Under the new ratings, five-star hotels will have three categories - Platinum, Gold and Silver. The criteria for other hotels categories, ranging from four- to one-star properties, have also been overhauled. Hotel apartments will now be rated in three categories (Basic, Standard and Deluxe) instead of two.
The 'Old Town Branch' was inaugurated by Mr. Peter Baltussen, Chief Executive Officer of CBD along with other senior executives of the Bank. This branch strategically located in the Souq...
In addition to the special tribute performance by The Dubai Fountain, Emaar is showcasing an array of celebratory events across Downtown Dubai to mark the UAE National Day celebrations. These include the Emirates Classic Car Festival, the colourful Downtown Dubai Parade, and a host of activities at The Dubai Mall.
Emaar Properties, the country’s largest developer, has started to send letters to owners of units in the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, warning that they will lose their apartments and 40 per cent of the property’s value if they fail to pay their overdue instalments within two weeks.
Elisabetta Gucci may be the daughter of the late fashion mogul Paolo Gucci and the great-granddaughter of the founder of the company, but the prospective launch of her eponymous hotel in Dubai has reignited a long-running feud between the family and the global fashion house of the same name.
The Al Rostamani Group subsidiary’s work on the project will allow Emaar Properties to strengthen the power network at its Downtown Dubai development as demand increases due to the wave of recently-announced projects such as the Emaar Residences Sky View and the Emaar The Address The BLVD towers.
While waiting to go through passport control at Dubai airport, a sign informed me that as little as 20 years ago there was only one skyscraper amid the desert here. Since then this arid, inhospitable landscape has grown into a major business hub and has created a luxurious service industry to cater for the wealth it attracts.