Who Is Trump’s New Year’s Eve Guest And Billionaire Pal From Dubai?

At Donald Trump’s New Year’s Eve bash in Florida, he gave a speech to the guests in attendance and called out his friend and business partner Hussain Sajwani, according...

Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Burj Khalifa named among the world’s best landmarks

Two UAE landmarks have found place in TripAdvisor’s 2017 list of top 25 world landmarks. Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque has been ranked as the world’s second most favourite...

Businesses get used to new name of Burj Khalifa

There was still no mention of the Burj Khalifa moniker in the vicinity of the tower two days after its historic opening. Emaar Properties, which spent US$1.5 billion (Dh5.51bn) on the structure, had yet to make a statement on the name change or its implications, nor had the Roads and Transport Authority announced whether the Burj Dubai Metro station would have its name changed.

Height of success: From mechanic to owner of 22 Burj Khalifa units

Friends teased him about his height. He replied by purchasing 23 flats in the tallest tower in the world, Burj Khalifa

Burj Dubai is Finished, But at What Environmental Value?

We covered the grand opening ceremony of Dubai’s Burj Khalifa Tower, formerly called Burj Dubai. But amidst all the fireworks and fanfare, does this 818 meter high monument to human engineering achievement represent any innovations towards combating global warming, climate change, or other environmental breakthough – or is it simplyanother “Tower of Babel,” constructed by misguided human beings still trying to build us a city and a tower with its top in heaven?

4 ‘secret’ Dubai spots to watch Burj Khalifa fireworks

Everyone who is not going anywhere else this New Year's Eve knows that the Burj Khalifa fireworks are not to be missed. Every resident has, by now, come up with...

Emaar records 19% growth in nine-month net profits

Global property developer Emaar Properties recorded 19% growth in net profit to $986m (AED3.6bn) during the first nine months of 2016 compared to $830m (AED3.04bn) during the same period...

New airport points of sale for Frey Wille

Austrian enamel jewellery specialist Frey Wille has opened two shop-in-shops in key airports as it seeks to further expand its presence in the duty free sector during 2010. The new outlets have started trading at Cairo Airport Terminal 3 and at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. A boutique in Madrid will start trading by the end of 2009, and there are plans for a Cannes shop next year, revealed Elmona.

At least $1,500 for ‘night with Armani’

The cheapest room, a 45-square-metre Armani Studio, costs $1,525 a night. The priciest, a 235-square-metre Armani Signature room, will cost you $4,900 a night, about $550 more than the most expensive suite at Dubai’s sail-shaped Burj Al Arab, the world’s first seven-star hotel.

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Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, has been picked by the GCC Civil Defence General Managers as an ideal example for high rise structures in terms of fire protection systems and safety measures taken in emergency cases. The civil defence managers team, which concluded its 23rd meeting in the UAE, agreed to circulate the fire protection system installed in Burj Khalifa to the member states