Middle East ceremony to kick off World Travel Awards Grand Tour 2011

World Travel Awards is set to kick off their 2011 Grand Tour with the Middle East Gala Ceremony, taking place at Armani Hotel Dubai on May 2. World Travel Awards is preparing to show the strength of its support for the recovery of the regional tourism sector with its fifth consecutive annual gala in the region.

Oz co bags window cleaning job from Burj Khalifa

An Australian company has been awarded the contract to clean every window on the world’s tallest building Dubai’s Burj Khalifa.

At the top: the highest offices in the world

The 153rd floor consists of a boardroom for companies who can afford the price tag. Developed by Emaar, the two floors will soon be available for hire by companies.

Even dangling off the Burj Khalifa, a star has to look his best

If there were an award for the strangest place I've met an interview subject, then Michael Kaplan would win it hands down. I was swimming in the sea in Aruba when I was introduced to the costume designer, who was on the Caribbean island to make an appearance at the Aruba International Film Festival.

New art galleries to open in Dubai

A new contemporary art space, The Pavilion Downtown Dubai, is set to open on Thursday February 24. The non-commercial space aims to provide a place to view, discuss and participate in work by local and international artists. The building hosts two gallery spaces. It was formerly a sales office and is situated in Downtown Dubai, opposite the Burj Khalifa.

Etisalat Pro League pledges to be bigger and better

The fourth edition of the Etisalat Pro League was yesterday launched with a promise to make it bigger and better at a function at the Armani Hotel here. Ali Al Ahmad, Chief Corporate Communications Officer, etisalat, saw the hosting of the pre-event launch at the Burj Khalifa as a "significant yardstick towards success".

On the Market: A slice of the high life in the Burj Khalifa

"A fantastic and very rare opportunity in Dubai and in the world. This huge, four-bedroom apartment with stunning views over Dubai is located above the 100th floor. (Residential units in the Burj Khalifa are only up to the 108th floor.) "From all rooms of the apartment the owner enjoys views over the blue sea, the skyline of Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai Creek, Zabeel Palace of Skeikh Mohammed, the Dubai Mall, Old Town with the fountain, the desert and Business Bay.

Mohanlal to get a ‘tall’ address

He doesn’t need an introduction. But he now has a new address that his fans need to be introduced to. Malayalam matinee idol Mohanlal is set to be the latest Indian celebrity to add the Burj Khalifa tag to his address. Popularly known as Lalettan, the versatile actor, who already has a villa at Arabian Ranches, is finalising the purchase of a luxury apartment at the world’s tallest building, Khaleej Times has learnt.

Emaar earnings to surge on property handover

Most analysts expect Emaar to increase earnings in the third quarter, boosted by the handover of properties at Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower. 'Forecasting risk is almost entirely dependent on the handover rate of the Burj Khalifa, which we estimate is 30 per cent in the third quarter,' said Nomura analyst Chet Riley.

Burj Khalifa service charges announced

The service charge for the current year in Burj Khalifa, the tallest tower in the world, has been set at Dh52.77 per square foot for residential units and Dh55.70 per sqft for office units, Emirates Business can reveal.

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