“At 820 metres, the metro link is one of the longest of its kind, linking Dubai Metro with the leading retail and lifestyle destination in Dubai,” said Ahmad Al Matrooshi, Managing Director, Emaar Properties. “The direct connection with the Dubai Metro, which is now one of the most popular public transport modes in the city, will help in reducing vehicular traffic, and enable visitors to simply walk across from the station to Downtown Dubai through a temperature-controlled travellator.”
Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Monday attended a dinner banquet hosted by Dubai government at Armani Restaurant in Burj Khalifa in honour of 500 Global Forbes CEOs who are taking part in the Forbes Global CEO Conference, held for the first time in the Middle East.
Dubai hotels and hotel apartments recorded Dh9.8 billion in revenue in the first half of 2012, marking a 22 per cent over the same period last year, according to the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM). Guest numbers in the emirate’s hotels and hotel apartments, meanwhile, posted a 10 per cent increase to 5.027 million guests in the January-June period over the corresponding period a year earlier, the tourism body said in a statement on Monday.
If you were to put them onstage side by side a typical symphony orchestra, Dubai Youth Orchestra will definitely prove that when it comes to the love for music, age is just a number. And rightly so, when the master conductor raised his hand to begin the concert on Sunday night, their music dominated the jampacked Pavilion Downtown Dubai and left the audience in awe.
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 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 structural demands of building the world's tallest tower were so extreme that the internal spaces of the apartments in the Burj Khalifa are not especially large (by Dubai standards, at least) nor are they particularly easy to work with due to their atypical shapes. But the way in which Antoine has handled these challenges has emphasised his home's greatest asset: the light.
It all begins with the very jazzy DJ Jazzy Jeff - former partner of Will Smith — at Armani/Prive at the Armani Hotel in Downtown Dubai Wednesday from 10pm to 3am. To continue the weekend on a thrilling note, British Ghanaian R&B artist Donaeo will be performing this Thursday at the Jamrock night at Sublime Lounge at the Ibis Hotel - Dubai World Trade Center.