Global Village hits 2.2 million mark close to eight weeks after opening

12 Jan 2016

Global Village scores 9 on Guest Happiness Index this season Smart initiatives ensure highest level of guest satisfaction Attraction witnesses 17,700 followers on Twitter; 60,200 followers on Instagram and 130,500 likes on Facebook New and enhanced lineup of over 12,000 cultural and entertainment shows Emirati entrepreneurs benefit from special incentives for their business

Dubai, 11 Jan 2016: Global Village, the leading family cultural, shopping and entertainment destination in the region... Read More

Dubai Shopping Festival presents ‘Fashiontainment’ at Mall of the Emirates in collaboration with Etoile ‘La boutique’

12 Jan 2016

OMI, star of global hits Cheerleader and Hula Hoop to perform at a unique fusion of fashion and entertainment

Jamaican American singer, OMI, well known for his hit songs ‘Cheerleader’ and ‘Hula Hoop’ will be the star attraction at Fashion Central, a style platform featuring fashion-related activations, as part of the wide range of Apparel and Fashion-themed events at the current edition of Dubai Shopping Festival, which runs until 1 February.

OMI will perform 15 January at 6:... Read More

Region’s renowned singer Balqees brings glitz and glamour to DSF at exclusive dinner by Korloff

12 Jan 2016

Function at Korloff Boutique, The Dubai Mall highlight of DSF’s Gold and Jewellery Theme

Luxury jewellery, watch and accessories brand, Korloff hosted an exclusive dinner at their boutique in The Dubai Mall on 11 January that was attended by several distinguished guests including Arab celebrity and the region’s renowned singer Balqees, who was the Guest of Honour, along with some of the brand’s high-profile customers.

The special dinner was arranged by Korloff as part of the... Read More

Dubai Shopping Festival to offer unique family treat with “Disney’s Sparkling Frozen Forest”

12 Jan 2016

Ice rink at CITY WALK to host first of its kind activation in Dubai based on the animated film from 21-30 Jan

The 21st edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival presents an innovative activation –“Disney’s Sparkling Frozen Forest”, based on the critically acclaimed movie, offering a special treat for families and children visiting CITY WALK a dynamic outdoor destination by Meraas  from 21 – 30 January.

A strikingly unique combination of beautifully aesthetic and interactive... Read More

Dubai airport is world's busiest, overtakes London's Heathrow

12 Jan 2016

Figures show that the Dubai airport witnessed an average growth of around 6.5 million passengers a month in 2015 for 11 months.

13 January 2016

Dubai International airport will keep the crown of the world's busiest airport by international traffic for the second consecutive year in 2015.

In 2014, Dubai airport overtook London's Heathrow to become the world's busiest airport. In 2015, Heathrow handled 69.76 million international passengers.

Dubai airport's latest... Read More

Jumeirah Group's Gerald Lawless steps down as chief executive after 18 years

Jumeirah Group's Gerald Lawless steps down as chief executive after 18 years

12 Jan 2016

Lawless will instead head up tourism strategy for Dubai Holding, Jumeirah’s parent company


13 January 2016

Jumeirah Group's Gerald Lawless is to step down from his role as chief executive officer after 18 years of building Dubai's flagship hospitality company.

The group's parent company Dubai Holding announced on Monday that Lawless will take over responsibility for its tourism and... Read More

Emirati shopper gets a wedding gift from Nissan Grand Raffle

11 Jan 2016

The Dubai Shopping Festival, which has created life-changing moments for thousands of residents and visitors from different nationalities and cultural background since its inception, has continued in the same vein during DSF 2016, mesmerising many more through its renowned Mega Raffles.

Every day, winners of the Infiniti Mega Raffle and Nissan Grand Raffle are announced at Global Village, making a huge impact on the lives of the winners with cars and cash prizes

An ecstatic... Read More

Dubai Duty Free: A towering pillar of support to Dubai Shopping Festival since inception

11 Jan 2016

Dubai Duty Free offers great discounts ranging from 10 % to 50% across a range of products

• Perfumes account for 16.5% of DDF’s sales

Dubai Duty Free has been a long-standing partner of the Dubai Shopping Festival and the scenario is no different this 21st edition, where tourists coming in and out of Dubai will be able to get a taste of DSF right from the moment of their entry into the Emirate until the very end of their visit as they go through Dubai Duty Free.

The... Read More

The visit of Uzbekistan MFA delegation to Abu Dhabi

11 Jan 2016

Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al Jarman, Assistant Foreign Minister for Political Affairs, and Fazilov Gayrat, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Republic of Uzbekistan, have discussed ways of strengthening cooperation and developing bilateral relations between the two countries.


Al Jarman highlighted the UAE's keenness to develop relations of cooperation with Uzbekistan.


Gayrat Fazilov hailed the relations between the two countries, and said he was looking... Read More

Another Feather In The Awards Cap For The Meydan Hotels and Hospitality

Another Feather In The Awards Cap For The Meydan Hotels and Hospitality

11 Jan 2016

The Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa voted ‘World’s Leading Desert Resort’ and The Meydan Hotel is ‘World’s Leading Sports Resort’ again

Dubai, 11 January, 2016 - The Meydan Hotel and Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, both under the  Meydan Hotels & Hospitality banner, were nominated in the ‘World’s Leading Sports Resort’ and World’s Leading Desert Resort’ categories respectively.

Both properties won these individual honors at... Read More