it. In 2016, it won the Guinness […]

Dubai Mall reveals a new 5-star shopping experience

Skirting the Burj Khalifa in downtown Dubai is every shopper’s paradise. The massive Dubai Mall is one of the largest shopping centers in the world and houses more than 1,300 stores. Even if you aren’t interested in buying anything, a visit to this immense retail center is a must: The Dubai Mall also contains numerous entertainment facilities, […]

Dubai’s hot properties attract Chinese real estate investors

With the continuous promotion of China’s One Belt One Road initiative, Dubai, an important node city along the initiative, has become one of the hot locations where many Chinese invest and live, according to International Financial News. China has been one of the top ten investors that have parked money in Dubai’s real estate market […]

Burj Khalifa is Dubai’s most visited tourist attraction

Burj Khalifa is not only the tallest tower in the world, but it is also the most popular among tourists attraction in Dubai. The massive building was visited by a record number of visitors last year – 1.87 million. This means that in 2013 an average of 156,000 people visited Burj Klalifa every month. That […]

Middle East’s biggest Chinatown in Dubai

Dubai Creek Harbour – to be the site of the super skyscraper that will snatch Burj Khalifa’s record-breaking title once complete – will have a distinct taste of the Far East, boasting the Middle East’s largest Chinatown. To be found in the upcoming development’s retail district, it will be centrally located and brimming with Chinese […]