The Armani Hotel Dubai will offer guests the opportunity to sample the ultimate in hospitality lifestyle. Designed by Giorgio Armani, it is the first Armani hotel in the world and is located in Burj Khalifa, the tallest skyscraper in the world. Event partners are Emaar Hotels & Resorts and Armani Hotel Dubai, and media partners include CNBC Arabiya, Al Hilal Group, Khaleej Times and Breaking Travel News.
The four venues - all located in Downtown Dubai, the new heart of the city – are in close proximity to Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, and offer a spectacular ambience set against The Dubai Fountain, the world's tallest performing fountain that sways to rhythmic music. Burj Park, Burj Khalifa Steps, Burj Plaza and Emaar Boulevard are now all set to host events – from massive concerts for thousands of fans to elegant corporate gatherings to high-end catwalk fashion shows, in customized settings
In addition to the special tribute performance by The Dubai Fountain, Emaar is showcasing an array of celebratory events across Downtown Dubai to mark the UAE National Day celebrations. These include the Emirates Classic Car Festival, the colourful Downtown Dubai Parade, and a host of activities at The Dubai Mall.
A new season of the popular Farmers' Market in Dubai will be held at Souk Al Bahar. Following on its launch success in April, and by popular demand, the Farmers' Market returns on Friday 10 December as a weekly event (with the exception of Friday 31 December) throughout the cooler months, between 10.00 - 17.00.
Once it does, patrons will be able to enjoy food and drink a mindboggling 1,350 feet above the ground. The restaurant, At.mosphere, has floor-to-ceiling windows and was designed by well-known restaurant decorator Adam Tihany. The menu is heavy on meat dishes, such as Wagyu beef tartare and Australian salt bush lamb.
Putzmeister reached a world record vertical concrete pumping height of 1,988 feet during the construction of the world's tallest building.
Developers of the Bahrain Bay Development in Manama have confirmed that construction is finally underway on the project’s 201m-high Four Seasons hotel. Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill – the company behind Dubai’s Burj Khalifa – Bahrain Bay is a US $2.5 billion project is a mixed-use waterfront development that has been in construction since 2006.
Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal signed a $1.23 billion contract with Bin Laden Group for the proposed tower, which will take just over five years to complete. The building is the centerpiece of the planned Kingdom City development being built outside Jeddah by Prince Alwaleed's Kingdom Holding.
Mapei, global leader in the production of adhesives, sealants and chemical products for buildings, has announced that it has recently set a new benchmark in the Middle East with its pioneering contribution to work on the Burj Khalifa, particularly the Armani Hotel, regarded as one of the most stylish and luxurious hotels in the world.