Secrets that made UAE mission possible

Just days away from the rolling out of the red carpet for the premiere of ‘Mission Impossible - Ghost Protocol’ in Dubai, it’s been revealed that producers wanted to use digital trickery to show Cruise on the world’s tallest building - just one of several behind-the-scenes secrets that 7DAYS can now reveal.

One month on, Burj Khalifa observation deck still closed

As Playmrn Balgoev lined up the world’s tallest tower in his camera’s viewfinder, he wondered what Dubai looked like from the 124th floor of the Burj Khalifa. Unfortunately, the 27-year-old tourist from Bulgaria will leave the emirate without finding out.

Cruise brings “Mission: Impossible” to new heights

In a world run by James Bond, there are few spy movie franchises that can compete, but the "Mission: Impossible" series does a superb job of standing on its own. In the 15 years since theatergoers saw Tom Cruise hanging by wires in the first film, the franchise has spawned three sequels, including the most recent addition, "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol."

Sculpture showcases Arab culture at Downtown Dubai

Sculptured by Syrian artist Lutfi Romhein, ‘Together’ features an Arab couple dressed in the iconic white dish-dasha and black kandoora in typical Emirati style, made from Italian Carrara marble and Swedish black granite. Commissioned by the owner of the Courtyard Gallery, Samia Saleh, the 4.25 metre-high sculpture rest on a granite base, near the entrance to Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building.

Fabrique par Armani

The clutches and accessories too sported the crescent theme, which was more of a tribute by Armani to his special project in Dubai – the world’s first Armani Hotel.

Dubai offers the real lap of luxury

There was just enough time to change, have an explore in the nearby Souk Al Bahar shopping centre and meet on the hotel's 4th floor viewing platform to watch the biggest lit fountains in the world come to life at the base of the Burj Khalifa – the world's tallest building.

French Spiderman eyes vertical limit in Dubai

"Although I'm known for climbing without safety [equipment] this is a different game because Burj Khalifa is much taller than any of the previous tallest buildings in the world." For this reason he has opted to climb the world's current tallest building, which stands at 828 metres, using a rope and harness.

Bronze sculpture unveiled in Downtown Dubai

Downtown Dubai has added to the area’s collection of public art with Rhims Gazelle Herd Edition 1, a bronze sculpture of a herd of gazelles, cast in clay and moulded in wax, symbolic of one of the region’s native animals.

October Listings 2016 at The Palace Downtown Dubai

An exciting experience of fluid flavours – bar none! The idyllic setting of FAI overlooking Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Fountain provides the perfect backdrop for this one-of-a-kind pop-up bar....

Burj Khalifa restaurant brand could be rolled out

The recently opened At.mosphere restaurant on the 122nd floor of Burj Khalifa in Dubai — billed as the highest restaurant in the world — could be exported to other major cities. According to executive chef Dwayne Cheer, the concept from Emaar Hospitality Group’s (EHG) Lifestyle Dining division is not a one-off.

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