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.
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.
Peak tickets to Burj Khalia’s At The Top climb to Dh150
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
"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.
Higher than Burj: Tallest tower in Saudi Arabia
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.
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.
Get down. A short walk from the Burj Khalifa, The Palace and Souq Al...
While thousands braved traffic and crowds to catch a glimpse of the opening ceremony of the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, Karim Al Bassatne simply walked to the balcony of his three-and-a-half-bedroom apartment in Burj Residences to witness history in the making. He even invited some friends over, giving them all a moment to remember for the rest of their lives.
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.