London Bulgari hotel expects ‘no competition’ in luxury market

For example, Versace has launched its Palazzo Versace hotel brand in Australia’s Gold Coast and in Dubai, while Armani Hotels & Resorts are currently present in Dubai and Milan. Bulgari Hotels & Resorts said it is currently “considering many opportunities” for future projects.

World Travel Awards unveils regional nominees

The first of the regional heats will take place this May at The Armani Hotel in Dubai and will see Middle East companies battle it out for the World Travel Awards trophies. This will be followed closely by ceremonies in Jamaica, Antalya, Egypt and Bangkok.

Top 10 “living on edge” buildings in world

One bedroom apartments start at $4100 and two bedrooms at $6800. So far, only 60 apartments are ready for rental on the lower floors, but Emaar will make more available as they are finished.

Spider-man set to tower over Dubai

A climber dubbed ‘The French Spider-man’ will attempt to make history today when he scales Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. Alain Robert is to try the 828m climb up the world’s tallest building during the Education Without Borders 2011 international student conference.

Armani Hotel Milano Opening Draws Jessica Alba, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and More

The hotel features 95 rooms and suites (from Armani Deluxe Rooms to Armani Signature and Armani Presidential Suites) and super-luxe details like showers with one-way glass (to see out, but not in), Amrani/Casa furniture, and “lifestyle managers” to cater to guests’ every need.

Emaar to simultaneously open sales in new Downtown Dubai project in 5 global cities

Following the successful launch of Vida Residence, The Hills, Emaar Properties has launched the second serviced residence project under the upscale hotel concept Vida brand in Downtown Dubai, the company’s flagship mega-development.

Review: ‘Lego Architecture: Towering Ambition’ at the National Building Museum

In a sunny gallery on the second floor of the museum, compelling large-scale reproductions of the Empire State Building, the Sears Tower (the Chicago landmark now known as the Willis Tower) and the current highest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, stand next to one another, as if relocated to form an ideal city of overachieving architecture. The Burj Khalifa model, which took 340 hours to build, is 17 1/2 feet high and incorporates 450,300 bricks.

Tokyo Sky Tree becomes tallest structure in Japan

Just over halfway to its planned height, the Tokyo Sky Tree became the tallest structure in Japan on Monday when construction reached 338 meters (1,108 feet). When completed, it will stand 634 meters (2,080 feet). The Sky Tree on Monday surpassed the city’s 333-meter (1,092-foot) Tokyo Tower, a landmark and top tourist attraction since it opened in 1958.

Construction in Dubai is a matter of peaks and troughs

You only get to ride halfway to the top of the world's tallest tower in Dubai for your Ł20 ticket, despite the newly opened tourist experience being billed At the Top. Even so, take it. It sure beats the slow climb up the Empire State Building. After an ear-popping 55-second ride, the lift opens onto the 124th-floor viewing platform. From 1400 feet up, you can gaze down in wonder at the hundreds of becalmed tower cranes and the dozens of half-finished buildings.

World Expo 2020 success to boost tourism across the GCC region

Between October 2020 and April 2021, more than 25 million visitors are expected to attend Expo 2020 in Dubai, 70 per cent of which will be from outside the UAE, which is the largest number of international visitors in the event’s history.

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