New art galleries to open in Dubai

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A new contemporary art space, The Pavilion Downtown Dubai, is set to open on Thursday February 24. The non-commercial space aims to provide a place to view, discuss and participate in work by local and international artists. The building hosts two gallery spaces. It was formerly a sales office and is situated in Downtown Dubai, opposite the Burj Khalifa.

Maison Bagatelle: old-world Paris in Downtown Dubai

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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.

New mosque opened near Burj Khalifa

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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

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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.

Peak tickets to Burj Khalia’s At The Top climb to Dh150

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An Emaar spokesperson told XPRESS on Wednesday: “Based on industry trends and visitor insights, tickets to At the Top, Burj Khalifa, will now be available for Dh150 per adult and Dh120 per child during the peak hours from 3 to 7pm.”

Hyundai, Hitachi seek fast lift speeds to take on Otis

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"They want to get into the big boys' playground," said James Fortune, an elevator consultant who has advised architects on some of the world's tallest buildings, including the current record holder, Dubai's Burj Khalifa.

Marriott eyes 10,000 rooms in Dubai by 2020

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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.

Dubai’s Burj Khalifa in Hindi serial

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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.

Higher than Burj: Tallest tower in Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Holding Co has approved a plan to build the world's tallest building, the Saudi Gazette reported. The 275-floor Kingdom Tower will be 1.6km tall, twice the height of Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest skyscraper.

Branded residences: Dubai’s fast growing asset class

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While most of these projects are still under construction, a few such as the Dusit Residence Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Living World Trade Centre Residences and the Armani Burj Khalifa Residences have proved popular despite the downturn.