Which is Dubai’s best five-star gym? We put them to the test

If you’re willing to splash out on your fitness, there’s plenty of options around Dubai. But which of the city’s most luxurious fitness facilities wins the battle of the...

WATCH: Dubai’s new Tower much taller than Burj Khalifa

Dubai will be home to the tallest tower in the world - dwarfing the current tallest tower in the world, Burj Khalifa, by 100 meters (328 feet).

President of Turkmenistan visits Khalifa Burj

Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, accompanied President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov, when he toured Khalifa Burj, the world's tallest tower.

Urban art flourishes in Dubai’s dusty industrial zone

A dusty industrial zone in flashy Dubai has become an unlikely home for a flourishing underground art scene that has grown even as the emirate's fortunes declined, curbing appetites for extravagant pieces. Al Quoz, home to stark warehouses and a huge cement factory in the shadow of the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, is a far cry from the glitz and glamour that has come to be associated with Dubai.

Buyers given chance to live the high life

The Shard, which is under construction on the south bank of the Thames, is offering the highest residences in the city. Apartments will occupy floors 53 to 65 in the tower, which will be western Europe's tallest building. While The Shard will be the tallest building in Europe, it is dwarfed by the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, which measures 828 metres. And Dubai will soon boast the two tallest pure residential towers in the world, the Pentominium, which will rise to 515 metres, and the Princess Tower at 414 metres.

Walk-in interviews at Dubai’s Emaar unit today…thousands tried their luck on Friday

Job seekers thronged the Emaar headquarter in Emaar Business Park building number 3 located in the Greens on Friday early morning to try their luck for a limited number of customer service jobs advertised by the company's unit. From Friday early morning, smartly-dressed job seekers of different nationalities poured in for walk-in interviews - even from other emirates – for the job of Customer Service Assistants at Emaar Retail LLC.

Room Service: The Oberoi, Dubai

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.

Modern as tomorrow

The 160-room hotel opened in April last year next to Dubai Mall and occupies floors ground to eight and levels 38 and 39 of the world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa. As Dubai was slowly recovering from its debt crisis, the hotel's opening provided important evidence of renewed investment confidence in the destination.

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Burj Khalifa opens highest lounge in world to public

Burj Khalifa opens highest lounge in world to public

The Lounge - Burj Khalifa Dubai

Samsung takes over Dubai’s Burj Khalifa to promote Galaxy S9

The company became the first tech brand to be represented on the building in an LED display. There was also a chance for consumers to...