Burj Khalifa NYE fireworks will once again impress Dubai and the world

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Dubai is all set to dazzle the world with its iconic New Year’s Eve Gala and a spectacular fireworks display that will light up Burj Khalifa once again. Hosted by Emaar Properties, this year’s festivities are expected to break 2012’s record of 1.7 million visitors at Downtown Dubai.

Will the fad for fashion designer hotels last?

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This brings me back to the Armani hotel. Are we in the Gulf ready for all that it represents? Well, in the sense that Armani’s fashion specialities (as far as I know) are classic — and relatively timeless — black suits and dresses, then this is probably the right fashion brand for us to start with.

World’s largest performing fountain unveiled

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WET, the creator of community experiences using nature's elements, has unveiled the world's largest water fountain at the newly opened Burj Dubai skyscraper. WET was commissioned by Emaar Properties to design a range of water features that would make the Burj Dubai property a standout, celebrating the multi-use tower as a 'must-see' destination.

10 days of concerts at Downtown Burj Khalifa and some are free!

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Live music lovers rejoice! The du World Music Festival returns to Downtown Burj Khalifa again from 7 to 16 of March, with 14 different concerts that will meet a huge range of musical tastes - think jazz, Latin, Arabic, Filipino to sub-continental and African.

Hot Hoteliers head to Armani Prive

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Hot Hoteliers is holding its next networking event at Armani Prive at the Armani Hotel Dubai. Attendees are invited to explore the VIP lounge, which features a resident DJ and overlooks the Dubai Fountain. Hospitality industry employees are welcome on July 26 from 7:30.

Spiderman wants 3 UAE towers in his web

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The Burj Al Arab, the Princess Tower in Dubai and The Landmark, Abu Dhabi (under-construction) have one thing in common. They are all on a list of ‘must-climbs’ for Spiderman. Alain Robert, the real life “Spiderman”, who has successfully climbed the 828-metre high Burj Khalifa and 70 other skyscrapers around the world, says buildings in the UAE are top of his “wish list”.

Last week of DSF packs in concerts, promotions

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Exciting events, valuable prizes, and promotional offers await residents and visitors in the last week of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) as the sixteenth edition concludes on February 20. Fadhel Shaker and Haifa Wehbe Concert - The series of exciting musical concerts by famous Arab singers comes to an end with Fadhel Shaker and Haifa Wehbe on February 18 at the Burj Steps near Burj Khalifa.

Dubai’s Burj Khalifa to Reopen Feb. 14 After Viewing Deck Shuts

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Burj Khalifia, the world’s tallest tower, will reopen on Feb. 14 following the closure of its 124th- floor observation deck, according to ticket sellers for the Dubai attraction. Ambulances were sent to the tower on Feb. 6 to treat 12 people who had been stranded in a stalled elevator and “dozens” of others who had been trapped on the observation platform, according to Fahad Al Zarouni, deputy director of operations at Dubai’s Center for Ambulance Services. None were hospitalized.

Will John Travolta pull a Tom Cruise atop Dubai’s Burj Khalifa?

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It isn’t every day that you meet a man who has a personal runway in his backyard, a Boeing 787 at his disposal and talks with an impish grin when his Dubai checklist includes, of all things, a camel ride.

Shilpa Shetty gifted a flat in Burj Khalifa

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Reports coming in have suggested that the Bollywood actress and Britian’s “Celebrity Big Brother” reality show winner has been gifted an apartment on the 19th floor of Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. And the gift is by none other than her husband, billionaire entrepreneur Raj Kundra, who presented the keys to the star for their first wedding anniversary last week.