New mosque opened near Burj Khalifa

Dubai Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department (IACAD) has opened a new mosque near Burj Khalifa. The mosque was financed by Shaikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.

French duo sets highest Base jump record from Burj Khalifa

Two French daredevils broke a Guinness World Record for the highest Base jump after jumping from the pinnacle of the Burj Khalifa and spiralling down the world’s tallest man-made structure.

Swat team descends fog-shrouded Burj Khalifa?

Dubai: It resembled a scene from Mission: Impossible. Men clad in black descended a fog-shrouded Burj Khalifa, taking their lives into their hands dangling from the end of a series of ropes.

Dubai hotels record 80% occupancy in 2013

Dubai: Hotels in Dubai recorded 80 per cent occupancy in 2013 as the hospitality market absorbed the influx of new hotel supply, according to the latest report by global consultancy Ernst and Young (EY).

Marriott eyes 10,000 rooms in Dubai by 2020

Marriott International’s plans to increase the number of hotel rooms in Dubai to 10,000 by 2020 have been underpinned by the UAE’s successful Expo 2020 bid, a senior executive of the hotel group has said.

UAE National Day: Happy 42nd birthday!

From Abu Dhabi to Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah to Dubai — and everywhere in between — citizens and residents united in pride and passion for the UAE to wave the flag.

Maison Bagatelle: old-world Paris in Downtown Dubai

Dubai Walking in to Maison Bagatelle on a weekday morning for a late breakfast or an early brunch may be a perilous affair if you, like me, have an office to get to.

‘Vanity height’ apart, Burj Khalifa still tallest in the world

Not counting its vanity height, Burj Khalifa remains the world’s tallest building with a highest occupied floor of 585 metres, an international body on tall buildings has told XPRESS.

Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum launches virtual tour of Burj Khalifa

Google has used the latest imaging systems to present 360-degree images of Burj Khalifa, which is the tallest building in the world. The virtual tour of Burj Khalifa can be experienced by visiting Google site maps at www.google.ae/streetview

Dubai’s Burj Khalifa in Hindi serial

He’s known to spin epic love stories and what better place to weave romance than atop Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa? Yes, you read right. The world’s tallest building will be featured in director Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s opulent TV serial Saraswatichandra.

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