The Burj Khalifa in Dubai is the final stop in what organisers claim is the first interactive inter-GCC rally tour that sets the stage for an exciting competition in six GCC countries. Eighteen people will be recruited to form six teams to participate in the 4,000km-long Focus Rabaa challenge, which kicks off in Riyadh in late April and will take the teams through six GCC countries in 10 days. The final challenge will be held at the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.
The leased space will have a capacity for about 1,250 staff and will include a state-of-the-art trading floor. "The move to Downtown Dubai area will allow us to accommodate our growing workforce to support business growth across the UAE. The building is being developed by Gulf Resources Development and Investment LLC (GRDI).
For Hend Al Mutawa, the stakes are high. The Emirati designer is planning the world's highest fashion show on April 14 at At.mosphere on the 122nd level of the Burj Khalifa Tower. "I was looking for a venue for my debut solo fashion show and figured if I wanted it to be the best show, with the highest level of fashion, why not host in the highest venue in the world?
The Residence at Burj Khalifa is located from levels 19 to 108 in the world's tallest building. These comprise an elegant collection of studios, and one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom units. Unit size is 546 to 2,333 square feet and amenities include state-of-the-art fitness facilities, swimming pools, Jacuzzis, recreation room, private library, cigar club, convenience store and valet parking.
The shopping malls and leisure subsidiary of Emaar Properties has introduced air-conditioned trolley buses, each with a capacity of 25 passengers to enhance the ease of access for visitors to Downtown Dubai. The 500-acre mega-development in the heart of Dubai features several must-visit tourist attractions including Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building; The Dubai Mall, the world's largest shopping and entertainment destination, and The Dubai Fountain, the world's tallest performing fountain.
Scheduled to be operational in 2013, The Dubai Mall Metro Link is one of the longest pedestrian walkways that links the Dubai Metro with any retail development, and is expected to significantly enhance the convenience of visitors to the mall and Burj Khalifa.
Incoming coach Ivan Hasek has reiterated that hard work and team spirit will be the two elements that will determine his second reign with five-time champions Al Ahli. "My aim is to ensure this aspect creeps in first, whether it is the stars in the team or the substitutes or the foreign players…all need to have this one single goal," the 47-year-old Hasek added.