The innermost secrets of the city’s most famous landmarks are to be laid bare in a new television series. State-of-the-art computer-animation techniques peel away the surface layers of buildings such as the Burj Khalifa and Burj Al Arab and delve deep to reveal the technological marvels inside.
Alain Robert, who climbed the world’s tallest manmade structure – the Burj Khalifa – in 2011, arrived in Dubai on Tuesday to begin preparations for the 75-storey ascent of Cayan Tower, in Dubai Marina.
Samsung unveiled to the region its Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge last night, as it attempts to beat back the onslaught from the Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.
This never-seen-before spectacle created especially for Emaar and The Centre of Now by a world class team of professionals and creatives. It is a multimedia extravaganza including a 210 metre long seamless projection screen along with 10 water platforms with semi-transparent screens and in total 79 live performers from around the world.
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.
Jesse Downs, director of research and advisory services at Landmark Advisory says, "Lower-limit rents for high-end units in Downtown Burj have increased by 13 per cent." Meanwhile Landmark's latest report found that prices for one- and two-bedroom units in the Downtown Burj area increased by about 5 per cent (lower limit) between July and December.
According to Mid-day.com Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty and her businessman husband Raj Kundra are planning to sell their posh apartment in Burj Khalifa, Dubai.
This daredevil shows he has nerves of steel as he reaches the top of the world's tallest skyscraper - 2,700 ft in the sky.