Special elevator in Burj Khalifa provides top of the world experience

Dubai: The humble elevator was the star of the show yesterday as Burj Khalifa opened to the public.

Huge jams as thousands try to reach Burj Khalifa

Dubai: At the stroke of midnight on Friday, some 500,000 spectators had gathered around the world's tallest standing structure, Burj Khalifa, to celebrate the new year with display of fireworks.

Trolley bus tours start in Downtown Dubai

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.

Thousands of residents get walking shoes on

An estimated 12,000 people turned up for the Dubai Walks held under the auspices of the Dubai Sports Council-organised Dubai Pulse Programme around Burj Khalifa yesterday.

Sporting excellence rewarded

The second edition of the Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Awards were held yesterday at the Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai. Shaikh Maktoum Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, handed out the awards to 18 sports personalities and institutions representing the UAE and the surrounding Arab region.

Plans afoot to designate gold coin as legal tender

"The Burj Khalifa is a symbol of the UAE as a progressive, innovative nation that, whilst rich in heritage and traditions, continually works to build a modern developed society. In this way the gold bullion coin stands as a national emblem which reflects the determination and achievements of the UAE federation."

World’s first Armani Hotel opens in Burj Khalifa

After a few delays, designer Giorgio Armani formally opened the world’s first Armani Hotel in the Burj Khalifa on Tuesday and said his company would, in partnership with Dubai-based Emaar Properties, open 10 more such hotels over the next 10 years.

Burj Khalifa residents told to fast longer during Ramadan

Muslims residing above the 80th floor in Dubai's Burj Khalifa must delay their iftar meal during Ramadan by two to three minutes as they see the sunset later, according to the Dubai Islamic Affairs Department. “Residents in Burj Khalifa should observe varied timings for iftar, sunset and dawn prayers depending on the level where live”

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